Historical information

As we celebrate #InternationalWomensDay, did you know that to reflect its role as an international organistaion caring for all seafarers regardless of gender, our name was changed from the Mission to Seamen in 2000?

Pictured here is Cadet Hamer with one of Catherine Bell’s mugs from The Sea-fairer Sex (2017) - an installation that explores the global history of women in seafaring recorded in newspaper articles and sourced from the State Library of Victoria. #IWD2018