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Coronation Supplement. The Royal Family and the Life-Boat Service

Date: Winter 1953

Volume: 33

Issue: 364

WHEN the Life-boat Service was founded, at a meeting in the City of London, in 1824, King George IV became its Patron, and five of the royal dukes its vice-patrons—York, Clarence, Sussex, Cambridge and Gloucester.

So the...

Category: Articles

The Royal Family and the Life-Boat Service

Date: Winter 1953

Volume: 33

Issue: 364

A design by Miss Margaret L Hodgson for the Institution's Coronation Number (See page 523). - View image in PDF

Category: Photographs

The Rnli's Jubilee Tribute to Hm the Queen Reflects the Great Support Given to the Lifeboat Service By Various Members of the Royal Family During Her Majesty's Reign

Date: Summer 1977

Volume: 45

Issue: 461

The RNLI's Jubilee tribute to HM The Queen reflects the great support given to the lifeboat service by various members of the Royal Family during Her Majesty's reign.... On a recent visit to the Isle of Scilly, HRH The Prince of... - View image in PDF

Category: Photographs

Mrs. Bella Mattison,

Date: April 1971

Volume: 42

Issue: 435

Mrs. Bella Mattison, the famous Cullercoats fishwife, who raised more than £8,000 for the R.N.L.I.j died in early January at the age of 92.She started collecting for the life-boat service in 1922. Mrs. Mattison, who left 10...

Category: Obituaries

The Royal Visitors

Date: September 1964

Volume: 38

Issue: 409

When the new 44-foot steel life-boat obtained from the United States Coast Guard was in the course of her summer trials off the south coast in July she was inspected by members of the Royal Family. The Duke of Edinburgh, who is a member of...

Category: Articles

H. R. H. the Duke of Kent, K.G.

Date: September 1942

Volume: War Years

Issue: War Bulletin 9

The death of the Duke of Kent in an air accident on August 2jth. is a very great loss to the life-boat service. Of all the members of the Royal Family who have been associated with it since its foundation none has taken a more generous and...

Category: Articles

H.R.H. The Duke of Kent, K.G.: President

Date: March 1937

Volume: 30

Issue: 329

H.R.H. The Duke of Kent, K.G., has been pleased to assume the office of President of the Institution. He is the fifth member of the Royal Family to become President. King Edward VII.

King George V, King Edward VIIIJ and...

Category: Committee

Notes of the Quarter

Date: September 1958

Volume: 35

Issue: 385

THE 37-feet life-boat, which is described in detail on page 91, adds one more development to an impressive list of major improvements in the design and construction of life-boats and life-saving equipment in the past six or seven...

Category: Articles

The Duke of Connaught's Appeal to the Army

Date: November 1920

Volume: 24

Issue: 271

Ix common with Their Majesties the King and Queen, and other members of the Royal Family, H.R.H. the Duke of Connaught has always been a warm sympathiser with the work of the Institution, and, in the midst of many national duties, he has...

Category: Articles

Naming Ceremonies: Macduff and Swanage

Date: Spring 1976

Volume: 44

Issue: 456

DESPITE COLD NORTH-EAST WINDS Straight off the sea, hundreds of people gathered at the Fishmarket, Macduff, on Saturday April 3, for the naming of the station's 48' 6" Solent lifeboat Douglas Currie.

She was...

Category: Inaugurations