Ex Walmer Lifeboats

18th February 2012, 20:33
Hi all

I would like to track down the following lifeboats that have been stationed at Walmer Lifeboat station in Kent

Royal Thames Yacht Club
Gift of the Royal Thames Yacht Club

Gift of a friend per Mr G Aston of London

ON 34 - Civil Service No 4
Gift of the Civil Service Lifeboat Fund

ON 394 - Civil Service No 4
Gift of the Civil Service Lifeboat Fund

ON 480 - Barbara Fleming
Gift of Miss J I Fleming. The boat was transferred from Kingsdown when that station was closed1927-1933

ON 762 - Charles Dibdin (Civil Service No 2)
Gift of the Civil Service Lifeboat Fund

ON 948 - Charles Dibdin (Civil Service No 32)
Gift of the Civil Service Lifeboat Fund

ON 1024 - The Hampshire Rose
Gift of the Hampshire Rose Appeal

Any pictures or info would be much apreciated.

Many Thanks


Galley Boy
19th February 2012, 17:54
ON-762 last heard of as pilot boat CHANNEL ROVER at Western Docks,Dover 1980.ON-948 now CHARLIE DEE as cabin cruiser at Brighton Marina 2011.ON-1024 THE HAMPSHIRE ROSE under survey at Hayling Island 2011,photo of her in Lifeboat Gallery. All information courtesy of LBES Handbook 2012
Hope this is of help to you
Regards Cliff

Locking Splice
21st February 2012, 08:41
Hi Ad,
Their is a picture of th Hampshire Rose in my Gallery taken at Gunwharf Quays Portsmouth (circ 2006---2007.)



15th December 2012, 20:20
Hi Hampshire Rose is now in Ilfracombe North Devon since Nov 2012 and I am the present owner. I am searching for info/Pics etc of here and would appreciate any help
many thanks

craig glassonbury
16th December 2012, 20:17
Good to hear Hampshire Rose is in Ilfracombe we usually call in a couple of times a year with The Always Ready so will hopefully meet up some time.

20th July 2013, 13:58
Here is a picture from 1981 when she was stationed at Aldeburgh Suffolk

Robert Suffolk
10th November 2014, 18:37
I saw her at Walmer, Kent in about 1959. I was 5 and fell in love with her. Been trying to find her for a long time. I wonder where she is now?