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keith churchman
December 27, 2015
Yes Lynsey all the crew who aided you are Harwich volunteer crew

Charu
November 25, 2015
Wow ..blown away you are some guy .I laughed and cried rdieang your story. Some people make it look easy to be amazing ..I love what you did and why and for those reasons will be donating and also there will be a few cold beers awaiting you on you next visit to arran.Well done.xxx

Lynsey Bessent
August 7, 2015
Do you sell any models of the b784 which rescued me? Were the crew john Dan and Charlie all Harwich based? Thanks

Lynsey Bessent
August 6, 2015
Thank you so much for rescuing me yesterday, you made me feel safe, and supported the whole time x

keith churchman
March 4, 2015
Yes Tom we do but the date changes , watch our events page for details

Tom Denney
November 25, 2014
I live in the Netherlands and was wondering if you still do the 6th December St. Nicholas and black Pete celebration as we do over here?

Tom Denney
November 25, 2014
I live in the Netherlands and was wondering if you still do the 6th December St. Nicholas and black Pete celebration as we do over here?

keith
November 22, 2014
test test test

TS
June 13, 2014
Happy Fathers day to MR Paul "Smudge" Smith (Coxwain)it was great to meet you at last. To everyone have a safe year at sea

cerne deverell
March 17, 2014
Hello , wanted to thank you for the time you took to show me around Thursday 13 march. Even thou the lifeboat was on a shout , you still had the time to show me around the inshore and changing area.Was great to hear all about the inshore, would have loved to known more about the bigger vessel. The staff in the shop were great and very helpful and polite. Will indeed return again when Arthur brown is there so I can ask about the severn class. Thanks for a great tour, will be supporting you and the rnli.

andrew moors
February 17, 2014
mr bob williams please explain your last message thanks

Trish and Dave Leggett
January 31, 2014
Many thanks to Mike, David and Paul for making us feel so welcome on our visit on 30th January 2014.Our trip certainly opened our eyes as to what goes on behind the doors of a lifeboat station. We are in awe of you all. We will see you all soon.

GEORGE MAYALL
November 5, 2013
GREAT WEBSITE AND VERY WELL PRESENTED AND I FOUND YOUR STATION HISTORY VERY INTERESTING. HOPE TO VISIT THE STATION SOON AT SOME POINT.BEST REGARDS TO ALL THE CREW AT HARWICH RNLI. BEST REGARDS: GEORGE MAYALL AGED(16) RNLI STOURBRIDGE BRANCH VOLUNTEER RNLI MEMBER - LIFEBOAT ENTHUSIASTS SOCIETY MEMBER

Philip Sherman
September 10, 2013
Hello, I was last Assistant Mechanic of Valentine-Wyndham Quin Do you have any contact for Steve Hathaway on this page, Clacton are having a get together of past crew members on Sat 21st Sept, would like to tell him Regards Philip Sherman

Richard Taylor
July 6, 2013
Glad to be a supporter of such a wonderful, voluntary service. That is something we must never forget. All crew are brave volunteers.

Ian Taylor
May 2, 2013
Most impressed with your e'mail site, and your excellent facilities at Harwich, I as a young kid visited Harwich during the war, a "restricted" area then, Royal Naval Base still remember all the Naval Ships moored there, I was evacuated from London to Royal Naval Mine Depot at Wrabness, just great to see so many improvements to your facilities at Harwich, you deserve them !!! Now retired at Herring Cove Halifax Nova Scotia Canada Best Wishes to your RNLI crews ,.. ah the wonders of internet to keep in touch !!

Joe Cohen
April 3, 2013
Just like to say hi to all at Harwich and a great big thank you to all for my rescue on July 1 -2012 I hope you saw the footage on the real rescues programe as i did mention the RNLI lifeboat stn at Hsrwich but the tv company had cut the interveiw footage so again abig thank you to all. regards to all joe (Free Spirit)

April 2, 2013
test test test

press office
August 28, 2012
message pass on to davey monday afternoon

robert.williams563@btinternet.com
August 27, 2012
Dear david I have been offered a lift down for your wedding can you send me an e-mail please of the details, and what would you like for a present.

press officer
August 5, 2012
will pass on message or call 01255502258

Robert williams
August 2, 2012
For the attention of the mechanic please tell david I have recieved his message, my E-Mail ad is \\\"robert.williams563@btinternet.com\\\" regarding his wedding. Or leave a message with Hartlepool Lifeboat station,with a Tel No Reards Bob.

