12-33 Fisherman's Friend

Relief lifeboat

Mersey class lifeboat 12-33 Fisherman's Friend was the relief lifeboat at Skegness during 2004 while Lincolnshire Poacher underwent a refit.

Lincolnshire Poacher's return on 8 May 2004 provide a rare opportunity to see two Mersey class lifeboats on the beach at the same time, as Fisherman's Friend sat on the carriage ready to launch once Lincolnshire Poacher was recovered onto the beach.

Two Mersey class lifeboats on Skegness beach.
Two Mersey class lifeboats on Skegness beach, May 2004: Skegness lifeboat 12-008 Lincolnshire Poacher (left) and relief lifeboat 12-33 Fisherman's Friend (right). (Photo: Ben Hardaker)


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  • 23

    Feb

    Early hours race to evacuate injured fisherman for Skegness RNLI volunteers.

    A six strong team of volunteers crew from the towns RNLI lifeboat were asked to assist a fisherman with a broken leg on a vessel in the lower Wash area, off the Norfolk coast. The UK Coastguard requested the launch of the ...

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