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Aberfan, remembered

20 Oct
The Royal Dockyard Chapel is home to Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre and Pembroke Dock Sunderland Trust.

Friday 21 October 2016 marks the 50th anniversary of the tragic disaster in the coal mining community of Aberfan, which saw the community devastated when a coal spoil tip collapsed, engulfing a farm, a row of terraced houses and the school, killing 116 children and 28 adults. The area above the village had been used as […]

In Memory of Wing Commander Derek Martin, OBE

17 May
210 Derek Martin

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, […]