Tyne Class Lifeboats https://www.irishlifeboats.com/apps/photos/ Tyne Class Lifeboats Mariners Friend Tyne class lifeboat Mariners Friend was built in 1989 serving in the relief fleet till 2007 when she became the Lough Swilly lifeboat Photo : Aubrey Dale https://www.irishlifeboats.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=49228843 49228843 Owen and Jane Asher The Owen and Jane Asher was bult in 1988 serving in the relief fleet since new. Photo : Aubrey Dale https://www.irishlifeboats.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=49228844 49228844 Annie Blaker The current Wicklow lifeboat Annie Blaker has being on station since 1989. Photo : Aubrey Dale https://www.irishlifeboats.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=49229551 49229551 The Famous Grouse Built in 1987 and used in the relief fleet. The Famous Grouse became the Kilmore Quay lifeboat in 2004 replacing the Mersey class Mary Margaret. The Famous Grouse will be replaced by a new Tamar class in 2010. Photo : Irish Lifeboats https://www.irishlifeboats.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=50010145 50010145 Annie Blaker Launch of the Wicklow Lifeboat. Photo : Chris Tomlinson https://www.irishlifeboats.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=84383542 84383542 The Famous Grouse Resting in the sunshine at Kilmore Quay The Famous Grouse is entering her final summer on station at Kilmore Quay as the stations new Tamar class is due to arrive in this Autumn . Photo : Pat Nolan https://www.irishlifeboats.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=85505153 85505153 George Gibson 47-027 George Gibson now part of the relief fleet is pictured at Wicklow during the 2010 open day. The George Gibson is on station while the Annie Blaker is away on overhaul. Photo : Pat Nolan https://www.irishlifeboats.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=91154005 91154005 George Gibson Photo : Pat Nolan https://www.irishlifeboats.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=91154007 91154007 Mariners Friend Tyne class lifeboat Mariners Friend was built in 1989 serving in the relief fleet till 2007 when she became the Lough Swilly lifeboat. Photo : Andrew Mullin https://www.irishlifeboats.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=98851850 98851850 Alexander Coutanche O.N.1157 (47-039) Alexander Coutanche served the St. Helier lifeboat from 1989 until 2009. Now stationed at Calshot 47-039 is pictured on moorings at Calshot in February 2012. Photo : Barry Moule https://www.irishlifeboats.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=149477958 149477958 City of Sheffield O.N. 1131 (47-023) City of Sheffield was originally stationed at Whitby between 1988 and 1996. It then served in the relief fleet until it was stationed at Hartlepool in 1997. It rejoined the relief fleet in 2000 before it was stationed at Poole in 2001. 47-023 is pictured on station at Poole in February 2012. Photo : Barry Moule https://www.irishlifeboats.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=149477959 149477959 Mary Irene Millar O.N. 1151 (47-033) Mary Irene Millar served at Portpatrick lifeboat station between 1989 and 2011. 47-033 is now part of the relief fleet. O.N. 1151 is pictured at Poole in February 2012. Photo : Barry Moule https://www.irishlifeboats.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=149477960 149477960 Lord Saltoun O.N. 1138 (47-025) Lord Saltoun served as Longhope lifeboat from 1988 until 1999 when it joined the relief fleet. 47-025 is pictured at Poole in February 2012. Photo : Barry Moule https://www.irishlifeboats.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=149477961 149477961 Owen and Anne Aisher O.N. 1122 (47-017) Owen and Anne Aisher has served in the relief fleet since 1988. 47-017 is pictured at Poole in February 2012. Photo : Barry Moule https://www.irishlifeboats.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=149477962 149477962 Max Aitken III O.N. 1126 (47-018) Max Aitken III served as Bembridge lifeboat from 1987 until 2009 when it joined the relief fleet. 47-018 is pictured at Poole in February 2012. Photo : Barry Moule https://www.irishlifeboats.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=149477963 149477963 Voluntary Worker O.N. 1146 (47-031) Voluntary Worker served at Lytham St Annes from 1988 until1990.It then served in the relief fleet until 2006 when it became the Selsey lifeboat. 47-031 is pictured at Selsey in February 2012. Photo : Barry Moule https://www.irishlifeboats.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=149477964 149477964 George Gibson ON 1140 (47-027) George Gibson served as the Appledore lifeboat from 1988 until 2010 when Appledore received a brand new Tamar class lifeboat. The George Gibson then joined the relief fleet and covered at Wicklow when the Annie Blaker was sent for its final overhaul in 2010. Gerorge Gibson retired from RNLI service in October 2011 and is currently on the sales list. 47-027 is pictured at Poole in February 2012. Photo : Barry Moule https://www.irishlifeboats.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=149477965 149477965 Tyne Class Lifeboats at Poole Various Tyne class lifeboats outside the RNLI Lifeboat Collage at Poole. Photo : Barry Moule https://www.irishlifeboats.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=159733859 159733859 The Famous Grouse 47-021 The Famous Grouse on station at Kilmore Quay in July 2004. 47-021 was replaced by a new Tamar Class in October 2010 and now serves as part of the relief fleet. Photo : David Heath https://www.irishlifeboats.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=162803946 162803946