Old Engraving Skegness Lifeboat Rescue

An engraving by W H Overead – Throwing the Hand Rocket, depicting the Skegness lifeboat, the second Herbert Ingram.
This picture was presented as a supplement with the Illustrated London News of 6th November 1880.
A crewman is about to cast the lead-weighted stick, with the lifeline, to the stricken vessel as the oarsmen steady the boat.

2012-10-24 12.28.29

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