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Seahouses RNLI Lifeboat Station

Seahouses RNLI Lifeboat Station, Seafield Road, Seahouses, Northumberland NE68 7SH. Tel: 01665 720370


The RNLI is the Charity that saves lives at Sea

Purpose  

Vision - To end preventable loss of life at sea

Values - Our Volunteers and staff are . . . .

Selfless: willing to put the requirements of others before our own

Dependable : committed to doing our part in saving lives with professionalism and expertise

Trustworthy: responsible, accountable and efficient in the use of donations

Courageous: prepared to achieve our aims in changing and challenging environments


The RNLI was founded by Sir William Hillary and the 190th anniversary will be on 4 March 2014

7th September 2013 was the 175th Anniversary of Grace Darling’s famous rescue at the Farne Islands

Cromer’s Henry Blogg (1876-1954) is the most decorated RNLI Lifeboatman - he was awarded 3 Gold and 4 Silver RNLI Medals for Galantry.

In 2013, our Lifesavers helped 30,347 people.

SOME FACTS - During 2013

There are 235 Lifeboat Stations around the Coast of the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland, providing 346 operational lifeboats

There are 3 River Thames Stations and 4 Inland Lifeboat Stations - Lough Derg, Lough Ree, Enniskillen and Loch Ness

Cost of training an individual crewmember annually - £1345

2013 Statistics

8,304 launches - 8,384 people rescued - 325 lives saved - an average of 23 people rescued per day and 23 launches per day

37% launches in darkness

LIFEBOAT COSTS

KIT COSTS

LIFEBOAT STATIONS ANNUAL COSTS (direct running costs, excluding capital costs)

LIFEGUARDS - Now part of the RNLI at many beaches

In 2013,

Costs :-

Kit Cost:

Annual Training per Lifeguard - £524

FLOOD RESCUE staffed by Volunteers from stations around the coast, on call 24/7

2013 Statistics

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UPDATED 27 May 2014