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May 7, 2014

Tragic past of Llanberis lake boat

Many people have enjoyed a pleasant cruise on Snowdon Star, the resident cruise boat of Llyn Padarn, Llanberis. But it might never have come to Wales ...

Category: General
Posted by: RhodriC

were it not for a lifeboat accident which killed one of its original owners in 1951. At that time it was providing cruises from Scarborough. Co-owner Frank Dalton was killed while serving as a local lifeboat volunteer, and the boat was soon sold. For more on this story, scan the HistoryPoints QR codes on the car-park ticket machine opposite the boat's mooring on the lake. Or click here