Launch Information - 22/02/2019


Cromer’s All weather lifeboat ‘Lester’ was launched at 21:00 to a report of a fishing boat with problems.


Approximately 34 miles northeast of RNLI Cromer’s lifeboat station, was a fishing boat without power.  The lifeboat was launched and proceeded to the position given for the fishing boat.


However whilst they were underway, a call from the Coastguard was received to say a tug in the vicinity was going to tug the fishing boat to Lowestoft.

Cromer’s lifeboat returned to station and by 23:30 had been rehoused and made ready for its next call out.


Lifeboat: ON 1287 LESTER Lifeboat

Launched: 22/02/2019

Launch Time: 21:00

Returned: 22/02/2019

Return Time: 23:30


Boat Crew: 

Ady Barker

Mearl Brown

Tim Ballard

Chris Shepherd

Kevin Johnston

Vernon Hoare

David Syer

Shore Crew:

Steve Guest

Roger Sutton

Bernice Stowe

Lee Merritt

Paul Russell

Emma Flowers
Calla Mayes