RNLI

RNLI lifeboats from Sheerness and Burnham combined to rescue a lone sailor in difficulties and exhausted in the Thames estuary after his yachts anchor had been fouled in rough seas. The volunteer crew of the Sheerness all weather lifeboat ‘The George and Ivy Swanson’ were tasked by the UK Coastguard at 10.04am and launched at […]

A cyclist and a group of runners have raised money for the Sheerness RNLI Lifeboats. 52-year-old Paul Strudwick from Sheerness, father of crew member Jason, took part in the London to Brighton bike ride on 1 July 2019 and for his efforts raised the brilliant sum of £280 for the local lifeboats. Paul said: ‘as […]

The Sheerness RNLI all weather lifeboat was called out to a 57-foot barge that had broken down in the Thames Estuary. The volunteer crew of the Sheerness RNLI all weather lifeboat launched at 9.39pm on Thursday 1 August after being tasked by the UK Coastguard to a 57foot barge, with three people on board, that […]

Sheerness RNLI Lifeboat was the recipient of a significant sum raised at the Queenborough Independence Day last year. The coxswain and crew of the Sheerness lifeboat came alongside the Queenborough all tide landing with the all-weather lifeboat The George and Ivy Swanson on Sunday 3 June where they were met by representatives of the Queenborough […]

Lifeboat called to assist a cruiser entangled in crab pot lines The Sheerness RNLI lifeboat was launched to assist a pleasure cruiser which was stuck fast after crab pot lines fouled its propellers. (12th May 2018) The volunteer crew of the Sheerness RNLI all weather lifeboat ‘The George and Ivy Swanson’ launched at 5.32pm on […]

Sheerness RNLI honour volunteer   Sheerness RNLI lifeboat volunteer Steve Spoor was honoured by his crew mates at the lifeboat stations annual dinner which took place on Saturday 20 January 2018 at Sheerness Golf Club. Steve first became involved with the Sheerness lifeboat at the age of 14 when he used to visit the station […]

2 January 2017                                                                       VIC 20150407 Sheerness RNLI lifeboat was called out to an unmanned craft drifting in the River Medway. The volunteer crew of the Sheerness RNLI inshore lifeboat was called to a vessel adrift in the river at Rochester. The Sheerness inshore lifeboat ‘Buster’ was launched at 10.59 am on Monday 2 January 2017 […]

Volunteer crews from the Sheerness and Southend RNLI lifeboats were called to assist a craft that had run aground on the notorious Maplin Sands The Sheerness all weather lifeboat (ALB) ‘The George and Ivy Swanson’ launched at 9.56pm on Tuesday 4 September to assist an 18 foot sailing vessel, the ‘Emma Jane’ with two people […]

Appeal for Information After Burglary local Minster resident, Lifeboat crew member and owner of Popular local business Hagars Electronics, is asking for information after Suffering a Burglary Today. Valuable Watches and Jewelry were stolen when the Safe that contained them was ripped from the house. Tom Ware whom lives with his Wife and Son in Chequers […]

18th February 1952 A massive storm splits the tanker SS Pendleton

in two, trapping more than 30 sailors inside the sinking stern. A daring rescue mission follows as three men on a lifeboat attempt to save the crew against seemingly impossible odds. An incredible True Story.


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