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It’s a buoy! Conwy RNLI’s newest future crew.

Lifeboats News Release

Conwy RNLI lifeboat station has recently welcomed the safe arrival of a baby boy.

Crew member Robert holding his son who is sat inside his upside down RNLI helmet.


Conwy's newest future Crew.
Volunteer Crew Member Robert Loughran is now the very proud Father of Harry James Loughran, who was born on 6 July weighing a healthy 9lb 8oz.
As pictured, and in true Conwy RNLI tradition, Harry was photographed in his Dad’s RNLI safety helmet at the lifeboat station recently.
Proud Dad Robert said, 'Steph and I are so happy with the safe arrival of our Son. We would like to thank one and all at the station for the support and best wishes. Family is very important to our volunteer team here at Conwy. The families are our support whenever our pagers sound’.

Photos Credit: RNLI/Conwy.


Notes to editors

• Conwy lifeboat station has been operating since 1966.

• To learn more about the lifeboat station go to

RNLI media contacts

Alan Flood, Conwy RNLI Volunteer Lifeboat Press Officer 07871505513

Danny-Lee Davies, Conwy RNLI Volunteer Lifeboat Press Officer 07999321639

Alternatively contact Eleri Roberts, RNLI Media Officer on 01745 585162 / 07771 941390 or email [email protected].

Alternatively contact RNLI Public Relations on 01202 336789.

Picture is Baby Harry sat in his crib alongside his Dad's pager. He is dressed in an RNLI themed babygrow.


Guarding Rob's Pager!
Baby Harry being held by his father, with the lifeboat in the backdrop.


Harry's first trip to Conwy Lifeboat Station.

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