We are a City of London Livery Company with membership open to Seafarers from the Merchant and Royal Navies, as well as those who work in or have an affiliation with the Maritime Industry

In view of the latest HM Government’s announcement regarding lockdown, the HQS WELLINGTON will be closing from Thursday 05th November 2020 to all members. The office staff will be either working from home or on furlough. The Clerk will be shipkeeping during this time. If you need to get in touch with any of the office staff, please click here for email addresses.

Our Purpose

As a City of London Livery Company we have three main interests:

Our Aims

Formed in 1926 our aims are:

  • to encourage and maintain a high and honourable standard of ability and professional conduct in the officers of the British Merchant Navy
  • to promote and maintain in all respects efficient and friendly co-operation between the Merchant Navy and the Royal Navy
  • to be available for advice and consultation on all questions concerning or affecting the Merchant Navy, on judicial, commercial, scientific, educational or technical matters.

Patron & Admiral

Patron

Her Most Gracious Majesty
THE QUEEN
Master of the Merchant Navy and Fishing Fleets

Admiral

His Royal Highness
The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
Lord High Admiral of the United Kingdom, KG KT OM GBE KCVO

Mentoring
Scheme

Through this voluntary service, the Honourable Company offers support, encouragement, advice…

Chartered Master Mariner Scheme

Are you an inspirational, high
achieving, trend-setting leader within the maritime…

Membership
of HCMM

Joining the Honourable Company of Master Mariners will be a decision you will never regret…

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