The Navigation Control Manual

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Newnes, 1992 - Transportation - 314 pages
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Under major international conventions that took effect in the mid-1980s, navigating officers of merchant ships are required to be able to evaluate all types of navigational information that relates to command decisions for collision avoidance and safe navigation. This requirement is embodied in the Department of Transport's Certificates of Competency Class 2 and Class 1 (Master Mariner), now catered for in nautical colleges and departments by BTEC HND Nautical Science.

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Contents

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15
Radar
36
The radio direction finder
132
Copyright

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About the author (1992)

Bole spent ten years at sea on general cargo ships, after which he became a lecturer in radar, first at Trintiy House and later at Liverpool Polytechnic where he was Principal Lecturer in Navigation Systems.

Dineley served at sea in general cargo and passenger vessels from 1957-1970. He is now Senior Lecturer responsible for the Navigation Systems Simulator at Liverpool Polytechnic, and continues to make voyages to sea in various capacities.

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