How to use Lifeboat in a sentence
The low and dangerous coasts, off which the seas are generally very shallow, are efficiently served by a series of lifeboat stations.
In 1885 a serious disaster befell the islanders, a lifeboat which went to take provisions to a ship in the offing was lost with all hands - fifteen men - and only four adult males were left on the island.
The Lifeboat College is a unique and stunning landmark building of the highest quality.
A number of the lifeboat crew suffered minor injuries.
A buoy is attached to the forward port lifeboat davit.Advertisement
Sheringham fisherman and lifeboat coxswain John ' Sparrow ' Hardingham, wearing a typical Sheringham pattern gansey of herringbones and coil o ' rope.
Lifeboat assists grounded creel boat The Kirkwall lifeboat was called out on Tuesday to assist a creel boat The Kirkwall lifeboat was called out on Tuesday to assist a creel fishing boat aground off the Rendall shore.
Whilst still afloat the lifeboat was then sent to rescue two more children in a small inflatable dinghy which was sinking.
They started in Monte ' with the perfect antidote for a New Year hangover in the form of a lifeboat drill for everybody.
Although very close to the water the pilot managed to safely eject form his plane and was picked up by lifeboat.Advertisement
Guy has just received the gold medal awarded him by the Lifeboat Institution.
The Oban lifeboat stood guard to make sure all was well with the pick-up.
There is a memorial in the churchyard to the Northumbrian lifeboat heroine, Grace Darling.
The D Class lifeboat had to make a rapid return to the station with one sailor who was suffering from severe hypothermia.
On their third run, they took the ship's lifeboat in tow with luggage they had saved.Advertisement
The crew struggled for some time to lower a lifeboat which had jammed.
So far three sail, including the Lady Anne, and a replica enclosed lifeboat.
Today the offshore lifeboat station is at the end of the pier, whilst the inshore lifeboat operates from the beach.
Soon after leaving the dock we anchored for a safety drill including launching the starboard lifeboat.
The Royal National lifeboat Institution has supplied a series of boats, the last offshore lifeboat being the ' Manchester Unity of Oddfellows ' .Advertisement
Injured crewman hospitalized A crew member who had injured his fingers was taken off a fishing boat by the Stromness lifeboat on Wednesday.
All cash raised on the day will go toward a new £ 2.5m Tamar class lifeboat for the RNLI lifeboat station at Angle.
The small village was devastated by the loss of the Penlee lifeboat, the Solomon Brown, just before Christmas 1981.
There are, for example, the optional detail parts for the lifeboat davits and the optional outer hull strakes.
The lifeboat was quickly launched through very heavy surf, in command was John Storr who rescued the crew of four.Advertisement
The tour included Neil in the Lifeboat simulator going to the aid of a stricken oil tanker which was on fire!
A Kirkwall lifeboat crewman was injured during a rescue operation which saw a cargo vessel drifting out of control in Kirkwall Bay.
Mallaig Lifeboat refueled ready for service at 1000 hrs.
Swansea Coastguard immediately requested the launch of the Penarth lifeboat and also scrambled a rescue helicopter.
General seamanship and ship safety lessons were mixed with regular cross-country runs, circuit training, marching practice and lifeboat rowing in Dover harbor.Advertisement
The picture below shows the starboard lifeboat entering the water.
The tour included Neil in the Lifeboat simulator going to the aid of a stricken oil tanker which was on fire !
Lifeboat arrived on scene at 10.56 to find local vessel Margareta with towline attached to the casualty.
There exists an unpaid Lifeboat Service which has carried out numerous unbelievable feats of courage.
He was presented with a set of cut crystal whiskey glasses by Lifeboat Operations Manager Ian Readman on behalf of his fellow Management Committee.Advertisement
It is strongly fortified, and there are a lighthouse, and lifeboat and pilot stations.
It became apparent only a motor lifeboat could attempt a rescue of the remaining people on the wreck.
They then transferred the youths ashore, at one point the lifeboat being almost capsized by breaking surf.
Neuwerk, containing some marshland protected by dikes, has two lighthouses and a lifeboat station.
Among his most important canvases must be reckoned "The Pilot Cutter" in 1866, "The Salmon Poachers" in 1869, "The Lifeboat" in 1876, "Highland Pastures" in 1878, "The Beached Margent of the Sea" in 1880, "The Newhaven Packet" (bought by the Birmingham Corporation), and "Catspaws off the Land" (bought by the Chantrey Fund trustees); in 1885, "Mount's Bay" (bought by the Manchester Corporation) in 1886, "Nearing the Needles" in 1888, "Machrihanish Bay, Cantyre," in 1892, "Hove-to for a Pilot" in 1893, and "Glen Orchy," a landscape, in 1895.Advertisement