Harwich Lifeboat Station
 

Pictures of the lifeboat services

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2nd August 1993, the yacht "Pulsate" aground and taking water on the Pie Sands. Rescued 2 people as the yacht sunk

26/08/1998 Pilgrim

23rd of June 2006 The Roughs Towers top platform caught alight due to a electrical fire. The Harwich Lifeboat stood by the Roughs Tower until a local fire tug extinguished the fire.

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2nd February 1996, RoRo vessel "Rossanne" on fire at Parkstone quay. Both lifeboats stood by, while fire fighters dealt with the fire

21st May 1986, large motor craft "Lenton Rose" towed in by the John Fison, in gale force winds and rough seas

6 September 2000 the ALB returned to Harwich 20 hours after launching to the yacht "I Like It". Due to the gale force winds, the lifeboat towed the yacht to Zeebrugge

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26th August 1970, injured passenger being taken off the passenger vessal "Dana Anglia"

22 October 1993, Motor cruiser "Petra" broken down, towed in by the John Fison

14th June 1987, whilst returning from an PR visit. Smoke was seen coming from the 70' ex-trawler "Mary La" decks. The lifeboat boat crew started to fight the fire, after some time the owner confirm no one was on board. The local fire brigade arrived and finished to clear the remaining smoldering timbers.

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John Fison berthing a disabled yacht at Shotley Point Marina

John Fison on her way to Harwich, after transferring injured shipman from the Shell tanker "Northia" to a waiting ambulance at Harwich.

Relief lifeboat "Khami" towing in 50ft wooded ketch, after her engine room flooded 35 miles east of Harwich.

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10th September 2002, Albert Brown towed the "Nabatoss" off the Cork sand

14th July 1997, Cruiser liner Agean 1 with elderly man with suspected heart attack, man was landed at Harwich to awaiting ambulance

Albert Brown towing in the yacht "Cross Over" after steering problems

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Abandoned Yacht 10 miles East of Aldeburgh with no one board, search by Harwich and Aldeburgh lifeboat. Yacht was found to contain large quantity of drugs on board. Yacht towed back to Harwich.

Yacht aground on the Deben Bar

Belgium fishing trawler sinking, 10 Miles east of Walton. Albert Albert and Walton lifeboat assisted to pump out her engine room.

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Small angling boat sinking off Felixstowe. ILB transferred pump and escorted to Titchmarch marina

Yacht with 4 persons on board in difficulty off Felixstowe, ILB transferred three crew from the yacht to the Albert Brown then towed the yacht into Harwich

Albert Brown on route to transferred elderly women with medical problems from the cruise liner "Maasdam"

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After transferring the yachts crew to the Albert Brown, a lifeboat crew member is placed aboard the yacht which is towed into Harwich.

MFV Nassia 01/08/1992

Fishing trawler with engine problems in thick fog

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Albert Brown berthing a yacht on Ha'Penny Pier

Tow rope transferred to yacht with snapped mast, 20 miles east of Harwich.

Yacht aground on the Cork Sand