The Gaultier Historical Society is a group of individuals based in East Waterford, Co Waterford - incorporating the coastal villages of Cheekpoint, Passage East and Dunmore East. Waterford is in the South East of Ireland and has a rich heritage in history, historical sites and culture. We organise a range of events and new members are always welcome.
Thursday, 17 November 2011
The lifeboat Henry Dodd
This is the Henry Dodd a RNLI lifeboat launched in 1884. The lifeboat was a legacy of Henry Dodd of Sussex. In 1893 a crewman Philip Boucher tragically died when the vessel capsized as it returned to port.