Cornell Manual for Lifeboatmen, Able Seamen, and Qualified Members of Engine Department

ISBN-10: 0870335596
ISBN-13: 9780870335594
Edition: 2nd 2004 (Revised)
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Book details

List price: $12.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing, Limited
Publication date: 7/6/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 175
Size: 4.50" wide x 7.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.616
Language: English

A graduate of the California Maritime Academy, John M. Keever lost little time in raising his license from third mate to master. He has been on the faculty at the academy since 1972 with official absences to acquire seatime. In 1980 he received his master of arts from Golden Gate University. He is a commander in the Merchant Marine Reserve of the U.S. Navy and is master of the training ship Golden Bear. An enthusiastic sailor, he sailed his own 35-foot ketch to Honolulu in 1973.

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. vii
Acknowledgmentsp. viii
Lifeboatmanp. 3
Station Bills and Muster Listsp. 3
STCW (Standards of Training, Certification, and Watchkeeping for Seafarers)p. 6
Lifeboatman Certification and Requirementsp. 6
Lifeboatsp. 8
Davits, Winches, Blocks, and Fallsp. 29
Lifeboat Operationsp. 36
Inflatable Life Raftsp. 45
Survival Capsulesp. 51
Personal Flotation Devicesp. 51
Immersion Suitsp. 52
Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS)p. 53
Morse Codep. 54
Distress Signalsp. 54
Landing on a Beachp. 57
Rescue of a Person Overboard and Survivors in the Waterp. 60
Helicopter Evacuationp. 61
Sample Multiple-Choice Questions for Lifeboatman Examinationp. 62
Firep. 79
Elements of Fire and Its Controlp. 79
Fighting a Firep. 86
Safety Devicesp. 90
First Aid and Safe Practices Aboard Shipp. 95
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitationp. 96
Near Drowningp. 97
Hypothermiap. 100
Management of Wounds and Injuriesp. 101
Control of Hemorrhagep. 101
Management of Shockp. 102
Management of Burnsp. 103
Safe Practicesp. 105
Able Seamanp. 109
Subpart 12.05-Able Seamanp. 109
Topics to Be Masteredp. 115
Anchor and Anchor Chainp. 116
Compassesp. 117
Buoyagep. 118
Steeringp. 120
Lead Linep. 124
Blocks and Tacklesp. 126
Strength of Fiber and Wire Ropep. 127
Marlinespike Seamanshipp. 129
Pollutionp. 138
Fast Rescue Boatp. 141
Securityp. 141
Sample Multiple-Choice Questions for the Able Seamanp. 142
Qualified Member of the Engine Departmentp. 157
Subpart 12.15-QMEDp. 157
STCW Code Extractsp. 167
U.S. Coast Guard Regional Examination Centersp. 170
Referencesp. 174
About the Authorsp. 175
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