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
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
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 STATIONS ANNUAL COSTS (direct running costs, excluding capital costs)
LIFEGUARDS - Now part of the RNLI at many beaches
Annual Training per Lifeguard - £524
FLOOD RESCUE staffed by Volunteers from stations around the coast, on call 24/7
UPDATED 27 May 2014