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Facelift for Llandudno inshore lifeboat

Lifeboats News Release

Llandudno inshore lifeboat Dr Barbara Saunderson, a legacy of the late Dr Barbara Saunderson, returned from a scheduled refit at the RNLI's Inshore Lifeboat Centre at Cowes, Isle of Wight today.

Llandudno inshore lifeboat Dr Barbara Saunderson

RNLI/Nicholas Leach

Llandudno inshore lifeboat

Llandudno inshore lifeboat Dr Barbara Saunderson, a legacy of the late Dr Barbara Saunderson, returned from a scheduled refit at the RNLI's Inshore Lifeboat Centre at Cowes, Isle of Wight today. This is the third such lifeboat funded by the generosity of Dr Barbara. The lifeboat was first placed on service at Llandudno on 6 April 2016 and has launched on service over fifty times since then. It is able to be launched within minutes from several different sites in the area and was involved in saving a life in Colwyn Bay earlier this year.

Llandudno's lifeboat crews will be available 24/7 over the forthcoming “festive period" for service in the Dr Barbara Saunderson and the all-weather lifeboat the William F Yates.


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