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Old 26th July 2009, 10:21
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There is some history recorded here regarding the Brook, Atherfield & Brighstone lifeboats, and the memorials for the RNLI at St Mary the Virgin, church there...

http://www.isle-of-wight-memorials.o...tmaryrnli4.htm

Might be worth a visit, perhaps. The old boatshed is still there, alongside the Military Road, they used to load the boat onto a cart and horses and take it down to the beach. Quite some feat when you see how far the shed is from the shoreline and the terrain they needed to deal with.

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