TYPICAL ENTRIES IN THE BOAT'S LOG

Vessel has entered a headwind/headwind Vessel encountered adverse current / weather The vessel is fully prepared for navigation in cramped conditions Vessel in all respects ready for sailing in congested water The crew is arming the front and pilot ladders Crew rigging accommodation and pilot ladder Steering gear checked, no issues All steering gear modes tested satisfactory We began to transfer the SPP to the maneuvering mode One hour notice to engine-room Follow the captain’s instructions Helm to Master’s orders Pilot on board Pi lot boards Under the command of the captain and the advice of the pilot… To Master’s orders and pi lot’s advice,.. Changed to manual steering Commence manual steering Crew in places Crew on station … the tug is fixed from the forecastle (from the stern) … fast FWD (AFT tug) Arrived at the turning point Approach turning area Started a turn to starboard Commence swinging starboard Finished the U-turn complete swing Ends from the forecastle and stern on the shore Ropes ashore F and A We finished mooring with the left side to the berth No… Completed mooring portside to berth No … The pilot left the ship, the tugs are free Pilot disembarked and tug dismissed Got free practice Free Pratique Granted Started (finished) sediment removal Commence (finish) draft survey Finished loading, loaded … t Completed loading, quantity lifted … t Resumed loading (unloading) by coastal cranes Resume loading (discharging) by shore cranes Started hauling of isolated ballast Commence pumping out isolated ballast Began to choose an anchor rope Commence pick up (weigh) anchor Anchor up Anchor is clear of bottom The anchor is out of the water, clean Anchor is clear Gave up the left (right) anchor Drop port (starboard) anchor We stand on the right (left, both) anchor At starboard (port, both) anchor SEU in hourly readiness Engine one hour readiness Depth under keel … m Under keel clearance … m SNA observation … north (south) latitude, … east (west) longitude SN fix…N(S),…E(W) Cape of Good Hope P – 21 Dr – 11.1 laid down on the course 282 Cape of Good Hope Br 21. Or 11.1; altered course to 282 We take into account the drift of 3 degrees. Reduced (increased) drift … Allowing 3deg leeway. Reduce (increase) leeway… ‘ Rolling period … s. Metacentric height … m Rolling period … , Hm … m Lyala, wells, tanks and cofferdams measured Bilges, wells, tanks and cofferdams Sounded The captain inspected the living quarters, no comments Master’s inspection of accommodation a 11 clean and tidy At 23.00. bypassed the ship 23.00. fire and security round made Fire-fighting rounds are carried out on the vessel, gangways and mooring lines are checked regularly Fire rounds maintained, gangway and moorings frequently checked At 10.15. latitude … north longitude … bilge east valve sealed 10.15. … N, … E the valves of ship’s bilge system were sealed up Manual, secondary and emergency steering from tiller tested Manual, secondary and emergency steering gear tested Checked emergency communication with the tiller, no comments Bridge-steering compartment communication tested and found to be in good order The signal “crew to leave the ship” was given “Abandon ship” signal sounded The crew is collected from the boats with life jackets Crew mustered at lifeboat stations, wearing lifejackets Rescue boats I* 1 and 2 launched No 1 & No 2 lifeboats lowered into water Lifeboat equipment checked, all in working order Lifeboat equipment inspected and all found in good working order The boats are lifted into place and secured Lifeboat restored and secured Fire alarm signaled “Fire alarm” sounded The crew gathered at the assembly point Crew mustered at fire station Conditional fire in the nasal molar room (in hold No. 5) Fire drill in forward pain store (in hold No 5) Hydrants and hoses tested, all in good condition Hydrants and hoses tested. All in good conditions Visibility moderate to poor Visibility moderate to poor Visibility is moderate due to fog (haze, rain) Moderate visibility due to fog (mist. rain) The weather deteriorated to stormy Weather increased to severe gale Boat, rudder and engine work hard Vessel, rudder and engine suffer The vessel is barely steered (poorly listens to the helm) Vessel hardly navigate Waves crash onto the main deck, flooding hold lids and vent fungi High seas (sea water) burst on the main deck covering hatch covers and vents Overcast with rain (shower, sleet) Overcast (cloudy with rain, shower, downfall) The snow has begun Snow-fall commenced Waves are steep sea precipitous The waves are erratic sea confused Hurricane, tornado, cyclone, squall, lightning Hurricane, tornado, cyclone, squall, lighting The weather improved (worse) Weather improves (gets worse) Wind set to the west (clockwise/counterclockwise) Wind swinging W (veering, backing) clear weather clear weather stormy sea Rough Sea stormy sea heavy sea Big waves high sea Storm force 10 points Gale force 10

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