RNLB BETTY HUNTBATCH

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RNLB BETTY HUNTBATCH

Postby hartlepoolmonkey » Wed Jun 06, 2012 10:15 pm

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The Trent Class Hartlepool lifeboat RNLB BETTY HUNTBATCH 14-37 in Hartlepool Bay on exercise on June 20th, 2010.
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Re: RNLB BETTY HUNTBATCH

Postby magoonigal » Sun Jul 29, 2012 12:36 am

14m Trent.

Betty Huntbatch is the penultimate Trent Class having been built in 2004 by Grove Marine and Souter Ship Yard.
She was paid for by a bequest from Mrs Betty Huntbatch of Brentwood, Essex.
Cost was approx. £1,3000,000.
She is fitted with Twin 808hp MAN D2840LXE Engines and initially joined the relief fleet for a year from September 2003 to September 2004.
She has served at Hartlepool since 27th September 2004.
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Re: RNLB BETTY HUNTBATCH

Postby hartlepoolmonkey » Wed Jul 31, 2013 3:26 pm

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Hartlepool's Trent Class lifeboat RNLB BETTY HUNTBATCH (14-37) was lifted ashore on Monday, July 29th in the marina, for antifouling, anodes, etc.

The relief boat RNLB FOWARD BIRMINGHAM has taken her place on station until the work is completed.
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Re: RNLB BETTY HUNTBATCH

Postby magoonigal » Fri Aug 02, 2013 12:35 am

Only Nine Years old, hardly run in yet!

Nice picture Stan, its not often we see them out of the water and in a position where they can be photographed.
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Re: RNLB BETTY HUNTBATCH

Postby teesships » Fri Sep 06, 2013 8:56 pm

In action on the River Tees - 17 January 2011:
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Re: RNLB BETTY HUNTBATCH

Postby hartlepoolmonkey » Sat Apr 09, 2016 9:25 am

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BETTY HUNTBATCH at her station on April 8th, 2016.
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Re: RNLB BETTY HUNTBATCH

Postby hartlepoolmonkey » Tue Aug 23, 2016 3:04 pm

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Hartlepool's two lifeboats at their station on August 23rd, 2016 "RNLB Betty Huntbatch" (14-37) and the Atlantic 85 inshore craft "Solihull".
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Re: RNLB BETTY HUNTBATCH

Postby hartlepoolmonkey » Wed Feb 22, 2017 4:44 pm

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Two Trent class RNLI lifeboats FORWARD BIRMINGHAM (14-12) and BETTY HUNTBATCH (14-37) at Hartlepool lifeboat station.
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