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Background imageEmergency Collection: Blyths new lifeboat Shoreline. Northumberland, North East England

Blyths new lifeboat Shoreline. Northumberland, North East England. Boat number 37-36 Sir Alec Rose, lone round-the-world yachtsman and founder member of the Shoreline membership scheme

Background imageEmergency Collection: Manchester City Fire Brigade. A Fire Engine leaves the Manchester City Fire Brigade

Manchester City Fire Brigade. A Fire Engine leaves the Manchester City Fire Brigade station, Manchester, England. The actual address of this particular Manchester station is not known

Background imageEmergency Collection: Blyth, Northumberland Lifeboat crew (left to right) Charlie Hatcher (coxswain)

Blyth, Northumberland Lifeboat crew (left to right) Charlie Hatcher (coxswain), Tommy Moss (2nd coxswain), John Scott (motor mechanic)

Background imageEmergency Collection: Early lifeboat at Cresswell, Northumberland. There were three lifeboats at

Early lifeboat at Cresswell, Northumberland. There were three lifeboats at Cresswell, Northumberland, and it is not clear which boat is pictured here

Background imageEmergency Collection: The Tynemouth lifeboat Tynesider is lifted into position from where it will

The Tynemouth lifeboat Tynesider is lifted into position from where it will make its journey from The Tyne at Newcastle Quayside to the Town Moor, Newcastle

Background imageEmergency Collection: The Tynemouth Lifeboat Dinghy. Trevor Fryer

The Tynemouth Lifeboat Dinghy. Trevor Fryer, Paul Henderson and David Thompson put an inshore boat through its paces. Picture taken 23rd July 1984

Background imageEmergency Collection: The Teesmouth lifeboat returning to harbour yesterday with the coxswain safe after he was

The Teesmouth lifeboat returning to harbour yesterday with the coxswain safe after he was washed overboard. Picture taken 17th November 1968

Background imageEmergency Collection: The Holly Island lifeboat Milburn being launched from Holy Island

The Holly Island lifeboat Milburn being launched from Holy Island, Northumberland, on its way to Berwick. She is 45 feet long by 12.5 feet, and has an 80 h.p. engine. Picture taken 13th June 1930

Background imageEmergency Collection: The James Knott lifeboat sails from Cullercoats on her final voyage

The James Knott lifeboat sails from Cullercoats on her final voyage. Four maroons were fired as she started her three-day trip to an Essex yard for repairs

Background imageEmergency Collection: Geoff Nugent (pictured but not id d. Possibly the man on the right as he looks like

Geoff Nugent (pictured but not id d. Possibly the man on the right as he looks like the team leader) and his crew aboard the Guide Friendship (serial number B - 514) inshore lifeboat

Background imageEmergency Collection: The South Shields lifeboat Bedford. Bedford

The South Shields lifeboat Bedford. Bedford, had been in operation since 1886, (86 years old in 1968) but is being pictured here being hoisted onto a lorry and taken 340 miles away to rest in Exeter

Background imageEmergency Collection: The Tynemouth lifeboat Henry Frederick Swan. The Henry Frederick

The Tynemouth lifeboat Henry Frederick Swan. The Henry Frederick Swan lifeboat was built in 1918. and was 41.80 feet (12.75 m) long

Background imageEmergency Collection: The first lifeboat, The Original built by Henry Greathead of South Shields in

The first lifeboat, The Original built by Henry Greathead of South Shields in 1789. The history of the first ever LifeBoat from https

Background imageEmergency Collection: The Cullercoats lifeboat Sir James Knott arrives at North Shields with a

The Cullercoats lifeboat Sir James Knott arrives at North Shields with a damaged bow. SIR JAMES KNOTT was built as an Oakley twin screw motor lifeboat by Groves

Background imageEmergency Collection: The new lifeboat City of Leeds arrives at Redcar, North Yorkshire

The new lifeboat City of Leeds arrives at Redcar, North Yorkshire. The official launch ceremony for the Royal National Lifeboat " City of Leeds" at Redcar was in August 1951

Background imageEmergency Collection: The rescuers of the Teesmouth lifeboat (left to right) Peter Race, Bob Easton

