Welshman hailed for his great humanitarian action

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Hero Captain Archibald Dickson – master of the Stanbrook cargo ship that rescued over 2,600 refugees from Alicante harbour at the end of Spain’s brutal civil war in 1939 – has been honoured at a ceremony in Cardiff.

First Minister of Wales, Mark Drakeford unveiled a plaque dedicated to Captain Dickson and the Stanbrook, now permanently displayed in Cardiff Bay’s iconic Pierhead Building.

Full report in Friday’s Costa Blanca News

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