The Charterhouse Lifeboat on display

The historic lifeboat Charterhouse is being prepared for exhibition at the museum of the West Wales Maritime Heritage Society in Pembroke Dock, alongside other historic boats.

When the boat was brought back to Fishguard Harbour in 2009, the idea was to display Charterhouse as the centrepiece of a planned new marina. But the marina project was eventually shelved, and the trustees spent some time investigating other options.

Although some miles from Fishguard, the museum at Pembroke Dock is an excellent home for a retired boat, with facilities and conservation expertise on hand. Charterhouse was moved there on 9th December 2019. Information displays in the museum tell the story of the lifeboat and its crew. 

> Presentation on Charterhouse and our plans for exhibition.


Charterhouse arrives at the museum >More pictures


Being lifted off the trailer


Wrapped up for the winter
Lord-Lieutenant of Dyfed Ms Sara Edwards officially welcomes Charterhouse to Pembroke Dock, with mayors of local towns. >More pictures