Harwich Press Officer
July 6, 2012
Hi i will contact you direct.

Rob Butcher
July 5, 2012
Hi, I\'m a local Magician and am prepared to offer my services free for your Lifeboat Open Day on July 22nd. I am prepared to magic for the children and also to twist balloons for them. I am CRB checked and have PLI of £5million. I am also a Governor of the RNLI and helped marshall the 8km walk last October. I can be contacted on rob230766@gmail.com or (01206) 826770 Thanks, Rob Butcher

Liam Taylor
June 12, 2012
Hi Norman, are you my dad or are you another Norman Taylor? Please email me asap at liam_ilovebikes@hotmail.com would love to make up for the years we have missed. Can\'t believe I found you on the Harwich RNLI website!! Lots of love Liam p.s great site guys X

Norman Taylor
June 12, 2012
Good Morning I understand from HM Coastguard that you attended a report on the Deben concerning a craft called Dalua. I am the owner of Dalua and would like to express my sincere thanks to you and the staff of the station. I am extremely sorry to have put you to the trouble of attending through what may have been my stupidity. I will try to get into the station during the week. Thanks again Norman Taylor.

gordonr@xtra.co.nz
May 27, 2012
An excellent site, congratulations to all involved

joe
May 12, 2012
hi i live in ilkley

Graham Wallis
May 7, 2012
I was thebeneficiary of the first shout on Saturday 5th May. My thanks to the crew of Sure & Steadfast, who made light work of pulling my boat off some increasingly uncomfortable shoals. Although I had not actually called for help, being in no direct danger and resolved to do my penance for my error and sit out the tide, it happened that the tiller fractured just as RNLI were preparing the tow - so it turned out that I would/should have needed you anyway. Donation in the post - it would help if I could find the address on the website!

Richard Taylor
May 5, 2012
Thank you all for your total dedication to saving lives at sea. I am proud to be a member of the RNLI. Be safe & God speed.

Liam Taylor
April 26, 2012
Hi guys, me again. been a while since I visited your website so thought I\'d drop by and say Hi again pals. Tremendous use of cascading style sheets here team, makes me proud to say that i am a semi regular visitor Lots of love and all the best to you and your families Liam

brendon test apr
April 20, 2012
brendon test apr

Peter Saunders
February 1, 2012
Regards to all, I remember with pride my visit to the station in 2004 and the tour we were given by the coxswain. The absolute professionalism of the station and there rescue craft was viewed with Awe by my brother and myself. Congratulations to you all. Yours in safe boating Peter Saunders President Volunteer Marine Rescue Currumbin Queensland Australia

January 31, 2012

RON JOSSELYN
December 30, 2011
NICE TO LOOK BACK AT YOUR WORK,BRING BACK MEMORIES OF RUNNING THE LIFEGUARDS BOAT AT FELIXSTOWE. BEST WISHES RON

Brendon - test 9562
December 15, 2011
Brendon - test 9562

Lifeboat Station
November 23, 2011
Guestbook Test

Press Office
November 8, 2011
Mr Dowling, pls contact us by e-mal harwich@rnli.org.uk and we will try to up date your information.

George Mayall
November 7, 2011
\"Hello\" Can i just say it is a very nice website and i like the photo gallery. I also saw Harwich RNLI on the tv on a series called Mayday Mayday . Many Thanks George Mayall Storm force Member RNLI Lifeboat enthusiastcs Society Member

Alan Dowling
November 7, 2011
I am compiling a database of lifeboats past and present. Thank you for the information on your website. I am a little confused about the City Of Glasgow as there appears to have been another steam powered lifeboat of that name at Gorleston from 1897. Is this a third lifeboat of this name or the City of Glasgow (No 1) from Harwich?

Tawede Aderalph
August 11, 2011
want to pass an information to him concerning his company

Mr Anthony Emery
August 10, 2011
I have just aquired a very detailed model of the life boat John Fison. Thanks to your exelent site I have managed to get the history or this great boat and its crew. Thanks to your pictures of the boat I will be able to restore my model. Hope to visit your station in the near futcher.I am lucky enough to live close to the new Shoreham ststion with it\'s new boat hence the intrest in the R.N.L.I. kind regards to all at Harwich Mr.A.Emery

paul lebon USA
August 5, 2011
i tried to comment before on your web page. Its great , but nothing happen. can you let people know its now up and running again

mr graham stock
August 5, 2011
thank you for a lovely day out . The boats and displays were great

susan
August 5, 2011
lifeboat day was brill thanks harwich rnli . we travelled from london

