Aberdeen Lifeboat nets a catch from Aberdeen X Trawlermen
On a wild ‘Storm Caroline’ day, Aberdeen Lifeboat Station was delighted to welcome visitors from Aberdeen X Trawlermen bringing welcome support for our work.
Cal Reed, mechanic and 2nd coxswain of Aberdeen Lifeboat, and Kenny Brandie, superintendent of the Fishermen’s Mission in Aberdeen, were on hand to receive cheques from the visitors, who have raised over £1,000 for the Lifeboat alone in recent years.
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.