South West RNLI crews issue Mayday after figures show a busy 2020

1 : Exercise 21 4 21 On Your Mark Photography_012 – Both Exmouth RNLI lifeboats on exercise Credit : On Your Mark Photography

The RNLI in the South West has today released its annual rescue figures which show that despite much of the year spent under lockdown restrictions, the regions volunteer lifeboat crews were as busy as ever and launched on average four times a day.

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Accolades in abundance after death of former long serving Exmouth RNLI Coxswain Mechanic

1 : Tim Mock 2 : In Memoriam. Credit : John Thorogood / RNLI

2 : Exmouth RNLI 1983 : Exmouth RNLI in 1983, (left to right): Back: Reg Mogridge, Geoff Mears (Coxswain), Tim Mock (Assistant Mechanic), Bert Thomas. Front: Tom Chandler, Keith Graham (Second Coxswain), Bernard Bradford (Mechanic).

3 : Tim and Henry : Tim and his son Henry, himself an RNLI volunteer. Credit RNLI

Pic by Neil Palmer. 20/04/05. Coxswain Tim Mock of Exmouth RNLI, who will have completed 25 years’ service on Sunday. Tel – Media Manager Tamsin Thomas 07786 668847.

4 : Tim Mock 5 : Tim Mock in front of Exmouth RNLI Trent Class 14-12 Forward Birmingham Credit : Neil Palmer

5 : Tim Mock Minutes Silence 11 4 21 : Exmouth RNLI Crew hold a minutes silence in memory of Tim on Sunday 11 April 2021. Credit : Neil Hurlock / RNLI

6 : Tim RNLI Certificate of Service : Tim Mock receives his RNLI Certificate of Service

Exmouth RNLI crew and volunteers were saddened this week to learn of the death of former Lifeboat Coxswain Mechanic, Tim Mock on 10th April 2021, after a short illness.

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