HNLMS Walrus visits the Tyne. Picture by Adrian Don - ElectricPics Photography

Submarine visits the Tyne

The first submarine to visit the Tyne for ten years paid a weekend visit in late April.   HNLMS Walrus, a diesel-electric submarine of the Koninklijke Marine – Royal Netherlands Navy – made the operational stay after taking part in a major exercise in the North Sea.       

Tynemouth RNLI lifeboat volunteer crewmember Jill McCormick has her marriage to Simon Lee blessed onboard the Tynemouth RNLI lifeboat 'Spirit of Northumberland'.

And the bride wore… RNLI Yellow Wellies!

Tynemouth RNLI lifeboat volunteer crewmember Jill McCormick has her marriage to Simon Lee blessed onboard the lifeboat Spirit of Northumberland. The couple were married an hour earlier at the local registry office before being blessed at the lifeboat station by station Chaplain Reverend Timothy Duff.  Jill, 35, has been an RNLI volunteer for 12 years and […]