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H.M.S. Witherington

Date: 1945

Volume: War Years

Issue: 1945

APRIL 29TH. - CULLERCOATS, NORTHUMBERLAND, AND SUNDERLAND, DURHAM. At 11.30 at night a message was received at Cullercoats from the Blyth coastguard that a destroyer was in need of help at the entrance to the Tyne. A strong westnorth- west...

H.M.S. Witherington (1)

Date: 1945

Volume: War Years

Issue: 1945

APRIL 29TH. - CULLERCOATS, NORTHUMBERLAND, AND SUNDERLAND, DURHAM. At 11.3 at night a message was received at Cullercoats from the Blyth coastguard that a destroyer was in need of help at the entrance to the Tyne. A strong westnorth- west...

April

Date: 1945

Volume: War Years

Issue: 1945

Launches 41 Lives rescued 56

APRIL 3RD. - SHERINGHAM, NORFOLK.

A message was received from the son of the life-boat coxswain, Dumble, that his father and his father’s partner were out in their crab-boat...

Category: Services

North Ferriby Ladies' Guild

Date: Winter 1982

Volume: 48

Issue: 479

When North Ferriby ladies' guild opened its thrift shop in 1977 £800 was raised, but by 1981 profits had soared to over £6,000. Among other guild activities was a Christmas evening held at the home of Mr and Mrs J. Hetherington... - View image in PDF

Category: Photographs

Mr. Smith's Club, Brazil Street, Manchester, Held a Life-Boat Evening Recently and These Girls(Above), Helped to Make the Occasion a Memorable One. Proceeds Were Given to the R.N.L.I. on the Ri

Date: October 1971

Volume: 42

Issue: 437

Mr. Smith's Club, Brazil Street, Manchester, held a life-boat evening recently and these girls(above), helped to make the occasion a memorable one. Proceeds were given to the R.N.L.I. On the right is Mrs. Ruth Manrot who was selected as... - View image in PDF

Category: Photographs

Coxswain William Fleming, G.C.

Date: December 1954

Volume: 33

Issue: 370

WILLIAM FLEMING, former coxswain of the Gorleston life-boat, died on the 30th of September, 1954, at the age of 89.

He was born in 1865 and first served as a member of the Gorleston crew before he was twenty. He became...

Category: Obituaries

Awards to Honorary Workers

Date: Summer 1950

Volume: 33

Issue: 355

Honorary Life-Governors The following have been appointed Honor- ary Life-Governors of the Institution and are presented with a copy of the vote inscribed on Vellum and signed by H.R.H. the Duchess of Kent, President of the Institution: MRS....

Category: Awards

September Three: Naming Ceremonies at Aberdeen Weymouth and Ramsgate

Date: Autumn 1976

Volume: 44

Issue: 458

Aberdeen, Wednesday, September 8: Lowering skies, spatters of rain and a chill wind greeted guests invited to Aberdeen's Regent Quay for the naming ceremony of the station's new 54' Arun class lifeboat, BP Forties; but the...

Category: Inaugurations

Rnli News

Date: Winter 1985

Volume: 49

Issue: 491

Storm Force Storm Force, the new RNLI membership scheme for everybody under 16, was launched at the London Boat Show on January 2 by Erkan Mustafa who plays Roland Browning and Simone Nylander who plays Janet St Clair of BBC Television's...

Category: Articles

Naming Ceremonies

Date: October 1970

Volume: 41

Issue: 433

As briefly reported in the July issue of THE LIFE-BOAT (page 154) a number of life-boat naming ceremonies have taken place.

Barry Dock, Glamorganshire: the 44-foot steel life-boat Arthur & Blanche Harris was named by...

Category: Inaugurations