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Letter from August 27, 1942

 Lester’s days are filled with activities, learning his new job, and orientation on the ship. The discussion about his assignment is crucial to his future activities. 810 more words


How It All Started...

There’s no two ways about it, I’ve been a lifelong enthusiast and supporter of the RNLI since joining Storm Force at the age of 8. At that age, I simply loved Lifeboats and the notion of the… 778 more words


Australia gives asylum-seekers lifeboats...

Asylum-seekers held on an Australian customs vessel at sea for weeks were given lifeboats and told to make their own way back to India, a lawyer for the group said Monday. 531 more words


Incident at Rocks Walk, Torquay, Devon.

This afternoon there was an incident at Rocks Walk, Torquay, Devon. A local lady out walking with her children heard a voice calling from below the pathway. 105 more words


Friends and Lifeboat Day

I have had a busy week meeting and greeting. Here are some of my friends I have met up with this week:

Murphy… 96 more words


A sampler of survivor stories

Out of 2,223 passengers and crew aboard the Titanic, only 706 survived. Here are three survivor stories.

Lucy Dyer-Edwards of London had married the nineteenth Earl of Rothes in 1900 and became the… 430 more words