Lincoln give Sea Cadets a helping hand

Lincoln give Sea Cadets a helping hand

29 Jun 2015

To honour an ongoing commitment to supporting young people interested in careers in welding and fabrication, Lincoln Electric have generously donated equipment and machinery to Grimsby and Cleethorpes Sea Cadets.

Part of UK’s oldest nautical youth charity; which celebrates Britain's maritime heritage and contributes to its future development by supporting young people, the Sea Cadets contacted Lincoln for support ahead of the opening of their new marine engineering workshop.
Lincoln were happy to help, donating a Speedtec 180C MIG welding machine, as well a supply of welding consumables and protective clothing. “We want to help people who are interested in pursuing careers that involve vocational skills such as welding and fabrications. The Sea Cadets play a vital part in their local community and in the lives of the young people they train. It’s a privilege to be able to help them carry on in this important role” says Marketing Manager David Kirkwood.

Speaking on behalf of the Sea Cadets, Committee Member Matthew Houlden adds; “We cannot thank Lincoln Electric enough for what they have given to our unit. I genuinely cannot put into words what a difference the equipment will make to the young people we teach”.

The Grimsby and Cleethorpes Sea Cadets new marine engineering workshop was officially opened in April, with a visit from local mayor Bob Bentley and a number of dignitaries from the navy. A second event, to thank all those who have helped with the workshop, is planned for later this Summer.

For more information about the Grimsby and Cleethorpes Sea Cadets, visit