Davit Snapped During Lifeboat Drill

On lowering the starboard lifeboat during preparation for survey on behalf of a Maritime administration, the forward attachment to the davit snapped when the lifeboat was lowered. The lifeboat remained hanging vertically by the aft wire only. The aft deck of the lifeboat was found to be fractured in way of the connection to the falls.

2013.05.31 - Casualty During Lifeboat Drill Figure 1

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