Sir John Hawkins Hospital

The Rev Dr Joel Love has been welcomed to the Sir John Hawkins Hospital in Chatham as a Trustee by Mr Neil Wood. Rev Love is the vicar of the church of St Peter with St Margaret, Rochester. 

Admiral Sir John Hawkins was an English naval commander and administrator, merchant, navigator, shipbuilder, privateer and slave trader. 

The hospital was built in 1594 and renovated in 2008. It offers age exclusive housing for needy or disabled people who have previously served in the British military regular or reserved forces, or those employed in the dockyards or in refitting HM warships. 

Rev Love, Mr Wood and Admiral Hawkins are shown in the image.

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