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Bobby Robson - August 1978 England Manager - shaking hands with Brian Clough Featured 1978 Image

Bobby Robson - August 1978 England Manager - shaking hands with Brian Clough

Bobby Robson - August 1978
England Manager - shaking hands with Brian Clough

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Mr. Jack Watson, a permanent RNLI mechanic, with the Tynesider lifeboat Featured 1978 Image

Mr. Jack Watson, a permanent RNLI mechanic, with the Tynesider lifeboat

Mr. Jack Watson, a permanent RNLI mechanic, with the Tynesider lifeboat. The Tynesider, launched 1947, is the oldest Lifeboat in regular service at an RNLI station, but is bowing out soon, after 30 years of service. She will be replaced in the spring, by the Princess Alexandra of Kent which is five feet longer than the Tyneside and has more modern radar equipment.
information on the boat.
TYNESIDER 1947 ? 1979 : 46O09 Watson Type.
46O09 long by 12O09 wide, weight 21 tons 15 cwt, 2 ? 40 bhp Ferry VE4 engines.
Built by J.S.White as builderOs No. W 5395. DoT number 181718.
RNLI Official Number 852.
Cost £16,367, paid for by the Tyneside Blitzed Lifeboat Fund .
1965 : Re-engined with 2 ? 65 bhp Parsons Barracuda engines. Cabin added over cockpit area.
Launched 153 times, saving 140 lives.
1979 ? 1983 : Transferred to the Reserve Fleet, launched 8 times without saving life.
Currently at Iron Wharf Boatyard, Faversham, Kent
Picture taken 8th February 1978

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Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection Roy Hattersley was a happy man Featured 1978 Image

Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection Roy Hattersley was a happy man

Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection Roy Hattersley was a happy man today - the official inflation figure showed under 10% for the first time in many years. He went to Ilford, Essex, to help local Labour candidate Tessa Jowell with her election campaign. They are pictured in the Barkingside Co-op supermarket. 17th February 1978

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