Update (2nd August) from Ron Vant and John Kempton: Mike Johnson's funeral will be held at 3pm on Tuesday 7th August at St Mary's Church Upchurch, with burial in the church grounds.
No flowers please but donations can be made to the Parkinsons charity if anyone wants to make one. Wake to be held afterwards at the Barnyard, Upchurch.
The latest in the "World of Ships" series by the publishers of Ships Monthly magazine is "Paddle Steamers by Russell Plummer. "A complete guide to 21st Century paddlers. Reading Support Group have a supply of these to sell in support of Medway Queen. We also have a few of the companion volumes on "Classic British Cargo Liners" and "RMS Queen Elizabeth".