Anstruther Helmsman Barry Gourlay was awarded the RNLI Bronze Medal for Gallantry for his part in the rescue of two people from a motor vessel that had been driven onto rocks.
The RNLI’s Flood Rescue Team were awarded three Bronze Medals for Gallantry after rescuing a woman who had been swept from her car near Umberleigh, Devon.
On Sunday 13 December 1981, the cargo ship Bonita hit a hurricane in the English Channel. This film features interviews with the Guernsey lifeboat volunteers who went to the aid of the crew.
While rehousing the lifeboat from the rescue of a yacht, the Moelfre RNLI volunteer crew were re-tasked to two children blowing out to sea in an inflatable dinghy.
Queensferry lifeboat crew launched to rescue a child with a suspected fractured arm on Inchcolm Island.
Never use inflatables in strong winds or rough seas
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