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Old 17 July 2005, 07:22   #1
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Rescue tenders-one for u navy lads

just a general queary realy,

on large ships if they have to launch a rescue boat to pick up a MOB or somthing how do they do it when the ship is still moving????
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Old 17 July 2005, 08:36   #2
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I'm just repeating what I heard, but I thought that they craned the RIB into the water using davits with the engine running, where the cox paces the bigger boat, detaches the lifting harness and then accelerates away. Not fun if you get it wrong!
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Old 17 July 2005, 08:49   #3
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ah yes thats the sort of thing i thought they must do, thanks for the info
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Old 17 July 2005, 13:56   #4
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i saw a little clip where they had a ramp in the back of the boat and they slid the inflatable down the ramp (wasnt a RIB tho)
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