Three heroes of the Goodwin Sands in oilskins
Three heroes of the Goodwin Sands in oilskins, sou'westers and woollen scarves.
(Left to right) James Laming (Coxswain Kingsdown), R. Roberts (Coxswain North Deal), John Mackins (Coxswain Walmer) - 1890's.
Original photo entitled 'Boom of the distant gun' (and known locally and affectionately as Deaf, Dumb and Blind).
© W H Franklin
This is an image of a member of the Scarborough RNLI team who is looking out from the boathouse to the sea where the rest of his crew were training.
Due to the harsh conditions on the day most of the team were out training, to make the most of the conditions in which they often have to work to save the lives of hundreds of lives each year!
© Alex Wilkinson
Port Isaac D-class inshore lifeboat Copeland Bell
Port Isaac D-class inshore lifeboat Copeland Bell D-707. Silver gallantry medal awardee Damien Bolton on board with Bronze medal awardees Nicola-Jane Bradbury and Matthew Main crewing. The medals were awarded for a service to two fisherman washed off the rocks and into the sea in huge swells.
© Nathan Williams