Ex RNLI on Tyne

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Ex RNLI on Tyne

Postby northeast » Sat Sep 15, 2018 12:40 pm

Just dug out these photos from 2002/2004, seem to remeber all laid on north side of the Tyne, have they been identified? See file names for all I have.
PRINCESS_180704_Tyne.jpg
PRINCESS

LIFEBOAT_082002_Tyne.jpg
No name

NEW_PROVIDENCE_plusexLIFEBOAT_082002_Tyne.jpg
NEW PROVIDENCE plus one
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Re: Ex RNLI on Tyne

Postby magoonigal » Thu Feb 07, 2019 1:51 am

Right....
1st one is ON 945 PRINCESS ALEXANDRA OF KENT. (PRINCESS)
52ft Barnett. Built 1958 sold 1984. Lost off Crail on passage to Peterhead 1st August 2012.

2nd one is ON 700 K.E.C.F. (P'TEUCHTI)
45' 6" Watson. Built 1927 sold 1956. Broken up by C & J Marine, North Shields 2015????

3rd one on the inside is ON 755. PETER AND SARAH BLAKE. (NEW PROVIDENCE)
51ft Barnett. Built 1932 sold 1972. Under restoration at Fox's Marina, Ipswich. September 2018.

4th one on the outside is ON 886 SARAH TOWNSEND PORRITT. (SARAH)
46' 9" Watson. Built 1951 sold 1982. Last seen December 2018 at Hayle, Cornwall.
Paul Hood. + WSS Tyneside Branch Hon Sec.
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Re: Ex RNLI on Tyne

Postby northeast » Thu Feb 07, 2019 7:22 am

Thanks Paul, good to have names and histories for this set, pity all gone now!
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