Lyme Lifeboat stalwart bows out

10:39 24 December 2012

John Cable (left) who has taken over from Trevor Morgan as deputy launching authority at Lyme Regis lifeboat station. Photo by Richard Horobin.

John Cable (left) who has taken over from Trevor Morgan as deputy launching authority at Lyme Regis lifeboat station. Photo by Richard Horobin.

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Trevor Morgan receives his Jubilee medal as he steps down as deputy launching authority

The RNLI lifeboat crew in Lyme Regis marked the retirement of one of its stalwarts after a training session on Saturday (December 22).

Trevor Morgan, a deputy launching authority (DLA) for six years, was also responsible for much of the administration work at the station.

He was presented with his Jubilee medal, and a spoof newspaper front page chronicling his time as a volunteer with the RNLI.

At the same time it was announced that John Cable, a lifeboat volunteer for 11 years, had taken on the role of DLA, replacing Mr Morgan.

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