TA3911 : Humber Lifeboat, Spurn Point

taken 14 years ago, near to Humber Pilot Station [other Features], East Riding of Yorkshire, Great Britain

Humber Lifeboat, Spurn Point
Humber Lifeboat, Spurn Point
The only lifeboat station in the UK with a full-time crew, seen here at low tide in early January. The first Spurn Lifeboat was established in 1810 by Hull Trinity House. Due to its remote location there have been specially built houses at Spurn for the crews and their families from 1819 to the present day. Crew members often cycle down the raised gangway from their homes to the lifeboat moorings in order to save a few precious seconds.
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Date Taken
Monday, 8 January, 2007   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 9 January, 2007
Lifeboat station   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TA 3958 1107 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:34.6594N 0:6.4024E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TA 3970 1103
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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