Dungeness RNLI volunteers receive commendation for service call in 2019
On 21 April 2021, six crew from Dungeness RNLI were awarded a commendation from the RNLI Director of Lifesaving Operations for their service in a man-overboard shout during stormy weather in 2019.
The six volunteers with their commendation letters - Photo by Sarah Beck
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