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S.O.S. The Story of the Life-boat Service

author: Cyril Jolly (1961)
date read: 24 December 2022
rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆

Interesting book about the history of the RNLI, set before a lot of modern developments – motorised lifeboats are still a curiosity, plastic isn’t really a thing yet, radios are just starting to appear.

It mentions a bunch of people and incidents that I hadn’t heard of before (including several which don’t seem to be mentioned anywhere online).

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