Examples from the Web for lifeboat
A rising tide lifts all boats…but a lifeboat carrying a few, surrounded by many treading water, risks capsizing.
But the pirates sabotage the deal and make off in a lifeboat with Phillips, along with $30,000 in cash.
After an incredibly suspenseful standoff, the marksmen take out the pirates in the lifeboat, saving Phillips.
Like when Smith and his family managed to crowd onto a lifeboat—which then failed to deploy.Abandoned Ship: New Book Details Honeymooners’ Costa Concordia Nightmare|Barbie Latza Nadeau|January 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The Countess deftly steered the lifeboat, a resolute and unlikely vision in her ermine and pearls.The Titanic’s Haute Heroine: The Countess of Rothes|Elizabeth Kaye|April 12, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The lifeboat “Leicester,” presented by Mrs. Hodges, launched at Gorleston.Chronological Retrospect of the History of Yarmouth and Neighbourhood|William Finch-Crisp
To send out the lifeboat upon such a wild-goose chase would be to turn himself into a laughing-stock.Stella Fregelius|H. Rider Haggard
He backed out of the big ship and consulted the charts of the lifeboat.The Pirates of Ersatz|Murray Leinster
Some of that canvas will come in handy, remarked Joe, as he pulled a large piece of it from the lifeboat.Tom Fairfield at Sea|Allen Chapman
And this beneficial influence of our lifeboat service travels far beyond our own shores.Battles with the Sea|R.M. Ballantyne