Amble Waveney

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Amble Waveney

Postby Rivoldini » Sat Apr 19, 2014 10:41 pm

Taken during its last week of service.
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Re: Amble Waveney

Postby magoonigal » Sun Apr 20, 2014 11:43 pm

That was the MARGARET GRAHAM built by Brooke Marine at Lowestoft.
Cost £37,838. Weight 17 tons 13 Cwt.
Twin 215 hp Cummins V6's repaled by twin 203 hp Caterpillars in 1982.
Harwich. 1967 to March 1980. 199 Launches/77 Lives saved.
Relief.May 1980 to 1986. 50 Launches/15 Lives Saved.
Amble 9th June 1986 to July 1999. 164 Launches/6 Lives saved.
Sold 4th August 1999.

Currently ST HILDA OF WHITBY. Unaltered and used as the Pilot Boat.
Paul Hood. + WSS Tyneside Branch Hon Sec.
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