An event at the National Maritime Museum, Cornwall.
Event of interest - a talk at the National Maritime Museum - Cornwall.
White Ships with Red Crosses on Monday, 5 March 2012.
Discover the fascinating history of hospital ships. Nicci Pugh, who served throughout the Falklands War as a Naval Nursing Sister, traces their development from the 17th century to the present day. Learn about the rapid medical and technical advances following the end of the World War II, the significance of the introduction of the helicopter for casualty evacuation, and a look to the future with today’s state-of-the-art vessels.
Set lunch and lecture £14.50 (Members £12.50).
Please call 01326 214546 for bookings and see website.