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Royal Yacht Victoria and Albert

26 Feb

  Yachts Fit for A Queen Five Royal yachts’ were built at Pembroke Dockyard, Reflecting its premier status. Three were named Victoria and Albert after the long reigning Monarch and her consort. The Royal yacht’s were: 1843:Paddle yacht Victoria and Albert(I). launched on April 26th. Of 1,034 tons she served under this name until 1855, was […]

Oral History Group

26 Feb

With the Second World War ending more than seventy years ago, some of those that were in active service or affected by the war are willing to pass on their memories and experiences of those times. First -hand knowledge adds greatly to the oral and now video heritage which can be preserved and passed on to […]

Social Inclusion Projects

26 Feb

The trust provides support to other charitable organisations such as Coast and Green Links by providing access to work place experience to people who may need additional support in work place environment. Participants are provided with low level duties In administration and research and it is hoped that some can find the confidence to experience […]

Why Is the Sunderland T9044 is so important.

26 Feb

Why Sunderland T9044 Is so important to the Sunderland Trust   The mark 1 Short Sunderland t9044 is at the very core of the trusts success and support is now required to raise the aircraft. A separate fund raising appeal has been started that will encourage both corporate and private donation and in kind provision […]

Battle of Atlantic -Memorial Stone

24 Feb
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    Memorial Stone Dedicated to Pembroke!   A memorial stone will be unveiled and dedicated at Pembroke Dock during the final event of the town’s battle of the Atlantic Anniversary weekend -an open air service at the Dockyard chapel on Sunday may 12th. Crafted out of Welsh slate, the memorial commemorates Pembroke Dock vital […]

Derek Remembers-Derek Martin OBE

21 Feb

  T9044 Wing Commander Derek Martin OBE Among the pilots who flew Sunderland T9044 is Wing Commander Derek Martin OBE, who is Patron of the Pembroke Dock Sunderland Trust. . In September 1940 Wing Commander Martin, then just 20-years-old, piloted T9044 on its delivery flight from Pembroke Dock to Oban, on Scotland’s west coast. He was […]