Strandings And Their Causes

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Description

This book examines incidents through the records of court cases and inquiries and covers: The Torrey Canyon; Negligent navigation; Casual attitudes and their consequences; Neglect of fundamentals; The unanticipated landfall; Lessons to be learnt from casualties at anchor; Stranding and salvage; Loss of propulsion; Inadequate manning; Seaworthiness; Care and correction of charts; Inadequacies of passage planning; Risk analysis; Master pilot relationship. A valuable teaching and practical text.