Photo by John Booth
Whitby's one million pound Trent class lifeboat the "George and Mary Webb" in rough seas. You can read more about the history of Whitby lifeboats on the Whitby RNLI website.

A year in the life of the RNLI.

The Whitby trawler "Defiant" ran aground off Sandsend In October 2010. To read the full story and see photographs of the dramatic rescue click on the picture above.

The Whitby Lifeboat in 1935.

The Arranmore Severn class lifeboat comes to the aid of a fishing boat which has lost her engine in a heavy swell.

Launching the Robin Hood's Bay boat.

The Peterhead Tamar class boat rescues the yacht "Havbris" which had lost her steering gear 13 miles off shore in severe weather.

The Runswick Bay Lifeboat setting out in a big sea.

 Click on the picture to get a virtual RNLI pager for your desktop and monitor lifeboat launches around the coast. This is an approved RNLI product and is fully customisable. 

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