But the pirates sabotage the deal and make off in a lifeboat with Phillips, along with $30,000 in cash.
The Countess deftly steered the lifeboat, a resolute and unlikely vision in her ermine and pearls.
Like when Smith and his family managed to crowd onto a lifeboat—which then failed to deploy.
Still, in the absence of any lifeboat to save her, she swam to shore, her lawyer said.
Now you have to go with your lifeboat and go under the boat stern on the straight side.
Nor were the lifeboat crew the only ones that distinguished themselves.
That explained why the lifeboat hadn't been used by the other crewmen.
Rescue proved very difficult, but the lifeboat saved forty-four; all the remainder were lost.
When the tide rose the lifeboat got up anchor and made for home.
It was unlike any pictures he had seen of lifeboat rescues, unlike anything he had ever imagined.
A pardon from a prison or other sentence; a retrial (1940s+ Underworld)