Do you know Abandoned Ship is repeatable quest? You don't need to use another character to complete it again.
Uh, no, I didn't. Never occurred to me to try to.
You should provide screenshot ASAP because I don't get the problem you are talking about. I can enter the "safe" room without any troubles. Don't you forget about taking keys?
I will get it asap. And yes, I tried the keys. In fact, I tried one, dropped it, tried the next, dropped it, tried the third. Even put the red key card in the middle to be doubly damned sure it wasn't my confusion.
Now... Having someone throw explosives at me worked and all... But...