Crew, Shore Crew & Officials.

  Below is a list of those currently serving at Appledore RNLI lifeboat station, along with their wide and varied backgrounds. There are many who have served over very many years also that are no longer on the team - we cannot display these at present but hopefully that will be rectified in the future.

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Day Job


Boat Crew

  Martin Cox Coxswain/Mechanic /LTC / LTA / ILB Mechanic,    Full-time Coxswain  
  Owen Atkinson Mechanic / Coxswain/ LTA   Full-time Mechanic  
  Jeff Pavitt Crew/Mechanic / Dep Cox/Helm   Marine service sales  
  Andrew Hallett Crew   Highways worker  
  Andy Short Helm / Mechanic / Navigator   Garage Owner Mechanic  
  Rob Ward Crew   Electrician (Alarms)  
  Simon McCarthy Crew / Navigator/ Helm/LTA   Angling Shop Assistant  
  Andrew Atkinson Helm / Dep Cox   Shipyard design Engineer  
  Mark Williams Crew / Helm / Mechanic   RNLI area technician  
  Gary Stanbury Helm / Mechanic/Dep Cox/LAA      
  Nick Ayres Helm / Mechanic   Mobile Fitter (Plant)  
  Stuart Arnett Clark Crew / Mechanic   Tree Surgeon  
  Sam Ayres Crew/ Navigator   FT Mum  
  Stuart Moles Crew /Mechanic   self employed Energy Consultant  
  David Atkinson Crew   Shipyard marine Fitter  
  Paul Atkinson Crew   Fibre Optic Installer  
  Del Elsemore Crew   Auto electronics technician  
  Glyn Stanbury Crew   Machine Operator  
  Ross Coburn Crew   Car salesman  
  Chris Beer Crew   Self Employed Electrician  

Nick Cousins

Crew   Self Employed Kitchen Fitter  
  Matt Rowe Crew   Civil Servant  
  Carl Chessum Crew   Self Employed  
  Nat Simmons Crew   Self Employed  
  Lucy Lo-Vel Crew   Civil Servant  
  Andrew Chiles Crew   Paramedic  
  Rich Withey Crew   Electrician  

Shore Crew

  Noel Gray Shore crew   Self Employed  
  Alex Hall Shore crew   Campsite Operator  
  Jonny May Shore Crew    Insurance Broker  
  Mike Luxton Shore Crew      

Operations Team

  Tony Merrill Lifeboat Operations Manager (LOM)   Retired Consultant  
  Tony Short Deputy Launch Authority (DLA)   Retired Police Officer  
   Steve Griffiths Deputy Launch Authority (DLA)Shore Crew     Retired Solider  
  Niki Tait DLA / Lifeboat Press Officer (LPO)   IT Consultant  
  Nigel Batley Deputy Launching Authority (DLA)   Retired Police Officer  
   Bob Meller

Deputy Launching Authority (DLA) Shore Crew

   Retired Engineer  
  Nigel Hakes

Deputy launching Authority(DLA) Shore Crew

  Retired teacher