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Barrow Lifeboat Station


Barrow Lifeboat Station is located off the south end of Roa Island, with a slipway down to the Piel Chanel, about 2½ miles south-east of Barrow-in-Furness. The current RLNI station building, manned by volunteers, opened in 2001 and houses a Tamar class all weather lifeboat and a D class Inshore lifeboat, serving serving Morecambe Bay and the Irish Sea. The first lifeboat station was established on Roa Island in 1864, originally known as Piel (Barrow), and renamed Barrow in 1889. Over the years, there have been several stations at different locations on the island, the current site was established in 1929[1].
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Barrow Lifeboat Station, Roa Island

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Barrow Lifeboat Station

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Lifeboat station, Roa Island

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Barrow Lifeboat Station

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Barrow Lifeboat Station
- "There has been an RNLI presence in Barrow since 1864. The current station opened in 2001...Access to the station’s viewing gallery depends on when the station is manned...." RLNI Website, …

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- Facebook pages of RLNI Barrow Lifeboat. Includes details of ocassional Open Days etc.

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