Return 2009

Marian’s Last Trip

On Tuesday 23rd June 2009 the Lomas Family [Neil, Anne and Judith] took the ‘Marian’ to sea for the last trip.  I was extremely honoured to share this moment with them.

Update: Larger photographs are available here:

charterhousereturns.com/return.htm

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This image I have named ‘Memories’.

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Neil was giving me a lesson in the coxswain’s skills.

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We have now uploaded videos filmed during the last trip of the Marian prior to being transported (by road) to Goodwick.

The videos are available on our YouTube channel and are also embedded here.

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Lifting Marian on to the Transport

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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66 years of emotion!

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Charterhouse Arrives at Fishguard Harbour

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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Update: Larger photographs are available here: charterhousereturns.com/return.htm

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Guest of Honour

The ‘guest of honour’ was the grand-daughter 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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Update: Larger photographs are available here: charterhousereturns.com/return.htm

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