A study of operations aboard typical ocean-going freight vessels is reported. This report covers observations aboard the S.S. Doctor Lykes on Voyage No. 55 from the Gulf Coast to the Mediterranean. It also considers such shoreside operations as appeared to bear most directly on vessel manning and shipboard operations. Vessel operating information detailed covers: (1) man-hours and costs for shipboard operations and activities; (2) descriptions of methods, techniques, equipment and policies; (3) possible application of technical developments in other fields suggested by voyage observations; (4) the utility or usage of various pieces of equipment; and (5) suggestions for design or construction changes toward operational betterments.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • This document is available for review at the Department of Commerce Library, Main Commerce Building, Washington, D.C., under reference number SRI-VR-3.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Southwest Research Institute

    6220 Culebra Road, P.O. Drawer 28510
    San Antonio, TX  United States  78228-0510
  • Authors:
    • Dial, B C
  • Publication Date: 1961-5-1

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: 220 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00026384
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Maritime Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Prog Rpt
  • Contract Numbers: MA-1851
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Feb 14 1973 12:00AM