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logbook

a book containing the official record of trips made by a ship or aircraft; log

logbook

[′läg‚bu̇k]
(computer science)
A bound volume in which operating data of a computer is noted.
(navigation)
A book in which all affairs and events of navigational importance of a ship are recorded, such as speed and ship's progress.

logbook

A master history of the activities of the aircrew, the aircraft (including engines and propellers), or any of the components. Pilots keep logs of their flight timings and ground crews maintain records of aircraft and components' operating times and any work (i.e., rectification and any repair or replacement of components with their history of malfunction). (see page 408).
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Thanks to the hard work and dedication of many more volunteers like Garey Lester and Sam Gale, it looks like USS Missouri will be here for generations to come, so the ship's logs and faded photographs that historians and tourists see will be on the Missouri's very decks instead of archived on a forgotten shelf.
The ship's log comes from the 44ft schooner the Megan Jaye.
I hope today's clash goes into the ship's log for the right reasons.
Meantime, the Board of Inquiry from Britain, led by Commodore Tony Rix, will examine the ship's log, orders and action.
Thus, the readers of Beloved are able to experience more closely the unified perception and middle passages that Rutherford can only tell them about via a calcified container, the ship's log.
Max Hasler, of Dreweatts and Bloomsbury auction-eers in London, said: "This is a highly important ship's log concerning the capture of slavers after the abolition of the slave trade.
Keith traced the ship's log to the National Maritime Museum in London.
JOYCE Lees will today thumb through a 60 year -old ship's log and remember her father's heroism during the Battle of the Atlantic.
A Mr Cranch was entered on the ship's log as a Collector of Objects of Natural History; another expedition member was simply listed as Volunteer and Observant Gentleman.
And video images in the ship's log suggest that crew members quite literally suffered the torments of the damned.

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