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From ‘Shelter’ to Shanty
The Shanty Story
The first lifeboat in Portrush was delivered in December 1860, it was initially named ‘Zelinda’.
The vessel, 30ft long and weighing two ton, required six to ten strong oarsmen to propel it.
At that time, Portrush was a small but well-established fishing town and growing tourist destinationFind Out More