Visits by parties can sometimes be arranged by telephoning the
tThe crew members who risk there lives all
live nearby so the time of launch can take as little as 10 minutes and this
readiness is maintained 24 hours a day,
365 days a year.
Street 47- 038 was built by FBM Ltd of Cowes at a cost of £560,000.
She arrived at Fleetwood at 6pm on Wednesday October 4th 1989. She is powered
by two 500 horse power diesels giving a top speed of 18 knots in any sea state.
After a period of intensive crew training she was placed on service at 2pm on
October 15th. She has a steel hull 47feet long and although primarily designed
to be launched from a slipway, the William Street is moored afloat in the pen
For more information about the Fleetwood Lifeboat Station, please
visit the website.
Tel: 01253 874000