deck log

deck log

[′dek ‚läg]
(navigation)
A record of significant navigational data and events of a ship's voyage written (usually by the quartermaster) in chronological order.
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The Ship's Deck Log and the Formal Engine Log falsely recorded that the vessel anchored at Dakar, Senegal for a number of weeks.
Some commands have logged the temperatures in the Ship's Deck Log. The data is required to be entered into the electronic work log.
Other artefacts on show from SS Politican will include a wage book and deck log recording the stranding from the Harrison Line Archive.
* Bringing the deck log up to date with positions and resetting the barometer, taking hourly readings thereafter.
Look through the computerized Deck Log and read the biographies of your shipmates past and present.
A deck log from a ship that searched for bodies after the Titanic sank sold for more than EUR100,000 (pounds 50,000) during a New York auction of memorabilia from the doomed liner.
Neither did the officer of the deck; the boiler condition wasn't noted in the Deck Log. Nearly everyone in the ship's safety office was on leave, and the one safety petty officer on board was so busy taking care of MWR problems he wasn't even aware a nearmishap had taken place.
(9) Another basic source for the Albatross's operations is the ship's deck log, 1 Jan.
Acting Master Wells, Red Rover's commander, has left compelling evidence of this in his deck log entries.
(4) Every discharge of oil or oily water from the ship shall be logged in the Deck Log. The entry to include date, time, type of mixture and location of the discharge (if pier side, so state).
Additionally, the temperature data is required to be recorded in the ship's smooth deck log for permanent record.
These circumstances frayed the nerves of even the most experienced sailors--a point Haarr drives home with his excellent narration and extensive use of ships' deck logs and crew diaries.