The rescuers of the Teesmouth lifeboat (left to right) Peter Race, Bob Easton, Roy Copeman, Chris Jones, Tony Jameson and John Race. Picture taken 26th January 1986

Background imageEmergency Collection: The old South Shields lifeboat Tyne built in 1833

The old South Shields lifeboat Tyne built in 1833. The Tyne Lifeboat, the worlds second oldest lifeboat in existence and one of the North Easts most important examples of maritime heritage

Background imageEmergency Collection: The launching ceremony of the newly named lifeboat Mary Joicey

The launching ceremony of the newly named lifeboat Mary Joicey. More than 3, 000 saw Newbiggins new £ 45, 000 lifeboat officially named the Mary Joicey on Saturday

Background imageEmergency Collection: Firemans Pole Drop at Cambridge Fire Station, 25th October 1964

Firemans Pole Drop at Cambridge Fire Station, 25th October 1964

Background imageEmergency Collection: Cardiff, Wales, during The Blitz in World War Two. The Cardiff Blitz refers

Cardiff, Wales, during The Blitz in World War Two. The Cardiff Blitz refers to the bombing of Cardiff, Wales during World War II

Background imageEmergency Collection: Cullercoats lifeboat safely tied up near the trawlers at the fish quay North Shields

Cullercoats lifeboat safely tied up near the trawlers at the fish quay North Shields. They are the Vanwyke Whitby (Boat number WY-30) and the Isaac and Mary Bolton

Background imageEmergency Collection: Berwick lifeboat, which covers the area of Berwick on Tweed, Northumberland

Berwick lifeboat, which covers the area of Berwick on Tweed, Northumberland, and East Lothian. Pictures taken 24th March 1993

Background imageEmergency Collection: The Cullercoats Zociac lifeboat and crew (left to right) Dave Ankers, Angus Fergusson

The Cullercoats Zociac lifeboat and crew (left to right) Dave Ankers, Angus Fergusson, Ean Nash, Les Sneddon, Robert Oliver and Daniel Smiles

Background imageEmergency Collection: The Sunday Sun Lifeboat D. 228 stationed at Craster, Northumberland

The Sunday Sun Lifeboat D. 228 stationed at Craster, Northumberland
The Sunday Sun Lifeboat D.228 stationed at Craster, Northumberland. Pictured here is Lifeboat Secretary Bill Robson. Picture 28th May 1975

Background imageEmergency Collection: Collection boxes for the RNLI are painted at the Borehamwood depot

Collection boxes for the RNLI are painted at the Borehamwood depot. Picture taken circa 1st April 1958

Background imageEmergency Collection: A swimmer is hauled to safety near Morpeth, Tyne and Wear

A swimmer is hauled to safety near Morpeth, Tyne and Wear. Picture taken 3rd August 1981

Background imageEmergency Collection: Newcastle lifeboat at the dock. On the right is the George

Newcastle lifeboat at the dock. On the right is the George and Olive Turner lifeboat, which was launched on 30th June 1980. Boat number 52-13 Picture taken 9th July 1984

Background imageEmergency Collection: A new self righting lifeboat is put through trials at Tynemouth Lifeboat station

A new self righting lifeboat is put through trials at Tynemouth Lifeboat station. Tyne and Wear. Picture taken 12th June 1958

Background imageEmergency Collection: An RNLI inshore lifeboat. Newcastle, Tyne and Wear. Boat number 0-280

An RNLI inshore lifeboat. Newcastle, Tyne and Wear. Boat number 0-280 Picture taken 9th July 1984

Background imageEmergency Collection: An inshore lifeboat. Newcastle, Tyne and Wear

An inshore lifeboat. Newcastle, Tyne and Wear. Picture taken 25th May 1998

Background imageEmergency Collection: The naming ceremony of the lifeboat Tynesider at North Shields fish quay

The naming ceremony of the lifeboat Tynesider at North Shields fish quay. Picture taken 8th December 1949

Background imageEmergency Collection: Cullercoats inshore boat. Dinghy. Boat numbering is D-229

Cullercoats inshore boat. Dinghy. Boat numbering is D-229. Picture taken 9th June 1981

Background imageEmergency Collection: The new Wick, Scotland, life-boat Princess Marina which is a 48 foot 6-inch Oakley Mk. II

