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'The History of the Falmouth Lifeboats'. is a complete history of the Falmouth Lifeboats from 1867 to 1998 by Jeff Morris, the Honorary Archivist of the Lifeboat Enthusiasts' Society.Yiu can read the history of the Stations awards here.

A PDF History of the first Falmouth Lifeboat is available here. (This will open in a new window)

The Lifeboats of Falmouth The Coxswains
1867-1887
ON 118 City of Gloucester

1887-1894
ON ? Jane Whittingham
Legacy of M Whittingham of London.

1894-1922
ON 372 Bob Newbon
Legacy of Mr. R.A. Newbon of London.

1922-1928
ON 417 Jane Anne
Legacy of Mr.G.Nicholls of London.

1928-1931
ON 664 Herbert Sturmy
Legacy of Mrs H. Sturmy of Blackheath.

1931-1934
ON 671 The Brothers
Gift of Mesdanes Eddy, Torquay.

1934-1940
ON 687 B.A.S.P.
Amalgamation of legacies.

1940 -1968
ON 829 Crawford and Constance Coneybeare
Gift of Mrs Coneybeare of London.

1968 -1974
ON 928 Lilla Marras,*
Douglas and Will Legacies Mrs J Marra
Mr J Douglas Mr W Kennedy.

*Previously stationed at Cromarty where she launched on 24 occasions and saved 10 lives.

1974 -1979
ON 1031 ROTARY SERVICE
(Thames)
Gift of Rotary International Great Britain and Ireland and legacies of Mr D I Craig, Mary
Ann Redgate and Mary Conbronge Fowkes

1979-1997
ON 1058 ELIZABETH ANN
(Arun)
Gift of John Slater Foundation, Sir Kirby Laing Foundation and
a number of other gifts and legacies.

1997-2001
ON 1201 The Will
(Severn)
For a full description of "The Will" and the background to the
name please check out the page here

2001-todate
ON 1256 Richard Cox Scott
(Severn)
Principally funded by a bequest from Mrs Ruth Marygolg Dix Scott, who passed away in May 1998, bequeathing her residuary estate to the RNLI . Mrs Scott had a love for the sea since her childhood and had lived in Cornwall for many years. The Lifeboat is named after her late Husband.

1867-1873 John Hurley
1873-1875 Thomas Medlin
1875-1882 John Roberts
1882-1898 Edwin Hall
1898-1901 Francis Jose
1901-1919 Samuel Hingston
1919-1921 William Tonkin
1921-1930 John Dunstone
1930-1947 John Snell
1947-1960 Charles Brown
1960-1972 Bert West
1972-1975 Walter Brown
1975-1980 Arthur West
1980-1989 Vivian Pentecost
1989-1991 John Barton
1991-2005 Alan Barnes
2005- Mark Pollard

 

 

 

 

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