Dorset County Association
Huntsham, Devon
All Saints
Thursday, 20 April 2017 in 2hrs 50m (8–0–27 in A♭)
5080 Defiant Surprise Major
1 D John Knight
2 Jeffrey Knipe
3 Lesley A Knipe
4 Richard H Johnston
5 Michael Hatchett
6 R Nicholas Lawrence
7 Robert D S Brown (C)
8 Michael R Spencer
Remembering Great Western Castle Class Locomotive 5080 Defiant. Originally built as Ogmore Castle, May 1939. First shed allocation Old Oak Common. Renamed January 1941. August 1950 shed allocation Cardiff Canton. March 1959 shed allocation Carmarthen. Last shed allocation Llanelly. Withdrawn April 1963. Acquired by Woodham's, Barry October 1963. Sold to the Standard Steam Gauge Trust ( now named as Birmingham Railway Museum ), initially for spare parts for 7029 Clun Castle, and left as the 62nd departure from Barry in August 1974. Restoration completed in June 1988.
First Peal in the Method
Defiant Surprise Major
Place notation-38-14-1258-16-34-38-36.12.58
Leadhead f 14263857
FCH Groups BDde
97/100