SD3348 : The Welcome Home Statue, Fleetwood

taken 18 days ago, near to Fleetwood, Lancashire, Great Britain

The Welcome Home Statue, Fleetwood
The Welcome Home Statue, Fleetwood
The Welcome Home Statue was designed and Sculpted by Anita Lafford. It was sponsored by The Lofthouse Company who make the famous Fisherman's Friends Lozenges.

The statue depicts a mother with her two young children and pet dog welcoming their loved ones on their return from deep-sea fishing trips (which lasted up to three weeks). It was considered unlucky to wave them off at the start of the trip.
A nearby plaque (SD3348 : Welcome Home (plaque)) gives further details.
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SD3348, 494 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 1 February, 2020   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 7 February, 2020
Geographical Context
Coastal  People, Events  Industry 
Camera (from Tags)
Panasonic DC-G9 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 339 485 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:55.7034N 3:0.4886W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SD 338 485
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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Monument  Memorial  Sculpture  Fishing Industry  Floral Tributes 

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