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Weighty puzzle for Heritage Centre team

11 Nov
Mystery Object Aled and Alan 1115

A mystery machinery item – found in a house clearance – has set the team at the Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre a weighty puzzle. It was donated recently with suggestions that it might be connected to the wartime Sunderland, T9044, which sank off the town 75 years ago this month. Aled Lewis, who recently joined […]

Optics boost for Sunderland dive team

04 Mar
Dive Group Maggs Opticians 214

Divers who monitor the Sunderland flying boat lying on the seabed off Pembroke Dock will now have a clearer view of their ‘charge’, thanks to generous sponsorship by Maggs Optics of Haverfordwest.   The Pembroke Dock Sunderland Trust Dive Group has been boosted by the donation of special lens which fit into inserts for the […]

Classic Sunderland Flying Boat

26 Feb

The Mark 1 Sunderland T9044 lays on the seabed off Pembroke Dock following a violent storm in 1940. The Pembroke Dock Sunderland Trust aims to bring the stricken aircraft to the surface before 2015 – the 75th Anniversary of that terrible event. More than a year before the first prototype was built, the RAF ordered […]

The Dive Group

26 Feb

Sunderland T9044 was discovered by a current member of the Dive Group. All members receive training and are encouraged to upgrade their dive qualifications in order to increase their personal enjoyment and experience of diving on T9044.The aeroplane is resting on the bed of the Milford Haven Waterway at a depth of some twenty metres […]

Top cameraman zooms in on Haven Sunderland

05 Nov
Dive Club - Mike Pitts Visit 2

One of the world’s top underwater cameramen, Michael Pitts, has teamed up with divers who monitor the sunken Sunderland flying boat in the Milford Haven Waterway to take dramatic images of the wartime survivor. Michael, who assignments take him to fabulous locations and crystal clear waters all over the world, joined members of the Pembroke […]