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A sailor’s farewell poem: Crossing the Bar

If you are looking for words or verse for ash scattering ceremony fit for an old sailor, then you could worse than consider the classic poem Crossing the Bar by Alfred Lord Tennyson Crossing the Bar BY ALFRED, LORD TENNYSON Sunset and evening star,       And one clear call for me! And may there be no moaning…

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Naval Order of Service

It may be you want to scatter the ashes of a loved one at sea and that person had a naval career. And whilst you would like reference to their service in the the Royal or Merchant Navy it may not be appropriate to use the Navy’s chaplaincy service. There maybe many reasons for this: you want…

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A Bible reading suitable for an old sailor

We have recently been in touch with the naval chaplaincy at Portsmouth and they have been extremely helpful. We explained that many people may wish to be to have their ashes scattered in the same place as their loved one and still have reference to their career with either Royal or Merchant Navy. We asked…

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South Devon: Plymouth Sound

Location The Barbican Landing Stage, Commercial Wharf, Barbican, Area of operation Within the waters of Plymouth Sound Type of boat Our chartered cruise boats (depending on availability) take family and friends to pay their respects, as loved one’s ashes are scattered on the waters of Plymouth Sound. Duration of trip 1 Hour slot is allocated for this…

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Dorset: Weymouth the Jurassic Coast

Boat for Scattering Ashes at Sea – Weymouth Location Weymouth Dorset, in the centre of the Jurassic Coast in the UK Area of operation Weymouth Portland area Type of boat  Open motor with some cover Duration of trip  1hr – can be flexible Capacity of boat  12 (Large boat up to 40 if necessary) Refreshments At kiosk…

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Southampton Water, Hampshire: River Test

Scattering Ashes at Sea and River Southampton Location Ocean Village, Southampton Area of operation Southampton Water Type of boat Passenger Boat, see picture, capable of carrying 150 comfortably. Heated saloon, and large sun decks. Bar, snack and drink facilities available.  Duration of trip Just over one hour, depending on location. Capacity of boat 6 -150…

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Cornwall: Falmouth

Scattering Ashes at Sea or on the River Fal in Cornwall Location Cornwall – Falmouth, St Mawes, Truro Area of operation Falmouth Area, River Truro Type of boat There are three craft similar to that pictured above Duration of trip Usually an hour Capacity of boat  Their boats can hold up to 100 of your guests…

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Whitby North Yorkshire: North East Coast

Scattering Ashes at Sea Whitby Yorkshire Location Whitby, North Yorkshire Area of operation Whitby and nearby areas Type of boat Bullet DS38 Islander Duration of trip Can be tailored to your requirements Capacity of boat Capacity is 12 with seating for 8 passengers Refreshments  NA Additional info The boat is warm, safe and comfortable. Weather…

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Mudeford Quay, Dorset: South Coast

Scattering Ashes at Sea – Mudeford in Dorset Location The small fishing port of Mudeford Quay, Christchurch, Dorset Area of operation Christchurch and Poole Bays with views of the Isle of Wight, the Needles Lighthouse and Swanage. They can also provide this service in Christchurch Harbour which is in the lower reaches of the Avon…

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South Devon: Dartmouth

Scattering ashes Dartmouth and the River Dart in Devon Location Dartmouth, Devon Area of operation River Dart, Dartmouth, Totnes Type of boat  40ft Aquastar Duration of trip As per request Capacity of boat 12 passengers Refreshments Not provided Suitable urn Scattering ashes directly onto the water can lead to them being blown about which some families…

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Brighton, Sussex: South Coast

Scattering ashes at Sea in Brighton Location  Brighton Marina Area of operation  20 miles – including Hove  & Worthing Type of boat  Aquastar 33 Duration of trip  Up to 90 minutes Capacity of boat  10 persons Refreshments  Tea/coffee/hot chocolate available Additional info  Over 40 years experience Suitable urn  Scattering ashes directly onto the water can lead to them being…

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Bridlington, Yorkshire : North East Coast

Scattering Ashes at Sea Bridlington Yorkshire Location  Bridlington, Yorkshire Area of operation Bridlington Bay as far south as Hornsea and north as far as Filey Bay including Flamborough Head and Bempton Type of boat  40 foot traditional wooden boat fully licensed and insured with plenty of seating. Duration of trip  Usually an hour, but all…

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Eastbourne, East Sussex: Beachy Head

Scattering ashes at Sea – Eastbourne Location Eastbourne, East Sussex Area of operation Up to  60 miles  from a Safe Haven, including the white cliffs of Beachy Head Type of boat AQUASTAR    PRO   40’ Duration of trip 1 hour Capacity of boat 12 passengers Refreshments Free Tea, Coffee and biscuits Additional info They have been carrying…

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Cornwall: St Ives

Scattering Ashes at Sea – St Ives in Cornwall Location St Ives, Cornwall. Area of operation St Ives Bay, North Cornwall Coast, Atlantic Ocean. Type of Boat Lochin 33, 10 Metre Boat. Duration of trip One hour Capacity of boat Licensed to carry 12 passengers Refreshments Available by request Additional info  St Ives Bay is…

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Cornwall: Penzance Harbour

Scattering Ashes at Sea – Penzance in Cornwall Location  Penzance harbour Area of operation Mount’s Bay is an idyllic setting for scattering ashes at sea. With the serene, magical beauty of St Michael’s Mount overlooking the bay, we can take up to 28 family and friends to pay their respects and lay their loved ones…

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