Encounters At Sea
Certificate of Merit
STEERING GEAR MOTOR POWER SUPPLY ACCIDENTALLY PUT OFF
Name: M. Phillip Mohan Raj
Student ID: 16522 Rank: Chief Engineer
Steering gear motor no 1 not able to start when pilot was on board. No.1 motor was from ESB. One service engineer was engaged for SCBA maintenance. He accidentally switched off the No 1 steering gear motor breaker instead of SCBA compressor motor which was next to SCBA power breaker
Corrective Action/ Lesson to be learnt:
To be in contact & check with attending service engineers, strict instruction to them not to handle any of the switches or circuit breakers.
Steering gear motor not able to start, when pilot was on board.