|Photographer:||Chris Hunsicker [View profile]||Title:||RNLB FCB2 Experimental Lifeboat||Added:||Sep 21, 2005|
|Seen here entering Portsmouth Harbour.16:06hrs 14/9/06 FCB2 Prototype. R.N.L. Replacement of the Mersey Class.
The new RNLI FCB2 (Fast Carriage Boat) Experimental boat is being built at Green Marine – Lymington. The boat is based on a Camarc designed hull and will have two CAT 3126B engines and Hamilton water jets. She will ultimately replace the Mersey class boats around 2007/8.