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.

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

New station history book covering 150 years due out soon.

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

Elie childrens presentation

150th at Pittenweem Arts Festival

Station History book out soon

Exhibition opens for 150th


Service Return 15 -17/2015

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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01333 312 447

RNLI Registered Charity Number 209603

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Next Exercise *

Saturday 15/08/15
Crew meeting &
Both boats approx 12:00

Friday 04/09/15
both boats 18:30

Saturday 26/09/15
Both boats 12:00

Wednesday at 18:30

(Launch & recovery)

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

* Last update 01/08/15