1939

The boathouse was enlarged to accommodate a more powerful Lifeboat - a Watson Class twin screw motor lifeboat - RNLB Jesse Lumb (ON822).  Named and dedicated by the Rt Rev Lord Bishop of Salisbury, Dr Neville Lovett, D.D on 21st July 1939.  Funded from a legacy left to the RNLI by a Mr Lumb of London & Leicester.