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Our 5th Father’s Day without you Dad….we are thinking of you and sending all our love to you and Mom. Happy Father’s Day…love you forever xxxxxxxxx
Mum and Dad were such great supporters of the RNLI. Our holidays always included a visit to the lifeboat station which we all loved. When Dad passed away in 2013 Mum made monthly donations to the RNLI as a tribute to him. Mum sadly passed away in March 2022 and I cannot think of a better way to honour them.
Loved and missed always by their family and many friends.
Where to start. Brigg was a clumsy sodd sometimes he would do dangerous things sometimes like clime sheer walls with no safety, but that was Brigg and i loved and respected him for it. I should tell you about who i am my mum and dad were friends with his Parents Brian and Geane sorry if thats not the correct spelling. He would baby sit me and we would go of on adventures, I love him with every ounce of my life i miss him every day glad you found your happy place love Ben Brook x x
My dad was a fisherman in shetland, he lost his life along with an 18 year old lad. In February 1983
I was 7, I'm now 45 .
My dad's love of the ocean makes me and would have made him proud to have his name on the Invergordon boat helping rescue and save lives at sea.
Also to all RNLI volunteers over the years, you give your time love and passion to help rescue vessels and lives at sea.
I personally commend all of you now and future generations to come.
Dad always supported the RNLI because he admired all the crews that gave their time to help people in need at sea. He could not swim so it made him feel safe if he was on a boat. Dad was a loving father to me and my sister and the 38 Foster children he and my Mum looked after. We miss him very much
I could not think of a better tribute to my dad than to have is name on the lifeboat . My dad joined the merchant navy straight out of school and had the best time travelling the world . When he came home he bought himself a little boat called the Girl Sandra and went out from his home in St andrews to lobster fish . He talked often about the time he got into difficulty and had to be rescued by the Anstruther lifeboat . The sea was in his blood .
My wife was taken from us too suddenly just before having her second kidney transplant and I wanted to not only support our favourite charity but so everyone can see her name as she is so missed and loved. xx
Ray was a Merchant Navy seaman for 47 years, retiring in 2013. He sailed all over the world in that time. The RNLI was his preferred charity and we would often visit RNLI stations when we travelled around the UK and donated frequently.
Sadly Ray died in 2019 and is greatly missed by his family. We met in 1968 and married in 1972 and would have been married 50 years in July and I hope to visit the boat then. Having his name on a lifeboat is a very fitting tribute to a lifelong seafarer.
Remembering Edward ‘Ted’ Pykett who spent many happy times in Wells with our mother, Barbara Pykett formerly Pool.
Ted was a respected farmer, businessman and pillar of the community in his native Nottinghamshire. He was a very caring husband, father, grandfather and stepfather. He had a great sense of fun and loved helping others.
Ted and Mum married in 2010 and enjoyed eleven happy years until their deaths a few days apart on 2 and 6 March 2021.
He was dearly loved and is greatly missed.
Remembering our dearly loved and missed Dad, Leslie Ronald Pool, who died age 60 on 6 April 1980. He and Mum, Barbara Pykett formerly Pool, spent many happy times in Wells.
Dad was a devoted husband and father. He worked for the Ministry of Defence. His many interests included swimming, science and Boys Brigade. He was a strong but unassuming Christian and died suddenly at church on Easter Sunday.
He was a gentleman in every sense. It feels fitting to remember him on the Wells lifeboat.
Remembering our dearly loved and much missed Mum, Barbara Pykett formerly Pool. She and Dad, Leslie Ronald Pool, bought a cottage in Wells in 1980 when he retired. Sadly Dad died soon after.
The Cottage became an important retreat for all the family and also Edward ‘Ted’ Pykett, whom Mum married in 2010 and with whom she enjoyed eleven happy years. They died a few days apart at 94, Ted on 2nd and Mum on 6th March 2021.
Mum would have been thrilled to have their names on the Wells lifeboat.
