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On Smashing Plates...89/100

One of the great things about living abroad for so long is the opportunity to blend cultures. Sometimes the mix is, well, excuse the pun, but sometimes the mix is SMASHING! 1,128 more words

Ex lifeboat-"Gertrude"

According to the ‘Lifeboat Enthusiasts Handbook’ ON847 “Gertrude” was a 46′ Watson class lifeboat, built in 1945.

She saw service at the following stations:

Holy Island: 46-68… 59 more words

Capturing Moments In Time

The Unstoppable Edwina Troutt

Her father, a cabinet maker, set wood aside to build her coffin soon after she was born. But the sickly baby defied her doctors and survived. 438 more words


Lifeboats Review

Lifeboats Review

Players: 3-6

Time: ~45+ minutes

Times Played: 9

Let’s get this out of the way early. No one in my group knows this game by the name… 1,606 more words


What is Abandon Ship?

Abandon Ship! is a formal command given in the face of danger, usually the imminent sinking of the ship.

The order can only be issued by the captain of the ship – the Master – or the person delegated to take command if the captain is unable to. 304 more words

Merchant Navy

UK (Wales): Criccieth lifeboat aids to grounded yacht on Harlech beach - Published 04 Apr 2017 1455z (GMT/UTC)

“At 10.30am, volunteer Crew Members from Criccieth’s RNLI Lifeboat Station were requested to launch following multiple reports of a yacht aground at the northern end of Harlech beach. 240 more words


UK: Five fishermen and two RNLI lifeboat crew were saved from the sea after a dramatic rescue off Shetland - Published 04 Mar 2017 1240z (GMT/UTC)

Five fishermen and two RNLI lifeboat crew were saved from the sea after a dramatic rescue when their trawler sank in bad weather.

The seven had to jump into the water just before the ship sank off Shetland as the sea was too rough to bring a lifeboat alongside. 351 more words