History 2010 to date

History 2010 to date

History 2010 – 2015

6 September 2010

Opening ceremony of boathouse ends in a shout for the volunteers.

9 October 2010

Rescue of two girls from the sea wall at Dawlish. Giles White, Andy Smith and Andy Williams receive letters of commendation in January 2011

23 October 2011

Rescue of four young men from the water after their RIB capsized. Roger Jackson awarded the bronze medal for Gallantry in May 2012. Andy Williams and Mark Champion awarded Vellums at the Hairy Bikers’ meal in July 2012.

April 2012

First Shannon class trials on Exmouth beach.

4 July 2012

Exmouth RNLI shop is regional winner in RNLI Supporter Awards.

26 July 2012

BBC’s Hairy Bikers film an episode of Everyday Gourmet.

11 September 2012

Exmouth Lifeboat in a two day search for local fisherman and former crew volunteer, Geoff Ingram.

2 October 2012

Roger Jackson awarded the Lady Swaythling Trophy for the rescue of four men in the water.

9 October 2012

New lifejacket design in use.

23 October 2012

Shannon placement confirmed at Exmouth RNLI.

November 2012

Shannon launch and recovery system appeal begins.

25 December 2013

Coxswain Mechanic, Tim Mock retires after 33 years.

17 March 2014

Shannon launch and recovery system arrives.

7 May 2014

Shannon launch and recovery system appeal reaches target of £150,000.

9 May 2014

Shannon arrives.

26 May 2014

Shannon declared operational.

31 May 2014

First Shannon shout to search for an overdue diver.

12 April 2015

First lives saved by Shannon lifeboat.

12 January 2017

New inshore lifeboat D class George Bearman arrives on station

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