‘Lester’ painting donated to RNLI Cromer

Lifeboats News Release

RNLI Cromer was contacted recently by Peter Waterman, a long time follower of the RNLI who had painted Cromers all weather lifeboat ‘Lester’ on the slipway.

Tamar painting

RNLI/Audrey Smith

Tamar painting

During his travels around the country, he visited as many stations as he could before the restrictions imposed by the Covid Pandemic.

So far Peter has completed seven other paintings for stations in the south east of England. These stations include Grays, Lowestoft, Skegness etc. Peters efforts are aimed at stations auctioning the paintings to raise money for the RNLI.

The painting Peter donated of Southends RNLI lifeboat was auctioned at a Charity evening held by the station there in January 2020 and raised £220 for the RNLI.

His painting was accepted gratefully by John Redmond and Rob Park of RNLI Cromer and will help raise valuable funds later this year or next.

Painting being accepted by RNLI Cromer

RNLI/Audrey Smith

Painting being accepted by RNLI Cromer

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