Ex Walmer Lifeboats

352sos
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
1856-1861

Centurion
Gift of a friend per Mr G Aston of London
1871-1884

ON 34 - Civil Service No 4
(Self-righting)
Gift of the Civil Service Lifeboat Fund
1884-1895

ON 394 - Civil Service No 4
(Self-righting)
Gift of the Civil Service Lifeboat Fund
1897-1912

ON 480 - Barbara Fleming
(Self-righting)
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)
(Beach)
Gift of the Civil Service Lifeboat Fund
1933-1959

ON 948 - Charles Dibdin (Civil Service No 32)
(Beach)
Gift of the Civil Service Lifeboat Fund
1959-1975

ON 1024 - The Hampshire Rose
(Rother)
Gift of the Hampshire Rose Appeal
1975-1990

Any pictures or info would be much apreciated.

Many Thanks

Ad

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.)

Regards


Yuge

chippycars
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
Stuart

craig glassonbury
16th December 2012, 20:17
Stuart.
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.
Craig.

TC2
20th July 2013, 13:58
Here is a picture from 1981 when she was stationed at Aldeburgh Suffolk