Seahouses Lifeboat Station receives a very generous donation

Lifeboats News Release

On Friday 18 March 2022, Seahouses Lifeboat Station was one of several lifeboat stations to receive a very generous donation from the Northumberland Mark Master Masons Benevolent Fund, towards the cost of replacing Seahouses lifeboat crew personal protective kit.

Mark Loughlin accepting the donation

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Mark Loughlin accepting the donation
The presentation took place outside of Seahouses Lifeboat Station with Coxswain/Mechanic Craig Pringle, Mechanic Graeme Trotter, and crew member Kika Isakiewicz present, while Seahouses Lifeboat Operations Manager Mark Loughlin accepted the donation on behalf of the Station and the RNLI.

Mark Loughlin commented: 'This was a tremendously generous donation, which we are delighted to receive, and will most certainly help to ensure our crews are always properly equipped with the best kit when putting to sea, as part of the upgrade of our crews’ personal safety equipment.'

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Seahouses Crew Members with the Donating Committee Members

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Seahouses Crew Members with the Donating Committee Members
Seahouses Crew Members with the Donating Committee Members

RNLI/Ian Clayton

Seahouses Crew Members with the Donating Committee Members

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