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Date: September 1958

Volume: 35

Issue: 385

Galway Bay. At 11.45 on the morn- ing of the 1st of May, 1958, the local doctor asked if the life-boat would take a patient in urgent need of hospital treatment to the mainland. After embarking the sick woman, the life- boat Mabel Marion...

Silver Line

Date: March 1955

Volume: 34

Issue: 371

Flamborough, Yorkshire.—-At three o'clock on the afternoon of the 20th of December, 1954, the coxswain reported that the local fishing coble Silver Line was still at sea in worsening weather.

At 3.10 the life-boat...


Date: December 1964

Volume: 38

Issue: 410

NETS WERE FAST Boulmer, Northumberland. At 10.50 a.m. on lyth August, 1964, the coxswain asked the honorary secretary if the local fishing coble Seaflower needed help and the honorary secretary kept watch on the boat in Alnmouth bay. She...

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Date: December 1964

Volume: 38

Issue: 410

GIRL HAD DROWNED Barra Island, Outer Hebrides. At 4.15 p.m. on I2th July, 1964, a local resident told the coxswain that a girl swimmer was in difficulties on the west side of Barra Island at Eoilgarry. There was a smooth sea with moderate...

A Fishing Boat

Date: March 1965

Volume: 38

Issue: 411

DISTRESS SIGNALS Dunmore East, Co. Waterford. At 8.15 p.m. on 5th December, 1964, a local barkeeper telephoned the honorary secretary to report that distress signals had been seen off Duncannon and that a fishing boat was overdue. The sea...

The Motor Fishing Coble Margaret and James

Date: Winter 1950

Volume: 33

Issue: 353

Filey, Yorkshire.—At 2.30 in the afternoon of the 30th of December, 1949, fishermen reported that the local motor fishing coble Margaret and James was overdue. She could not be seen from the shore and the weather was worsening. The life-boat...


Date: Summer 1950

Volume: 33

Issue: 355

Newhaven, Sussex. — About three o'clock on the afternoon of the 7th of August, 1950, information was received that a small motor boat seemed to need help, one mile off Cuckmere Haven, At 3.20 the life-boat Cecil and Lilian Philpott was...

A Fishing Punt

Date: Winter 1951

Volume: 33

Issue: 357

Ballycotton, Co. Cork.—At 11.35 on the morning of the llth of December, 1950, a local fishing punt was seen flying an oilskin coat from an oar two miles north-east of Ballycotton Har- bour. Ten minutes later the life-boat Mary...

Frigate Bird

Date: July 1952

Volume: 33

Issue: 361

Portpatrick, Wigtownshire—At 10.47 in the morning of the 18th of February,1952, the coastguard telephoned that the local fishing boat Frigate Bird had broken down one and a half miles to the southward and at 11.12 the lifeboat Jeanie Speirs...

F.E. 88

Date: March 1961

Volume: 36

Issue: 395

Dover, Kent. At 5.25 on the evening of the 13th of November, 1960, the coastguard informed the honorary sec- retary that a local fishing boat was mis- sing off Folkestone. When the life-boat Southern Africa put out at 6.3 it was low water....