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The Coxswain

By oldgreyheron      
Following on from yesterday's image , here a statue. again by Ray Lonsdale, of the Coxswain of the Seaham Harbour lifeboat. It commemorates the courage and dedication to duty of all past members of the Seaham Harbour Lifeboat Station, five of whom made the ultimate sacrifice on 17th November 1962. The station operated from 1870 until 1989 with 137 launches and 289 lives saved. The second image shows the full statue.


Tags: General Harbour Lifeboat Seaham Co durham Heritage coast Coxswain

Voters: Vambomarbleye, mike9005, woolybill1 and 17 more

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NDODS 11 5.2k 127 United Kingdom
26 Sep 2018 5:51PM
Great image of this familiar figure.

Regards Nathan
taggart Plus
17 47 14 United States
26 Sep 2018 6:43PM
These are spectacular images, wonderful text-- Bravo to all !
26 Sep 2018 7:19PM
Excellent images
Irishkate 11 45 121 United Kingdom
27 Sep 2018 11:46AM
These are particularly good statues of worthy people.

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