Royal Navy’s Only Gallipoli Surviving Craft to Open to Public

first_img View post tag: Navy View post tag: Naval View post tag: Gallipoli View post tag: News by topic Royal Navy’s Only Gallipoli Surviving Craft to Open to Public Authorities View post tag: open View post tag: Royal Navy View post tag: craftcenter_img View post tag: Surviving Back to overview,Home naval-today Royal Navy’s Only Gallipoli Surviving Craft to Open to Public Share this article View post tag: Public August 4, 2015 The Royal Navy’s only Gallipoli surviving craft is in its final stages of preparation to open to public for the first time following a major restoration of the First World War warship.On 6th August, The National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) will launch HMS M.33, and the vessel will welcome its first visitors on 7th August, following a distinctive and extensive conservation project funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF).Come the centenary of her launch, HMS M.33 will be the only First World War warship to allow visitors to walk her decks this year.HMS M.33 is positioned in No.1 Dry Dock at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, alongside HMS Victory and the Mary Rose Museum. Fabricated in just seven weeks she was one of nearly forty “monitors” built in a rapid construction campaign following the outbreak of First World War.[mappress mapid=”16598″]Image: Focus Consultants View post tag: europelast_img read more

Wakelin resigns from Atlantis board

first_img“I have thoroughly enjoyed my time working with the talented team at Atlantis on the groundbreaking Uskmouth project and the rest of their exciting portfolio under development. Namely, Wakelin has accepted the role of chairman of Viridor Group, a British waste company. Atlantis said it has begun the search for a suitable replacement and a further announcement should come in due course. “However, I look forward to monitoring progress closely and to watching the company flourish.” Additionally, Neill believes that Wakelin “has been invaluable in providing guidance to management and fellow board members and has put Atlantis in a very strong position to successfully complete the conversion of its flagship project, Uskmouth and to continue to pioneer and deliver sustainable energy projects across the globe.” “I am delighted for Ian on his appointment as Chairman for the Viridor Group and on behalf of the Atlantis Board, wish him well. He will leave in October but in the interim assist the transition of the Audit Committee to a new chair.center_img Atlantis said that its non-executive director and chair of the Audit Committee Ian Wakelin has resigned from its board. “I would like to thank him for his service, contributions and leadership over the past two years. “I am stepping down to prevent any future conflicts of interest given my new role at Viridor. John Neill, chairman of Simec Atlantis, also stated: Ian Wakelin, non-executive director and chair of the Audit Committee said:last_img read more