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British life-boat stations

Grahame Farr

British life-boat stations

a historical and geographical list

by Grahame Farr

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Published by The author in Portishead (98 Combe Ave., Portishead, Bristol BS20 9JX) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lifeboat service -- Great Britain -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGrahame Farr.
    SeriesAids to life-boat history -- no.2
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsVK1357
    The Physical Object
    Pagination24,iv p. :
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20204586M
    ISBN 100905033051
    OCLC/WorldCa16499492

    by Bertie Johnston. Concern. While driving through Moy District one evening in , I was deeply exercised in heart over the Spirtual condition of the town and surrounding area. In the well illustrated pages, Mr. Warner covers the courage and matchless seamanship, the progress from pulling and sailing boats to the diesel powered boats of today, the daily routine at the more than life-boat stations on the British Isles, and much more.

    The book contains extensive notes on the U.S. Life Saving Service, locations and manning of stations, activities and narratives of life saving crews, tabular summaries of maritime accidents, an index of vessel names, and various maps and pictures. lifeboat sinc ise t October , H. e joined the crew of No. 2 life-boat in , and served as second coxswai onf No. i life-boat for six years, from t7o Cromer No. I and No. life-boat 2 s have been launched ^n, service 47 times and have rescued 85 lives during the .

      Dramatic images of lifeboats battling British seas reveal the brave work of volunteers who risk their lives to save those lost at sea. More than images look behind the scenes of the Royal. MS PILSUDSKI, (14, tons) was the sister ship to the legendary MS BATORY The ship was designed and built in CRA Monfalcone Shipyard in Trieste, Italy. The Captain ordered everybody to the life boat stations and eventually we lowered all the boats. A British destroyer landed about survivors at one North-East port.


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