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Ex Longhope lifeboat David and Elizabeth King
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Ex Longhope lifeboat David and Elizabeth King

Former Longhope lifeboat David and Elizabeth King, lying in Bowling basin [CLYDE]. I took this pic 13/5/2012.... now named Storm....
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Picture added on 13 August 2012 at 21:24
Comments:
The Solant Lifeboat had narrow decks "Hootnah" the mechinic on the Thurso Lifeboat on seeing the Solant for the first time said "A cheel wae beeg feet will need tae walk richt aroond her fur he will never git turned"!!. What a man was "Hootnaa" surly as fine a mechanic as ever served on a Lifeboat.
Added by John Budge on 18 August 2012
This was my fathers boat Named Island Lass, base in the Isle of Man. He bought it by tender from Scotland in 1990.
Added by Ken White on 16 September 2015
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