D-720 Norma and Bill Burleigh
The D class relief inshore lifeboat D-720 Norma and Bill Burleigh arrived at Skegness on Wednesday 30 July 2014 to cover for station lifeboat D-739 Peterborough Beer Festival IV, while she was returned to the RNLI's Inshore Lifeboat Centre in Cowes, IoW, for repairs to her keel sponson.
The lifeboat is expected to be on station for several weeks while repairs to Peterborough Beer Festival IV are carried out at the ILC.
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 ...