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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Llandudno RNLI's all-weather lifeboat was launched shortly after 11pm on Friday (22 July) to join RNLI lifeboats from Rhyl, Beaumaris and Conwy in a major search operation covering the sea area off north Wales.
Conwy RNLI volunteer crew were paged by HM Coastguard at 2.20pm on Thursday (21 July) to assist a 27ft yacht which had suffered engine failure following a day of racing.
Conwy RNLI lifeboat was requested to launch Sunday evening (10 july) by HM Coastguard to initial reports of an overdue sailing vessel.
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Conwy Lifeboat StationThe QuayConwyLL32 8BB
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Lifeboat name: The May-Bob
Lifeboat class: D class
Funded by: legacy of Mavis (May) Kane
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 D425 has been withdrawn.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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