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Forum: The Bridge 4th April 2019, 04:01
Replies: 48
Views: 9,320
Posted By Anabasis
Cassens & Plath Horizon Ultra that I received...

Cassens & Plath Horizon Ultra that I received upon graduation from my parents in 1998. I don't bring it to sea any longer as I have other things to carry to the ship. I did bring it on a ship I was...
Forum: The Bridge 17th March 2018, 08:30
Replies: 53
Views: 6,927
Posted By Anabasis
A few comments: My ship has a chronometer...

A few comments:

My ship has a chronometer log and compass observation book, both hand written and up to date. I also hand write my night orders and the main deck log is also hand written.

Last...
Forum: The Bridge 17th March 2018, 08:09
Replies: 53
Views: 6,927
Posted By Anabasis
1) That's what time ticks are for no? Most ships...

1) That's what time ticks are for no? Most ships don't bother keeping chronometer logs even if they carry the actual time pieces. Many GPS's display GMT instead of GPS time, but you have to watch...
Forum: The Engine Room 3rd March 2018, 07:54
Replies: 9
Views: 1,722
Posted By Anabasis
We burn IFO-180 on this ship. The SG is .981 but...

We burn IFO-180 on this ship. The SG is .981 but it varies a bit depending on the supplier.
Forum: The Bridge 4th February 2018, 16:23
Replies: 8
Views: 2,093
Posted By Anabasis
That's what I told them, with diagrams. I was a...

That's what I told them, with diagrams. I was a bit unclear I think. I meant I didn't remember if the CM was correct, or if it was the Master.
Forum: The Radio Room 4th February 2018, 14:04
Replies: 0
Views: 514
Posted By Anabasis
Post Radio at sea article

I wrote this article a few years ago about operating from a freighter. While it is geared towards Amateur radio, some people here might find it of some interest.

The article is HERE...
Forum: The Radio Room 4th February 2018, 13:56
Replies: 44
Views: 1,455,179
Posted By Anabasis
I'm not much good for CW, but if you look for...

I'm not much good for CW, but if you look for spots for N1ZZZ/MM you can give me a shout.
Forum: The Bridge 4th February 2018, 13:51
Replies: 56
Views: 8,454
Posted By Anabasis
And these are the guys who are supposed to keep...

And these are the guys who are supposed to keep us safe! I was joking a bit about no one looking.

I have been asked to see the spare compass before, and of course the deviation table. I was...
Forum: The Bridge 4th February 2018, 13:40
Replies: 8
Views: 2,093
Posted By Anabasis
Question Finder's Bar question

I am following up my adjustment question with another one.

Have any of you ever flipped the Flinder's bar when you crossed the magnetic equator?

I don't do it, and I've never seen it done.
...
Forum: The Bridge 3rd February 2018, 07:42
Replies: 56
Views: 8,454
Posted By Anabasis
Wink Absolutely! Unless you got Taff's extended...

Absolutely! Unless you got Taff's extended warranty, you will have to pay for service.
Forum: The Radio Room 3rd February 2018, 00:24
Replies: 32
Views: 4,393
Posted By Anabasis
everyday keys

Since RO's and CW were all but gone by the time I started sailing, I have a question for you.

What style key did you use day to day? Was it a straight key, bug, paddles?

I have a Sailor...
Forum: The Bridge 3rd February 2018, 00:19
Replies: 7
Views: 1,544
Posted By Anabasis
Magnetic compass adjustment

Has anyone here ever had to adjust the compass underway without the aid of a professional compass adjuster?

In the US MM, we tend not to do it but I am wondering if anyone else does it as a matter...
Forum: The Bridge 3rd February 2018, 00:16
Replies: 56
Views: 8,454
Posted By Anabasis
Flip the Flinder's bar, reverse all of the...

Flip the Flinder's bar, reverse all of the magnets in the binnacle as well as the quadrantal spheres, put an overlay 180 degrees out on the compass card, and swing the ship for residual deviation. ...
Forum: The Bridge 1st February 2018, 07:08
Replies: 56
Views: 8,454
Posted By Anabasis
The US has never dropped the celnav requirement...

The US has never dropped the celnav requirement for the ocean Merchant Marine licenses. I think that you are referring to the US Naval Academy dropping the requirement for all midshipmen. The...
Forum: The Bridge 1st February 2018, 07:00
Replies: 33
Views: 3,809
Posted By Anabasis
I shoot lunars at sea, and pretty much everything...

I shoot lunars at sea, and pretty much everything else. Celnav is mostly a GNSS check to make sure I'm not getting spoofed.

For the lunars, I use a calculator. I have the reduction tables, but...
Forum: The Radio Room 1st February 2018, 06:42
Replies: 97
Views: 16,313
Posted By Anabasis
A buried earth rod to start with, but at least 1...

A buried earth rod to start with, but at least 1 buried radial the length of each band you want to work. In the US we have to tie it to the building's earth per the code, but I'm not sure what you...
Forum: Ships & the Breakers 31st January 2018, 13:56
Replies: 0
Views: 1,425
Posted By Anabasis
Mv capt steven l bennett

This is me running my former ship the MV CAPT STEVEN L BENNETT (https://youtu.be/e1cqi7OOAzw) up the breaker's beach in Alang, India. It was Good Friday.

I had mixed emotions about her. I hope...
Forum: The Engine Room 31st January 2018, 13:40
Replies: 75
Views: 29,978
Posted By Anabasis
Three come to mind for me: 1st, I relieved...

Three come to mind for me:

1st, I relieved the 8-12 and he told me he had changed the Diesel oil filters on the O/L SSDG. During my first round, I noticed the differential to be about 25 psi. I...
Forum: The Bridge 31st January 2018, 13:18
Replies: 29
Views: 6,045
Posted By Anabasis
I can see it happening on short runs between...

I can see it happening on short runs between close ports in the not so distant future. In that case, when something really fails, they can get a crew and/or tug out there in short order to save the...
Forum: Say Hello 31st January 2018, 13:06
Replies: 6
Views: 591
Posted By Anabasis
signing on Articles

Ahoy shipmates!

I just found this forum while in my dayroom at anchor in South Korea. A bit about myself:

I'm a dual licensed professional mariner with 24 years at sea in the deck and engine...
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