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New Longhope Life Boat Helen Comrie At Scrabster

.:: The Helen Comrie and Beth Sell At Scrabster ::.
Photo: The Helen Comrie and Beth Sell At Scrabster
Date: 13 October 2006
Location: Scrabster, Caithness, Scotland
Photographer: Karen Munro

The new Tamar class lifeboat came into Scrabster on 13 October 2006 on the final leg of her journey between Poole, Dorset and Longhope on Hoy. The Longhope lifeboat Station is one of the first in Britian to get the new Taymar Class lifeboat. The RNLB Helen Comrie 16-05 was escorted into Scrabster by The Thurso Lifeboat, relief boat RNLB Beth Sell 17-33. Both boats left Scrabster on Saturday 14 October for the final leg to meet the Longhope Lifeboat RNLB The Queen mother, the Stromness lifeboat RNLB Violet, Dorothy and Kathleen 17-16, and the old Longhope lifeboat RNLB Thomas McCunn which is stationed in the Longhope Lifeboat Museum. Along with the Shetland Coastguard helicopter Oscar Charlie, the 4 boats will escort the new boat into Longhope

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