1. West Mersea's first Inshore Lifeboat and supporters.
Main group L to R Ernie Vince, boat delivery man, Bert Carter, Harold Cutts, Diggle Haward, Jim...
Date: 1 July 1963
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2. West Mersea's first Inshore Lifeboat - D Class.
Date: September 1965
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3. B class Atlantic 75 lifeboat, B-761 DIGNITY arrives. DIGNITY is named after Dignity Caring Funeral Services, whose employees raised the funds for the...
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4. West Mersea Lifeboat DIGNITY.
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5. West Mersea new lifeboat station
Date: 17 September 2005
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6. West Mersea Lifeboat - Launching tractor. Causeway and hammerhead in the background.
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7. Tractor and lifeboat inside the new West Mersea station.
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8. West Mersea Lifeboat B879 JUST GEORGE.
Date: 2 October 2016
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9. Five Minutes to Launch by Tony Purnell. The story of the West Mersea Inshore Lifeboat Station. Front cover.
There is a copy of this book in the Resource...
Date: August 1979
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10. JUST GEORGE - West Mersea's new lifeboat is named in memory of George Stribling from Weeley, whose bequest covered more than half its cost. The £214,000...
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11. West Mersea Lifeboat exercise with RAF Sea King helicopter in the River Blackwater. In the background are left laid up container ship MANCHESTER VANGUARD and on...
Date: cJanuary 1982
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12. West Mersea Lifeboat.
L-R Graham Knott, John P. French, Brian M. Jay, RNLI official.
Presented to Graham M. Knott, helmsman of the West Mersea Inshore...
Date: 31 July 1978
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13. West Mersea lifeboat attending the cargo ship PROTOKLITOS on fire in the River Blackwater. The lifeboat is B-541 ELIZABETH BESTWICK on relief duty at Mersea.
Date: 7 February 1983
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14. West Mersea Lifeboat exercise with RAF Sea King helicopter XT680 and lifeboat ALEXANDER DUCKHAM attending a 'fire' on SCEPTRE.
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15. West Mersea Lifeboat exercise with RAF Sea King helicopter XT680 and lifeboat ALEXANDER DUCKHAM attending a 'fire' on SCEPTRE.
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16. Presentation outside Old Lifeboat Shed. All three members of the Clarke family completed 25 years' service 1988. L-R Albert Clarke, Jim Clarke, Mike Pennell...
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17. West Mersea Lifeboat.
Back row L-R 1. Albert Clarke, 2. Peter French, 3. Patrick Hill, 4. Wally Daniels, 5. John French, 6. William Baker, 7. Jonathan...
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18. West Mersea Town Regatta, 1983. The committee boat is barge BEATRICE MAUD.
Date: August 1983
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19. Dutch coaster ashore on West Mersea sea front.
Thought to be MEDINA W build as VOLENTE 1963 Niersten Sander, LR number 5383184. Ex GRETA C-1983,...
Date: After June 1983
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20. West Mersea Lifeboat new boathouse opening. Atlantic 21 B-570 HIMLEY HALL.
Date: c10 September 1992
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21. West Mersea Lifeboat pictures. Exercise with Essex Police boat ALERT III.
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22. West Mersea Lifeboat HIMLEY HALL. Former Trinity House Vessel WINSTON CHURCHILL in the background.
Date: After June 1991
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23. West Mersea Lifeboat pictures - RAF Sea King helicopter and laid up ship CONTENDER BEZANT.
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24. West Mersea Lifeboat B-529 ALEXANDER DUCKHAM. Laid up vessel KITTY in the background - an oil rig support ship, she was formerly the BP Tanker BRITISH KIWI.
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25. The Hard. Lifeboat Station and Wyatt's slipway.
Part of a collection of aerial views of Mersea taken by Stacey Belbin. If you are interested in purchasing...
Date: 27 April 2014
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26. RNLI West Mersea B Class Atlantic 75 lifeboat DIGNITY B-761. She came to the station in 2001.
Date: 17 May 2008
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