You are always in our hearts dear daddy ..Hope you love being back at sea .
With much love from us all 💗💗💗💗xxxx
Your star shines bright still and always will X
My dear friend, Barnaby Brogan, has unfortunately been lost at sea since September 2021. He was sailing from Spain, having purchased a new boat, to Bulgaria when all contact was lost around the coast of Greece. He was the kindest, most affable person you could ever meet. He was a one in a million character, if you met him just once, you would remember him forever. I miss you greatly my brother, not a day goes by without you in my thoughts. One heart, one love, forever loving Jah
You only had to meet my grandad once to know he will be in your heart and mind forever.
The way he was able to lift a room from his smile alone. After being in his company he made you feel so much joy.
His giggle, quick wit and banter was so infectious that you couldn't help but adore him and you would look at him and just smile.
He is an inspiration to everyone he meets and I cant tell you how proud and honored we are to call you our husband, dad and grandad.
We will love you forever xxxxx
In rememberence of our beloved son Martin who sadly died 26th January 2021. Martin you loved life and with all the love we had as a family with your sister Karen you will never be forgotten. Our hearts are broken and will never mend.You would be very proud to see your name on the RNLI lifeboat at Next on Sea named HRH Duke of Edinburgh.
You loved sailing and boating and being a Practicing Buddhist you were always there helping anyone that needed it. Where ever you are the sun will always shine
A year has passed and we miss you more everyday. A loving and kind lady who was so proud of all of her family. So courageous, we know how much you would love to see your name on an RNLI Lifeboat, heading out to sea to save lives. Love you always x
Remembering a lovely man, and more than just a Step-Father. Liverpool born, Tom in Merchant Navy WW2, survived u-boat sinking of Adda. Served in Army 1945-67, to return home and ending up as a Black Cabbie. In his late 80’s, he cared for ailing wife, and when widower, aged 92 he moved to Royal Hospital Chelsea, after single-handedly packing up home of 30 yrs in 3 wks. Miss that ready smile, he had time for everyone and photograph memory to end, and his passing at 94 left a huge hole in our lives
Mum always loved the sea...from day trips out or weekends away she loved the ocean....so many beautiful photos we have of our beach visits and your beautiful smile
sadly we lost mum 9th January 2022
My caring, humorous, much loved Uncle John died in Ontario, Canada on Jan 5th 2022 aged 98. He was proud of his naval heritage and WW2 service in the Royal Canadian Navy on HMCS Outremont. His gentleness and his smile will be missed so much. RIP
He is sailing, he is sailing home again across the sea. He is sailing stormy waters to be near you to be free.
Missed and remembered always.
Chris served with RN Fleet Air Arm
Dad loved the sea. He served as a signalman on board minesweepers 1943-47 in the Mediterranean. He also spent time volunteering for the coastguard at Withernsea in East Yorkshire. He was kind and loving person our ‘gentle man’. Will miss you always.
Who posted the message on 7/11/2019? John Basset was also my uncle and I have always regarded him as my hero! Peter Bevan
A gentle quiet man who loved the sea.
Our first Christmas without you. We love and miss you so much xxxxx
Lynn was a lovely girl and was a Nurse, before retiring due to ill health, she had Kidney failure, and recently caught Covid.
She lost her battle in February 2021, God rest her soul and look after her, always in our thoughts.
You are loved and missed every day.
I am continuing to support one of your favourite charities.
Our family has a piece of the jigsaw missing but you are spoken about with love every single day.
Miss you darling x
We decided to make a donation to RNLI as they have a huge presence in one of your favourite places; Cornwall
Roland "CAP" Philips 2nd Engineer M.N. & Rita His Mother, As With Multitudes Of Others The R.N.L.I. Was Close To Their Hearts. Forever Together. Saving Lives At Sea.
Fly little one, may your dreams forever live and may love travel with you always xxxx
You were my everything my daughter my best friend my inspiration 💞
Missing you x
Dedicated to my mum who we lost on 8/11/20 to covid always loved and remembered
Happy Birthday Nan.
