SEAWORTHINESS CONSTRUCTION EXERCISE:†††† NAME:

QUESTIONS 1

 

1.†††††††† With the aid of a sketch explain the structure of the bow of a timber vessel.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


2††††††††† List a timber vesselís structures that resist the forces acting upon the the hull.

a. Structures that resist transverse stress:

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b. Structures that resist longitudinal stress:

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††††††††††† Practical Activities

 

1. ††††††† With the permission of your Master, inspect the deck connections to the hull at the sheer strake.Draw a sketch of this structure as is on your vessel.

 

2. ††††††† Draw a detailed sketch of a water tight door or hatch onboard your vessel. Clearly indicate the additional structure that makes the opening watertight.

 

 

 


††††††††††† QUESTIONS 2

 

1††††††††† Explain the term Panting Beam, and what function does it serve and where?

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2††††††††† Draw a transverse section of a small steel vessel and indicate all the parts that you can see.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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