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November 2019

The Loss of the Truculent: The Lack of a Seaman’s Eye? – IMT Autumn Talks

November 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
University of Suffolk Waterfront Building, University of Suffolk, Waterfront Building, 19 Neptune Quay
Ipswich, Suffolk IP4 1QJ
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£4.50

The Loss of the Truculent: The Lack of a Seaman’s Eye? - John Johnson-Allen   In January 1950 the submarine HMS Truculent collided with a coastal tanker. The tanker was sailing from Purfleet to Ipswich; the collision occurred off Southend, near the Oaze bank. Truculent was ripped open and sank to the bottom. Sixty three men lost their lives. The last survivor, Fred Henley, was on the bridge at the time. Now age 95 and living in Clacton, he was…

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December 2019

Ipswich Shipbuilding – IMT Autumn Talks

December 4 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
University of Suffolk Waterfront Building, University of Suffolk, Waterfront Building, 19 Neptune Quay
Ipswich, Suffolk IP4 1QJ
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£4.50

Ipswich Shipbuilding - Chris Turland Chris Turland’s talk is on the history of shipbuilding in Ipswich; the ships, the people who built them, and the development of the shipyards around the docks. Chris is a freelance teacher, artist and photographer, having previously spent many years at sea. Talks start at 7.30pm and all are welcome at the Waterfront Building, University of Suffolk. The cost for attending a talk is £3.50 for members and £4.50 for guests. Car parking is available in…

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