The Bernard C. Webber, Coat of Arms
Motor Lifeboat CG36500 six inch bronze plaque
Using 20 lbs of scrap bronze and copper from the restoration of the
Motor Lifeboat CG36500, 14 six inch bronze plaques were made. One has
been placed on the WEBBER, and one will be attached to the 36500.
That leaves 12 available for purchase. Proceeds will go toward the maintenance
of the boat, which is owned by the Orleans Historical Society.
Each plaque is numbered and has a certificate of authenticity from the foundry.
Available at $500.00 each, shipping included.
To learn more about this plaque offer click here >>
2013 Summer CG 36500 Cape Cod Bay Tour Schedule (Coming soon) PDF >>
Photo by David Liscio
The Society is also the proud owner and caretaker of the Coast Guard Rescue Boat 36500,
which rescued 32 men from the tanker "Pendleton" during a fierce storm in 1952.
The boat is docked at Rock Harbor, Orleans, during the summer months for
The Motor Lifeboat CG36500 is nothing short of a floating museum.
Built in 1946, she performed admirably during her years of service at the Chatham, Massachusetts Lifeboat Station.
Visit the OHS museum to view the memorabilia and read the story
of an incredible night on the high seas off Chatham back in 1952.
Link to the Cape Cod Times May 3, 2009 article to read about the recent restoration and view videos.
Mural by Tony Falcone.
Mural posters are available for sale at the OHS. Call/email for sizes and prices!
Photo by Joe Mault, Jr.
Orleans Yacht Club, September 2005 for the celebration of being listed on National Register of Historic Places.
Congratulations to the MLB CG36500!
DIRECTIONS TO THE LIFEBOAT CG36500
From the upper Cape take the Mid-Cape Highway Rt. 6, to the Orleans Rotary. Exit the rotary onto Rock Harbor Rd. (the 3rd turn off after entering). Follow Rock Harbor Rd. to the end. The CG36500 is berthed at the far end of the parking area.
From the lower Cape take Rt. 6 to the Orleans Rotary. Exit the rotary onto Rock Harbor Rd. (the 1st turn off after entering). Follow Rock Harbor Rd. to the end. The CG36500 is berthed at the far end of the parking area.
We’re pleased to announce that we, together with Marine Restoration, won two awards
at the 2009 Wooden Boat Show held at the Mystic Seaport in CT.
FIRST PLACE, OWNER RESTORED in the POWER category and JUDGES CHOICE (overall top award).
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Thank you to all our volunteers and the skilled folks at Marine Restoration.
Funding for this project came from the Orleans, Community Preservation Act
and the Fred J. Brotherton Charitable Foundation