Gwylan y Mor

A memorial to those men lost on the Gwylan y Mor was unveiled last Sunday, September 22nd.  The disaster happened in January 1853.  Click on the link below to read the first hand account of the coxswain, Owen Jones.

https://rhylhistoryclub.wordpress.com/2012/02/03/a-melancholy-catastrophe-1853/

Well done, congratulations and many thanks to all those involved in this project.

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Read more:

http://rnli.org/NewsCentre/Pages/Rhyl-Lifeboat-1853–Disaster-memorial-unveiled-and-dedicated.aspx

http://mikeowenssculpture.co.uk/index.htm

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