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Photograph of members of the crew of the lifeboat Elizabeth Ripon after an exercise; from left to right, they are: Alf de Ste. Croix (in dark clothing), Alfie le Fèvre, Alan Alexandre, Dennis Aubert, Coxswain Mike Berry (in cap), Second Coxswain Frank Lawrence (in cap), Dave Aubert, possibly Martin Stevens or Robin Stevens, Second mechanic George Richardson, Derek Seymour, Honorary Medical Adviser Dr Roger Porcherot, Mechanic Roy Berezai and Shore Attendant John Blampied. Photographs of the telephone cable repair ship Directeur Generaal Bas, and photograph of boats including the Nuage de Matin, and possibly the British Rail cargo vessel Moose or Elk alongside the New North Quay.

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April 17th 1971 - April 23rd 1971

Scope and Content

The exercise on the afternoon of Saturday 17th involved lifeboat crewman Alfie le Fèvre taking three firemen (including Station Officer Carter) on his boat Huckleberry from Gorey to meet the lifeboat NE of la Conchière Beacon. Two supposedly injured firemen were transferred to the lifeboat, as part of a medical exercise for the lifeboat crew.


Elizabeth Rippon (Lifeboat)
Directeur Generaal Bas (Cable Ship)
Royal National Lifeboat Institution
de Ste Croix, Alf
le Fevre, Alfie
Alexandre, Alan
Aubert, Dennis
Berry, Mike
Lawrence, Frank
Stevens, Martin
Stevens, Robin
Richardson, George
Seymour, Derek
Porcherot, Roger, Dr
Berezai, Roy
Blampied, John


Harbours | Harbour | online harbours | cable ships | Lifeboats | exercises | crewmen | coxswains | mechanics | doctors | advisers | Boats | crewmen | groups | telephone cables | repairs


4 Photographs



Level of description



: Jersey Evening Post

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Subject 30
File number Harbours
Page number Page


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