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18 May 2015

Navy Destroyer Lifeboat Davits

Formsprag Model FL Bi-Directional Backstopping Clutch for Navy Destroyer Lifeboat Davits

A new clutch solution was needed for use on the lifeboat davits aboard U.S. navy destroyers. The clutches are used on the davit winch drives to provide an optional manual drive to the normal powered drive system which smoothly raises and lowers the lifeboats.

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