Seamanship 12 wks

Seamanship 12 wks - Cr ossing Seamanship 12 wks Damage...

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Com m unic at ion Flow Commanding Officer Damage Control Officer Damage Control Assistant (Damage Control Central) Repair Locker 1 Repair Locker 2 Repair Locker 3 Repair Locker 4 Repair Locker 5 Repair Locker 6 Repair Locker 7 Repair Locker 8 At-Sea Fire Party (Flying Squad) Crash & Salvage Fire Party Crossing Seamanship 12 wks Damage Control 1. Understand Damage Control Theory and its interaction with the Damage Control Organization Commanding Officer- responsible for overall safety of the ship Damage Control Officer- Chief Engineer Repair Lockers- Repair 2 – Forward Repair Repair 3 – After Repair Repair 5 – Propulsion Repair / handles damage in the main space. 2. Understand the different classes of fires and their preferred extinguishing agents
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Fire Elem ent s Fuel Oxygen Heat Fuel Oxygen Extinguishing agents: Water Aqueous Film Forming Foam (AFFF) Dry Chemical (PKP) Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Halon Class Alpha Fire White smoke Leaves an ash Primary extinguishing agent: water Class Bravo Fire Flammable liquid fire Black smoke Primary extinguishing agent: AFFF Class Charlie Fire Electrical fires Always secure the power first Bluish white smoke Primary extinguishing agent: CO2 Class Delta Fire Metal Blue gray smoke Primary extinguishing agent: jettison AFFF- 94% water 6% AFFF 3. Understand the basic purpose of the fire system Purpose: to provide seawater for fighting fires, cooling electronics and air conditioning systems Firemain System – 125 to 175 PSI, standard is 150 PSI
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Fire hoses- 50 feet in length 1.5 inch diameter for hose in interior spaces 2.5 inch diameter for use on weather deck 4. Discuss the basic procedures for combating shipboard fires and flooding Fire stations – at least 2 fire hoses equipped with vary nozzles Located every 50 to 100 feet Fire fighting Techniques – REPORT SIZE UP the fire EVACUATE the area ISOLATE the fire FIGHT FIRE until relieved or until space becomes untenable 5. Be familiar with the damage control equipment OBA – Oxygen Breathing Apparatus Vari-nozzle hoses that have variable spray patterns. Shoring- to support ruptured decks, strengthen weakened bulkheads, build up temporary decks and bulkheads, support hatches and doors, and provide support for equipment that has broken loose. Shores, wedges, sholes, and strongbacks.
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Man Overboard Recovery Procedures 1. State and explain the immediate actions for a Man Overboard Put rudders over to the side man went overboard (if known) Increase speed to full Deploy a life ring, smoke float and/or strobe light Have lookouts/JOOD point to man until recovered Determine and announce recovery method and side over 1MC Pass the word twice, “Man overboard, port/stbd side” Other slide… Sound whistle signals (six or more short blasts) Hoist “Oscar”/energize two pulsating red lights Secure Fathometer and Sonar Notify OTC/ships in company Maneuver to recover (as fast as possible) KEEP AN EYE ON THE MAN (if in sight)!
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2. Explain the Anderson Turn and why it is used
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This note was uploaded on 02/08/2010 for the course MATH SM212 taught by Professor Jones during the Spring '10 term at UPR Humacao.

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