Home > Event > Talk: Wreck of HMHS Rohilla 1914
13 October, 2018
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Dorothy Brownlee continues the story of our local lifeboats, linked into her exhibition ‘Hope In The Great War’.

The hospital ship Rohilla was wrecked at Whitby in a terrific south east gale and war-time blackout.  Tynemouth’s RNLI  motor lifeboat Henry Vernon proceeded the 40 miles to Whitby overnight in that gale and rescued the last 50 men.

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