coxswain


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coxswain

the helmsman of a lifeboat, racing shell, etc.
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Second coxswain Michael Williams, his grandad John Mathews (right) and the Moelfre crew rescuing a bin (above)
He was a great guy whose commitment to the RNLI, and the local community in general, was immense - Dave Cammish, left SAVING LIVES: Ron, centre in cap, with fellow crew members in the Sixties, left, and with pictures of fellow former Redcar RNLI coxswains, above IN ACTION: The Taxiarchis, left, and Ron, in dark-topped peak cap, right, after meeting the Princess Royal at the Christening of the City of Leeds lifeboat in 1951, above
Departing coxswain Bertie McMinn, 49, wrote a letter of complaint to RNLI charity bosses, while Bruce Watt, the launching officer and ex-second coxswain of 14 years, resigned in disgust - as did Mallaig branch chair George Lawrie, Jeff's father.
Yasmin Farooq is a veteran coxswain who won a gold medal with the United States eight team in the 1995 world championships.
He is a great friend and a very gentle man, which is not always the case with coxswains.
A Facebook group has been set up calling on the RNLI to "Bring Coxswain Anthony Barclay Back", and it has attracted more than 120 members.
Dad is the coxswain of the Mumbles all-weather lifeboat so I think he was happy to see me joining the crew.
WPI's second varsity eight (Tomas Hunter, Andrew Cunningham, Jeff Lessard, Zachary Theoharidis, Gary Jackson, Paul Kashmanian, Nick Van Sciver,Dan Pierson and coxswain Renee Lanza) finished in 603.
I couldn't believe it when I read in the papers what my little girl had done," Coxswain obviously would have said.
AFTER SEVEN years as the coxswain for the United States women's eight, Yasmin Farooq decided to retire after the Olympic final in 1996.
Ray, who has been coxswain of the lifeboat for the past decade, summoned his crew and the rescue vessel was launched within minutes.