Membership Information

The Society is always delighted to welcome anyone with an interest in maritime history as a member.  Membership provides entitlement to all Society facilities including; receipt of The Bulletin which is published in both digital and printed versions on a quarterly basis; free entry to our monthly Talks at The Athenaeum, Liverpool; and full access to the Society’s video and audio recordings and published archives on this website.

Annual (Ordinary) subscription rates are:

Ordinary membership, single    £20
Ordinary membership, couple   £25
Overseas membership                   £25*

Annual (Digital) subscription rates (for members who choose to receive The Bulletin in digital format only) are:

Ordinary membership, single    £15
Ordinary membership, couple   £20
Student membership                     £10†
Overseas membership                   £15*

† You must be a full-time student with an email address.
* Sterling rate – currency conversion charges may apply for payment in other currencies.

The subscription year runs from 1st April until 31st March of the following year, but for anyone joining on or after 1st January, their first subscription covers the period until 31st March of the following year, without extra cost.

To apply, please download and complete the Membership Application Form and send it to us by email (preferred) or post.  Members are encouraged to pay their subscription by Standing Order.  You can either set this up yourself through online banking (please ensure the annual renewal date is set to 1 April), or download the Standing Order Form which should be completed and sent directly to your bank.  Please use your surname as the reference to help us identify you correctly.  Applicants who do not wish to implement Standing Orders may pay by bank transfer or money order (but please contact us before applying), or include a cheque for their first subscription with the completed application form by post.  Unfortunately, we cannot accept Direct Debits.

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