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St Agnes Lifeboat St Agnes Lifeboat was first established: 1968. It is one of seven stations operating a lifeboat funded by viewers of the BBC television programme Blue Peter. The inshore lifeboat crews have been honoured with seven awards for gallantry. This station is classed as a Discover station. Our crews from Discover stations […]Continue reading
Sennen Cove Lifeboat The Sennen Cove Lifeboat was established in 1853 , The Royal National Lifeboat Institution`s Sennen Cove Station is situated just one mile northeast of Land`s End . The Station is protected to some extent from the full force of the Atlantic Ocean by the high cliffs of Pedn-men-du ~ but still offers […]Continue reading
Rock Lifeboat Rock Lifeboat First established: 1994 Situated on the Camel estuary, the RNLI has operated a lifeboat station at Rock for just over 20 years. Today’s D class lifeboat is a re-engineered and updated version of the original D class. This station is classed as a Discover station. Our crews from Discover stations […]Continue reading
Port Isaac Lifeboat is situated in a 700-year-old fishing village. In the 18th and 19th centuries, the port handled cargoes of coal, wood, stone and more which were hauled through the narrow streets of the village centre. The village has over 90 Grade 11 listed buildings with the village being designated as a […]Continue reading
Penlee Lifeboat Station Penlee Lifeboat Station has a remarkable history of bravery with the lifeboat crews being presented with 44 awards for gallantry during its 200-year history. The station has also witnessed tragedy with nine lifeboat crew losing their lives saving others at sea. “The greatest act of courage that I have ever […]Continue reading
Newquay Lifeboat was first established: opened 1860 – closed 1934 – open during wartime 1940-1945 – re-opened 1965. Newquay Lifeboat 2010 The Thanks of the Institution inscribed on Vellum was accorded to Helmsman Mark Morris and crew member Aaron Trebilcock for the rescue of two men, who had been jogging, by the tide on 27 […]Continue reading
Padstow Lifeboat Station Padstow Lifeboat Station was established prior to 1825. The RNLI took full control of the boat and station in 1856. The current lifeboat station is located at Mother Ivey’s Bay, Trevose Head having been resited from Hawkers Cove in October 1967 due to river silting. The lifeboat can now launch into […]Continue reading
Looe Lifeboat Looe Lifeboat Station First established: opened 1866 – closed 1930 – re-opened 1992 All-Weather LB: N/A Inshore LB (1): RNLB Alan & Margaret – Atlantic 75 Class Inshore Lifeboat (B-793) Inshore LB (2): RNLB Regina Mary – D-Class Inshore Lifeboat (D-574) Launches in 2008: 34 People Rescued in 2008: 28 Total Hours […]Continue reading
Fowey Lifeboat First established: 1859 All-Weather LB: RNLB Maurice and Joyce Hardy – Trent Class All-Weather Lifeboat (14-18) Inshore LB (1): RNLB Olive Two – D-Class Inshore Lifeboat (D-681) Launches in 2008: 47 People Rescued in 2008: 62 Total Hours at Sea in 2008: 55hrs 43mins Medals since 1824: “12 (1 Gold, 10 Silver, […]Continue reading
Falmouth Lifeboat Falmouth Lifeboat First established: 1867 All-Weather LB: RNLB Richard Cox Scott – Severn Class All-Weather Lifeboat (17-29) Inshore LB (1): RNLB Eve Pank – Atlantic 75 Class Inshore Lifeboat (B-756) Launches in 2008: 104 People Rescued in 2008: 113 Total Hours at Sea in 2008: 150hrs 59mins Medals since 1824: “11 (2 […]Continue reading