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  • n. man who crews a lifeboat


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  • Wonderful as it is to find volunteers in charities and communities offering help that would not otherwise exist, there are surely places – hospitals, social services, police stations, care homes, libraries – where you might not want to encounter, in any key worker, the noble spirit of the lifeboatman and not merely because these are basic services that should not rely on organised goodwill.

    Do we really want to be policed by hobby bobbies?

  • He has been described as "one of the bravest men who ever lived", was the most decorated lifeboatman of all time and remains one of Norfolk's greatest heroes.

    EDP24 News

  • Vandals deface statue of Cromer lifeboatman Henry Blogg

    EDP24 News

  • Did you hear the one about the RNLI lifeboatman and the ewe? enlarge image

    YBW News

  • Thankfully the friend, Alex Evans, is a lifeboatman.

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  • Local lifeboatman Ross McKerlich said he was amazed that the submarine went ahead with a crew transfer where it did.

    The Guardian World News

  • THERE are new twin delights in the lives of Workington lifeboatman Adrian Reay and partner Laura Donaughee.

    T&S news feed

  • A lifeboatman with a radio walked for a one-and-a-half miles across the sands to reach the stranded vessel.


  • Dates to be confirmed - Keith Cima, Governor of the Tower of London, volunteer lifeboatman, honorary member of the Club and former guest speaker

    YBW News


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