12-004 Royal Shipwright

Relief lifeboat

Mersey class lifeboat 12-004 Royal Shipwright was built in 1990 specifically to join the RNLIs fleet of relief boats.
She was on station for 8 weeks from mid January to March 2015 whilst 12-008 Lincolnshire Poacher was in Poole for a service and re-fit as part of her planned maintenance programme.
12-008 Lincolnshire Poacher undergoes re-fit at the All Weather lifeboat Centre in Poole during February 2016 (Photo: RNLI Skegness/Tony Kelly)


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    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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