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Launching Porthleven Lifeboat, about 1920

NumberHESFM:2000.7624
PlacePorthleven Cornwall United Kingdom
Date1920 — 1929. about
KeywordsPorthleven Emergency Services Lifeboat
PhotographerHawke, Alfred Herbert
Copyright© Estate of A H Hawke

Porthleven Lifeboat, The 'Dash', being launched from the lifeboat station. The pier can be seen in the background. The photograph was probably taken before 1929 as the lifeboat was withdrawn from service at that time.