Staithes and Runswick Lifeboat Stations

Product code: RS450242

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Looking for a good book? Delve into the fascinating history of Staithes and Runswick Lifeboat Station. Learn about their rich history, explore dramatic rescues and meet the local characters of a past era.

This book details the history of Staithes and Runswick Lifeboat Stations from 1866 to the current day. Now operating as one station, individually they have witnessed episodes of immense bravery, loss and even neighbourly rivalry. Author Grant McKee has unearthed stirring stories from the annals of Staithes and Runswick lifeboat rescues and also gives a vivid account of life at a modern RNLI station.

About the author

Grant McKee is a freelance TV producer based in York and Staithes. His career in
journalism began at the Yorkshire Post and at Yorkshire Television he became Head of Programmes. His nephew James Austin was a helmsman on the Staithes lifeboat. At the time of writing, Grant is the Lifeboat Press Officer at Staithes and Runswick.

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