THE EVOLUTION OF SHIPBOARD ACCOMMODATIONS AND HABITABILITY STANDARDS ON U.S. MERCHANT SHIPS

This paper discusses some current practices, future trends, and suggested improvements in U.S. merchant ship habitability. It develops some historical background starting with the World War II Liberty, and T2 Tanker programs and brings the readers up through the present. Some future trends such as two-room suites for officers and crew, as well as some thoughts on the probable future crew work assignments have been discussed.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Presented at the Chesapeake Section Meeting of the Society of Naval Architects & Marine Engineers, Washington, D.C., October 23, 1975.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers

    601 Pavonia Avenue
    Jersey City, NJ  United States  07306-2907
  • Authors:
    • Cherrix, C B
    • Coffman, E L
  • Publication Date: 1975-10

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: 94 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00127592
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 3 1975 12:00AM