whitby lifeboat

Whitby Lifeboat

Whitby Lifeboat

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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 […]

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 […]

Defiant Trawler Sinks Off Whitby Near Sandsend

Defiant Trawler Sinks Off Whitby Near Sandsend

Whitby RNLI volunteers rescue crew from grounded trawler Date: 15/10/2010 Author: Alison Levett, Divisional Media Relations Manager Whitby RNLI’s all-weather and inshore lifeboats helped rescue the crew of a stricken trawler which later sank off the North Yorkshire coast this morning (Friday 15 October). The fishing vessel Defiant ran aground a mile north of Sandsend […]

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