Tag Archives: RNLI

Watch: ‘MV FAME’ adrift in force 10 gale: 14 December, 2017

Yesterday afternoon, just before 5.30pm, HM Coastguard received a Pan Pan VHF Radio broadcast from the ‘MV FAME’ reporting that it had engine failure and was drifting 1.2 nm offshore…

RNLI Harwich Lifeboat out on a shout, 11.50am, 26 July 2016

RNLI Harwich Lifeboat passing through Harwich Harbour at full service speed at 11.50am, on Tuesday 26 July 2016. She is responding to a call from a fishing vessel off the…

RNLI stand by ship with steering difficulties:

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution’s Barra and Tobermory lifeboats stood by an 88-meter cargo ship, Wilson Gdynia. The vessel reported she had lost steering to Stornoway Coastguard on Saturday morning…

RNLI to the rescue in London . .

Tower lifeboat crew rush to help a man clinging to a rubbish catcher in the River Thames.

RNLI at work amid stormy seas . .

Clifden RNLI in county Galway has rescued four fish farmers after they got into difficulty in extreme weather conditions on Wednesday afternoon. The volunteer lifeboat crew was requested to launch…

New Year Shipspotters Special 9: RNLI Lifeboats

As someone who has boated for around 50 years, I’ve got a great deal of respect for men who go to sea when others are heading for any shelter they…