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One Week In October


Come to the National Maritime Museum Cornwall to hear first hand how Falmouth Coastguards dealt with three major incidents on one day back in October 2010.

Date: Mon, Oct 1st 2012

Time: 12:30pm

Between the 27 and 30 October 2010, Falmouth Coastguards dealt with three major incidents: the fishing vessel Athena on fire, with the crew taking to liferafts, 200 miles southwest of Land End; the racing yacht Spirit of Antigua capsized in the Bay of Biscay; and the Polish Tall Ship Fryderyk Chopin dismasted and disabled, with 36 teenagers on board, 100 miles west of the Isles of Scilly. Falmouth Coastguard Rescue Centre Manager James Instance will tell the story of these incidents and the rescue of over 180 people.

Set lunch and lecture £14.50 (Members £12.50)
Please call 01326 214546 for bookings