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a strong sea boat designed to rescue people from a sinking ship

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Seahouses All Weather Lifeboat was launched, and stood by at Seahouses harbour, awaiting the arrival of the ambulance.
The lifeboat blessing is an established tradition in the lifeboat calendar here with the service very much as a preamble to next weekend's Lifeboat Day.
The lifeboat has been privately funded by the Basil Larsen 1999 Charitable Trust.
Little Susie, along with the allweather lifeboat, sped to the scene and the inshore lifeboat volunteer crew quickly discovered four people trapped on the beach by the rising tide.
The casualties were brought on board the inshore lifeboat in difficult surf conditions and transferred to the all weather lifeboat where they were assessed by the volunteer crew.
Flint lifeboat searched the Welsh side of the River Dee, whilst the RNLI lifeboat from West Kirby was carrying out a search on the English side of the River.
The campaign group have expressed concerns that, without an all-weather boat, a "Drowning Gap" of 70 miles will exist in Cardigan Bay between the nearest lifeboat stations in Barmouth and Fishguard.
Shortly before noon yesterday, the inshore and all-weather lifeboats from both ports sped to a point close to shore, north of Hayburn Wyke.
Fellow crew members formed an RNLI guard of honour as lifeboat press officer Leonie said "I do" to deputy mechanic Andrew.
Phil Missen, lifeboat operations manager at Porthcawl RNLI, said: "Our volunteer lifeboat crews risk their lives to save others at sea and any deliberate act which makes their job more difficult or puts them at risk should be taken very seriously.
It is being trialled over the next two years and will operate alongside the Red Bay inshore lifeboat which carried out 27 rescues during high winds between 2008 and 2013.
Among the special guests will be friends and family of the people whose legacies helped provide the vital life-saving equipment for the Wirral lifeboat station.
The new Atlantic 85 lifeboat for Skerries RNLI was officially named Louis Simson thanks his to his wife's touching legacy.
Around 8,000 people crammed into the Anglesey village of Moelfre on Saturday for the annual lifeboat day.
The youngsters raised the alarm using their mobile phones before guiding lifeboat crews to their location when they realised they could not make it safely away from the coast.