The manual provides 484 questions and answers dealing with cargo damage prevention, stowage of general cargo, tanker loading/discharging, ventilation and humidity control, refrigerated cargo, and safety precautions to be observed with regard to preparing the ship to load various cargos that require special handling or stowage. Many of the questions deal with the duties of a mate on watch while handling cargo, including the proper rigging of cargo handling gear. Diagrams are included of some typical cargo gear and its nomenclature as well as sample methods of chocking, slinging and securing cargo.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Seamen's Church Institute of New York

    15 State Street
    New York, NY  United States  10004
  • Authors:
    • Van Wart, G G
  • Publication Date: 1973

Media Info

  • Pagination: 120 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00138681
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Seamen's Church Institute of New York
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 21 1976 12:00AM