Photos: Delta welcomes Canadian Lifeboat Institution's Delta Lifeboat

By BCShippingNews
August 27 2017
The community of Delta and the Canadian Lifeboat Institution (CLI) came together on August 19, 2017 to dedicate the Delta Lifeboat and welcome the vessel to its new home base in Ladner. With many marine industry representatives, all levels of government and the executive of the CLI as well as many well-wishers in attendance, the event was held on the Government Wharves in Ladner under clear blue skies. To read the full story: http://bit.ly/2wXtjez
1. The Delta Lifeboat, the Fraser Lifeboat and the Coast Guard's Hovercraft.
1. The Delta Lifeboat, the Fraser Lifeboat and...
2. The Delta Lifeboat.
2. The Delta Lifeboat.
3. The Delta Lifeboat.
3. The Delta Lifeboat.
4. VIPs and guests of honour were piped in to the ceremony.
4. VIPs and guests of honour were piped in to t...
5. Representatives from the Corporation of Delta, the Province of BC, the Royal Canadian Navy and the Canadian Coast Guard were part of the procession.
5. Representatives from the Corporation of Delt...
6. Mayor Lois Jackson, Corporation of Delta.
6. Mayor Lois Jackson, Corporation of Delta.
7. George Harvie, Chief Administrative Officer, Corporation of Delta.
7. George Harvie, Chief Administrative Officer,...
8. Crew of both the Fraser Lifeboat and the Delta Lifeboat were on hand for the ceremony.
8. Crew of both the Fraser Lifeboat and the Del...
9. Many guests were on hand to celebrate the repositioning and rededication of the Delta Lifeboat.
9. Many guests were on hand to celebrate the re...
10. Reverend Peter Smyth, Senior Port Chaplain, Mission to Seafarers.
10. Reverend Peter Smyth, Senior Port Chaplain,...
11. Mayor Jackson, CLI President Bob McIlwaine, and George Harvie.
11. Mayor Jackson, CLI President Bob McIlwaine,...
12. Mayor Jackson and CLI President Bob McIlwaine.
12. Mayor Jackson and CLI President Bob McIlwai...
13. John Horton receives the Delta flag from CLI President Bob McIlwaine
13. John Horton receives the Delta flag from CL...
14. Master of Ceremonies Cam Cathcart with the crew of the Fraser Lifeboat and Natasha Belonio.
14. Master of Ceremonies Cam Cathcart with the...
15. The Fraser Lifeboat crew give three cheers to the Delta Lifeboat crew.
15. The Fraser Lifeboat crew give three cheers...
16. John Horton onboard the Delta Lifeboat.
16. John Horton onboard the Delta Lifeboat.
17. The Delta flag flying onboard the Delta Lifeboat.
17. The Delta flag flying onboard the Delta Lif...
18. The crew of the Delta Lifeboat.
18. The crew of the Delta Lifeboat.