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Lifeboat KTJS in Shetland
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Lifeboat KTJS in Shetland

The ex Longhope lifeboat KTJS went to Aith on the west side o shetland to open a station there after the los o the trawler Ben Doran, on the Ve Skerries.
Charlie Mowat fae Brims went wae her as mechinic and lived in Aith for a time.
The new boat came tae Aith and was named ,The Rankin, a new house was built in the vilage for Charlie and Lily by the RNLI and they named the house Rankinvile, the house still has the same name today.

The photo shows KTJS ashore for bottom cleaning.
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Picture added on 01 June 2008
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