Sep 30, 2022  
2022-2023 Catalog 
  
2022-2023 Catalog
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WTRF100 - Safety of Life At Sea


Credits: 2

The class focuses on preparing the Midshipmen for supervisory roles in. the preparation, embarkation, and launching of survival craft. Students successfully completing this course will be able to take charge of the preparation, embarkation and launching of survival craft. They will be able to manage a boat under oars or motor, and take charge of an inflatable life raft. Students will know the correct use of all survival equipment and the action to take to preserve the lives of those in their charge. Students will also learn about the impact of shipping on the environment, relevant pollution prevention legislation, and procedures and equipment to be used to mitigate pollution incidents. An official test to obtain U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) certification will be given.

1 class hour a week
2 laboratory hours a week



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