12m Mersey Class Boat Kingdom of Fife
Anstruther IB1 D667

Service Archive

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution is a Registered Charity relying
entirely on Voluntary Contributions

The Institution maintains 236* Lifeboat Stations around the coast of UK & Ireland
operating 323* high-powered boats - *check web link to RNLI for full details.

The Anstruther Lifeboat Station founded in 1865 is one of them and now operates a
12m Mersey Class 'Fast Carriage Boat' (FCB) - RNLB The Kingdom of Fife ON1174
and an Inshore Lifeboat IB1 Rotary Centenary Queen  D667

Operating within the Firth of Forth and North Sea from Anstruther, Fife, Scotland
the Lifeboats had 26 (ROS) Service calls in 2014 assisting over 30 people

Anstruther RNLI Lifeboat Station celebrates
its 150 anniversary during 2015.

OPEN DAY - Saturday 30 May 2015

New station history book covering 150 years due out in August.

Exhibition in Merchants Room within the Scottish Fisheries Museum during July.

Celebrating 150 years gifts in the shop shortly
More details to follow

NEW - Low water launch & crew exercise photographs

Lifeboat shop open for half term

James & Mary Walker update


Service Return 01/2015

Since the foundation of the RNLI in 1824 its lifeboat crews
have saved over 140,000 lives

With courage, nothing is impossible
Motto of Sir William Hillary, founder of the RNLI


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Next Exercise *

Friday 27/02/15
Launch both boats
Approx. 18:30

Thursday 12/03/15
Both boats 18:30
Inspectors exercise.

Saturday 21/03/15
Both boats 09:00


Wednesday at 18:30

(Launch & recovery)

Subject to operational
Note crew meet at above times launch may be slightly later

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* Last update 21/02/15