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Peel RNLI lifeboat Ruby Clery celebrates 25 years

Lifeboats News Release

Following on from the announcement that Peel RNLI is to get a new lifeboat, Peel station celebrated the birthday of the existing boat Ruby Clery which is 25 years old this month.

25 years of Peel RNLI's lifeboat Ruby Clery celebrated

RNLI/Mal Kelly

25 years of Peel RNLI's lifeboat Ruby Clery celebrated

Past and current crews met along with members of committees and families for an afternoon tea and barbeque supplied by the Ladies Guild and crew.

Jackie O’Halloran, Guild Chairwoman, congratulated the station and Christine Eames, long time supporter, and station Chairman Stuart Blackley cut the cake.

Notes to editors:

For more information please contact Mal Kelly, Lifeboat Press Officer, Peel RNLI, on 01624 490251.

25 years of Peel RNLI's lifeboat Ruby Clery celebrated

RNLI/Mal Kelly

25 years of Peel RNLI's lifeboat Ruby Clery celebrated

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