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Pembroke Dockyard History Plaques

Photographs  John H. Luxton 2013

Six bronze history plaques are mounted on the Pembroke Dockyard Wall in Front Street. Created by sculpter Perryn Butler they were completed in 2006.
The Georgian Era - The Beginnings of the Royal Dockyard at what was then known as Paterchurch
One Day My Ship Will Come - The Early Victorian Era
The Launch of the "OSBORNE" - The Mid Victorian Era. Note the covered slipways. One covered slip way of this design remains at Devonport South Yard in Devo
Rivitting in the Big Shed - The Late Victorian Era
Pay Day - 1907 - The Edwardian Era
Direct Hit - 1941 - The Flying Boat Era

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