PICTURES: Exmouth RNLI trial new lifeboat

PUBLISHED: 10:15 19 December 2012

The Shannon class lifeboat is turned on its carriage at Exmouth. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref exe 3825-51-12SH To order your copy of this photograph go to www.exmouthjournal.co.uk and click on MyPhotos24.

The Shannon class lifeboat is turned on its carriage at Exmouth. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref exe 3825-51-12SH To order your copy of this photograph go to www.exmouthjournal.co.uk and click on MyPhotos24.

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RNLI Shannon-class lifeboat trials at Exmouth.

RNLI crew members put the new Shannon-class lifeboat through its paces at Exmouth this week. Exmouth RNLI will have one of the new state of the art craft stationed at their Maer boathouse sometime towards the end of 2013. The lifeboat which features a water jet propulsion system comes with its own specially designed tractor and trailor which is able to launch and recover the boat and is fitted with a turntable which can spin the vessel 180 degrees to face back towards the water.

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