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Severn class
The Severn class lifeboat is the largest lifeboat used by the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI), a UK organisation dedicated to saving life at sea. The class is named after the River Severn, the longest river in Great Britain.

There are forty-six Severn class lifeboats serving the RNLI around the coast of the UK and Ireland since the introduction of the class in 1996. It carries a Y Class inflatable boat, which can be deployed by an on-board crane for use in shallow water.

Severns have a comprehensive electronics fit including full MF and VHF DSC radio equipment, DGPS Navigator, an electronic chart system, VHF/DF, radar and weather sensors. For added manoeuvrability, in addition to twin engines, the Severn also has a bow thruster fitted. The Severn is constructed of fibre reinforced composite material. Provision for survivors includes comprehensive first aid equipment including stretchers, oxygen and Entonox.

Severns carry a salvage pump in a water-tight container, but fire-fighting capacity is limited to the lifeboat itself. (Source: Wikipedia)
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Built: 1982
Shipyard: Fairey Marine
Dimensions: 14.32m x 4.44m
Propulsion: 2 x Diesel Detroit Diesel
Speed: 17.6 knots

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New Highlander


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The New Highlander was a RNLI Solent Class Selfrighting Lifeboat.

Built: 1969
Dimensions: 14.79m x 4.42m
Propulsion: 2 x Gardner 6LX 110 hp engines (Built: 1969)
Shipyard: Groves & Gutteridge, I.o.W. England

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