Burnham RNLI welcomes Jack and Joyce

PUBLISHED: 17:00 05 May 2012

Lifeboat Staines Whitfield and Jack and Joyce Burcombe out at sea during the changeover procedure.

Lifeboat Staines Whitfield and Jack and Joyce Burcombe out at sea during the changeover procedure.

Jan Bonus

EAGLE-EYED observers may notice a new name on the Burnham RNLI lifeboat, due to a re-fit.

Burnham lifeboat Staines Whitfield has returned to headquarters for it’s five year re-fit, and been temporarily replaced by lifeboat Jack and Joyce Burcombe from the RNLI relief fleet.

On April 25, both boats were launched and after a short trip, Staines Whitfield was recovered on a towing trailer for transit to the lifeboat repair facility at Cowes in the Isle of Wight.


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