Wooden Boats and Iron Men

Wed, Sep 22nd 2021 at 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

on-line (via Zoom) - David Hastings on How Tragedy, Bravery and Generosity have shaped the RNLI to what it is today.

Clacton Atlantic 85 inshore lifeboat David Porter MPS B-863 at sea
Credit: Steve Duncombe

An inspriational history of livesaving at sea and the Royal National Lifeboat Institution from 1790 to the present day and how volunteers have braved all weathers and shown immense courage to save over 142,000 lives.

David is Hon. Secretary of the Durham Branch of the RNLI and has been fundraising for the organisation for more than 40 years.


(Photo: Clacton Atlantic 85 inshore lifeboat David Porter MPS B-863 at sea.  Credit: Steve Duncombe)

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