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Church leader visits Teesmouth During a Visit to the Teesmouth Lifeboat the 97th Archbishop of York Dr John Sentamu was presented with a framed photograph of the "Phil Mead" Teesmouth All Weather lifeboat by the Lifeboat Operations Manager Neil Marson.
Cheque for £1188.00
Once again the Jim Maidens Memorial Fund has raised money for the RNLI. Mrs Isabell Maidens presented a cheque for £1188-00 to 2nd coxswain Ken Alexander with Event organiser Bob George centre. The grand total of £2376 was split between both the Teesmouth and Redcar lifeboat stations, each receiving £1188, 2nd Coxswain Ken Alexander and other members of the Teesmouth Lifeboat Crew were at The Ship Inn Saltburn to gratefully receive the cheque. The monies having being raised from both Shore, and Boat fishing competitions, raffles, and a Boxing Day Dip. Many thanks from The Teesmouth Lifeboat Station Crew.
Competency Based Training Teesmouth Lifeboat once again chose Cleveland Golf Club for their Crew Christmas Dinner venue. The evening takes the form of The Teesmouth Lifeboat Crew, present and retired, along with invited guests sitting down to a Christmas Dinner followed by a summary of the year's events, and then a quiz. It was also an opportunity to present crew members with their certificates that had been awarded for passing the RNLIs First Aid course held earlier in the year as part of the competency based training programme.
Long Service Recognition
Teesmouth Lifeboat Coxswain John Race has completed 40 years service with the RNLI. John was presented with his 20 year Service Award at a ceremony in November 1986 and is now awaiting clarification from the RNLI as to eligibility for a futher long service recognition, he is probably the longest serving sea going member the RNLI has on its books. His brother Peter Race MBE and father Roland Race also served on the Teesmouth Lifeboats as Coxswain and 2nd Coxswain clocking up 38 years and 25 years respectively.