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Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Brighstone : St Mary the Virgin Church : RNLI plaque 3 -

Location

In St Mary the Virgin Church, Brighstone
 
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Description and history

Wooden board inscribed with details of shipwrecks and lives saved

See also

RNLI Plaque 1
RNLI Plaque 2
Memorial

Brighstone St Mary RNLI plaque 3
 
Inscription


BRIGHSTONE GRANGE STATION
OF THE
ROYAL NATIONAL LIFEBOAT INSTITUTION


Vessels and lives saved

The Life Boat "WORCESTER CADET" was
placed on this Station by the Royal National Lifeboat
Institution in 1880. The cost of the Boat was defrayed
from the "WORCESTER CADET" Life Boat Fund which
was raised by the exertions of Captain J.H. SMITH, late
Captain Superintendent of the Training Ship "WORCESTER",
stationed off Greenhithe, Kent.
The following is a list of its services :-
1881 Jany 27thSteamer "CLAREMONT" of Newcastle6
1884 Jany 3rdSteamer "DUKE OF WESTMINSTER" of London21
---- ---- 5th---Do-- ------------Do-----------------52
1888 Mar 9thShip "SIRENIA" of Glasgow6
---- -- 10th--Do ----Do--------------24
1890 April 6thSchooner "DIZZY DUNLOP" of Portmadoc2
1890 " " 7thSchooner "CABOCEER" of Chester4
1892 Feby 1stS.S. "EIDER" of Bremen Saved Mails, Specie, &
88
---- ---- 2nd-----Do--------------- Do--------------------
41
In 1892 the "WORCESTER CADET" was
replaced by the present Life Boat, the
  
"JOE JARMAN"
By Order
CHARLES DIBDIN
Secretary
  
Royal National Lifeboat Institution 1892  


 
 

 
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