2019 CAPTAIN HB DAGLISH  LVO JP DL Royal Navy Military & Civilian Vessels of the Second World War
2018 Commander Bernard Thompson, R.N Ships of the First World War
2017 Brian Thomson MBE Lifeboats
2016 Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Merseyside..Dame Lorna EF Muirhead DBE Ships of the Mersey
2015 Glynn Guest Glynn Guest Models
2014 DR.N.M.Jedynakiewicz  D.L. Naval Vessels & Submersibles
2013 Commodore Dickie Baum Pleasure Craft
2012 Jimmy Wood Tugs
2011 Paul Freshney Cargo Vessels
2010 Peter Elson Fishing Vessels
2009 Dave Wooley Naval Vessels
2008 Andy Ball Cruising
2007 Stuart D Wood Mersey Ships and Shipping
2006 Tony Hirst ( Chairman of the Daniel Adamson Preservation Society )
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2005 Commodore J E V Madgewick OBE., RN., The Ships through the ages to include rig & sail
2004 Andy McCue The Scottish Connection
2003 Captain Ian Metcalf Offshore Support Vessels & towage
2002 Captain R A Woodhall RD*.RNR Retd. HCMM., FJMU Passenger Ferries
2001 Geoff Ormerod:  Retired Cox of the Hoylake Lifeboat Rescue & Lifesaving
Previous Guests of Honour at the Convention