HU3456 : Aith: the lifeboat

taken 7 years ago, near to Aith, Shetland Islands, Great Britain

Aith: the lifeboat
Aith: the lifeboat
Aith's is the most northerly lifeboat station and was established in 1933 after it was decided that the western coast of Shetland needed its own, rather than have to rely on the Lerwick boat which had to circumnavigate the islands to reach this side.

This vessel, the Charles Lidbury, came into service in 1988.
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HU3456, 9 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 4 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 8 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Coastal  Village, Rural settlement  Docks, Harbours 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HU 3471 5601 [10m precision]
WGS84: 60:17.2070N 1:22.4456W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HU 3470 5601
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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Pier  Lifeboat  Harbour 

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