NM8529 : Oban Lifeboat - 'Mora Edith MacDonald' (14-23)

taken 7 years ago, near to Oban, Argyll And Bute, Great Britain

Oban Lifeboat - 'Mora Edith MacDonald' (14-23)
Oban Lifeboat - 'Mora Edith MacDonald' (14-23)
A Trent class boat, a fast, all-weather lifeboat capable of up to 25 knots, in service since 1997. Since then has been called upon over 1500 times saving almost 100 lives. The Oban lifeboat remains permanently afloat in a sheltered, deep-water berth next to the station, alongside a slipway designed to allow casualties to be landed comfortably at any time. Ladder access enables the crew to embark safely and speedily.

14-23 - Mora Edith MacDonald
Official handover: May 1998
Cost: 1.175m
Funding: Bequest from Miss Mora Edith MacDonald, together with the bequests of Mrs Janet Boyd Finlay-Maclean, Mrs Harriett Elizabeth Willis Gaunt and Mrs Annie Thomson Hart.

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Photographer
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Date Taken
Monday, 7 May, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 19 May, 2012
Geographical Context
Coastal  City, Town centre  Health and social services  Docks, Harbours  Estuary, Marine 
Place (from Tags)
Oban 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NM 8540 2975 [10m precision]
WGS84: 56:24.6641N 5:28.8125W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NM 8557 2994
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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RNLI Lifeboat Station  RNLI Lifeboat  Harbour 

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