1948: Lifeboat Turntable

A device which aids in the rapid turn-round of a lifeboat: the Aldeburgh Lifeboat, Abdy Beauclerk, on a special turntable on the new slipway.

On this slipway, the boat can be brought ashore at any tide and immediately and easily turned round for a fresh launching.

Illustrated London News, 11 September, 1948

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