The Penlee lifeboat , the "Solomne Browne" was involved in a rescue attempt on the 19 Dec 1981 when disaster struck off the coast of Cornwall South West England when it went to the assistance of the coaster "Union Star" after its engines failed in heavy seas ,After the lifeboat rescued 4 sailors / crew members both vessels were lost with all hands , in all 16 souls were lost including 8 volunteer lifeboatmen Although this special event of the loss of The Penlee Lifeboat is a rememberance of those that lost their lives it is not to commemorate the anniversary of the tragedy but to use as a subject for the special event to coinside with my personal annual RNLI collection / donation.. Any donations will be accepted and passed on to the RNLI.. Please qsl direct with sae UK or 2 US Dollars for outside UK or via bureau.. All qsos will be answered ,My special thanks to the RNLI for allowing the use of the pictures for this qrz site ,The event starts May 10th on Top band ,80,40,30 mtrs, operating CW mode only for 14 days.. The qsl card is shown top right of qrz page ....Geoffrey M1EDF thank you...
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