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Navy Lookout Training Handbook - NAVEDTRA 12968-A (SPECIAL PUBLICATION) By Naval Education & Training Center
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In this United States Navy with its nuclear-powered warships, computerized guidance systems, and the most accurate search radars in the world, you, the lookout, play a critical role in safe ship... More > operations. Your trained human eye is far superior to the most sophisticated equipment. As a lookout, your eyes are the eyes of the ship, and on your alertness and skill rest the safety of the ship. In the naval service there is probably no Rule of the Road more conscientiously observed than Rule 5 of the Navigation Rules, Commandant Instruction M16672.2, which states: Every vessel shall at all times maintain a proper look-out by sight and hearing as well as by all available means appropriate in the prevailing circumstances and conditions so as to make a full appraisal of the situation and of the risk of collision. In this manual, we will discuss visual search and contact reporting procedures; ship/aircraft recognition; Rules of the Road; buoy systems; special sea detail; restricted visibility steaming.< Less