The remarkable history of the Seawomen of the Marinecraft Unit, and the first BOAC Stewardesses at Poole.
A Heritage Lottery funded community research project.
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Celebrating the Seawomen of the Marinecraft Unit, and the first BOAC Stewardesses at Poole.
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Through the Spring and Summer of 1943, the Seawomen gained comprehensive tuition from the Course Leaders ~ who in turn were supported by the Coxswains, and also invaluable experience working on the MCU Launches...
The expansive information & procedures which were well-
Their duties were extensive and required considerable attention to detail, with safety the signiﬁcant prerequisite in all conditions, but especially when there was a gale -
Those who had been somewhat sceptical about the wisdom of training Seawomen, were certainly proved wrong!
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The Focus of Other Women ~ Within the Local Workforce at Poole
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