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Date: October 1931

Volume: 28

Issue: 307

THE LIFE-BOAT FLEET Motor Life-boats, 106 :: Pulling & Sailing Life-boats, 78 LIVES RESCUED from the foundation of the Institution in 1824 to September 30th, 1931 62,687 Farewell! By Sir George Shee, Secretary of the...

Category: Articles


Date: Spring 2002

Volume: 58

Issue: 560

The first of May 2002 was a very special day for the RNLI, Falmouth lifeboat station and the county of Cornwall. Her Majesty The Queen, accompanied by the Duke of Edinburgh, started her Golden Jubilee tour of Great Britain in Cornwall and...

Category: Articles

The Scout: Hm the Queen Names the New Hartlepool 44' Waveney Lifeboat

Date: Summer 1977

Volume: 45

Issue: 461

WHFN HER MAJESTY QUEEN ELIZABETH named Hartlepool's new 44' Waveney lifeboat on Thursday, July 14, it was an historic moment for both the RNLI and the Scout Association; for the RNLI it was the first time a reigning monarch had ever...

Category: Inaugurations

Dinner to the Ramsgate Life-Boatmen

Date: February 1886

Volume: 13

Issue: 139

THE late Admiral Sir George Back, F.B.S., who had been accustomed during the latter part of his life to spend a portion of each year at Ramsgate, had at different times given a dinner to the crew of the Life-boat, to show his appreciation of...

Category: Articles

Obituary of the Years of the War, 1939 to 1945

Date: March 1948

Volume: 32

Issue: 345

DURING the war over 200 honorary workers and friends of the Institution died. Among them were three members of the Royal Family, H.R.H. The Duke of Kent, President of the Institution, killed in an aeroplane accident on active service, H.R.H....

Category: Obituaries

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

Date: June 1937

Volume: 30

Issue: 330

THE LIFE-BO AT FLEET Motor Life-boats, 134 :: Pulling & Sailing Life-boats, 33 LIVES RESCUED from the foundation of the Institution in 1824 to May 31st, 1937 65,196 H.R.H. The Duke of Kent, K.G.

Presidential ...

Category: Meetings

The Annual Meeting

Date: Spring 1953

Volume: 33

Issue: 365

THE annual meeting was held at the Central Hall, Westminster, on the 20th of March, 1953, with Sir Godfrey Baring, Bt., K.B.E., chairman of the Committee of Management, in the chair.

H.R.H. the Duchess of Kent, Presi- dent...

Category: Meetings

The Corporation of Trinity House

Date: November 1921

Volume: 24

Issue: 274

IN the Journal of THE ROYAL NATIONAL LIFE-BOAT INSTITUTION it is fitting that there should appear a brief account of the history and functions of the Cor- poration of Trinity House, the General Lighthouse and Pilotage Authority for the...

Category: Articles

The Appeal of the Press

Date: May 1921

Volume: 24

Issue: 273

THE urgent appeal which the Prince of Wales made in his Presidential Address for increased financial support of the Life-boat Service was taken up at once in the Press, and a number of papers supported and reiterated the appeal in their...

Category: Articles

H.R.H. The Prince of Wales, K.G., at Brixham. Inaugural Ceremony of the "George Shee."

Date: September 1932

Volume: 28

Issue: 311

ON 27th July, H.R.H. the Prince of Wales, E.G., President of the Institu- tion, attended the Inaugural Ceremony of the Motor Life-boat at Torbay, and named the boat George Shee, after the late Secretary of the Institution.

Category: Inaugurations