Saturday, 19 December 2015

19th December 1981

On the 19th December 1981 the Penlee Lifeboat , Solomon Browne launched to the aid of the coaster Union Star after it's engines failed off the Cornish Coast.

After the lifeboat had managed to rescue four people, both vessels were lost with all hands. In all sixteen people died including the eight volunteer lifeboatman.

We shall remember them all.

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