DUTCH EXPERIENCE WITH FAST RIB LIFEBOATS BOATS

The Johannes Frederik class and the smaller Valentijn class of rigid inflatable lifeboats are becoming the mainstay of the Netherlands Lifeboat Institution fleet. The article briefly describes the vessels and also a rescue operation in the winter of 1993 which boosted confidence in the use of these boats.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Ship & Boat Intl, n 8, Oct 1995, p 11 [2 p, 2 fig]
  • Publication Date: 1995

Language

  • English

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00718688
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: British Maritime Technology
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 27 1996 12:00AM