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attach a lowering line to them. By this means the dis-
abled survivor can be lowered any required distance to
the lifeboat or raft with the least risk of further injury.
(See fig-. 16.)
I'igure 17. Descend boom ladder onte rung at a time hand under
hand using either rope, place leg on either side; keep rung ends
pointed at body. Leg and arm on same side move together.
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