The radiological health factors and procedures which are of importance in maintaining desirable environmental conditions aboard, and in the near vicinity of, the N.S. Savannah, are covered in this volume. These aspects of the operation of the N.S. Savannah are carried out in accordance with the standards of the Atomic Energy Commission and under the supervision of the U.S. Coast Guard. Details are provided for: shielding, including design, shield arrangement, and sources of radiation; the ship's health physics program, including personnel training and facilities description; waste management philosophy and operations; and environmental support activities including environmental radioactivity surveillance for ports of call for the N.S. Savannah. A glossary of terms associated with nuclear merchant ship propulsion along with extensive drawings and tables accompany the descriptions.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • This document is available for review at the Department of Commerce Library, Main Commerce Building, Washington, D.C., under reference number S-7-N-Vol-3. See MRIS-027590, Vol 1; MRIS-027591, Vol 2; MRIS-027593, Vol 4; MRIS-027594, Vol 5, Pt 1; MRIS-027595, Vol 5, Pt 2.
  • Corporate Authors:

    States Marine Lines, Incorporated

  • Publication Date: 1961-8

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: 212 p.
  • Serial:
    • Volume: 3

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00027592
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Maritime Administration
  • Contract Numbers: AT(30-3)-274
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jul 16 1973 12:00AM