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.
But the pirates sabotage the deal and make off in a lifeboat with Phillips, along with $30,000 in cash.
Nor were the lifeboat crew the only ones that distinguished themselves.
The two men returned to the lifeboat preparatory to leaving.
Rescue proved very difficult, but the lifeboat saved forty-four; all the remainder were lost.
After reading the manual on lifeboat operation there was but one course open.
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)