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Postby D. v. Nieuwenhuijzen » Wed Sep 16, 2015 7:03 pm

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Lifeboat of the 'Tyne' class, first entered service in 19882, being built by FBM Marine at Cowes, Isle of Wight, for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution, with production ending in 1990, there are 40 built.
Displacement:26 tonnes, L:14,30m. B:4,48m. D:1,30m. 2-V6 GM or 2-V8 GM diesels ?hp. 17,6 kn. range 240 nm. crew:6 + 1 doctor.
Steel hull with aluminium superstructure, normally carry a 2,50m. 2-crew X class Inflatable dinghy on board.
Fast Slipway Boat 1 (FSB1) stationed in Douglas since 1988, with number 47-032, call sign MJKE5.
Scheduled to be replaced by a 'Shannon' class boat in 2016.
(Isle of Man 1991,17 p. StG.469; 1999, 25 p. StG.833)
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