HORACE Leonard 1872 – 1917 Albert EUSTACE 1875 – 1932 Sir Hugh OSWALD 1883 – 1969 THREE BRILLIANT BROTHERS – My Great, Great Uncles ! In 1893 two brothers strained their necks from the roof of 15 Friar Gate, Derby… “Breathlessly we scrambled up through the skylight on to the roof of our house […]
2016 Opening times for the Heritage centre. Opening times will now be as follows: From the 15th February 2016 Wednesday to Saturday. 10.00hrs until 16.00hrs. From Monday the 21st March 2016 Monday to Saturday. 10.00hrs until 16.00hrs. New admission prices will apply from 1st February 2016 Adults: £5.00 Concessions: £4.00 (60+ years of age) Child: […]
The Derek Martin Fellowship. The Pembroke Dock Sunderland Trust are seeking to raise £500,000 to bring Sunderland Flying Boats back to Pembrokeshire and provide a perpetual legacy to a remarkable man who gave us one of the most inspiring stories of World War II Wing Commander Derek Martin OBE. Having reached the long held goal […]
There is great excitement in a Welsh town where HMS Erebus was built 188 years ago and an exhibition is planned following the discovery of the vessel in Canadian Arctic waters. HMS Erebus was built at Wales’ only Royal Dockyard, at Pembroke Dock in west Wales, and launched in June 1826 as a bomb vessel. […]
Education Visits at the Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre. The Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre, opened by the Queen in April, has a great many stories to tell. From the history of the Royal Dockyard which built over 260 ships and 5 Royal Yachts to the oil tank fire which raged for 14 days and is described as second only […]
Education Visits Frequently asked questions The Pembroke Dock Sunderland Trust operates the Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre. Can we eat and drink on site? The Coffee Shop is located within the main hall however only goods bought in the Coffee Shop may be consumed there. No food or drinks are allowed anywhere else in the main […]
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Wing Commander Derek Martin, OBE 1920 – 2014 Wing Commander Derek Martin, OBE, who died in April 2014, was Patron of the Pembroke Dock Sunderland Trust and a great champion of our heritage. Derek qualified as a pilot early in World War II and in September 1940 joined a crew which flew a new Sunderland, […]