RNLI lifeboats from Sunderland, Tynemouth and Hartlepool provided a guard of honour as former Seaham lifeboat George Elmy sails back into her home port on Sunday for the first time since tragically capsizing in 1962 with the loss of nine lives. This pic: George Elmy with Tynemouth RNLI lifeboat. Photo credit: Adrian Don/RNLIA historic lifeboat returning to its home port for the first time in nearly 50 years was escorted by RNLI lifeboats from Sunderland, Tynemouth and Hartlepool.

The lifeboats provided a guard of honour as former Seaham lifeboat George Elmy sailed back into her home port on Sunday 23 June 2013 for the first time since tragically capsizing in 1962 with the loss of nine lives.

RNLI lifeboats escort historic lifeboat back home to Seahamhttp://www.tynemouth-lifeboat.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/AD230613SEAHAMLIFEBOAT003.jpghttp://www.tynemouth-lifeboat.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/AD230613SEAHAMLIFEBOAT003-300x300.jpgTynemouth RNLIVideodisaster,george elmy,historic,Lifeboat,Lifeboats,RNLI,seaham,TynemouthA historic lifeboat returning to its home port for the first time in nearly 50 years was escorted by RNLI lifeboats from Sunderland, Tynemouth and Hartlepool. The lifeboats provided a guard of honour as former Seaham lifeboat George Elmy sailed back into her home port on Sunday 23 June...The RNLI is the charity that saves lives at sea