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Penlee and Sennen Cove all-weather lifeboats (Severn and Tyne class all weather Lifeboats) on exercise south of the Runnel Stone Buoy in rough weather on Sunday 8 March 2009. Penlee – Sennen Cove Lifeboat Exercise Exercises like this are an essential part of the crew training for all lifeboat stations. During local lifeboat days you […]Continue reading
The RNLI Historic Lifeboat Rally is held every year in Fowey. Former Lifeboats from all over the British Isles attend this annual rally. Well worth a visit to see and enjoy these wonderful old boats and marvel at the skill and courage of the crews who would launch these in terrible conditions to save lives […]Continue reading
Penlee Lifeboat Day Video 11th August 2007 Penlee lifeboat and RN air sea rescue at Mousehole harbour Cornwall. Penlee lifeboat will always be associated with Mousehole as many of the crew that were lost in the RNLB Solomon Browne (ON 954) on the 19th of December 1981 came from Mousehole. The old Penlee Lifeboat Station […]Continue reading
Looe Lifeboat Shout Looe Lifeboat is called out to search for a windsurfer in trouble. Located adjacent to East Looe beach and the Looe River, the new boathouse for Looe Lifeboats was completed in 2003 and is a state of the art building, a far cry from the first recorded shout in 1838 before a […]Continue reading
Penlee RNLI rescue schooner Penlee RNLI rescue schooner: The volunteer crew of the Penlee RNLI lifeboat launched at 2am today (Sunday 17 January 2010) to assist a two masted schooner that had suffered storm damage in the Bay of Biscay. The lifeboat towed the Pacific Swift into Newlyn. For more details of the Penlee Lifeboat […]Continue reading
Dramatic Lifeboat Rescue – Car plunges over Cliff At 22:17 Falmouth Coastguard requested that both Falmouth Inshore and All Weather Lifeboats be launched following a report from the Police that a car had gone over the cliff from the Castle Drive on Pendennis Point. This was a dramatic lifeboat rescue with Falmouth Coastguard Cliff Rescue […]Continue reading
The Lizard Lifeboat Lizard Lifeboat First established: 1859 All Weather LB: RNLB David Robinson – Tyne Class All Weather Lifeboat (47-030) Launches in 2008: 5 People Rescued in 2008: 9 Total Hours at Sea in 2008: 20hrs 01mins Medals since 1824: 10 (9 Silver, 1 Bronze) The Lifeboat Station sits in one of the most […]Continue reading
St Marys Lifeboat St Marys Lifeboat Isles of Scilly First established: 1837 All Weather LB: RNLB The Whiteheads – Severn Class AllWeather Lifeboat (17-11) Launches in 2008: 6 People Rescued in 2008: 15 Total Hours at Sea in 2008: 22hrs 03mins Medals since 1824: 26 (1 Gold, 9 Silver, 16 Bronze) St Mary’s all-weather lifeboat […]Continue reading
St Ives Lifeboat St Ives Lifeboat First was established c.1840 and has had a remarkable history of bravery with over 55 awards for gallantry being presented. Over its 165-year history it has also seen tragedy with seven lifeboat crew losing their lives saving others at sea. This station is classed as a Discover station. Our […]Continue reading
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