I know that you would be delighted that you were still helping to save lives.
I was shocked and saddened this weekend to hear that my dad died over two years ago in July 2019. Shame on me for not making the effort to contact him despite my best intentions.
I wanted to let him know that I forgave him a long time ago and bear no malice at all for what happened in the past. He made his choices and I have lived my own life.
If anyone has any information about him and his life since 1985, please contact me - nigel dot dann at gmail dot com.
Hey dad, I only found out today that you had died 😞 you and I know that I tried so many times to see and meet up with you. The last time I saw you, Billy was only 5 months old, he will be 24 next month! You would be so proud of him and your grandaurers, they have turned out so much better than me! I only wish I knew where you are buried so I could say my final goodbyes. You have always been in my thoughts even though you were so far away, I did try, so very hard, I love you Dad, 😘💜xxx xxx xx
Mick was the best brother a girl could ask for, a true ‘one off’.
Big hearted, generous, with a daft grin & a joke at the ready, he always looked on life’s bright side. A skilled craftsman, he could turn his hand from restoring antiques to creating his own fountain, all to a tune on his mouth organ!
Given his lifelong love of the ocean & passion for fishing, his name on a lifeboat means that he can continue to ride the waves in the place he loved, whilst helping those in need.
Love always x
I know you have gone ahead to find a safe harbour. Please hoist a light to guide me to you. There are two boats which carry your name. I know you will watch out for them. Always all my love, Sue.
In memory of Hogi
Life long supporters of the RNLI
They would be so proud as we all are to have their names inscribed on the life boat
Mark sadly passed away 27th August 2020 from pancreatic cancer. He loved being on and by the sea. He is missed every day and will be loved forevy
Joined the merchant navy as a young man an loved it, travelling the world. His wish was for donations to the RNLI as they meant alot to him. He will always be remembered and very much missed. Xx
In Memory of Doug Farley
Paul loved all kinds of boats, from sailing to chugging along a canal, kayaking or cruising. He loved sea and fresh water fishing too. The Norfolk Broads was one of his favourite places.
Miss being with you xx
In memory of my Dad. The sea was in his blood from swimming in it in Scotland, to being in the Royal Navy in World War 2 on the Motor Torpedo boats. He would love his name being on this boat.
Ellen was my Nan and she was the best Nan ever. A strong and determined lady with a subtle sense of humour, she was an absolute diamond. Nan loved the RNLI and supported it all her life. She never went on a seaside day trip without visiting the nearest lifeboat station and buying something in the shop or making a donation. She was always awe inspired by the volunteer crews and the work the RNLI does to save lives at sea.
Vickie was a force of nature, strong, passionate and determined in all she did. It seems only fitting that Vickie should be remembered on a lifeboat battling the odds & working to help others, as she did every day. We love & miss you Vickie xx
Love you forever.
In memory of a much-loved husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. Dennis loved the sea, and sailing was a passion in his life. A self-taught dinghy sailor, he built his own cruiser with his best friend Maurice, and enjoyed many happy years in retirement, cruising in Milford Haven estuary and further afield. He became affectionately known as the ‘Black Captain’ to family and friends who had the pleasure of sailing with him.
Missing you every day xx
Thinking of the good times always xxxx
Robin served in the navy for many years and had a lifelong love of the sea. He raised thousands of pounds for the Aberystwyth lifeboat station riding a post office bike from the Post Office in Brownhills to Aberystwyth lifeboat station. He was made an honorary lifeboatman in thanks. Robin loved life was very close to his family, he always said he was blessed with a Granddaughter Rebekah. The life of the dead is placed on the memories of the living. Love always Angela, Lara, Rebekah Fabia xxx
Miss you loads
In loving memory of Gwen who was a keen supporter of the Lifeboat in Fishguard Pembrokeshire
In memory of a much missed husband, Dad and Grandad who loved the sea
Remembering my Uncle
Always in our hearts, forever.
