To clarify once again, he was doing something that he did not have permission to do?
Permission? He is the Captain, HQ is admin.
I have humoured your Diversion from topic.
You want to continue diverting. Sorry, not playing your game.
On Topic. As DM journo said:
To have mass resignations at one lifeboat station might be considered unfortunate, but to suffer at least seven such cases in a period of around 18 months is somewhat more worrying.