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Categorisation help on Ships' Lifeboats versus Ships' boats versus Search and Rescue boats versus Rescue lifeboats
- Shore-based rescue boats were commonly called "Lifeboats" in the 19th and early 20th centuries. In the United Kingdom "Search and Rescue boats" are still named "Lifeboats". Where this term is used, shore-based rescue boats may be classified as "rescue lifeboats".
- Not every ships' boat is a lifeboat. A "lifeboat" generally has survival gear, is built to survive rough water, and can carry more than a few people. Lifeboats carried on ships, to provide for evacuation of personnel in the event of sinking or fire, should be classified as "ships' lifeboats". "Ships' lifeboats" may double as tenders. "MOB (man overboard) boats" are rescue boats carried on ships. They are generally small, fast, and equipped with rescue gear.
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This category has the following 9 subcategories, out of 9 total.
Media in category "Lifeboats"
The following 164 files are in this category, out of 164 total.
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- 13-04-19-kiel-by-RalfR--006.jpg 6.98 MB
- ADES 3.jpg 157 KB
- ADES13.gif 47 KB
- Ades2.gif 22 KB
- ADES7.jpg 21 KB
- Aida Cara lifeboat.JPG 3.85 MB
- Bangor Castle I (8596471793).jpg 1.54 MB
- Bote de rescate.jpg 58 KB
- Caribbean Princess lifeboat.JPG 3.47 MB
- Carnival Pride lifeboats.agr.jpg 1.86 MB
- DP Tulip lifeboat.JPG 1.15 MB
- En-us-lifeboat.ogg 10 KB
- Freifallversuch K-Boot.jpg 1.05 MB
- ILA Berlin 2012 PD 190.JPG 12.63 MB
- ILA Berlin 2012 PD 191.JPG 13.09 MB
- Inside lifeboat Gdynia.jpg 622 KB
- K-Boot.jpg 314 KB
- KNRM SPRINGBOK.JPG 2.78 MB
- Le brancy.PNG 1.4 MB
- Lifeboat drill (1).jpg 477 KB
- Lifeboat drill (2).jpg 606 KB
- Lifeboat drill (3).jpg 626 KB
- Lifeboat drill (4).jpg 686 KB
- Lifeboat Sampo Kemi 20150708.JPG 2.38 MB
- MHNT PHa 1521 Y 004.jpg 1.91 MB
- Mignonette lifeboat.jpg 227 KB
- MRI42.jpg 3.27 MB
- MS Olivia lifeboat plaque.jpg 1.52 MB
- Oransje livbåt Life Boat.JPG 3.78 MB
- Pacific Swift dinghys 2008.jpg 2.97 MB
- Rettungsboot der Pallas.jpg 2.13 MB
- Seabourn Quest 2012 096.JPG 5.46 MB
- SeaDream II — Lifeboats.JPG 3.23 MB
- SPHL 044.jpg 1.29 MB
- USS Blue Ridge - Life Boat.JPG 1.59 MB