Penarth Lifeboat Station
By kkeps @ 2010-12-19 20:24:45
Penarth Lifeboat Station is located in Penarth, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales) (Welsh: Bro Morgannwg), Wales (Cymru) 5.2 miles (8.4 kilometres) south west from the city centre of the Welsh capital city of Cardiff (Caerdydd) and lying on the north shore of the Severn Estuary (Afon Hafren) at the southern end of Cardiff Bay.
The first Penarth lifeboat started operations in 1861. Closed between 1905 and 1980 the station reopened on Penarth seafront, currently operating an Atlantic 85 and a D class lifeboat.