HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN is leaving this Saturday

Lifeboats News Release

The old Lytham St Annes lifeboat leaves the station

a lifeboat crests the top of a wave

MARTIN FISH (lifeboatphotography)

Lytham St Annes Lifeboat HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN

The old Lytham St Annes Lifeboat

Her Majesty the Queen

is leaving this Saturday after 18 years

(16th June 2018 from 12 noon)

for the last time

from South Promenade,

Lytham St Annes, FY8 1SJ

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