Re: LEADERSHIP OBJECTIVE OF SEA SCOUTING
Jim Thrall (email@example.com)
Sun, 23 Feb 1997 09:25:55 -0800
This is a long thread, but vitally important. I am the skipper of one
of the largest ships in the national fleet - a 95' EX-Coast Guard Cutter
Cape Romain (WPB 95319), now known as SSS-17, Vanguard.
It has been my practice to leave the deck operation of the vessel
entirely to the crew while underway when I am confident in their
abilities. I enjoy the voyages more, and I know that they do, too.
The engine room can be a different situation. There is a greater
potential for serious injury from simple mistakes down there. Training
is the key.
Thanks for bringing this thread up. I hope the issue is clarified a