SD3128 : St Annes Lifeboat station

near to St Annes, Lancashire, Great Britain

St Annes Lifeboat station
St Annes Lifeboat station
A new lifeboat station opened in August 2003 with the Mersey class lifeboat, launching tractor, viewing area, displays and souvenir shop.

The first lifeboat was stationed in Lytham in 1851 and a second at St Annes in 1881. SD3228 : Former Lifeboat House Five years later, the worst disaster in lifeboat history saw 27 men lose their lives during the Mexico disaster. SD3128 : Lifeboatmen Memorial The disaster led directly to Sir Charles Macara, a local man, founding the "Lifeboat Saturday" which evolved into the present day street collections. The current all weather lifeboat is housed in a new boathouse, built in 2003. LinkExternal link
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2012
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Monday, 20 August, 2012   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 26 September, 2012
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Coastal 
Date (from Tags)
2003  1881 
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St Annes-on-the-Sea 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 3199 2831 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:44.8024N 3:1.9651W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SD 3199 2830
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