17 Brave Men

The Story of the Rye Harbour Lifeboat Disaster

The Alice of Riga

In the early hours of the morning of 15 Novem­ber 1928 a chain of events started that was to lead to the worst Lifeboat disaster in the history of the United Kingdom. Continue reading 17 Brave Men

On The Waterfront

Opening of New Rye Harbour Lifeboat Station

by Tom Tallow

On the Waterfront

Proposed opening and presentation of Rye Harbour R.N.L.I.     Inshore rescue boat booked for Easter Monday afternoon. A “Good Do” well worth attending.

“Carrick Lass,” new Scottish type Trawler of 50’ L.O.A. now fishing out of Rye. Owner: D. Lamb, Skipper: M. Sharp, Crew: R. Smith. Continue reading On The Waterfront