Diamond Jubilee lifeboat
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Diamond Jubilee lifeboat arrives in Eastbourne

Eastbourne's new £2.7m lifeboat, the Diamond Jubilee, has arrived at the East Sussex town, where it is to be stationed.

The Tamar-class lifeboat has been named in honour of the Queen, who is patron of the RNLI. It first took to the water on 6 February, on the 60th anniversary of the day the Queen ascended to the throne.

  • 29 May 2012
  • From the section England