TRENT CLASS LIFEBOAT
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The Royal National Lifeboat Institution operates around the coast of the island of Ireland. The RNLI is a registered charity which exists to save lives at sea.
It provides, on-call, the 24 hour lifeboat service necessary to cover search and rescue requirements to 50 miles out from the coastline of Ireland and the United Kingdom.
There are currently 44 lifeboats stationed at 39 different harbours in Ireland. All lifeboat men and women are volunteers.