Situated on the north Wales coast, Conwy inshore D class Lifeboat Station has provided search and rescue cover for 40 years. The crews have been presented with three awards for gallantry.
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Conwy RNLI lifeboat was requested to immediately launch this afternoon by HM Coastguard, to reports of two swimmers reportedly drowning off Deganwy beach.
Llandudno RNLI inshore lifeboat launched at 2:40pm on Bank Holiday Monday to bring to safety groups of visitors in imminent danger of becoming trapped on sandbanks off Llandudno's west shore by the fast-flowing incoming tide.
Conwy RNLI lifeboat was requested to launch this bank holiday Sunday afternoon (29 May) by HM Coastguard to assist a 27ft yacht which had suffered engine failure up the Conwy River.
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Conwy Lifeboat StationThe QuayConwyLL32 8BB
Station opening times:
Parking, Disabled Parking, Disabled Access
Tuesday–Sunday 01492 583804
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Lifeboat Operations Manager
Neil Wonnacott - Senior Helm
Steve Marvell - Helm
Rob Weare - Helm
Larry Sanders, Boat mechanic
Other station officials
Tom Wiersma - Lifeboat Press Officer
Alison Campbell - Lifeboat Treasurer
Dr J Woods - Lifeboat Medical Adviser
Rev. Shirley Henderson - Lifeboat Chaplain
Lifeboat name: Arthur Bate II
Lifeboat class: D class
Funded by: legacy of Arthur Charles Bate of Wightwick, Wolverhampton
Read more about the D class
1966Inshore Lifeboat Station established in June with the placing on service of a D class lifeboat. 1970The Thanks of the Institution inscribed on Vellum accorded to Messrs Brian Jones, Ronald Craven and Trevor Jones for the rescue of two men from the cabin cruiser Fulmar which had broken down one mile west of West Shore, Llandudno on the afternoon of 30 August. 1995New D class lifeboat D482 was placed on service on 21 June. 2004The new class of lifeboat IB1, D627 Arthur Bate II was placed on service on Wednesday 18 August. D425 has been withdrawn.
2014The new D-class lifeboat The May Bob was placed on service in August, funded by the legacy of Mavis (May) Kane.
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