Purpose and Management

The Neraida Floating Museum belongs to the public benefit non-profit private entity under the name “Neraida Floating Museum”, established by law 4081/2012. It is exclusively funded by the John S. Latsis Public Benefit Foundation and among its purposes are the following:
a) the interpretation of the Neraida vessel from her launch in 1939, her service as a rescue ship during World War II, her use by John S. Latsis in the coastal line of the Argosaronic Gulf and, finally, her conversion into a floating museum
b) the collection, preservation and conservation of historical items and objects referring to coastal and oceangoing shipping and the history of John S. Latsis
c) the permanent exhibition of the historical items and objects in the Floating Museum and the organization of temporary exhibitions and presentation of the said exhibitions at ports in Greece and abroad
d) the funding and organization, within the Museum and elsewhere, of lectures, tours, pupil and student group visits, screenings, conferences, trips of a scientific, cultural, informative and educational nature, as well as of other scientific, cultural and public benefit events and programmes and especially of those referring to the history of Greek shipping, the protection of the marine environment and the attraction of youngsters to professions of the sea

 

Board of Directors

Vaggelis Chronis, Chairman
Dimitris Afendoulis, Vice-chairman/Treasurer
Chrysa Xourafa, Secretary
 

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