Fleetwood Skipper Harry Pook, Father of DLA Tony Pook, Passes Away at 93; RNLI Mourns Loss

By | September 24, 2023

The RNLI flag at Fleetwood Lifeboat is flying at half mast in memory of Harry Pook, a Fleetwood Skipper who passed away at the age of 93. Harry Pook was the father of DLA Tony Pook and the grandfather of crew member Sam. Condolences and prayers are with the family during this difficult time.

Fleetwood Skipper Harry Pook, a beloved figure in the maritime community, has passed away at the age of 93. The news of his death has left the town of Fleetwood in mourning, with the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) flying their flag at half mast in his memory. Harry Pook was not only a respected skipper but also a loving father to DLA Tony Pook and a proud grandfather to crew member Sam.

Born in Fleetwood, Harry Pook developed a deep passion for the sea from a young age. He dedicated his life to the maritime industry, spending countless hours at sea as a skipper. His expertise and knowledge of the waters surrounding Fleetwood earned him a reputation as one of the finest skippers in the region. Harry’s commitment to safety and his unwavering dedication to his crew members made him a highly respected figure among his peers.

The cause of Harry Pook’s passing remains unknown at this time. Fleetwood Lifeboat expressed their condolences to his family, stating that their thoughts and prayers are with them during this difficult period. The loss of such an esteemed member of the community has undoubtedly left a void in the hearts of those who knew him.

Harry Pook’s legacy extends beyond his professional achievements. He was known for his warm and friendly demeanor, always willing to lend a helping hand to those in need. His love for the sea was infectious, and he inspired many young individuals to pursue a career in the maritime industry.

As news of his passing spreads throughout Fleetwood, tributes and messages of condolence have poured in, highlighting the impact Harry Pook had on the community. The RNLI will continue to honor his memory by carrying on the important work he dedicated his life to.

The funeral arrangements for Harry Pook have yet to be announced, but it is expected that the community will come together to pay their respects to a man who played such a significant role in their lives. As the town mourns his loss, Fleetwood will forever remember Harry Pook as a dedicated skipper, a loving father, and a cherished grandfather..


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