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Tyne-class out of service

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Old 18th February 2019, 15:17
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Tyne-class out of service

The final Tyne-class lifeboat on station, RNLB Annie Blaker (ON1153) will be replaced at Wicklow on February 24th 2019 by a relief Shannon-class boat (pending Wicklow receiving its own Shannon). This brings to an end just over thirty five years of service by Tyne-class boats.
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Old 18th February 2019, 17:37
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Hi
I was in the Shoreham Tyne the last one built she was a good Boat to go to Sea in
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Old 24th February 2019, 17:43
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a sad day....beautiful boats with an engine sound that surpasses all others.i shed a few tears when our own boat sailed down the channel from Fleetwood 3 years ago.
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Old 25th February 2019, 13:00
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Some good engine noises on this clip from Workington and Portpatrick boats. Assisted by Kirkcudbright ILB in getting Accord afloat.

https://youtu.be/LpHFx-HAlSI
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Old 25th February 2019, 19:50
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Photo from Wicklow News:

http://wicklownews.net/2019/02/relie...es-at-wicklow/


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