The Lizard Lifeboat and RNAS Culdrose Search and Rescue Training, 1961
|Place||The Lizard Cornwall United Kingdom|
|Keywords||Emergency Services Lifeboat Lizard Search and Rescue Armed Forces Royal Navy RNAS Culdrose|
|Copyright||Image Courtesy of Helston Museum|
The Lizard lifeboat, the Duke of York, with a Westland Dragonfly helicopter from RNAS Culdrose overhead. The Watson Class lifeboat was stationed at The Lizard between 1934 and 1961. The photograph was taken in 1961 during search and rescue training. A life raft is being deployed from, or recovered by, the lifeboat. The Cornish coastline of The Lizard can be seen in the distance.