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New Year, New Start, New Name

With the arrival of 2021 we can look forward with some hope to the possibility of a return, at some time during the year, to at least partial normality. In common with similar organisations we were not able to welcome … Continue reading

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VJ Day Commemoration, 15th and 16th August

15th August was the 75th anniversary of VJ Day, the end of the war in the Far East. The following day in 1945 was the last occasion on which the Henry Ramey Upcher lifeboat (HRU) put to sea. We could … Continue reading

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Art Exhibition 2019

The exhibition, organised by the Arts Committee, was very well attended once more. A handsome profit of around £650 was made from the sale of paintings and other fund raising. This will be donated to the appeal for the building … Continue reading

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The Ispolen makes a reappearance

One of the more famous rescues carried out by the Henry Ramey Upcher Fishermen’s Lifeboat was of the brig Ispolen in 1897. The remains of the wreck are occasionally exposed by storms and tides to public view. The latest exposure … Continue reading

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