Pearl ‘sails’ back into Lyme

PUBLISHED: 09:12 11 August 2014 | UPDATED: 09:12 11 August 2014

Lyme Regis RNLI team's carnival entry. Photo by John Cable

Lyme Regis RNLI team's carnival entry. Photo by John Cable

Archant

Former lifeboat remembered in the town’s carnival procession

Lyme Regis RNLI crew, along with friends and family members, ‘borrowed’ a lifeboat from their headquarters in Poole to take part in the town’s carnival procession on Saturday.

They dubbed the boat Pearl of Dorset, using the nameplate from the previous lifeboat which was ‘retired’ two years ago to be replaced by the current Spirit of Loch Fyne. Photo by John Cable


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Midweek Herald. Click the link in the orange box above for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Latest from the Midweek Herald