H.M.S.Conway           Please click on photographs to enlarge

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H.M.S. Conway being towed long before the fate awaiting her on her passage through the Swellies in 1953.
Photograph by courtesy of Mr. David W. Gallichan.
Coxswain of Beaumaris Lifeboat 1980  -  1991

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H.M.S.Conway  -  Almost underneath the the Menai - Suspension Bridge on "the Platters" on which she broke her back while being towed through the Menai Straits on passage to the Mersey for overhaul in 1953.
Photograph courtesy of Mr. David Gallichan

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Just before the disaster
Picture courtesy of Mr. Huw Goronwy Jones

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People on the Shore put H.M.S. Conway in perspective
Picture courtesy of Mr. Huw Goronwy Jones

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The " Flying Foam " Rescued in Beaumaris Bay
by the Frederick Kitchin.
Later ( 1936 ) wrecked off the Great Orme. Llandudno.
Photograph by kind permission of Lt.Col. V.J.C.Cooper.

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" T.S.Clio " March 1920
Her bell hangs outside the door of " Bryn Mel "
5 Gravestones in Llandegfan churchyard record the deaths of 29 boys.
Photograph by kind permission of Lt. Col. V.J.C.Cooper.

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Penmon Lighthouse was built in 1838
The small Boat is " Quest III "
Picture by Courtesy of Huw Goronwy Jones

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