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The Brighstone RNLI Lifeboat was located in a boathouse at Brighstone Grange with a track-way down to the beach from 1860. Horses from a local farm would be used to move the lifeboat on its ....
Brixton - the old name for Brighstone. Also used in the name of the bay, e.g. Brixton Bay.
Sirenia (The), shipwreck - 1888
The wreck of the Sirenia in 1888 on Atherfield Ledge was one of those wrecks which greatly affected both the local communities and how they would deal with future wrecks.
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