When is a hose not a hose? When it is a time bomb

Maxwell, S.E.
May 1995
Fathom;May/Jun95, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p20
Suggests that crewmen on United States Coast Guard vessels and Navy ships alike need to check the rubber hoses in their engineering plants. How to check if hoses are good; Details of an accident that occurred on a Coast Guard cutter; What caused the accident; How it may have been prevented.


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