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Alice and Charles

Atlantic 75 inshore lifeboat

First arrived at Baltimore stationon 16/09/2013

The Atlantic (B class) lifeboats are rigid inflatables with twin outboard motors and can operate in conditions up to near gale Force 7. They were first developed at Atlantic College in Wales and then by the RNLI. They provide a rapid response to inshore emergencies. If the boat capsizes a crew member activates a gas bottle to inflate the righting bag and the boat turns upright in a few seconds.

Length: 7.3metres

Speed 32 knots

Endurance: 3hours

Launch Method: Trolley

Crew: 3

First introduced: 1993

 

 

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