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Troon lifeboat 150th anniversary RNLI exhibition

Lifeboats News Release

Troon Library are hosting a pop-up exhibition about the history of the RNLI in Troon.

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Troon Lifeboat 150th anniversary exhibition
Researched and put together by our former Troon Lifeboat Coxswain, Ian Johnson, the exhibition shows the 150 year history of the RNLI in Troon from 1871 until the present day.

The exhibition is open during library hours until 20th August 2022.

Ian is also giving a talk at the library about the history of the RNLI in Troon on Tuesday 9 August at 7pm. This is a free event but booking is required. Please call 01292 315352 to reserve a place.

For more information on the library opening hour, please visit https://www.south-ayrshire.gov.uk/troon-library

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Troon Lifeboat 150th anniversary exhibition

RNLI/TroonLifeboat

Troon Lifeboat 150th anniversary exhibition

RNLI/TroonLifeboat

Troon Lifeboat 150th anniversary exhibition

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