1850, a dynamic new secretary arrived at the RNLI who, with the help of his colleagues, set the precedent for many of the safety and fundraising initiatives we
follow today. Meet unsung hero Richard Lewis.
It’s human nature to want to help an animal in trouble and people will often go to great lengths - and risk - to do so. That's why RNLI lifesavers will sometimes step in or assist another rescue service to save animals’ lives at sea.