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Title: Arrival of Ilfracombe’s New Shannon Class Lifeboat, 6th June 2015 SOLD
Medium: Acrylic on canvas. Original painting, framed.
Date painted: 7th June to 15th June 2015.
Canvas size: 12 inches x 32 inches x 3/4 inches (30.5 cm x 81 cm x 2 cm).
The Barry and Peggy High Foundation is the name of Ilfracombe RNLI’s new Shannon class all-weather lifeboat. The vessel’s number is 13-09. This painting depicts the new Shannon class lifeboat as she was escorted proudly into Ilfracombe harbour by the town’s current lifeboat The Spirit of Derbyshire and the inshore lifeboat Deborah Brown II on Saturday 6th June 2015, at 1:09 p.m. Hundreds of people turned up to greet the new lifeboat as she arrived in the harbour.