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Merchant Marine Officers' Handbook

ISBN-10: 0870333798
ISBN-13: 9780870333798
Edition: 5th (Revised)
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List price: $55.00
Edition: 5th
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing, Limited
Publication date: 6/30/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 573
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 2.838
Language: English

Following his retirement from the navy, the late William B. Hayler spent nearly two decades teaching seamanship, navigation, shiphandling, and rules of the road at the California Maritime Academy.

Forewordp. ix
Preface to the Fifth Editionp. xi
Preface to the First Editionp. xiii
Acknowledgmentsp. xv
The Everyday Labors of a Ship's Officerp. 3
Piloting and Radar Navigationp. 21
Collision Avoidancep. 37
Celestial Navigationp. 45
The Calculator and Its Use by the Marinerp. 71
Marine Electronicsp. 89
The Gyrocompassp. 127
Rules of the Roadp. 133
Shiphandlingp. 189
Appendix to Chapter 9, Multiple Buoy Mooringsp. 211
Ground Tacklep. 217
General Cargo and Cargo Gearp. 231
Containership Operationsp. 247
Tankersp. 273
Engineering for Deck Officersp. 313
Steering Gearp. 357
Stability, Trim, and Stressp. 365
Maintenance and Repairp. 409
Fire and Fire Fighting aboard Shipp. 417
Accident Prevention aboard Shipp. 433
Pollutionp. 439
Ship's Businessp. 447
Maritime Usage of Computersp. 465
U.S. Coast Guard Inspectionsp. 475
Maritime Labor Relationsp. 481
Medical Emergencies at Seap. 493
Appendices
Professional Requirements for Deck Officer Licensesp. 509
U.S. Naval Reserve Merchant Marine Officer Programp. 523
International Maritime Organization (IMO) Recommendations on Navigational Watchkeepingp. 529
Tables, Formulae, and Useful Informationp. 536
Bibliographyp. 547
Contributorsp. 551
Indexp. 555
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