A Memorial Service for Anthony Harvey, the founding Honorary Secretary of the Maritime Foundation who died at the age of 79 in October 2022 will be held at All Hallows by the Tower on Thursday, 9th February 2023 (2.30pm).
The Service will honour Anthony’s generous spirit and extraordinary contribution in promoting a deeper understanding of the sea and raising public awareness of the importance of the sea to this island nation.
As the Honorary Secretary of the Foundation, he initiated a wide range of projects including the Maritime Media Awards in honour of renowned Telegraph journalist Desmond Wettern, a range of conferences under the banner of Britain and the Sea, creating the Maritime Volunteer Service, the Melik Society and helping with his guiding hands to promote and encourage like-minded charitable organisations and the Royal Navy in its defence and security of the United Kingdom.
Refreshments will be served at the Church following the Memorial Service.
A collection will take place in support of the Lost At Sea Remembrance Book. Donations can also be made to the Maritime Foundation online via Eventbrite when registering your attendance.
The service will be livestreamed via All Hallows by the Tower and the Maritime Foundation.