44ft Motor Lifeboats
From Baltimore to Littlehampton Lifeboat Film
Early 1960's film about the RNLI trialing a US Coast Guard boat for possible use in the RNLI fleet

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44-001 (44328)
Latest In SOS (1966)
The new British built lifeboat for the RNLI 'John F. Kennedy'.

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44-002
Waveney class lifeboat

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Sea Patrol
Waveney at Botany Bay heads

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Ex 44-003
Dover Lifeboat "Faithful Forester" 44-004 Naming Ceremony
The Dover lifeboat "Faithful Forester" going through her paces on the day of her naming the 26th July 1967.

Ray Warner Archive, Dover Museum, 26 July 1967

44-004
Dover Lifeboat "Faithful Forester" in Rough Seas
A cross channel ferry and the Dover lifeboat "Faithful Forester" in Rough Seas.

Ray Warner Archive, Dover Museum

44-004
Dover Lifeboat "Faithful Forester" in Rough Seas 2
The Dover Lifeboat "Faithful Forester" leaving and entering Dover harbour in bad weather.

Ray Warner Archive, Dover Museum

44-004
44-004 Boat Tour (ex RNLI 44ft Waveney Class Lifeboat)
In this episode i'll take you for a full tour of my ex RNLI 1967 44" Waveney Class Lifeboat that I am currently restoring. #44-004 will be converted into a tough recreational fishing, diving long range expedition boat while retaining its history and rescue boat heritage.

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Ex 44-004
44-005 on service at Amble
44-005 Margaret Graham on service to escort the fishing vessel Girl Haley into Amble harbour.

By Keith Sim

44-005
Ferry Evacuation Exercise
The RNLI lifeboats from Sheerness (44-009 "Helen Turnbull”), Ramsgate (44-016 "Ralph and Joy Swann") and Margate (37-33 “Silver Jubilee”) taking part in an exercise to evacuate the cross channel ferry "The Viking". Also two RAF Westland Wessex helicopters RAF Manston.

Film from my collection, 13th January 1986

44-009 & 44-016
Marine training with Coastguard
Every 3 months The Taranaki Rescue Helicopter keeps the crews marine skills up to date by training with the Taranaki Coastguard (44-010)

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Ex 44-010
Islay Trader Berwick 30th October 2009
Islay Trader Standing off Berwick upon Tweed 30th October 2009

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Ex 44-015
Christmas Trip To The Light Ships
The Ramsgate Lifeboat the "Ralph and Joy Swann" 44-016 on one of her last trips to the North Goodwins and the Falls lightships to deliver their Christmas gifts. The lightships were later automated.

From my collection, 21st December 1982

44-016
Broadstairs Water Gala
The Ramsgate offshore lifeboat the "Ralph and Joy Swann" and relief inshore lifeboat "Mary Livingstone" in attendance with a Westland Wessex helicopter from RAF Manston, at the annual Water Gala at Broadstairs. 

Film from my collection, 15th August 1984

44-016
ADES 16 - 16th June 2012
ADES 16 at sea prior to the baptism of ADES 20. In the background you can see the City of Montevideo, Cove of Pocitos.

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Ex 44-018
ADES 16 Puertito del Buceo 9/19/12
Extra-tropical cyclone

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Ex 44-018

Rough waves on Waveney

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Ex 44-019
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