Do you want to know what the lifeboat numbers relate to and what the status of all RNLI Lifeboats from the current fleet and retired lifeboats back to the late C19th? Then purchase our latest 132-page handbook and you can quickly find details of each lifeboat on service, and more.
This new 2020 edition is the most complete guide available for anyone interested in lifeboat stations, lifeboats, hovercraft and launching vehicles.
It’s the perfect companion for visits to the coast. It includes an after-service list of retired all-weather lifeboats, showing last-reported locations.
The handbook also lists lifeboats both pre and post the RNLI numbering system, plus all the boats that have served at both open and closed stations. If you are an LBES member yours will be with you shortly. If not you can purchase one for £6.50, including postage by sending a cheque made payable to ‘RNLI’ to: Tony Denton, Dawn, Upper Battlefield, Shrewsbury. SY4 4AA. Why not join the society and get the handbook and 3 Lifeboats Past and Present magazines annually for £22. Details of how to join are here on our website in the Join Us section or you can email our Treasurer / Membership Secretary email@example.com