Ipswich Maritime Trust

Stuart Grimwade is awarded the Richard Smith Memorial Trophy 2024

Stuart Grimwade, Archivist of the Ipswich Maritime Trust’s collections of over 2,000 photos, images and postcards, is this year’s recipient of the Richard Smith Memorial Award, given annually by the Ipswich Maritime Trust (IMT) to a member who has … [Read more...] about Stuart Grimwade is awarded the Richard Smith Memorial Trophy 2024

On this day: 17th January 1842

The Ipswich Dock Act 1837 received Royal Assent on 30th June 1837, just ten days after Queen Victoria’s accession to the throne. And after many years of planning and construction (plus ҫa change), the largest Wet Dock in Britain opened in Ipswich on … [Read more...] about On this day: 17th January 1842