D-573 Leicester Fox II

Station lifeboat

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.

D-573 Leicester Fox II launching into surf, July 2002.
D-573 Leicester Fox II launching into surf, July 2002.
(Photo: RNLI Skegness/Ben Hardaker)

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 surrounded by the inshore lifeboat crew, July 2002.
D-573 Leicester Fox II surrounded by the inshore lifeboat crew, July 2002.
(Photo: RNLI Skegness/Ben Hardaker)

D-573 Leicester Fox II at her naming ceremony, September 2002.
D-573 Leicester Fox II at her naming ceremony, September 2002. View gallery.
(Photo: RNLI Skegness/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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Total Launches 2018

4

ILB Launches 2018

Inshore Lifeboat Launches

1

ALB Launches 2018

All-weather Lifeboat Launches

3

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