Merchant Navy Day in Dover 2022


A Merchant Navy Day service and wreath laying ceremony is being held at the Merchant Navy War Memorial on Marine Parade on Dover Seafront at 11am on Friday 2 September.

The service and ceremony are being arranged by the Chairman of Dover District Council, Cllr Mike Conolly, along with the Founder of the Dover and District Merchant Navy Memorial Fund, Mr Donald Hunter.

National Merchant Navy Day on 3 September takes place annually to honour the brave men and women of the Merchant Navy, including those who lost their lives at times of war, and to celebrate the vital role of merchant seafarers in the lives of our communities.

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Posted on 26 August 2022