Guestbook v3
July 10, 2011
Updated guestbook script to allow name & message re-input if the keycode is incorrect.

george mayall
February 28, 2011
hi rnli harwich

klaus wachsmuth@versanet.de A friend from Germany
November 18, 2010
Congratulations - the web site is very informative. Well done! I visited the station in summer to look after my \"babies\" (???) - you know the models on the display in the crew-room? I hope they are well. Best wishes to the crews! Klaus

press office
October 25, 2010
Mr Halliday pls contact us by e-mail

Eric Halliday
October 23, 2010
Hi there I was born in Harwich [Eastgate street 1938]I have been researching my mothers family BETTS, I know that three of my uncles worked for Trinity House on the lightships Two became Masters. Could you check to see if any of the Betts served on the Lifeboats,thank you for your help,as I am now living in North Devon

alex abelman
September 7, 2010
great web site, its a great tribute to the RNLI

Jon
July 15, 2010
Hello. We have written a few songs for the RNLI. The details are below, 50% of all download proceeds go to the RNLI. (unfortunately the rest goes to help with our production costs!) We hope like the Album Atlantic Child and in particular the track RNLI “Rough Mix” (which may be liked by your younger supporters!) One song is 79p so we hope it won’t break the bank! (and the kids will love it!) Thanks Jon and Glenn http://www.kimbustion.com/atlantic-child.htm

Tom Giles
July 1, 2010
i would like to thank all at harwich for their commentment

Mrs M Knight
April 19, 2010
Trying again but more briefly. Do you have any info on Charles William Knight, stoker 189? - 1908 plus. Regards

Mrs M Knight
April 19, 2010
I sent a message but told security code was wrong. It seemed correct!

Mike Jakes
December 14, 2009
Many, many thanks to Scott, Gavin, Chris and Red of the Harwich ILB for their help following Solo's engine failures this weekend in the proximity of the Felixtowe deep water channel- you're all stars guys! Also thanks to Peter's Coastguard team for their able assistance into Shotley marina and all at Thames MRCC.

sally harrison
August 10, 2009
Thank you so much to the crew of the Albert Brown and all those attached who helped and supported us onboard Kathleen II - you were all wonderful!!!! We are so very luck to have this service.

Brian Hardie
August 5, 2009
This is to thank the crew and paramedic/doctor of the ILB who attended Bella Nova on 2 August 2009 at Walton Backwaters and arranged for my transfer to Ipswich Hospital by helicopter. Words cannot express my thanks to all concerned for your professionalism, and although I remember very little of the incident, by all accounts you guys, and the rest of the team, did a superb job. I am so grateful.

alexander campbell
August 3, 2009
just like to say hi to all at harwich lifeboat station becouse im an enthusast on lifeboats im from wick in the very top of scotland which is where rnli wick lifeboat station is based if you would like to visit our station or site thanks

Ian Newton
May 21, 2009
Just a quick message of thanks to the Crew of the Harwich all weather life boat. I was a member of the 3 man crew on the Eminence last Monday (18/05/09) when we had complete engine failure close to the deep water channel.The life boat gave us a tow in to Suffolk Yacht Harbour and very glad of it we were too! Thanks guys and gals you all do a great job and we would be lost with out you!

Steve Hathaway
April 30, 2009
A great station im retired d class from clacton in the 1970s keep the good work going

ROBERTMCDONALDNEILSON
April 17, 2009
TO ALL RNLI CREW,S KEEPON DOING THE GREAT JOB YOU,S DO FROM A FORMER CREW MEMBER OF ARRANLIFEBOAT STATION .ILSE.OF ARRAN

Gary D - Sudbury, Suffolk
April 10, 2009
You Guys & Girls... Do an excellant job keep it up, Wicked website too.. So keep up the hard work when ur called out to rescue or help persons in need off you.

klaus from Germany once again
March 13, 2009
It is a great pleasure to read your web site. Please contact me: k.wachsmuth @ versanet.de Best wishes to the crews.

laus wachsmuth from germany
March 5, 2009
congratulations! Your web site is phantastic and exciting!

Brendon
December 27, 2008
Test Message - New guestbook with keycode, to avoid junk messages being posted on the guestbook (9076)

Nigel Russell (Rusko)
October 10, 2008
Hi guys, keep up the good work. make sure you keep simon benham on his toes! litle town called davrntry.

