StoneRoad2013

StoneRoad2013

Posted on 08/25/2012


Photo taken on August 11, 2012


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Fraserburgh Lifeboat
Fraserburgh Lifeboat Disaster Memorial


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olb - memorial Fraserburgh

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Memorial to the 13 members of three crews lost on services from Fraserburgh, in 1919, 1953 and 1970.

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The RNLB "Duchess of Kent" capsized while on service to the Danish fishing vessel Opal on 21st Jan 1970, with the loss of five of her six crew:
Coxswain John Stephen, Mechanic Frederick Kirkness and Crew Members William Hadden, James RS Buchan and James Buchan. assistant Mechanic John (Jackson) Buchan was flung clear when the lifeboat capsized and was saved by a Russian trawler.
19 months ago.