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Dr Adam Ellery

Lifeboats Statement

It is with great sadness that Sennen Cove Lifeboat Station acknowledge the passing of our Crew Member and Lifeboat Medical Adviser, Dr Adam Ellery.

Sennen Cove Lifeboat Medical Adviser, Dr Adam Ellery

RNLI/Timothy Stevens

Dr Adam Ellery

Adam joined the station in 1999 and organised the various First Aid training as well as carrying out crew medicals.

Adam also became a Crew Member in his own right and took part in several significant rescue operations from the Station.

Adam always enjoyed his time at the Station, which inevitably included huge helpings of humour and leg pulling! He will be hugely missed and our thoughts are with Jo and his family.

Adam’s funeral will be held on Saturday 20th August at St Buryan Parish Church at 1430 hrs.

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