25/06/2019 12:00:00 AM
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Mission to Seafarers

Invitation to the Drinks and Information Night on 23/07/2019

You are Invited to the Mission to Seafarers Drinks & Information Night on Tuesday 23rd July 2019 Whats On? Meet a seafarer See what we do Have a drink Meet the staff Find out what Lindt chocolate, bitumen and computers have in common When -- 23/07/2019 Time -- 5:30pm - 7pm Where -- 24 Hickson Road, Millers Poi

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3/06/2019 12:00:00 AM
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Wendy King

Paddle for the Mission to Seafarers

Great Team Building Event Support by sponsoring those paddling Starting November 18th 2019     The Mission Statement of The Mission to Seafarers, Sydney NSW, is: To fulfil the spiritual, moral and physical well-being of seafarers and all persons whose callings and occupations are in any way associated with the

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3/05/2019 12:00:00 AM
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Mission to Seafarers

The Master's Mariner - Read our Latest Newsletter Here

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16/04/2019 12:00:00 AM
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Rev Un Tay

Operation Cruise Terminal success

This year started on a high note. It is exciting to see a record number of seafarers from cruise vessels visiting our Mission. Since our Mission moved to Hickson Road in 2013, I was quite puzzled as to why so few seafarers from cruise vessels visited our center. I have been visiting the crew on board various cruise vessels each year but not more

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4/03/2019 12:00:00 AM
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Rev Un Tay

Trauma at sea: who looks after the crew?

  THOUGH IT MAY SEEM PIRACY, rough seas, fatal accidents and illness are things of movies aboard ships, the dangers seafarers face are real. The job carries as much risk as a vessel carries cargo. No truer than when port Botany received a tragic call last month from an incoming vessel. Following the ship's visit to an Asian port, a

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1/02/2019 12:00:00 AM
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Jim Watt

Seafarers in peril, yesterday and today

Last year I attended a memorial service at Rookwood cemetery. The Australian Merchant Navy was the focus and I did not expect to be emotionally impacted at what seemed to me a far removed and remote subject. However, by the end of the address, tears were in my eyes and a large gap in my understanding had been filled. The seafarers of yesterday

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1/09/2018 12:00:00 AM
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Wendy King

The Mission's mission to help seafarers

Many of us stop to look at the ships as they enter or depart our harbours, but it is easy to overlook the ‘invisible’ human beings who form the heart of all seafaring.  People are often surprised to learn that over 1,500,000 seafarers are on ships at sea at any one time. It is sometimes easy to think of a life at sea as a &lsq

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