Deck Training Sea Bag Requirements 2019

The books and equipment listed below are required for all Marine Transportation cadets as well as all 4/C cadets participating in the 2019 Sea Term aboard the T.S. Kennedy.

Printable PDF List

Books - 1/C & 2/C:

  • 2019 Nautical Almanac
  • Rules of the Road Manual - USCG
  • Radar & ARPA Manual - Bole
  • Dutton’s Nautical Navigation
  • ECDIS Basics, Ralph Becker-Heins
  • Marine Radionavigation and Communications, Monroe and Bushy
  • Cel Nav class notes & Commercial Sea Project Cel Nav Workbook
  • Coastal & Deep Sea Nav Class Notes
  • Basic & Advanced Seamanship Class Notes
  • Applied Ship Handling Class Notes
  • Meteorology Class Notes
     

To be checked out of library prior to cruise, by each cadet:

  • HO 229 Volumes I, II AND III
  • Bowditch - Volume II only
  • Rude Star Finder
     

To be issued to each cadet:

  • Standard Navigational Journal
  • Marine sextant
     

Books 3/C:

  • Rules of the Road Manual - USCG
  • Dutton’s Nautical Navigation
  • Cornell Manual for Lifeboatmen, Able Seaman and QMED
  • Marine Fire Fighting - Brady
  • Coastal & Deep Sea Nav Class Notes
  • Vessel Fam & Safety Training Class Notes

Books 4/C

  • Cornell Manual for Lifeboatmen, Able Seaman and QMED
  • Vessel Fam & Safety Training Class Notes
  • Marine Fire Fighting - Brady 

Equipment – All Cadets

  • Work Gloves, Hard Hat, Safety Glasses / Goggles, Pocket Knife
  • Flashlight (with red lens cover if possible)
  • Accurate Timepiece (watch)
  • Personal Calculator
  • Laptop Computer (optional)
     

Equipment - 1/C, 2/C, & 3/C

  • Plotting Instruments - Triangles, Dividers, Compass, mechanical pencil
  • Universal Plotting Sheets

Any other equipment as required by the commandant of cadets sea bag requirements

Recommended books (not required)

  • Merchant Marine Officer’s Handbook
  • Bowditch Vol. 1
  • Merchant Seaman's Manual
  • Nav Pub 1310 - Radar Navigation Manual
  • Modern Seamanship - Knights
  • Stability & Trim for Ship's Officer - LaDage