Examples of seamanship in a Sentence
The captain shows great seamanship.
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As of June 2017, the GAO found that the eight of the Navy's 11 destroyers and cruisers based in Japan had expired certifications for mobility and seamanship, air warfare and undersea warfare, according to a GAO analysis obtained by CNN.
He is charged with failing to comply with rules of sound seamanship and with inattentiveness in the minutes leading up to a collision with the 23-foot power boat Peggy K, operated by 81-year old Walter S. Krupinski of Stonington..
The Navy's ships require more than a dozen training certifications, including mobility and seamanship and warfare capabilities like ballistic missile defense and surface warfare.
Morever, eight of those 11 ships have expired seamanship certifications.
And ships whose crews lack basic seamanship certification will probably stay in port until the problems are fixed.
The erosion of standards for basic seamanship and the lack of adequate training and proper assessment of crew proficiency must be reversed.
The Navy found that the officer exhibited poor seamanship and failed to maneuver the Fitzgerald as required, sound a danger signal and contact the Crystal by radio before the collision.
When the Fitzgerald crashed, killing seven sailors, more than a third of the destroyer and cruiser crews in Japan had expired training certificates, including crucial schooling in seamanship.
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