Mumbles Lifeboat station celebrates book launch
The history of the Mumbles lifeboats, station and crew are to be told in a new book released this week.
There's an open invitation to come along and find out more about the 140 page book with 190 photographs which is packed with stories, some tragic and some amusing. There's plenty of information on the gallantry of the crews of the Mumbles Lifeboats.
If you wish to purchase a copy the cost will be £8.95 and the author Kate Jones will be at the launch to sign copies.
Key facts about the RNLI
The RNLI charity saves lives at sea. Its volunteers provide a 24-hour search and rescue service around the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland coasts. The RNLI operates over 238 lifeboat stations in the UK and Ireland and more than 240 lifeguard units on beaches around the UK and Channel Islands. The RNLI is independent of Coastguard and government and depends on voluntary donations and legacies to maintain its rescue service. Since the RNLI was founded in 1824, its lifeboat crews and lifeguards have saved over 142,700 lives.