Lifeboat takes to the seas

A new lifeboat, which was named in memory of a diver who lost his life, was put through its paces this time a decade ago.

Friday, 12th January 2018, 12:37 pm

Crew from Seahouses RNLI Lifeboat team took out the new lifeboat, named after Peter Downes, as it was officially launched in January 2008.

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It replaced another vessel which was coming to the end of its time of use, and worked with the all-weather lifeboat.