D-573 Leicester Fox II
D-573 Leicester Fox II was Skegness lifeboat station's inshore lifeboat from early 2002 until her retirement to the training fleet in late 2008.
She was the second of two D class inshore lifeboats provided to the station as a result of the fundraising efforts of the Leicester Branch of the RNLI.
D-573 Leicester Fox II at her naming ceremony, September 2002. View gallery.
(Photo: RNLI Skegness/Ben Hardaker)
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 ...