The USN P22 Rhine Patrol vessel

The P22 Rhine Patrol vessel is now based in Sandwich, Kent, UK and berthed at the Quay. In January she became a Charitable Trust and the trustees and volunteers are committed to keeping her maintained and fully operational

P22 is now open to the public for visits at weekends from  1030-1700 until October. The vessel is in full working order so will occasionally be away from Sandwich participating in charters or special events.

The Trust has also recently been granted a permit to sell teas, coffees and cakes and we hope to be able to arrange for these to be served from the Quay soon  The P22 Gunboat is truly a unique historic vessel as she was built by the Germans to an American design.

The USN P22 is a charitable Trust and a working Museum and during the Summer will be open for visits at weekends. In particular a warm welcome is provided for any war veterans of any Nationality who can meet up and share their stories in a unique historical environment and weather permitting possibly taking a trip into the bay to give them a real historical nudge.

The vessel has a passenger certificate for up to 12 passengers on the river Stour down to the mouth of the Estuary in Pegwell Bay.

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