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RNLI magic lantern slides

In Britain, the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) is a national treasure (and not in the ‘anyone famous who’s managed to stay on the telly longer than most’ sense). 321 more words

History

lifeboats of Longhope

Lifeboat saviours, skilled
heroes indeed
needed
to save us
all, all
from our foolish
ways and wayward choices
blundering
onto skerries. Light and rescue, life… 27 more words

Poems

The Car Aboard Titanic

Titanic’s cargo consisted of a wide variety of items being exported to America—everything from “dragon’s blood” used in cosmetics, cases of ostrich feathers for women’s hats, and even a rare copy of the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. 296 more words

Titanic

SOLAS where to look

  A quick handy guide to the SOLAS Chapters

 

As a quick pause in the certificates handy guides here is a quick handy guide to the SOLAS chapters. 409 more words

Certification

The Artist Aboard Titanic

One of Titanic’s many famous passengers was Francis Davis Millet. During the Civil War, Millet had served as a drummer boy and later as a surgical assistant. 406 more words

Titanic

H2Only Day 9: A peek inside my drinks cupboard

I’m taking the H2Only Challenge with three friends to raise money for the RNLI. This means we will drink only water for 10 days from 5pm on Tuesday, September 13th, until 5pm on Friday, September 23rd. 908 more words

Challenge

H2Only Day 8: Bleeurgh

I’m taking the H2Only Challenge with three friends to raise money for the RNLI. This means we will drink only water for 10 days from 5pm on Tuesday, September 13th, until 5pm on Friday, September 23rd. 408 more words

Challenge