The Forepeak

In the Forepeak cabin on the Severn, we keep all manner of useful bits and pieces from engineering spares to casualty stretchers. This page will feature a wide range of material to download, hence being named after the forepeak on the boat. It will be our store for various files and items we have found on the web or have been sent to us. Everything we put up here will have a maritime theme and where known, credit will be given to the source. If you are the owner of any of the featured material and would like to be credited or have it removed, then please contact us and we will resolve it as soon as is practical. Alternatively, if you have anything you think would be a good addition to this page, then please e-mail it to us. Our e-mail details are at the bottom of this page. All items will be considered providing they are in good taste, do not cause any offence and suitable for all persons that use this site.





Lerwick medal service to Green Lily Lerwick, 19 November 1997: In a rescue where helicopter winchman, Bill Deacon loses his life after saving the last ten men from the freighter, Green Lily, in a near hurricane, Coxswain Hewitt Clark earns the RNLI Gold Medal for gallantry bringing his lifeboat alongside the ship within yards of the shore and saving five of her crew.
Looe Lifeboat launch A short black and white movie clip showing the Looe lifeboat launching.
Tamar Launch The new Tamar class lifeboat launches down the Slipway during her trials at Tenby, in Wales.
Thurso medal service to Escania Thurso Lifeboat service to a chemical tanker, ‘Escania’ on fire, 19th March 1999. Bronze Medal for gallantry awarded to Coxswain William Farquhar
RNLI Advert Cinema Promo Advert for the RNLI
Peugeot Advert Featuring Tobermory Lifeboat
I Turn to You RNLI Promo film
Severn in Rough Seas Short Film of a Severn Lifeboat in rough seas
Home from the Sea Video of some of the Irish Lifeboats in action - read about the story behind the music on Courtown Lifeboat's website





Extract from the minutes of Foveran Kirk Session.doc An 18th Century account of dealing with "Persons apparently drowned"  in NE Scotland
LIFE BOATS AND CREW THEREOF.doc 19th Century minutes of the responsibilities of Aberdeen Lifeboat and her Crew (Aberdeen Harbour Board).
Paul Martins LLD.pdf A lessons learned document. Recounts a tragic drowning incident in Devon, with info on rip currents. Valuable information for all.
Come Visit Us RNLI Publication detailing Stations and Museums in Scotland
The RNLI Today RNLI Publication
The People of the RNLI RNLI Publication


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