HMS Medusa

The highlight of the Queen's Jubilee pageant was being invited aboard the magnificent HMS Medusa.
Medusa is one of the few remaining vessels of its type and is of particular historical significance due it's role during the WW2 Operation Neptune and the very first troop landings on Omaha beach during the D-Day landings.
Over the last 10 years Medusa has been loyally restored to preserve her for future generations and have been supported by The Heritage Lottery Fund and The Maritime Workshop of Gosport. Despite incidents such as workshop fires (sounds familiar to the Cutty Sark story!) years of dedication by volunteers and young apprentice shipwrights have created a stunning restoration. Medusa was re-launched on 1 March 2010 and was presented with the first of the new Historic Ships Red Ensign.
It was a true honour to be aboard such a piece of history.

www.hmsmedusa.org.uk

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