In loving memory of my wonderful sister.
A lifelong supporter of RNLI. Who loved Scotland, for the sea mountains and lochs. So very fitting that this Shannon class lifeboat is stationed at Invergordon.
Forever in our hearts: 1935 - 2019 RIP.
Lillian and Phil Romford
Our Dad, Bill (William) Owen, always supported RNLI and I think he would be happy to now be a part of the new lifeboat at Invergordon
He is missed & loved everyday x x x
Dinny, beloved Great Granddad, Granddad, Dad and husband and brother. Supporter to RNLI for as long as any of us can remember. Deeply loved and missed by his family and friends both in Ireland and the UK. A proud Yorkshire man who created endless happy memories for us all. Remembered with love coming up to his first anniversary ❤️
This is my mother in law , me & Harley didnt get to know her as she passed before we joined her family. Steven speaks of his mum with a tear and a smile, she & her recently late husband Gordon were his everything.
Family & friends talk about her so much with so many stories from weekends with the grandkids to holidays with friends. She is the heart of the our family even after she was gone , she is love and missed so deeply. But we have comfort her and Gordon are reunited.
In memory of Arnie Mills (1937 - 2018), much loved husband, Dad and Grandad. He was a lifelong supporter of the RNLI, and enjoyed many years sailing around the Irish sea and the West coast of Scotland. He would have been delighted to know that he is still sailing in Scottish waters with the new lifeboat at Invergordon.
The most amazing husband, father, grandad (grang) and friend to many.
We will miss and love you forever.
Sure you would be so proud to see your name on an RNLI lifeboat.
Always in our thoughts and in our hearts. We lost you too soon.
Always in our hearts Dad. Enjoy riding the waves & saving lives on the Shannon at Invergordon.
With love from us all x
11th October 1941 - 14th November 2015
In loving memory of Patrick Mitchell (1929 - 2018) who loved sailing and everything nautical and was a lifelong supporter of the RNLI
Miss you every day Dad, big hugs and lots of hug’s from Norman, Richard and I, James, Hannah, Kirstie and Dominic. We all love and miss you x
In loving memory of George Raymond, an amazing husband to Valerie, father to Lynn and I, Granda to Thomas, Jack, Harry, Alex, Ellie and Emily.
Dad grew up in Killyleagh overlooking Strangford Lough. Mum and Dad both loved sailing their Flying 15 in Killyleagh. I feel very proud that his name is now on the Invergordon Lifeboat and I wish everyone safe journeys in her. We all miss you so much Dad! Love Joye x
A much loved and missed son and brother with an outlook on life that endeared him to everyone.He was a self taught artist, with a wicked sense of humour.He had a great rapport with animals and liked going to the horse races. He enjoyed going to town daily to have a coffee (or 2 or 3) and loved chatting to everyone he met.Whenever he went on holiday he always visited the RNLI station and purchased items from their shop. It was a cause close to his heart and featured in some of his artwork.
In memory of my loving husband, Ray always supported the RNLI in their excellent dedication to all lives at sea. Ray loved Cornwall and he would visit and make a donation to many shops and lifeboat stations. Missed so much.
In loving memory of a devoted husband and father who
Lost his life to the sea on 14th August 2012 Aged 66.
There was no happier place for you to spend your days than fishing in your currach around Clare Island.
"The sea was your freedom
It was your escape and Happiness"
You were always a loyal Supporter of the RNLI
In our hour of need they were there for us.
It is a fitting tribute to have your name on the
new Clifden all weather Shannon lifeboat.
Loved & Missed Dearly by all xxxx
My darling husband, who absolutely adored sailing. You'd be so proud to see your name on the Agnes A P Barr!!
Jason was such a vibrant young man, who was loved by so many. Jason was a fisherman like his Dad, he loved being at sea and had just applied to become an RNLI volunteer. His death has left gaping hole in our family. R.I.P 1998-2011
Four years was too short but during the time you were lent to us you left a huge impression on all our lives.
