6 march 1987
The night of the terrible disaster when A British-owned cross-channel ferry the 'Herald of Free Enterprise' left Zeebrugge, Belgium, with its bow doors open; it capsized, killing over 180 passengers.
Piglet was in the angling club at Eastbourne as finance chairman at about 10.30 two maroons went off to launch the Eastbourne lifeboat to assist in another rescue along the coast.
This was the first time that piglet went to the lifeboat station to offer his assistance,
As to the present day "piglet" is now working with the cruz roja españa dive rescue unit
The royal soverign tower, Just of the coat of Eastbourne
Where the crews of Eastbourne Lifeboat do what they do