Jun 152009

Ear, earOf course you regularly check fire extinguishers for corrosion and environmental conditions that might encourage corrosion (You do, don’t you?) but what about the air bottles in your totally enclosed lifeboat?

It shouldn’t be necessary to point out that sea water will corrode gas cylindres but as the photos below show, it’s worth a reminder.

These are not new and come from a 2006 Schatt-Harding presentation to the Nautical Institute.

So check out those air cylindres to avoid a hurt bottom

Bottomed Out


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