Skegness First Lifeboat Rescues 1833-1860

Lives and Property Saved by the Skegness Lifeboat etc

1833 August 31st
Ten persons, the crew of the brig “Hermoine” of London, saved from the wreck by the Skegness lifeboat.

1834 October
Three persons of the crew of the sloop “Resolution” of Wells, saved by the Skegness lifeboat.

1838 January 24th
Two out of three persons on board the sloop “Boyne” of Goole, saved by Skegness lifeboat and others.

1839 April 9th
Four persons, the crew of the skiff  “Anne Marguerretta” of Hamburg, saved by the Skegness lifeboat.

1841 November 8th
The crew of the “Jane” of Wisbeach, three persons, saved by the Skegness lifeboat.

1844 February 27th
The crew, fifteen persons, of the “City of Carlisle” steamer, saved by the Skegness lifeboat.

1844 November 4th
The crew, three persons, of the “Hanoverian galliot “Fakr” by W Fuge and others at Skegness.

1846 May 3rd
The “Speed” of Boston, hove off the Inner Knock Sands by Samuel Moody and the crew of the Skegness lifeboat.

1848 October 13th
The galliot “Ann Maria” from Bremen to Hull, on shore on the Doghead Sands, saved by Moody and eight men with the Skegness lifeboat.

1849 October 8th
The whole crew, three in number, and the ship and cargo of the “Robert and Mary” bound from Harwich to Leeds, by the Skegness lifeboat.

1850 February 12th
Three out of four lives on board the “Talisman” from London to Lynn, saved by the coastguard’s men at Skegness, in their own boat.

1850 February 16th
Three men on board the “Water-hen” of Goole, saved by Samuel Moody in his own boat, assisted by five of the crew of the Skegness lifebaot.

1850 October 7th
Three men with the sloop “Providence” of Spalding, saved by the Skegness lifeboat.

1852 December 27th
Three persons, the crew of the sloop “Lea” of Lynn, saved by Samuel Moody and four men of the Skegness lifeboat, in his own boat.

The same day
Four persons, the crew of the schooner “William” of Lynn, saved by Moody and his crew in the Skegness lifeboat.

1854 October 18th
Eleven persons, the crew of the brig “Atlanta” of Shields, saved by the Skegness lifeboat.

1860 February 13th
the crew of the sloop “Alert” of Grimsby. three in number, saved by the Skegness lifeboat, and sloop towed up to Boston.

The Skegness lifeboat involved in the rescues listed above was un-named, unlike it successors, the “Herbert Ingram I” which was in service between 1864 and 1874, and later vessels.

Subsequent rescues by the “Herbert Ingram I” and later Skegness lifeboats, are listed on the wall of the present Skegness lifeboat station.

Research and transcription ©Skegness Magazine.

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