FHC 150 Anniversary book

Assistant Harbour Master Lloyd Pond has written a book to commemorate 150 years of Falmouth Harbour Commissioners. The book highlights the many changes over time as ships changed from sail to steam and the facilities that they required from a harbour evolved accordingly.  It explains the further evolution that occurred as the size of ships...

Milestone year for port of Falmouth as Harbour Commissioners marks 150 years

2020 marks an historical year for Falmouth Harbour Commissioners – its landmark 150th anniversary. Here, to commemorate the occasion, we take a look back at some of its fascinating and colourful history and find out what made the organisation what it is today. Step back in time to 1870. Queen Victoria was on the throne,...

Harbour Master and Chief Executive to bow out

Following a distinguished career with Falmouth Harbour Commissioners (FHC) spanning more than 28 years, long standing Harbour Master and Chief Executive, Mark Sansom, has announced that, at the end of 2020, he will be retiring from his role Explaining his decision Mark said: “I am hugely privileged to have been employed in this role for...