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The lifeboat was based at Newlyn between 1909 and 1913. In 1913 it was relocated to the new slip and boathouse at Penlee Point near Mousehole.

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Looking towards the Old (Medieval) Pier and the completed piers to Street-an-Nowan and Tolcarne. The Elizabeth and Blanch lifeboat is in the foreground and was stationed here from 1909-1913. Harbour has been constructed (1908).

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End of the Old Pier is on the far right, looking across to the North Pier. Low buildings can be seen on the distant North Pier, indicating a time after WW2.

R.N.L.I. Lifeboat Diana White assisting a small sailing vessel

Rather faint print of the lifeboat "Richard Lewis" on its carriage with all the crew aboard sitting at their oars.
Posed in front of the Lifeboat House at the end of the Penzance promenade. Several onlookers.

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Early Lifeboat with crew in Cork Lifejackets

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The barge was carrying rum,sugar and coconuts

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Report in 'The Cornishman' from 14/11/1992 in the '25 Years Ago' section, quoting a story from the newspaper from 1964:

"A five-minute rescue has earned Henry Nicholas coxswain of the Sennen Lifeboat, the bronze clasp of the Royal National…

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Portrait of Jack Worth, coxswain of Penlee Lifeboat.

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Horse team hauling Newquay lifeboat back up the beach road after practice launching. Note men on either side with shovels having spread ashes in the route.

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Newquay lifeboat being hauled on Lifeboat Day.

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Horse-drawn lifeboat in street with spectators.

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The Harry, a ketch-rigged Brixham trawler, wrecked near Porthcurno on 13 March 1910 during a southerly gale. The crew of four was picked up by the Sennen lifeboat from the small boat in which they had left the wreck. Brigham no. 62 was built by…


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