Lifeboat manual winch crank handle

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Alert ID: 
04333
Description of Process: 

The following was found and raised by a vendor during routine maintenance.

Description of Incident: 

During routine maintenance, it was found that the manual winch crank handle of the lifeboat was misaligned due to a bent stowage bracket which prevented full rotation of the handle. This would have prevented the remote launching of the lifeboat by the Coxwain.

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Causes and consequences of incident or accident: 
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