MNWB Annual Award for Services to Seafarers’ Welfare

About the award

Since 1988, the MNWB has awarded an ‘Annual Award for Services to Seafarers’ Welfare’ to individuals who have provided an exceptional level of welfare service to seafarers and fishers, either in a voluntary or professional capacity. Nominees must have a history of making a positive and proactive contribution to the welfare of seafarers over a period of time. Nominations for the award should be forwarded, in confidence, to the Chief Executive, MNWB via the Award Nomination Form below. Selection of the award winner/s is made by the MNWB Council.

 

Previous Recipients

2022 – Mrs Debbie Lake

2022 – Mr Mick Howarth

2021 – Mr Jake Pass

2020 – Ms Jane Davies

Roll of Honour

2023
Ms Paula Daly, Mission Area Officer, The Fishermen’s Mission
Sister Mary Scholastica, Nun-in-charge / Stella Maris, Welfare of seafarers at the Seamen’s Centre Port of Sunderland
Mr Sandy Nairne, Deputy Chair, Seafarers’ Hospital Society
Mr Robert Campbell, Caretaker / Volunteer, Northern Ireland Fishermen’s Mission

2022
Mrs Debbie Lake, Lighthouse Seafarers Mission, Falkland Islands
Mr Mick Howarth, Nautilus Welfare Fund, Mariners’ Park

2021
Mr Jake Pass, The Mission to Seafarers, Humber

2020
Ms Jane Davies, Mariners’ Park Care Home and Nautilus Care
Mr John Attenborough, The Mission to Seafarers, Southampton

2019
Revd Peter Paine, The Mission to Seafarers, Great Yarmouth.

2018
Mrs Ina Bruce, The Watch Ashore, Glasgow
Mr Alwyn Bamford, The Mission to seafarers, Port Talbot

2017
Miss Alexe Finlay, The Mission to Seafarers, South Tees

2016
Revd Frans Sahetapy, Sailors’ Society
Mrs Susan Newcombe, Merchant Navy Welfare Board

2015
Mr Drew Anderson, Sailors’ Society/Church of Scotland
Superintendent Keith Dickson, The Fishermen’s Mission, Newlyn
Miss Dianne Erskine, The Mission to Seafarers, South Shields

2014
Revd Howard Drysdale, Aberdeen Seafarers’ Centre
Mr Tony McAvoy, Apostleship of the Sea, Teesside

2013
Mrs Elaine Elliott, The Mission to Seafarers, Fowey
Mr Frank Welsh, RMT

2012
Mrs Penny Phillips, The Mission to Seafarers, Falmouth

2011
Superintendent Geoff Chandler, The Fishermen’s Mission
Mr Robert Goldwin MBE, Mediterranean Mission to Seafarers

2010
Mr Trevor Goacher, MSWMS Springbok
Mrs Helen Roth, Nautilus Welfare Fund

2009
Reverend Canon Bill Christianson, The Mission to Seafarers
Mrs Gladys Eaton, The Mission to Seafarers