• Launch: 3rd June 2006

    Saturday 3 June 2006. Author: Ben Hardaker

    First dinghy incident of the season SKEGNESS RNLI inshore lifeboat crew got their first inflatable incident of the season at 1.30pm on Saturday June 3rd as they were just returning to base fol... Read More
  • Launch: 15th May 2006

    Monday 15 May 2006. Author: Ben Hardaker

    False alarm – good intent   SKEGNESS RNLI inshore lifeboat the Leicester Fox II launched on Monday at 11.30am following a report of a parachute in the sea off Skegness. The person who raised the alarm thought that a kite surfer might be in da... Read More
  • RNLI Gold badges

    RNLI Gold badges

    Saturday 13 May 2006. Author: Ben Hardaker

    THREE members of the Skegness Ladies Lifeboat Guild are to receive the coveted gold badges for long service to the Royal National Lifeboat Institution at a ceremony in London on May 18th. Margaret Smith, Joan Evison and Anne May have between them served t... Read More
  • Launch: 3rd May 2006

    Wednesday 3 May 2006. Author: Ben Hardaker

    Evening ‘shout’ for lifeboats.   Both RNLI Skegness lifeboats were called out after a local fisherman saw a man in the sea off Central Beach at Skegness on Wednesday evening. The inshore lifeboat – Leicester Fox II was launched just after 8.3... Read More
  • HRH The Duke Of Kent to visit eight RNLI lifeboat stations in two days

    Monday 24 April 2006. Author: Alison Levett

    His Royal Highness The Duke of Kent is to visit eight RNLI lifeboat stations in Lincolnshire and Yorkshire on Thursday 4 and Friday 5 May. The Duke of Kent is President of the RNLI and the vi... Read More
  • Launch: 17th April 2006

    Monday 17 April 2006. Author: Ben Hardaker

    Man rescued by lifeboat.   Yarmouth Coastguard called out both Skegness lifeboats at 3am on Bank Holiday Monday to go to the aid of a man in difficulties in the sea off the Seacroft area of Skegness.   The inshore lifeboat the Leice... Read More
  • The FCB 2.

    The FCB 2.

    Sunday 9 April 2006. Author: Stephen Johnson

    The FCB 2, which is an experimental lifeboat which is going to be replacing the merseys in the future visited Skegness for a short while on a sunny sunday afternoon. The FCB 2 was here for a short while, and then left for Wells where it would be carrying ... Read More
  • Launch: 3rd March 2006

    Friday 3 March 2006. Author: Ben Hardaker

    SKEGNESS RNLI inshore lifeboat crew had a fruitless search on Friday night following a 999 call from a 20-year-old male that he was going to kill himself by going into the sea.   The emergency call alerted the police who called Yarmouth Coastg... Read More
  • Walk the walk

    Walk the walk

    Thursday 2 March 2006. Author: Ben Hardaker

    Taking the dogs for a walk is something we all do (if we’ve got dogs) but former actress Jannina Henderson has taken the exercise to it’s limits with a 5,000 mile walk around the coast of mainland Britain to raise money for charity. Jannina 55 comes from ... Read More
  • Launch: 18th February 2006

    Saturday 18 February 2006. Author: Ben Hardaker

    Man overboard. Skegness RNLI all weather lifeboat the Mersey Class Lincolnshire Poacher launched at 12.30pm on Saturday to join a joint search in the Humber estuary area for a man thought to h... Read More

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