deck department


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deck department

n
(Nautical Terms) the part of a ship's crew, from the captain down, concerned with running the ship but not with heavy machinery or catering
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Officer Career opportunities exist in the Deck Department for the Captain, Chief Officer, Second Officer, Third Officer and the Deck Cadets; in the Engine Department for the Chief Engineer, Second Engineer, Third Engineer, Electrical Officer and Engine cadets; and in the Service Department for hotel services, such as catering and housekeeping, medical and other services.
I was termed an unestablished seaman, although I had attended a sea school, trained and was a qualified seaman in the deck department.
Additionally, the Senior SODHC program prepares career minded Supply Officers for the rigors of leading a large deck department.
Several times during the ship's pre-commissioning stage and after the ship's commissioning in January 2009, Sailors from Deck Department trained to load and unload cargo while attending a three-day course at the Center for Service Combat Systems Det.
A young Sailor from the deck department was carrying five containers full of grey and white paint when the bottom container slipped, sending all five containers plummeting to the deck.
In the deck department, cadets will help plan each new sea route, while at the same time looking after cargo operations and creating a safe and secure environment throughout the ship.
Tamara Becker has been named third mate in the deck department.
Lack of PMS continues to be the root cause of all deck department safety survey discrepancies.
All the motors used on deck are extra-heavy-duty models, and although the deck department is responsible for regularly inspecting them to make certain they are working, if repairs are needed, the work is handled by the engineering staff.
4) Deck Department a) repair facilities sailor, cabin accommodation Head of Unit VI, the ship~s boatswain cabin accommodationb) repair wheelhouse,c) repair of manholes and covers board.
Additionally, the Senior SODHC program prepares career-minded supply officers for the rigors of leading a large deck department.