RNLI New Brighton’s lifeboat escorts Cunard’s flagship during 175th birthday

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RNLI Lifeboats at 3 Queens from New Brighton, Hoylake & Lytham

26/05/2015

Credit: RNLI/Bob Warwick

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RNLI Lifeboats from New Brighton – Hoylake and Lytham at 3 Queens event

26/05/2015

Credit: RNLI/Bob Warwick

RNLI Lifeboats from New Brighton – Hoylake and Lytham at 3 Queens event

Date: 25/05/2015
Author: Bob Warwick

Bank Holiday Monday, 25th May, saw RNLI New Brighton’s inshore lifeboat B-837 Charles Dibdin escort Cunard’s flagship Queens Mary 2 as the three magnificent liners sailed down the River Mersey in celebration of Cunard’s 175th birthday.

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Mystic Seaport to Hold Safety on Sea and Shore Weekend May 30-31

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First Responders Receive Free Admission and Family Discount

Mystic, Conn. (May 21, 2015) — Mystic Seaport’s Safety on Sea and Shore Weekend honors the work of present-day emergency personnel, while also celebrating the people, methods, and vehicles involved in maritime rescues during the 19th and early 20th centuries.

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Bravery Award from RSPCA to New Brighton lifeboat crew

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Primary photo of RNLI team
Back L to R – Tim Weare, Matt Gill
Front L to R – Head Launcher and tractor driver Ian Warburton, DLA Graham Lowe, Senior Helmsman Dave Lowe, Helmsman Paul Mountford

Several weeks later New Brighton lifeboat crew rescued a Golden Retriever Martha with a happy ending see News Release – this also involved 3 of the crew from the above rescue:
Date: 18/05/2015
Author: Bob Warwick

A team from New Brighton lifeboat station received the prestigious RSPCA Bronze Gallantry medal awarded by the animal charity for putting their lives on the line during the rescue of a dog in dangerous seas in the River Mersey in February.

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