Ninth Annual Court
MSSC held its ninth Annual Court at Haberdashers' Hall in London. Council Members Rear Admiral John Borley CB, Mr Andrew Given, and Mr Richard Sayer retired from the Council and were elected Vice Presidents by the members.
Prizes were awarded to maritime professionals by the Marine Society for their outstanding educational achievements, they were:
Phillip Cave, MCA Officer Trainee of the Year
Shaun Clarke, Slater award
Liam Hyland, OU award
Thomas Feakins, Middlesex University award
Thomas Sutton, National Extension College award
Thomas Feakins, MS Lifelong Learning award
Ingrid Carding, Greenwich Maritime Institute award
Neil Atkinson, Thomas Gray Memorial medal
50 year service medal was awarded to CPO (SCC) Ray Gosling for his unwavering commitment of 50 years to the corps.
Speeches were also given by guest speaker Admiral Sir Mark Stanhope GCB KBE, Shipping Minister - Stephen Hammond MP, MSSC CEO - Martin Coles, Captain Sea Cadets - Captain Jonathan Holloway RN, Sea Cadet POC Kirsty-Nicolle.