Martin Dent - Secretary
Martin Dent joined Sunderland Maritime Heritage in 2016.
He was born into a shipbuilding family. Some of his family members worked at Doxfords in both engine works and shipyards. He served his apprenticeship at Bristol Siddley (Rolls-Royce) as a centre lathe turner.
Martin spent two years in the Merchant Navy as a junior engineer. After returning to shore, Martin worked at Sunderland College in the media services department as a chief technician for nearly thirty years.