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The Rohilla Centenary Whitby RNLI 2014

Whitby Lifeboat Rohilla Sinking Centenary

The Weekend of the 31st October to 2nd Nov marks the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the hospital ship Rohilla off Saltwick Bay nr Whitby North Yorkshire. The weekend will commemorate the loss of the boat and 86 passengers. Over the centenary weekend there will be several events to ...

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Whitby Lifeboat Quick Links – Coxswains – Lifeboats – General Information – 1871 Disaster – Rohilla – Recent Call Outs – Gallery – Upgang Lifeboat – Whitby Lifeboat History – Further Reading   The Current Whitby Lifeboat   The History Of Whitby Lifeboat   Whitby Lifeboat Coxswains Whitby Lifeboats   ...

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Air Ambulance Lands On Whitby Beach

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A serious incident this afternoon led to the air ambulance landing on Whitby beach below the Spa Pavillion. Coastguards at the scene said a gentleman was seriously injured but conscious and talking. Click to enlarge thumbnails.  

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Defiant Trawler Sinks Off Whitby Near Sandsend

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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 ...

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