The new Wick, Scotland, life-boat Princess Marina which is a 48 foot 6-inch Oakley Mk. II
The new Wick, Scotland, life-boat Princess Marina which is a 48 foot 6-inch Oakley Mk.II. boat number 48-13 On 30th September 1970 H.R.H

Background imageEmergency Collection: The Tynemouth lifeboat. George and Olive Turner

The Tynemouth lifeboat. George and Olive Turner Number 52-13 pictured on The Tyne, Tyne and Wear. Picture taken circa 30th June 1980

Background imageEmergency Collection: The Teesmouth lifeboat ties up at Middlesbrough dock after a Polish trawler rejected its

The Teesmouth lifeboat ties up at Middlesbrough dock after a Polish trawler rejected its offer of assistance. Picture taken 30th November 1969

Background imageEmergency Collection: 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

Background imageEmergency Collection: Cullercoats lifeboat Westmorland launched for a practice run

Cullercoats lifeboat Westmorland launched for a practice run and to assist in the search for the missing Sunderland yawl (type of sailing boat)

Background imageEmergency Collection: The Tynemouth lifeboat George and Olive Turner on the Tyne River, Tyne and Wear

The Tynemouth lifeboat George and Olive Turner on the Tyne River, Tyne and Wear. The boat was launched 30th June 1980. Picture taken 9th July 1984

Background imageEmergency Collection: The Tynemouth lifeboat George and Olive Turner gives a demonstration

The Tynemouth lifeboat George and Olive Turner gives a demonstration. The boat was launched 30th June 1980. Picture taken 25th May 1987

Background imageEmergency Collection: The George Elmy lifeboat launches on a trial run. 1st June 1950 The boat

The George Elmy lifeboat launches on a trial run. 1st June 1950 The boat sank as it returned home to Seaham, on Saturday 17th November 1962

Background imageEmergency Collection: The crew of the Teesmouth lifeboat assemble on deck during a practice trip

The crew of the Teesmouth lifeboat assemble on deck during a practice trip. **The picture has some paint on it** Picture taken 22nd March 1959

Background imageEmergency Collection: The lifeboat Elizabeth Wills Allen launches on her final voyage at Seaham

The lifeboat Elizabeth Wills Allen launches on her final voyage at Seaham. She will go in reserve at Yarmouth and be replaced by the George Elmy which is arriving at her new station from The Isle of

Background imageEmergency Collection: Launch of The Tynesider lifeboat at Tynemouth. Information on the boat

Launch of The Tynesider lifeboat at Tynemouth. Information on the boat. TYNESIDER 1947 Ð 1979 : 46O09 Watson Type. 46O09 long by 12O09 wide, weight 21 tons 15 cwt, 2 Ð 40 bhp Ferry VE4 engines

Background imageEmergency Collection: A fisherman is towed to safety by the Tynemouth lifeboat

A fisherman is towed to safety by the Tynemouth lifeboat. Name of Lifeboat not confirmed. Picture taken 21st January 1960

Background imageEmergency Collection: The Sunderland lifeboat Sarah Jane Myers launches

The Sunderland lifeboat Sarah Jane Myers launches. The ship is often called " William Myers and Sarah Jane Myers" The £ 45

Background imageEmergency Collection: The RNLI lifeboat Mary Joicy is put to sea for the last time at Newbiggin

The RNLI lifeboat Mary Joicy is put to sea for the last time at Newbiggin. The ninth Lifeboat and last offshore Lifeboat for Newbiggin was funded from a legacy of the late Mrs

Background imageEmergency Collection: The RNLI lifeboat, The Mary Joicey, arrives back at harbour with a Blyth fishing boat in

The RNLI lifeboat, The Mary Joicey, arrives back at harbour with a Blyth fishing boat in tow. The ninth Lifeboat and last offshore Lifeboat for Newbiggin was funded from a legacy of the late Mrs

Background imageEmergency Collection: The Newbiggin lifeboat Richard Ashley tows the 40 ton hopper

The Newbiggin lifeboat Richard Ashley tows the 40 ton hopper Crescent Brand into Blyth harbour after an engine failure. The crew of the lifeboat are seen tying up, with the hopper in the background



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