I know you would be proud to see your name x
We miss you so much Dad/Gramps/other grampa/oldpa. You loved the sea so it seems so fitting to have you go out and save people there as you did in your RAF days. We love you xx
Alex , we had 42 precious years together , I'm so proud to be your wife , now your on your on your way back home to bonny Scotland ,. Thank you for 2 beautiful daughters , in turn they gave us 2 grandchildren , it's so fitting your name is on the lifeboat as we've always been supporters of the r n l I . Love you , stay safe on the sea sue xx
Colin (Dad), he loved the sea and would have been so proud to have his name on the lifeboat. Greatly missed by all his family and friends.
You never made it to do your Scotland/Highlands trip, I kept saying 'go & do it!!' , but sadly it was too late. At least now this lifeboat can do it for you amongst the beautiful mountains & sea. Will never stop loving you. Thank you Dad for everything. <3
We grew up and lived by the sea. We loved to travel and snorkel. Took boats on waters in exotic places. We watched and enjoyed the RNLI raft race in The Mumbles each year. We loved walking by Swansea Bay and around Gower. You loved sea fishing. You chose to die by the sea. As much as we love the sea we also knew its perils. That is why as a family we are proud to support RNLI and make this dedication in your memory. We are proud your name is emblazoned on the side of RNLI’s Shannon lifeboat.
My wonderful husband Ken who was taken from us far too soon. He loved the sea. We were fortunate enough to own a boat and spent most of our free time on it. He is missed and loved beyond words. Until we meet again. xxx
Dad you were a man with salt water in your veins. Thanks for everything. I know you'r be very happy with your name on an RNLI lifeboat.
Peter loved the sea and a beach, especially around Cornwall. He is missed everyday. He leaves 3 beautiful grand daughters who carry his love with them.
(1957 - 2006)
My darling Husband who was a Merchant Seaman. A gentle giant who loved the sea, taken too young. Loved and missed so much. Until we meet again ttfn xx
in memory of my amazing granda. always had a great love of the sea and fishing. owned an old lifeboat which he called the Tusack- many happy memories of him taking me out sea angling from Thurso harbour. love you always. xxx
Ralph, a great lifeboat enthusiast, who built beautiful scale models and loved to sail them. He is greatly missed by his family and friends, and will be remembered for the talented man he was.
Our Dad Wally Rider was simply the best Dad ever! He had a life long love of the sea and supported the RNLI. The photo is when he was in training to go to sea aged about 17. He had a long and happy life and we all miss him so much.....
We love and miss you so much Dad you always loved to support the lifeboat so we thought this would be a fitting tribute for you.
In memory of my beloved husband who was a passionate sea angler , who on several occasions had the fishing boat
the was on, diverted to assist a rescue in the English Channel, he and his friends never minded as they totally believed in the work of the RNLI. Our children placed his name on the new boat at Invergordon, and it brings me comfort to know his name will be going on the ocean which he so loved.
NOT A DAY HAS GONE BY WITHOUT US THINKING OF YOU AND YOUR IMPISH GRIN.
LOVE YOU ALWAYS.
UNTIL WE MEET AGAIN.
You went to sea at only 13 on the whale boats in the Antarctic then as a silver service waiter on the cruise ships before enjoying married life on cruises with mum. You always loved being at sea so only right for you to be back where you always wanted to be. Loved dearly and much missed by us all. xxxx
Taken from us suddenly in September 2018. The most wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend.
Always a huge supporter of the RNLI.
Loved and missed beyond words xxxx
My dearest darling Papa your back at sea again where you always loved to be. Miss you so very much. Love you then, now, always. xxxxxx
Roy Dickinson and Charlotte Wootton, father and daughter. RNLI supporters in life, and now sailing the seas together in spirit. In loving memory of them both from their forever loving family xxxx