The Leith Aged Mariners’ Fund

Regular monthly payments to ex-seafarers and their widows who currently live in or are connected with Leith or Edinburgh. The Fund only gives grants to people who are not receiving assistance from other seafaring charities.

Last updated on 16 July 2019

Who is eligible?

Merchant seafarers and their dependents who are in need.

How to apply?

In the first instance a short application should be sent by email to

Other information

Sir Gabriel Wood’s Mariners Home, the Sailors' Society's retirement home for seafarers in Greenock, Scotland provides accommodation and care for retired ex-seafarers and those who have worked in maritime-related industries.

Contact details

Sailors' Society, Seafarer House
74 St Anne's Road
SO19 9FF

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