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Gun Salute

Regrettably, an urgent operational task has resulted in HMS SUTHERLAND being committed elsewhere and she will not now be able to join the flotilla of six lifeboats for the wreath-laying ceremony at 1215 on Thursday 27 October. A small arms detachment from the Britannia Royal Naval College, Dartmouth has, however, agreed to step into the […]

Memorial Stones Commemorate 1916 Lifeboat Disaster

Salcombe RNLI have arranged two large Memorial Stones to be placed on each side of the mouth of Salcombe Harbour overlooking the position where the Lifeboat capsized in 1916. One of the Stones has been brought into Salcombe and is currently on display (until about the end if September) before going to its permanent site […]

Events on 27th October 2016 to Commemorate the Centenary

On 27th October 2016, the Centenary of the capsize of the William and Emma, Salcombe Lifeboat Station will commemorate the tragic loss of 13 lives and give thanks for the saving of two with the following events : 10:00 am : Service of Commemoration in Holy Trinity Church Salcombe led by the Bishop of Plymouth, […]