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Lifeboat heroes : outstanding RNLI rescues from three centuries

Author: Edward Wake-Walker
Publisher: Sparkford : Haynes, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"[This book] tells the story of 16 of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution's most dramatic rescues ... It examines triumphs and disasters from all corners of the British and Irish coastlines, stretching from Cornwall to Shetland and from the Humber to Cork, and gives an insight into what inspired such famous lifeboat coxswains as Fish of Ramsgate, Blogg of Cromer, Evans of Moelfire and Clark of Merwick.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Wake-Walker
ISBN: 9780857331342 0857331345
OCLC Number: 751718571
Notes: Originally published: 2009.
Description: 1 volume : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Douglas, Isle of Man, 10 December 1827 --
2. Skerries, County Dublin, 17 November 1858 --
3. Appledore, 28 December 1868 --
4. Newcastle, County Down, February 1874, and Ilfracombe, Devon, December 1874 --
5. Ramsgate, 6 January 1881 --
6. The Mexico disaster, 9 December 1886 --
7. Fraserburgh, 30 June and 7 September 1909 --
8. Ballycotton, 11 February 1936 --
9. Cromer, 6 August 1941 --
10. Humber, 6 January 1941 --
11. Moelfre and Holyhead, Anglesey, 2 December 1966 --
12. Humber, 14 February 1979 --
13. Penlee, 19 December 1981 --
14. Hayling Island, 25 October 1992 --
15. Lerwick, 19 November 1997 --
16. Torbay, 13 January 2008.
Responsibility: Edward Wake-Walker.

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The RNLI is at the forefront of saving lives around Britain's coasts. Putting to sea in all weathers, its crews are on duty 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. This book describes 16 dramatic rescues  Read more...

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