St Davids RNLI lifeboat crew members receive long service awards
St Davids RNLI lifeboat crew members Will Chant, Dai John and Robin Copley have received long service medals for their service to the RNLI.
They were presented them at an award ceremony at the Guildhall in Swansea on Friday 30 September.
Their combined total of 70 years service includes Coxswain Dai John's 30 years, Second Coxswain Robin Copley's 20 years and crewman Will Chant's 20 years.
They were presented their awards by Divisional Operations Manager Paul Eastment who praised and thanked them for their dedicated service.
RNLI media contact:
For more information contact Jim Phillips, St Davids Lifeboat Press Officer on 07791 121039. Alternitavely contact Eleri Roberts, RNLI Public Relations Manager on 01745 585162 / 07771 941390 or email Eleri_Roberts@rnli.org.uk.
Key facts about the RNLI
The RNLI charity saves lives at sea. Its volunteers provide a 24-hour search and rescue service around the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland coasts. The RNLI operates over 238 lifeboat stations in the UK and Ireland and more than 240 lifeguard units on beaches around the UK and Channel Islands. The RNLI is independent of Coastguard and government and depends on voluntary donations and legacies to maintain its rescue service. Since the RNLI was founded in 1824, its lifeboat crews and lifeguards have saved over 142,700 lives.