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Whitby RNLI V Emmerdale Allstars

Whitby RNLI V Emmerdale Allstars

Whitby RNLI & Friends versus Emmerdale Allstars On the 2nd of September 2012 the Whitby Lifeboat Crew and Friends football team will be hosting a charity football match against the cast and crew of the popular ITV soap Emmerdale. The match is to be held at the Whitby town football clubs Turnbull Ground, kick off […]

Ex Whitby Lifeboat Crew Honoured By The Queen

Ex Whitby Lifeboat Crew Honoured By The Queen

On Maundy Thursday, 19th April 2012, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth ll visited York Minster to distribute the Royal Maundy money. Among those chosen to be recipients were Dennis Hodgson, a retired Police Officer and one time Press Officer of Whitby Lifeboat Station and Ronald Frampton, an ex -Lifeboatman of Whitby and a retired Fisherman. The […]

Robert (Bob) Pennock – Coxswain Of Whitby Lifeboat The Mary Anne Hepworth

Robert (Bob) Pennock – Coxswain Of Whitby Lifeboat The Mary Anne Hepworth

The History Of Whitby Samantha Robson ‎(Bobs Grandaughter) Says Robert Harland Leadley Pennock AKA Bob Pennock, Coxswain of mary ann hepworth……3rd from right!! looking proud as punch Bob Pennock, enjoyed time in the navy and working on the lifeboat and was a well known fisherman! I only knew my grandad for 20 years until he […]

Beware Rip Currents On Whitby Beach

Beware Rip Currents On Whitby Beach

Author: Deborah Heaton-Caffin, Lifeguard Press Officer Rip currents along the North Yorkshire coastline are continuing to catch beachgoers out following recent warnings by the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) which has lifeguards stationed on beaches along the coast. The latest incidents occurred in Whitby and demonstrate that water users need to take extra care in […]

1861 Whitby Lifeboat Disaster

1861 Whitby Lifeboat Disaster

Author: David Smith, Volunteer Lifeboat Press Officer Over 100 people attended a short service of commemoration and remembrance at Whitby RNLI lifeboat station on the 150th anniversary of a lifeboat disaster at Whitby in which 12 crew men died. The RNLI all weather lifeboat George and Mary Webb then took relatives of the 12 crewman who […]

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