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Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Brighstone : St Mary the Virgin Church : RNLI plaque 2 -

Location

In St Mary the Virgin Church, Brighstone
 
See map on www.streetmap.co.uk

 
Description and history

Wooden board inscribed with details of shipwrecks and lives saved

See also

RNLI Plaque 1
RNLI Plaque 3
Memorial

Brighstone St Mary RNLI plaque 2
 
Inscription


BRIGHSTONE GRANGE STATION
OF THE
ROYAL NATIONAL LIFEBOAT INSTITUTION


Vessels and lives saved

The first Life Boat placed on this Station by
the Royal National Lifeboat Institution was
sent here in 1860.
It was presented to the Institution by
the Royal Victoria Yacht Club and was
named The "RESCUE"
In 1866 that Life Boat was replaced by another
bearing the same name after having saved 138 lives
from the following vessels :
 Lives saved
1862 April 2ndBarque "CEDARINE" of Bermuda134
1864 Jany 19thSchooner "THETIS" of London4
  ----
  138
In 1880 this Life Boat was replaced by a new
and larger Boat after having saved 49 lives from
the following vessels :
 Lives saved
1872 May 4thBrig "L'ETOILE" of St Malo8
1873 Feby 3rdSteamer "WOODHAM" of Christiania20
" " March 4thSteamer "QUAIL" of Cork7
1879 Feby 9thBarque "ALPHEUS MARSHALL" of Digby N.S.14
----
49
----
 By Order 
 RICHARD LEWIS
Royal National Lifeboat Institution 1880  


 
 

 
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