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  • Tuesday, 8 August 2017 - 9:56am

    Willy Wong is a new intern from Hong Kong and is working alongside the archiving team at the moment. He extends a warm thank you to the Royal Navy who helped shape the development of Hong Kong for future generations.

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  • Thursday, 3 August 2017 - 12:27pm

    Do you have any photos, letters or printed archives relating to HMS Caroline dating from the 1920s – 2009?  If you do and would be happy for copies to be made, then the team at HMS Caroline would like to hear from you.  Some of these will be displayed over the coming years at HMS Caroline, on the onboard digital display screens and through social media.

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  • Wednesday, 2 August 2017 - 2:06pm

    Sarah Morris is a Museum Studies student at Newcastle University and has been volunteering at the National Museum of the Royal Navy, Hartlepool for the last year. She talks about her experience working with the museum team and what it was like to work alongside amazing exhibits.

    As a Museum Studies student at Newcastle University, gaining practical experience through volunteering has been vital to enhance the theory that I have been taught on my year-long post graduate course.

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  • Wednesday, 19 July 2017 - 11:10am

     

    Our museum curator, Alice Walsh talks about her discovery of Jane Penroses diary when she was researching for our new exhibition: Pioneers to Professionals: Women and the Royal Navy. Alice discusses her findings and talks about women's roles onboard naval ships. 

    Helping set the foundation for Pioneers to Professionals: Women and the Royal Navy

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  • Wednesday, 12 July 2017 - 11:03am

    The board of The National Museum of the Royal Navy has agreed unanimously to keep the Yomper statue where it is on Eastney seafront.

    The resounding “yes” followed a year-long public consultation which gathered over 3000 responses from across the country.

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  • Friday, 7 July 2017 - 10:09am

    As the first dive season on the wreck site of HMS Invincible in the Solent draws to a close this year, it has been announced the project has received initial Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) support to create a three-year programme to bring the excitement of the operation from the seabed to a much wider audience.

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HMS Hermes returning from the Falklands