Tribute to a lifeboat stalwart who left ‘a fantastic legacy’

Noel Wight

Noel Wight

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One of Scotland’s best known lifeboatmen, former Dunbar Coxswain Noel Wight, has died at the age of 66.

A successful fishing boat skipper, he gave 48 years of service to the town’s Royal National Lifeboat Institution in various capacities including as coxswain for 22 years.

Station chairman, Mark Lees, said: “Noel was an absolutely outstanding servant to the lifeboat, both in Dunbar, and nationally.”

Full tribute in the East Lothian News - on sale now. Why not make your tributes to Noel Wight here.

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