The Ann Letitia Russell Rescue Group

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Saving Fleetwoods Historic Lifeboat

Registered Charity No:1166752

26 December 1975 "Capricorn"

At 16.47 on 26th December 1975  The RNLB Ann Letitia Russell launched for the 205th time under the command of Coxswain David Scott with Second coxswain Stephen Musgrave, Motor Mechanic Andrew Griffin & Crew Members Norman Pendlebury G Whitehead and Adrian Whittaker, this was to be her last rescue service at Fleetwood before retiring. Launching to the aid of a cabin cruiser “Capricorn” that had broken down one mile west of the Lifeboat House with one person onboard close to the Lifeboat House the “Capricorn” was taken under tow and returned back to Fleetwood, The RNLB Ann Letitia Russell was re-housed at 17.50 for the last time.