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Flamborough RNLI's lifeboat returns to South Landing

Lifeboats News Release

Flamborough RNLI saw the return of the station's lifeboat Elizabeth Jane Palmer on Wednesday (25 January) after 12 weeks away for a refit of the lifeboat.

The crew at Flamborough have been working with the relief lifeboat Peterborough Beer Festival whilst the stations own boat has been away.

The Elizabeth Jane Palmer has been refitted with a new Systems and Information Management System (SIMS) which will allow the volunteer crew members to access and operate the vessel's navigation, communications, machinery and systems all from one console and from the safety of their own seats.

RNLI media contacts
For more information please contact Laura Hanson, Flamborough RNLI Volunteer Lifeboat Press Officer, on 07838753286 or laura_hanson16@hotmail.co.uk
Notes to editors
  • Flamborough Lifeboat Station has been operating since 1871
  • To learn more about the Flamborough Lifeboat go to www.rnli.org.uk


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