The current lifeboat, RNLB The Whiteheads

The timeline demostrates which lifeboats have been in service in Scilly during different periods of history, since they officially began service in the Islands in 1874.

St Mary’s Lifeboat

Henry Dundas            1874 to 1919
Elsie                   1919 to 1930
Cunard                  1930 to 1953
Guy and Claire Hunter   1955 to 1981
Robert Edgar            1981 to 1998
Whiteheads              1998 to present

St Agnes Lifeboat

James and Caroline      1890 to 1904
Charlie and Dure James  1904 to 1920