Training Circular TC 4-15.51 (FM 55-501) Marine Crewman's Handbook May 2013 by United States Government  US Army

Training Circular TC 4-15.51 (FM 55-501) Marine Crewman's Handbook May 2013

byUnited States Government US Army

Kobo ebook | June 2, 2013

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TC 4-15.51 Marine Crewman’s Handbook is a comprehensive guide to boating safety and procedures.  It’s 17 chapters are essential reading for anyone who operates a boat in modern waterways. 

The United States (U.S.) Army watercraft fleet is made up of all types of vessels, including oceangoing vessels, tugs, landing craft, and barges. Although all of these vessels operate on water, their missions are different. The watercraft operator must have the skills and knowledge to perform the tasks required on any of these vessels. This training circular (TC) is for the 88K watercraft operator, skill levels 1 through 4. It will provide the subject matter that relates directly to the common technical tasks listed in STP 55-88K14-SM-TG.

The U.S. Army’s environmental strategy into the 21st century defines the Army’s leadership commitment and philosophy for meeting present and future environmental challenges. It provides a framework to ensure that environmental stewardship ethic governs all Army activities. The Army’s environmental vision is to be a national leader in environmental and natural resource stewardship for present and future generations, as an integral part of all Army missions. The Army’s environmental vision statement communicates the Army’s commitment to the environment.

This TC applies to the Active Army, the Army National Guard/Army National Guard of the United States, and the United States Army Reserve.

The proponent of this publication is Headquarters, United States Army Training and Doctrine Command (USATRADOC).

Chapter 1  Introduction to Army Watercraft
Chapter 2  Shipboard Life
Chapter 3  Vessel Terms and Definitions
Chapter 4  Boat Handling
Chapter 5  Charts and Publications
Chapter 6 Shipboard Communications
Chapter 7  Marine Emergencies
Chapter 8  Marlinespike Seamanship
Chapter 9  Deck Maintenance
Chapter 10  Beaching and Retracting Operations
Chapter 11  Landing Craft Operations
Chapter 12  Search and Rescue
Chapter 13  Towing
Chapter 14  Sea-Based Crew Gunnery Training
Chapter 15  Rigging (Seamanship)
Chapter 16  Ground Tackle
Chapter 17  Damage Control


Title:Training Circular TC 4-15.51 (FM 55-501) Marine Crewman's Handbook May 2013Format:Kobo ebookPublished:June 2, 2013Publisher:eBook Publishing TeamLanguage:English

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