lifeboat noun

ADJ. inshore, offshore

VERB + LIFEBOAT get into, man, take to The crew took to the lifeboats. | call out The lifeboat was called out five times in the January storms. | launch

LIFEBOAT + VERB be stationed … The lifeboat is stationed just along the coast from here.

LIFEBOAT + NOUN service | crew | house, shed, station

PREP. aboard/on board a/the ~ two survivors on board the lifeboat | in/on a/the ~ There was only room for ten people in the lifeboat.