Andréa (Zeebrugge, Belgium)
September 22, 2008
On 16th of August we grounded on the guard bank. RNLI crew helped us, set a sea anchor, we awaited the next flood. Lot of thanks.

Paul Fison (Tacoma, Washington, USA)
March 3, 2008
Was doing some geneology searching and noted that one of the boats in your pictures was named "John Fison." Just curious about the history of this boat and the person its named after.

Ed Munson
February 8, 2008
Hi I'm back! i have taken up sailing since i last posted a message and love the job you guys do. i have been down fishing on ha'penny pier and seen the lifeboat go out. it is always a great feeling when you see the boats leave the harbour. me and my family have always had alot to do with the rnli and my mum frequently purchases items from the rnli shop. i have also noticed a sticker in a Suffolk window saying "i've seen the harwich lifeboat!" you do a great job so keep up the good work. see ya!

Jason Smith (Manningtree, Essex)
December 21, 2007
I've been an avid fisherman (boat & shore) for over 20 odd years & now my 12 year old boy is getting into it. I always take him to the lifeboat stations & try to teach him about respecting the seas. My Father used to be on the trawlers out of Lowestoft & in more recent years owned his own trawler 'Golden Pennies' & a charter boat 'Smoothound' out of Brightlingsea. Thankfully we have never had cause to call you guys but would just like to let you know that your work does not go unappreciated! As a skipper, the RNLI is always at the forefront of my mind & it's a comfort to know that you can be relyed upon. I am also very pleased with the amount of RNLI Christmas cards I've received, it just goes to prove that people are thinking of you all. Keep up the excellent work & may 2008 bring you a safe yet 'easier' year

Robert Sharpe
December 18, 2007
I think the web site is very good . liked the book by Rod Shaw , very interesting.Happy Christmas and A Happy New Year

Donna
July 20, 2007
Hi i'm from cromer and my partner is a crew member of cromer lifeboat station,I'm very pleased to be involved,Keep up the good work.

Ed Munson
June 17, 2007
U RULE! I think u r very brave.

Bear Necessity
June 3, 2007
On behalf of Nathaniel Mullett and my partner Kelly Weeding, who were on board yacht "Bear Necessity", I would like to express my sincere thanks to you and the coastguards for your very helpful and patient assistance on Sunday 3rd June 07 at around 4am, (lost in fog!) Without your help we could have been in a lot of trouble! Many thanks again for the wonderful and appreciated help, by very dedicated people. We hope not to see or speak to you again! Kind Regards Nathaniel Mullett Kelly Weeding - "Bear Necessity"

Leah Evans
April 30, 2007
I'd just like to say thank you to everybody at Harwich lifeboat station for my experience during our visit to the station on April 15th as part of my Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award. It was a fantastic day and I've learnt alot. I'm now thinking of possibly becoming a crew member at Mersea!

John Holland MBE
April 4, 2007
As one who is married to a Harwich 'girl', we visit Harwich 2 or 3 times a year, and a visit to the Lifeboat Station is always a 'must'. I've only just discovered your website (I think it's new anyway), and I must say that I think it is a wonderful step forward. The RNLI always deserve the thanks and appreciation of all of us, including those who are many miles away from the sea,but going on the web and bringing to the forefront the everyday diary of this tremendous service can only enhance the reputation of a fine bunch of volunteers. Well done to all associated with the website, Harwich Lifeboat Station and the RNLI in general.

Michael Sykes
March 18, 2007
Congratulations on a very informative and interesting site

Dick Robinson
March 10, 2007
Congratulations on the very fine site. The "New Look" is brilliant.

ron greaves shore crew south broads rnli
March 9, 2007
just had a look at your web site very good it is too

Brian Wells - Harwich Resident
January 2, 2007
Great to see the reinstatement of the Maroons to alert the crew members. This clearly provides both visual and audio notification to all and sundry that a "Shout" is under way. Carry on the Great Work

Clive Lockwood
December 11, 2006
I would just like to say a big thank you to the crew of the Albert Brown for there assistance in towing us back to port after being disabled 12 miles offshore at the weekend. Also to take this opportunity to wish all the staff and crew of the Harwich Lifeboat Station a Happy Christmas & New Year.

Julie and Fred Myers from landlocked Northampton.
December 3, 2006
We would like to thank the Coxswain and crew of the Harwich lifeboat station and their friends from the Clacton lifeboat station for their hospitality on 30/11/06.