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Lifeboat Station 1961 - 1993

Nathan, (our fleet technician) proudly holds the Scottish Cup.  The football trophy was in Buckie as part of a country-wide tour. At the rear are Crew Member Brian Cowie and Coxswain Alan Robertson.  (Photograph by kind permission of Ewen Weatherspoon).

Long Service Awards

Acting Divisional Inspector Paul Jennings presents (from L to R) Gordon Lawtie,
Alan Robertson and Kevin Herd with their 20 year long service awards.

William Blannin photographed recently north of Buckie Harbour in a moderate sea

Passing the’ Bow Fiddle Rock’ on a calm springtime morning.
  The lifeboat was making for Cullen Bay as part of a training exercise.   

Archive Section
Lifeboat Crew 1940  
Lifeboat crew members photographed outside the former boathouse that was located at the west pier of Buckie harbour.  On Coxswain Francis Mair’s right is mechanic Charles Brown.
Lifeboat Crew circa 1973  
From left to right, George Wood, James Roy, Roddy Davidson, Jack Cole (mechanic), Gordon Phillip, A Geddes Wood and Captain Tom Garden (coxswain).  Jack Cole can also be seen in the 1940 crew photograph standing back row, 2nd left.
The Buckie Ladies Guild Concert Party circa 1990.
Back row, left to right, Rosie Rennie, Mary Campbell, Irene Davidson, Elaine Cowie, Madge Ross, Jean Findlay, Dot Cowie, Dorothy Newlands, Nessie Lawson, Morag Murray, Meta Murray, Trish Barclay.

Front row, left to right, Jill Davidson, Audrey Gray, Lisa Rennie, Melanie Murray, Edna Gray, Joey Bowie, Jean Thomson.

The concert party was in great demand as entertainers for parties and functions for many years, raising many funds for the local Lifeboat Ladies Guild. 

Visit by the Duke of Kent  
Photograph taken during the visit to the Buckie Lifeboat by the Duke of Kent in his role as President of the RNLI, September 1999. 

The photograph taken aboard ‘Charles Brown’ shows, from right to left, Coxswain John Murray, Alan Robertson, Kevin Mackay, Kenny Farquhar, Davy Grant, The Duke of Kent and David Acland, Chairman of the RNLI.  


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