R.N.L.I: Celebrating 200 Years

The BackTracker History Show

Mar 11 2024 • 35 mins

R.N.L.I: Celebrating 200 Years

Season: 5 Episode: 10

In Part Two of our celebration of this national institution, we take a look at some of the biggest rescues they have been a part in, the SS Suevic in 1907 and the S.S Rohilla in 1914. We also take a look at the latest statistics released as well as talk to current volunteers from the Portishead Lifeboat station.

CAST

'Little Ships of Dunkirk' - Joe Wilson

Captain Thomas Jones - Steve Sheperd


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SOURCES

Royal National Lifeboat Institution lifeboats

The Association of Dunkirk Little Ships

Liverpool Journal of Commerce - Saturday 02 May 1936

The Times. London - 1 November 1914

Craven Herald - 15 June 1917

Encyclopedia Titanica

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