New RNYC welcome banner showing the long history of LV50

The new banner at the entrance to the club elegantly displaying the three historical flags associated with LV50s long history. LV50 was rescued from a breakers yard to become the clubship of the Royal Northumberland Yacht Club, is moored in Blyth

  • The Trinity House flag recognising her long service as a light ship
  • The RNYC flag showing her current station as their headquarters
  • The National Historic Fleet flag recognising her historical significance

Photo of the Month: May 2019

Send us any old photos you have of LV50 in Blyth and we’ll post them on our website

Many thanks to Nickie Hankinson for this newspaper cutting of her brother lending a hand converting LV50 into House Yacht Tyne 3 in 1952.

Photo of the Month: March 2019

Send us any old photos you have of LV50 in Blyth and we’ll post them on our website

A great photo of LV50 in 1967 being towed up river to Blyth Dock Yards for futher work. Attribution – Facebook, Blyth Remembered, original attribution required.