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Henry Keown-Boyd with Anis Haggar

The Melik Society visit Khartoum

01 December 2006

On arrival we were met by Anis Haggar, our Sudanese Council member, in the early hours of the morning and installed in our hotel which we…

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HMS Belfast

Society joins the Historic Naval Ships Association

01 December 2006

The Imperial War Museum acted as hosts for the annual conference in October on board HMS BELFAST. The Society was invited to give a presentation on…

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Melik Bulletin 2006

Melik Bulletin December 2006

01 December 2006

The December 2006 issue of Melik Bulletin is now available Content currently unavailable

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Kitchener’s boat needs you to get her back in shape

Kitchener’s boat needs you to get her back in shape

25 November 2006

She led the British flotilla at the Battle of Omdurman, and she’s been a haven for expatriate gin drinkers. Now the rusting Melik has become an…

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BBC Radio 4’s Sandi Toksvig visits Gunboat Melik

BBC Radio 4’s Sandi Toksvig visits Gunboat Melik

26 August 2006

The uneasy peace between government and rebels existing in the south and west of the country might deter tourists from visiting Sudan. But Sudan ‘s fascinating…

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Gunboat Melik Model

Card model of the Gunboat Melik

19 March 2006

David Hathaway kindly offered his services as his contribution to the project by producing a 1:250 scale model (18cm x 4cm) which can be downloaded and…

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