MGN 78 Launching crews: lifeboats, rescue boats, and other boats

Advises of correct number of crew for launching lifeboats, rescue boats, Class C boats and other boats built before 1st July 1986.

This publication was withdrawn on

MGN 78 has been replaced by Merchant Shipping (Life-Saving Appliances For Ships Other Than Ships Of Classes III To VI(A)) Regulations.


MGN 078 Launching crews for lifeboats, rescue boats, class C boats, inflatable boats and other boats

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Guidance to:

  • shipowners
  • masters
  • officers and seamen of merchant ships
  • owners, skippers, mates and crews of fishing vessels.
Published 1 August 1999