HistoryBuilt in 1954 by J Samuel White, Cowes, Isle of Wight, GUY AND CLARE HUNTER is a Watson Class lifeboat of timber construction and twin Ford Mermaid engines, model 595. She served at the Isles of Scilly Station from 1954 to 1980 and was involved in many high profile recues icluding the TORREY CANYON wreck. She took up duties at the Penlee Station in 1982 after the previous lifeboat was lost with all hands in 1981. She is the only 46.9 foot Watson lifeboat afloat in completely original service condition. Although currently ashore for a refit, she remains in full seagoing trim.
Built by J Samuel White & Co of Cowes, Isle of Wight as a lifeboat
She served at the Isles of Scilly Station until 1980
She took up duties at Penlee station after the ‘Solomon Browne’ was lost with all hands in Dec 1981
Bought by present owner
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