Mumbles Life Boat Rescuing the Ship's Crew

WAG 7237


Son of a hotel manager, Charles Hayes, Edwin Hayes was brought up in Dublin. He studied at the Kildare School of Art in Dublin, and also spent time at sea to master the 'handling ships and nautical matters generally'. Mumbles is a headland on Swansea Bay in Wales. The Lifeboat Station there has operated since 1866.