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What the Abbreviation stand for

M - Metacentre G - Centre of Gravity K - Keel

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G 1 - G 1 is where the Centre of Gravity will go to when heeled by an external force F.O.B. - Forces of Buoyancy F.O.G. - Forces of Gravity

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Launching Liferafts Contents of a liferaft Lifejackets Inflatable lifejackets Speedline E.P.I.R.B. S.A.R.T.'s Tips of the Day Search and Rescue

Situations asked during M.C.A. Oral Exam Various situations Man Overboard Flooding Prevention Bilge Pumping You've put your vessel aground Why a vessel can go aground Collision with another vessel Marine Pollution Ways to send a Mayday Buoys and Buoyage systems Health & Risk assessment Ice Accretion Safe Watch Keeping Skippers Standing Orders Entering an Enclose space Galley Fire Engine-room fire Fire in DryDock Emergency Anchoring Caught in a Storm Accidents at sea

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Helicopter highline rescue Red Distress Flare Spotted

Ships Stability Ships Stability Information Stability Definitions Stability Formulas Stability Sums made easy Equilibrium Stability Dangers Why overfill your vessel? Calculate Stability Curve


Radar Plotting Made Easy Radar Displays Radar Information Racon Beacons

M Notices, MGN's, MIN's, MSN's & Statutory Instruments

M.G.N's M.I.N.'s M.S.N.'s Statutory Instruments MGN 20 - Risk Assessment MGN 40 - I.S.M. Code MGN 165- Flooding in fishing vessels MGN 84 - Safe Watch Keeping MGN 166 - Passage Planning MGN 168 - The Marking of Seismic Streamers MGN 172 - Fishermen'sPilot Book | MSN 1676 - life saving appliances

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Merchant Navy Section

I.S.M. Code (MGN 40) I.M.D.G. Code (Diesel Oil) I.M.D.G. Code (Dry Ice) Rule of thumb for containers Dangers working with containers S.O.P.E.P. S.M.P.E.P. Grain Work Dock Water Allowance Load lines

Chartwork / Compass work / Azimuth Mirror / Passage Planning / Sextant

Chart work Compass Work Azimuth Mirror Passage Planning Sextant How to find GMT Mercator Sum Polaris Navigation Sum Sun Azimuth Navigation Sum


Deck Checks Wheelhouse checks Hanging Block Checks Deck Machinery Checks Ships Documentation Checklist Bilge Pumping checks Engine Room Checks Bunkering Checklist Fire-fighting appliances checklist

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Lifesaving Appliances checklist Stability Checklist Hanging Block Checklist

Light Recognition (Tips) Light Recognition Is the vessel Underway or What? What is the vessels fog signal? What is the vessels daytime signal(s)? What are the arcs of the vessel(s) Lights What are the dimensions of the vessels light(s) Light Recognition questions Pilot Vessels lights questions

Alterations (Tips)

Manoeuvres with vessels in different situations Alteration Tips Rule 9 - Narrow Channels Rule 10 - Traffic Separation Schemes Rule 13 - Overtaking Rule 14 - Head on Situations Rule 15 - Crossing Situations Rule 19 - Restricted Visibility Situations Close Quarters Situations Actions to Avoid Collisions High Speed Ferries Wig Aircraft

Photo Gallery

Photo Gallery Main Aberdeen Fishing Vessels (A) Ayr Fishing Vessels (AR) Arbroath Fishing Vessels (AH)

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Ballantrae fishing Vessels (BA) Banff Fishing Vessels (BF) Barrow Fishing Vessels (BW) Beaumaris Fishing Vessels (BS) Belfast Fishing Vessels (B) Berwick on Tweed (BK) Birds (Sea) Blyth Fishing Vessels (BH) Boston Fishing Vessels (BN) Bridlington Fishing Vessels Brixham Fishing Vessels (BM) Buckie Fishing Vessels (BCK) Campbeltown Fishing Vessels (CN) Castlebay Fishing Vessels (CY) Castletown Fishing Vessels (CT) Cork Fishing Vessels (C) Colchester Fishing Vessels (CK) Dacon Scoop Exercise Dartmouth Fishing Vessels (DH) Deep Sea Fish Disaster Photos Douglas Fishing Vessels (DO) Drogheda Fishing Vessels (DA) Dublin Fishing Vessels (D) Dumfries Fishing Vessels (DS) Falmouth Fishing Vessels (FH) Fast Rescue Craft Faversham Fishing Vessels (F) Fleetwood Fishing Vessels (FD) Fraserburgh Fishing Vessels (History of) (FR) Fraserburgh History (Scenery, Shops, Buildings and People) Galway Fishing Vessels (G) Goedereede Fishing Vessels (GO)

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Goteborg Fishing Vessels (GG) Grangemouth Fishing Vessels (GH) Grimsby Fishing Vessels (GY) Guernsay Fishing Vessels (GU) Hamburg Fishing Vessels (HF) Harlepool (HL) Helicopters Helsingor Fishing Vessels (H) Ice (Bergs and Vessels icing up (Ice Accretion)) Inverness Fishing Vessels (INS) Kings Lynn Fishing Vessels (LN) Kirkwall Fishing Vessels (K) Kirkcaldy Fishing Vessels (KY) Lancaster Fishing Vessels (LR) Leith Fishing Vessels (LH) Lerwick Fishing Vessels (LK) Lifeboats Limerick Fishing Vessels (L) Littlehampton Fishing Vessels (LI) Liverpool Fishing Vessels (LL) London Fishing Vessels (LO) Lowestoft Fishing Vessels (LT) Merchant Navy Vessels Mammals Montrose Fishing vessels (ME) Newport Fishing Vessels (N) Newry Fishing Vessels (N) North Shields Fishing Vessels (SN) Oban Fishing Vessels (OB) Padstow Fishing Vessels (PW) Peel Fishing Vessels (PL) Penzance Fishing Vessels (PZ) Peterhead Fishing Vessels (PD)

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Plymouth Fishing Vessels (PH) Portsmouth Fishing Vessels (P) Sailing Vessels Scarborough Fishing Vessels (SH) Scenery at Sea Shellfish Skibbereen Fishing Vessels (S) Sligo Fishing Vessels (SO) Southampton Fishing Vessels (SU) St. Ives Fishing Vessels (SS) Stornoway Fishing Vessels (SY) Stress of Weather Sunderland Fishing Vessels (SD) Tankers (Oil and Bulk Carriers) Teignmouth Fishing Vessels (TH) Troon Fishing Vessels (TN) Tarbert Fishing Vessels (TT) Urk Fishing Vessels (UK) Ullapool Fishing Vessels (UL) Veere Fishing Vessels (VE) Waterford Fishing Vessels (W) Wexford Fishing Vessels (WD) Weymouth Fishing Vessels (WH) Whitby Fishing Vessels (WY) Whitehaven Fishing Vessels (WA) Wick Fishing Vessels (WK) Yarmouth Fishing Vessels (YH) Port Letters
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