|2022 Date||3 September 2022|
|2023 Date||3 September 2023|
|UK & Common Holidays|
|Misc. & Int'l. Observancesℹ|
Merchant Navy Day History
Merchant Navy Day seeks to honour seafarers who lost their lives during times of war. This day also recognizes and appreciates modern day Seafarers who transport the items we use every day. As of 2021, there are about 22,000 active Seafarers in the UK. Merchant Navy Day is celebrated yearly on September 3rd to commemorate the event where a Merchant ship was struck by a torpedo and sunk by Germany during World War II.
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Merchant Navy Day References and Related Siteswww.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk: Liverpool Museums Merchant Navy Day www.gov.uk: UK Gov Seafarers In The UK 2021