Borth Lifeboat Station

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Coordinates: 52°28′52″N 4°03′05″W / 52.48111°N 4.05139°W / 52.48111; -4.05139
Borth Lifeboat Station
RNLI Lifeboat station
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Borth Lifeboat Station
Country Wales, United Kingdom
Unitary authority Ceredigion
Town Borth
Location High Street, Borth, Ceredigion, SY24 1AA
 - coordinates 52°28′52″N 4°03′05″W / 52.48111°N 4.05139°W / 52.48111; -4.05139
Founded 1966
Owner Royal National Lifeboat Institution
Visitation All year
Borth, Ceredigion

Borth Lifeboat Station (based in Borth, Ceredigion, Wales) was first established by the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) in June 1966.[1] The station currently operates a D-class (IB1) lifeboat.

The station was opened as a result of a campaign led by Aran Morris MBE who said that his memories of Arctic convoys of World War II inspired him to press for the lifeboat station because it used to take rescuers 20 minutes to get to Borth from Aberystwyth and Aberdyfi during an emergency.

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Dates in service Class Op. No. Name
1966–1973 D-class (EA16)
1973–1975 D-class (EA16) D-103
1975–1987 D-class (EA16) D-233 Onslaught
1987–1995 D-class (EA16) D-344 Onslaught II
1995–2004 D-class (EA16) D-479 May
2004–2013 D-class (IB1) D-622 May II
2013–present D-class (IB1) D-760 Geoffrey Scott

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