This Chapel serves as the Falklands Chapel for the North West of England, following the closure of the Chapel on H.M.S. Plymouth, until 2007 berthed in Birkenhead as part of the Historic Warships Museum.
The alter Cross and candlesticks, the plaques inscribed with the names of the fallen in the Navy and Royal Marines. The Lectern, made for the Chapel by the inmates of H.M. Prison, Walton, Liverpool, were all retrieved from the Chapel on board H.M.S. Plymouth.
The Chapel was dedicated on Sunday 24t June 2007
The Rt. Revd Alan Chesters
(former Bishop of Blackburn)
At that time the Assistant Bishop in the Diocese of Chester
After the Argentinian surrender, Admiral Sandy Woodward sent a final signal to the task force which he had commanded with such distinction.
“As I haul my Southern Atlantic flag down, I reflect sadly, on the brave lives lost, and good ships gone, in the short time of our trial. I think wholeheartedly each and everyone of you for your gallant support, tough determination and fierce perseverance under bloody conditions. Let us all, as we return severally to the blessings of our land, resolve that those behind forever shall not be forgotten”