Aldeburgh Lifeboat Station will receive a new D Class Inshore Lifeboat (ILB) on Wednesday 3rd May. This will replace the current ILB, ‘Christine’. The new ILB is numbered D808 and will go into service soon after arrival. There will be an official naming ceremony on Saturday 10th June and the ILB will be called ‘Susan Scott’.
Lee Firman started volunteering with the charity 21 years ago at Aldeburgh. Lee, now aged 39, has been a volunteer Coxswain and crew member at Aldeburgh. Lee, who lives in Chester, has also spent time at Angle and St Ives Lifeboat Stations in his role as Fleet Staff coxswain and is currently working as a Divisional Operations Manager for the RNLI.
Freddie Cooper in the boat lift at Levington Marina having arrived by road from Poole.
Margaret Jean 12-21 and Freddie Cooper 12-34 were moored alongside each other and equipment was transferred to Freddie Cooper
Waiting for the cox’n to finish the paperwork
Freddie Cooper leaving Levington Marina
Freddie Cooper arriving home at Aldeburgh
Read the article published in the R.N.L.I. Magazine
ALDEBURGH LIFEBOAT GIFT SHOP WILL NOW CLOSE AT 3.30 PM INSTEAD OF 4.30 PM