Sea Sunday Service.
Piracy, shipwreck, abandonment and separation from loved ones are just a few of the problems that merchant seafarers face. The Mission to Seafarers provides help and support to the 1.5 million men and women around the world. They can face danger every day to keep our global economy afloat.
HRH The Princess Royal is Patron of the Shipwrecked Fishermen and Mariners’ Royal Benevolent Society. It started with the tragic loss of 9 fishing vessels and 21 men at Clovelly in 1838 during the reign of Queen Victoria. This prompted the Charity’s formation the following year.
HRH came to Clovelly in 2014 to unveil the plaque commemorating its 175th Anniversary on the quay.