Hans-Henrik Fentz recalls the momentous day in 1963 when evacuated islanders returned to Tristan.

60th anniversary greetings from Bornholm crew survivors

Greetings from surviving members of the crew of MV Bornholm
from Hans-Henrik Fentz

A full account of the 1961 volcanic eruption, the evacuation to the UK, times in England, resettlement
and what has happened since can be found in the book Nothing Can Stop Us (NCSU)
published by the Tristan da Cunha Association  see: www.tristandc.com/bookupdate

MV Bornholm at Tristan in November 1963.
(Frits E. Pedersen)
Islanders with their belongings on Garden Gate Beach in November 1963.