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Jack Lowe
(@lordlowe)

7 Days 11 Hours Ago

A fine start to Mission 18 today with @rnli_anstruther. Huge thanks to everyone for all your help and patience. Feel really proud of the photographs we made together — a unique overview of your station before another beloved Mersey class is decommissioned after decades of steadfast service. #lifeboatstationproject #lsp18 #rnli #rnliheritage #sar #lifeboat #maritime #nautical #heritage #scotland #anstruther #merseyclass #lifeboatmanoeuvres

Jack Lowe
(@lordlowe)

2018-12-17 11:48:13

Walmer Tractor Finale: Sheesh. It feels like an age since I posted about September’s mission. Looking back through my thumbnails, I realise that it was indeed an age in social media terms — nearly two whole weeks! In the midst of “everything else” to do with “you know what”, it’s very much on my mind that there’s still more of the story to tell. But, fear not...tell it, I will. After we’d made the portrait of the six @rnli_walmer helmsmen, it was time for the grand finale on a beautiful late September evening — the crew portrait. I’ll look forward to sharing that with you tomorrow. #lifeboatstationproject #lsp16 #rnli #sar #lifeboat #wetplate #ambrotype #maritime #nautical #heritage #behindthescenes #tractor #utilitarian #kent #walmer #lifeboatmanoeuvres

Jack Lowe
(@lordlowe)

2018-12-02 04:22:48

Walmer Tractor Manoeuvres: When I asked the @rnli_walmer lifeboat volunteers if we could use their handsome old launch tractor for the portrait of the Helmsmen, they kindly leapt into action. Lifeboat crews around our coastline cherish these wonderful pieces of utilitarian engineering just as much as the lifeboats themselves. For example, note the freshly oiled caterpillar tracks. ✨ #lifeboatstationproject #lsp16 #rnli #sar #lifeboat #wetplate #ambrotype #maritime #nautical #heritage #behindthescenes #tractor #utilitarian #kent #walmer #lifeboatmanoeuvres

Jack Lowe
(@lordlowe)

2018-11-12 08:15:57

Making headway: It’s taken longer than usual but I’m making good progress with the Mission 16 photographs now. I’ve really enjoyed scanning the @dungenessrnli plates today — what a joy to see those again. Looking forward to publishing them on the revamped Kent page soon: lifeboatstationproject.com/kent As ever, I’ll keep you posted. #lifeboatstationproject #lsp16 #rnli #sar #lifeboat #maritime #nautical #heritage #lifeboatmanoeuvres #kent #dungeness #rnlishannon

Jack Lowe
(@lordlowe)

2018-11-06 02:02:56

Making Tracks: Manoeuvring RNLB Sealink Endeavour into position for a very special portrait, which I’ll show you later. #lifeboatstationproject #lsp16 #rnli #sar #lifeboat #hastings #makingtracks #lifeboatmanoeuvres

Jack Lowe
(@lordlowe)

2018-07-29 07:28:26

Come to think of it, I just have to show you @macdufflifeboat’s unique launch truck. Well, it’s unique to an Atlantic 85 — I believe that a similar vehicle is used to launch a hovercraft elsewhere on the network. No doubt, I’ll find out in due course. Here you see Macduff’s Scania being driven out of the boathouse by Colin to use as a backdrop for his portrait. It’s 19 years old and afforded the same pride by the crew as a lifeboat. I mean, just look at it...immaculate! If you happen to have the sound turned on, you’ll hear a hive of industry emanating from the shipyard across the road. Look out for Neena reflections in the shiny bodywork too! #lifeboatstationproject #lsp15 #rnli #sar #lifeboat #behindthescenes #lifeboatmanoeuvres #scotland #macduff #scania @scaniagroup @scaniauk

Jack Lowe
(@lordlowe)

2018-07-13 02:11:32

Magical Manoeuvres: When I visited @rnli_kessock, I realised that it had been quite a while since I’d last seen any lifeboat manoeuvres. And then I remembered how much I love them. #lifeboatstationproject #lsp15 #rnli #sar #lifeboat #scotland #kessock #lifeboatmanoeuvres