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Beaumaris RNLI has a new recruit ready to commence training at nine weeks of age

Lifeboats News Release

With a lifeboat tradition in his blood nine week old Harrison has already joined his Mam, Dad and Grandfather on a visit to the Beaumaris Lifeboat station.

The Proud Parents and baby Harrison by the Beaumaris Lifeboat

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Mark , Leanne and Harrison alongside the Beaumaris Lifeboat

His parents Mark and Leanne are both volunteer crew members of the Beaumaris lifeboat Mark has followed his father Mike as a helmsman on the boat. Mike is now a Deputy Launching Authority for the lifeboat.

With such a background it is hoped that Harrison will also follow and become a trainee crew member after his 17th birthday.

All of the volunteers at Beaumaris Lifeboat have been enchanted by young Harrison and welcome Leanne back as a crew member following her maternity leave.

Young Harrison Stone with his first pair of RNLI footwear.

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Harrison Stone with his RNLI footwear

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