Memorial

The National Memorial Arboretum

The National Memorial Arboretum

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Croxall Rd, Alrewas, Staffordshire, DE13 7AR

Peter Haywood, Hon Chaplain, Castle Class Corvette (Frigate) Association, Took on the project of having a memorial at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire (Photo Above) dedicated to the Castle Class Ships. The memorial was built with stone taken from Castles of the same name as the ships and some stones where received from Alnwick, Bamborough, Denbigh, Guildford, Hever, Lancaster, Pembroke, Sherborne and Rushen Castle (which became Weather Surveyor)

Castle Class Memorial

The Memorial prior to the unveiling, draped with the White and Blue Ensigns

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Stan Taylor (Castle Class Association Chairman) and Chris Kent (Met Office) unveiling the Memorial

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Castle Class Memorial

Bob Aran, Stan Taylor, Chris Kent, Peter Haywood

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Castle Class Memorial

Castle Class Corvette Memorial

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Bob Aran

Bob Aran With the Weather Ship Standard

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Peter Hayward

Chaplain Peter Haywood performing the ceremony

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Association members, Family and Guests

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Myself, My Wife Claire and Bob Aran

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