The paper reviews some common forms of casualties, and discusses their causes. It concludes that the more spectacular failures could be minimized by paying greater attention to basic engineering knowledge, and reviews present training methods and testing procedures. Suggestions for improvement in these areas are then presented.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Presented at the Symposium on the Operation of Large Ships in London, March 1976.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Royal Institution of Naval Architects, England

    10 Upper Belgrave Street
    London SW1X 8BQ,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Heaslip, D J
  • Publication Date: 1976

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: 6 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00159927
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Ship Research Institute of Norway
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 20 1977 12:00AM