Salcombe and Hope Cove Lifeboat Stations

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Lift your spirits with this story of courage and determination in theface of adversity. You'll be gripped by these tales of lifeboat rescuesand you'll meet some real local characters, like Eddie Distin, whonarrowly survived the Salcombe Lifeboat Disaster and went onto lead the Salcombe crew for 29 years.

About the author

ROGER BARRETT is the curator of both Salcombe Lifeboat Museumand Salcombe Maritime Museum and a former Station Manager at the Prawle PointNational Coastwatch Station. He has written a number of books about the historyof Salcombe and the South Hams coast including The Salcombe Lifeboat Disaster27 October 1916, published by Salcombe RNLI.

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