Home   News   Article

Long-standing Society holds its 174th annual meal




Shipwreck Society's 174th Annual Dinner
Shipwreck Society's 174th Annual Dinner

Members and guests gathered for the 174th annual dinner of the Spalding Shipwreck Society.

The sold-out gathering at Spalding Golf Club in Surfleet enjoyed a three-course dinner and entertainment from a comedienne.

Shipwreck Society's 174th Annual Dinner
Shipwreck Society's 174th Annual Dinner

The group – full name The Spalding Society of Mutual Relief in Case of Shipwreck – was established in 1844 when Spalding was a port and the river was tidal.

It supports benefit members who have worked at sea and their widows with money raised at the annual dinner and sausage and mash suppers.



COMMENTS
()


Iliffe Media does not moderate comments. Please click here for our house rules.

People who post abusive comments about other users or those featured in articles will be banned.

Thank you. Your comment has been received and will appear on the site shortly.

 

Terms of Comments

We do not actively moderate, monitor or edit contributions to the reader comments but we may intervene and take such action as we think necessary, please click here for our house rules.

If you have any concerns over the contents on our site, please either register those concerns using the report abuse button, contact us here.

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies - Learn More