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ships helm
the unit that maneuvers the ship
gyro compass
provides true north
two gyrocompass
primary gyrocompass and secondary gyrocompass
helmsman
steers the ship as ordered by the conning officer
when primary mark fails the helmsman steers by
SINS
magnetic compass
provides true north
secondary gyrocompass
SINS (ships inertial navigation system)
lee helm
lee helm provides the speed input to the ship
alarm panel
in the helm console unit. helmsman monitors and report all alarms
auto pilot
can be adjusted for the sea state and size of the swells
steering unit control
two on line at all times and two on stand by. steer either by gyro or rudder angle indicator.
Purpose of ECDIS (electronic display info system)
to eventually eliminate the need for paper charts
GPS (global positioning system)
unit that provides the fix info of the ship
DGPS (differential global positioning system)
already knows its location, it recieves info to tell where the satallite is
coxwains
over-all in charge of the boats
bow hooks
always forward acting as lookout
stern hooks
always aft acting as lookout
boat keeper
takes care of boat in abscence of crew
boat engineer
performs maintenance on the engine of the boat
boat officer
during heavy weather the boats are assigned a officer