RNLB EARL AND COUNTESS MOUNTBATTEN OF BURMA

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RNLB EARL AND COUNTESS MOUNTBATTEN OF BURMA

Postby hartlepoolmonkey » Mon Jun 25, 2012 3:13 pm

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The RNLB EARL AND COUNTESS MOUNTBATTEN OF BURMA (14-01) Trent Class relief lifeboat arriving in Hartlepool Marina on June 6th, 2009. She entered service in 1994.
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Re: RNLB EARL AND COUNTESS MOUNTBATTEN OF BURMA

Postby magoonigal » Mon Jun 25, 2012 3:40 pm

Built 1991 as the First of Class by Green Marine and William Osborne.

Funds donated nationwide to the "Mountbatten of Burma Appeal."

Official Number 1180.
Approx Cost £1,000,000.
Twin MAN 808 bhp Engines.

Trials 1991 to 1994.
Alderney 7th March 1994 to 21st July 1995.
Relief 1995.
Paul Hood. + WSS Tyneside Branch Hon Sec.
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Re: RNLB EARL AND COUNTESS MOUNTBATTEN OF BURMA

Postby northeast » Thu Jun 23, 2022 3:29 pm

Just saw a report on MSN News that she is now operated by a charity as AURORA and busy 'rescuing' emigrants trying to cross the Mediterranean. Been held up in Lampedusa as her certification does not cover these waters.
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