Follow the famous boat’s final journey home to Ballycottton; her final resting place. This feature traces the boat’s last steps from Midleton to Ballycotton village. She now rests close to the entrance to the village of Ballycotton’s famous cliff walk.

The Mary Stanford, Ballycotton, was the first and is the only Lifeboat in RNLI history to have been awarded a gold medal for gallantry; the vessel as well as her brave crew were honored with this award for the famous Daunt Lightship rescue on 11th February 1936.

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