Return Photographs Added

June 28, 2009

Larger size photographs of the Charterhouse’s return have been added to the main website.

Please       click this link to view.

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‘The Return’ Page Added

June 27, 2009

A new page has been added to view the Return of the Charterhouse on 23rd & 24th June 2009

https://charterhousereturns.wordpress.com/the-return/


The Guest of Honour

June 24, 2009

The ‘guest of honour’ was the granddaughter of Tom Perkins [Bronze Medal for the Hermina rescue] who brought her family’s treasured medal and certificates.

Rhian Peters [nee Perkins] originally from High Street, Fishguard brought the most interesting photographs, certificates and the Bronze Medal from the Hermina rescue of 1920.

Thank you Rhian for attending and for the donation to the Charterhouse Returns  Restoration Fund.

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View the photographs here:-

https://charterhousereturns.wordpress.com/the-return/


Charterhouse Arrives!

June 24, 2009

At 10am precicely Paul Morgan with his family and staff arrived with the Charterhouse.

A party of local councillors, including the Mayor and Deputy Mayor, Charterhouse Returns committee members, Lifeboat Crew, Local Sponsors, local interested parties and the Press were present.

The ‘guest of honour’ was the grand-daughter of Tom Perkins [Bronze Medal for the Hermina rescue] who brought her family’s treasured medals and certificates.

During the procedure the Lomas Family made contact speaking to The Mayor and Phil Davies.

Special thanks:-

To Paul for his involvement in the transportation.

To Ian Davies and his STENA staff for the crane and their involvement.

To Mike Iles for the movement of the Charterhouse to its temporary berth.

And all personnel helping the procedure including Phil Rees, Steve Done and Billy Davies.

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View the photographs here:-

https://charterhousereturns.wordpress.com/the-return/


John Duncan

June 23, 2009

During the visit to Porth Penrhyn I was speaking to John Duncan.

His boat is the John Taylor Cardwell [Arklow Lifeboat 1914 – No. 642]

He donated his original ‘engine cover/box’  to us.

Thank you.

N.B. Photograph of 642, to follow.


Time for arrival.

June 23, 2009
The Charterhouse returns to
Fishguard Harbour
at 10am tomorrow 24th June.
[Near the Blue Peter RNLI Lifeboat]


Thanks to Ian Davies [STENA] for his support.

Thanks to Paul Morgan and his staff  for their help in transporting the Charterhouse.

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Thanks to Scott Metcalfe and his staff for the ‘Lifting’

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Loading The Marian On To The Transport

June 23, 2009

At 13:00 hrs we started to lift the Marion out of the water

[12.5 tons -40-ft long]

Two members of the Charterhouse Returns committee travelled to Porth Penrhyn for the occasion. Mike Iles and Bob Wheatley with their wives.

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View the photographs here:-

https://charterhousereturns.wordpress.com/the-return/