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Friday 8 May 2015

Dungeness RNLI Lifeboat Station

A selection of photographs when Dungeness RNLI lifeboat station attended the RNLI’s Annual Presentation Awards at the Barbican Centre on Thursday 21 May 2015 honouring the first year of the Shannon class lifeboat.

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Photographs taken by: Craig Bunney, Gareth Morrison, Guy Freeman, Kev Cleaver, Lisa Adams and the Dungeness lifeboat press officer.

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  • Dungeness Lifeboat Station in Kent guards the Channel from Folkestone to Rye Bay and today operates a Shannon class lifeboat, "The Morrell" paid for by an extraordinarily generous legacy gift from Mrs Barbara Morrell. She left the RNLI a legacy worth over £6 million, requesting that it be left to fund a lifeboat for Kent, as she came from Bromley in Kent.

    • John Thomas Retirement Vellum Presentation

      Retirement of John Thomas as Foreman Launcher - Photograph taken in 1979
      From left to right: William Richardson (Coxswain of RNLB Alice Upjohn), Frank Paine, Ben Tart, John Thomas (holding RNLI Vellum), Pat Richardson (Mechanic of RNLB Alice Upjohn) John Caldwell (RNLI Divisional inspector presenting Vellum) Lew Lewellyn (Station Treasurer), Bill Oiller (Hon Sec)
      Photograph owned by Sheila Bunney

    • Frank and Betty Paine

      Frank and Betty Paine 1967/68. Photograph owned by Sheila Bunney

    • SOS Day 2013

      SOS Day 26 January 2013

    • Group Photo at the Christening

      Photo taken at the Christening Ceremony 1 June 2014, photo by Guy Freeman

    • RAOB 1895

      1895 RAOB on transporter carriage at Lydd

    • Dungeness Lifeboat Charles Cooper Henderson

      The photograph shows the Charles Cooper Henderson - this lifeboat was at this station from 1933 to 1957, all that is left of the old station is the road out to it and the old belt house, where the lifejackets and gear was kept. The slipway was removed when the Mabel E Holland left in 1979 the boathouse had been removed a few years before.

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    • Open Day 2011

      Pride and Spirit & Fred Clark during Dungeness RNLI Open Day 2011

    • Liquid Vortex Crew

      The seven crew that went to the aid of the training yacht 'Liquid Vortex' on 3 January, 2012' who are to receive RNLI awards. From left to right: Roger Gillett, Simon Collins, Garry Clark, Mark Richardson, Trevor Bunney, Terry Ashford and Jeff Henderson.
      Photograph taken by Judith Richardson, Dungeness lifeboat press officer

    • 13-02 During Training

      The Morrell during crew training, photo by Shirley Johnson

    • Tractor Unit - April 2015

      Un unusual view of the tractor unit takne by Martin Templeman - April 2015

    • Storm Rider on exercise

      Relief lifeboat 13-04 Storm Rider on exercise 28 October 2014, photo by Dungeness lifeboat Press Officer Judith Richardson.

    • 3 Lifeboats at Dungeness

      A unique photo of 3 lifeboats together at Dungeness

    • Open Day 2014

      Photo taken at the 2014 Open Day by crew member Noel Packer

    • Frank Paine mechanic

      Frank Paine mechanic on RNLB Mabel E Holland 1967/68. Photograph owned by Sheila Bunney

    • Ben Tart with lady launcher Betty Paine

      Ben Tart with one of the last of the lady launchers, Betty Paine 1967/68. Photograph owned by Sheila Bunney

    • Donation from two local angling associations

      Dungeness RNLI lifeboat station receives donation from two local angling associations, photograph taken by crew member/deputy lifeboat press officer Simon Collins

    • Storm Rider on exercise

      Relief lifeboat 13-04 Storm Rider on exercise 28 October 2014, photo by Dungeness lifeboat Press Officer Judith Richardson.

    • Storm Rider on exercise

      Relief lifeboat 13-04 Storm Rider on exercise 28 October 2014, photo by Dungeness lifeboat Press Officer Judith Richardson.

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    • Crew 12-001 with rainbow

      Dungeness RNLI crew and lifeboat 12-001 with rainbow - photograph by Noel Packer 11 July 2012

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    • Open Day 2014

      Photo taken at the 2014 Open Day by Jack Richardson

    • Coming ashore during the Naming Ceremony

      The Morell returing to shore 1 June 2014, photo by James Oxley

    • Shout 26 July 2014

      On a shout, 26 July 2014, photo by Noel Packer

    • Pride and Spirit - Noel Packer

      Photo by Dungeness RNLI crew member Noel Packer

    • Trawler Race 26 July 2014

      Attending Folkestone Trawler Race July 2014, photo by Noel Packer

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    • Archive 11-11-1891

      11-11-1891 RAOB with crew that went to the Aeolus & God of the Winds