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RMS St Helena sets sail for final time

RMS St Helena Sets Sail For Final Time

The RMS St Helena, affectionately known as the RMS, made an emotional departure coming from St Helena Island earlier, following 27 years of dedicated service to the islanders.

RMS St Helena Sets Sail For Final Time

The RMS’ departure followed a true St Helenian style programme of farewell events.

RMS St Helena Sets Sail For Final Time

Island residents arrived within the hundreds to say their goodbyes to the crew in addition to the ship.

RMS St Helena Sets Sail For Final Time

The programme commenced on Tuesday evening which has a special Thanksgiving Service at St James’ Church.

RMS St Helena Sets Sail For Final Time

Governor Lisa Phillips had declared a public holiday on February 9th in addition to many people used the occasion to gather at the Seafront for the main farewell celebrations, while those who were lucky enough to secure a space attended the RMS Open Day in addition to were able to view the workings of the ship for one last time.

RMS St Helena Sets Sail For Final Time

Among the many celebratory events was a performance by the RMS Amateur Dramatics Society, a firework display in addition to Discharge of lanterns.

RMS St Helena Sets Sail For Final Time

Celebrations continued on the Saturday morning which has a poignant parade of the RMS Crew accompanied by the Scouts, Cubs, Beavers, Girl Guides, Brownies in addition to Rainbows coming from the Canister to the Seafront in Jamestown.

A large crowd of people turned out to say a last goodbye to the current crew of the Ship.

A spectacular flotilla of 15+ boats including jet skis in addition to yachts circled the RMS while the St Helena Fire & Rescue Service saluted her which has a water arch before she pulled up anchor.

The RMS then made her way to Buttermilk Point, turned around in addition to steamed past the harbour in full dress.

RMS St Helena sets sail for final time

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