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Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Brook : St Mary the Virgin Church : RNLI plaque 1 -

Location

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

 
Description and history

Wooden board inscribed with details of shipwrecks and lives saved

See also

RNLI Plaque 2
RNLI Plaque 3
RNLI Plaque 4
RNLI Plaque 5
Memorial

Brook St Mary RNLI plaque 1
 
Inscription


BROOKE STATION
of the
ROYAL NATIONAL LIFEBOAT
INSTITUTION


Vessels and lives saved

The first Life Boat placed on this station 
was sent here in 1860 and was named 
The "DAUNTLESS" 
In 1867 it was replaced by another 
Life Boat which was presented by the late 
Mrs Marten of Upper Clapton & was named 
The "GEORGE & ANNE" 
The following is a list of services  
performed by the boat. 
  Lives saved
1871 Nov 15thBarque "CASSANDRA" of Liverpool21
1872 Jan 11thA Norwegian Vessel. Rendered Assistance
1874 Oct 18thBrig "HERMOSO HABENERO"8
1875 Jan 5thBarque "BLANCHE MARGUERITE"10
1876 Jan 19thBarque "MIGNONETTE" of London14
1888 Dec 14thSteamer "CASTLE CRAIG" of Liverpool31
In 1888 the George & Anne was replaced by 
the present Life Boat 
The "WILLIAM SLANEY LEWIS" 
By Order 
CHARLES DIBDIN, Secretary 
Royal National Life Boat Institution 1888 


 
 

 
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