Castle Class Corvette Memorial


The National Memorial Arboretum    http://www.thenma.org.uk

Croxall Rd, Alrewas, Staffordshire, DE13 7AR

Peter Haywood, Hon Chaplain, Castle Class Corvette (Frigate) Association, Took on the project of having a memorial at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire (Photo Above) dedicated to the Castle Class Ships. The memorial was built with stone taken from Castles of the same name as the ships and some. Stones where received from Alnwick, Bamborough, Denbigh, Guildford, Hever, Lancaster, Pembroke, Sherborne and Rushen Castle (which became Weather Surveyor)

 


 The Memorial prior to the unveiling, draped with the White and Blue Ensigns

Paul Brooker


Stan Taylor (Castle Class Association Chairman) and Chris Kent (Met Office) unveiling the Memorial

Paul Brooker


Bob Aran, Stan Taylor, Chris Kent, Peter Haywood

Paul Brooker


Castle Class Corvette Memorial

Paul Brooker


Bob Aran With the Weather Ship Standard

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Chaplain Peter Haywood performing the ceremony

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Association members, Family and Guests

Paul Brooker


Myself, My Wife Claire and Bob Aran

Paul Brooker


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