Lantern Parade to remember 27 Lifeboat Men lost in the Mexico Disaster December 10th, 2015 jmr jmr Latest News Latest Whats On Shares Comments 129 years ago today, the people of Southport and St Anne’s were realising that 27 of there Lifeboat men were not coming back from trying to save the crew of the German ship, the Mexico. For those wishing to remember the brave volunteers that lost their lives whilst selflessly trying to save others, there will be a lantern parade leaving the memorial obelisk on The Promenade, Southport at 9pm this evening, Thursday 10 December. The parade will lead to the Fishermen’s Rest, which was used as a temporary mortuary for the victims bodies after the tragedy. There will be the annual quiz night at the Fishermen’s Rest, with the proceeds being donated to the new lifeboat house project. We look forward to seeing you this evening. We look forward to seeing you this evening. http://www.southport-lifeboat.org.uk/more_info.asp?current_id=101 Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected]– relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!