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Damage control book for bulk carriers - Tables and Drawings

What is a Damage control book ?

Damage control books issued to cargo ships contain text, tables and diagrams providing information concerning the ship’s damage control characteristics and systems. These books normally include the information from tank sounding tables, stability and loading data booklets, cross curves of stability and other sources. Copies of the damage control book should be readily available in the event of any shipboard emergency.

Tables and Drawings.

The Damage Control Book includes tables and drawings showing the locations of:

i) Watertight and fumetight doors, hatches and scuttles.

ii)Ventilation fittings, fans and controllers.

iii) Fire main piping valves and stations.

iv) Drainage system piping and valves.

v) Sound-powered phone circuits and jacks.

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