Raymond’s 50th anniversary, 2008

By Peter Andrews
(All photos by Peter Andrews, except where shown)

Just a few pictures from Raymond’s Golden Jubilee celebrations on 28th June 2008.

IMG_2267 Tim Coghlan (now Patron of The Friends of Raymond) introduces David Suchet just before David unveils a plaque to the Collin’s family. They crewed Stanton which accompanied Raymond on the last Jam ‘Ole Run.
IMG_2329 The plaque to the Collins’s.
IMG_2277 David and Joan Walker (Doris Collins’s niece) after the unveiling.
IMG_2328 Tim made a very welcome donation to the Friends of Raymond.
David Suchet, aboard Raymond, declares the Show open.
IMG_2292 David Suchet, aboard Raymond, declares the Show open.
IMG_2319 David, flanked by Aubery Berriman and his wife, cut the Birthday cake. Aubery was the foreman builder who constructed Raymond back in 1958.
RaN2ghr After the customary parade of working boats, Nutfield brings Raymond to moor at the exact spot where she was launched 50 years ago.