Thanksgiving at lifeboat station

Peel RNLI station

Peel RNLI station

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Peel lifeboat station has held its annual thanksgiving service.

With a full house of more than 100 people various denominations of clergy led a traditional service.

Items included in the service were John Kennaugh giving a rendition of the T E Brown poem ‘Peel Lifeboat’ recounting the rescue of the schooner ‘St George’ at the back of Peel Hill in a storm in 1889.

The Mariners’ Choir with Alan Wilcocks entertained and lifeboat medical lessons were read by station chairman Stuart Blackley and press officer Malcolm Kelly.

Officer Dr John Snelling gave an unaccompanied solo.

The women of the Lifeboat Guild supplied refreshments at the end of the service.

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