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                                           PASSAGE PLANNING



 PORT:                   __        TAGBILARAN PORT-MANILA HARBOR__ ____

 DATE:                   __        OCTOBER 6, 2010_           ____ ______

 VOYAGE NO:              ____      098-2010______        ________     __

 DEPARTURE:              ___       1030H OCT 6, 2010_______           __

 NAVIGATION WITH PILOT ON BOARD

 WEATHER CONDITION

 NAVIGATION DURING PASSAGE:

                    WAYPOINTS                             COURSE      DISTANCE(nm)   DTG(nm)
 001 PORT OF TAGBILARAN      009°39.0’/123°50.6’             -              -         423.6
 002 TAGBILARAN ENTRANCE 009°39.8’/ 123°49.6’              310°            01.3       422.3
 003 CRUZ POINT              009°44.2’/ 123°45.6           319°            05.8       416.5
 004 BALUARTE POINT          009°53.4’/ 123°44.7’          354°            09.4       407.1
 005 HILUTANGAN ISLAND       010°12.7’/123°58.0’           034°            23.6       383.5
 006 PANGUIAN POINT          010°20.0’/124°03.6’           037°            09.3       374.2
 007 SAAC POINT              011°59.4’/ 124°04.2’          001°            39.6       334.6
 008 CHOCOLATES ISLAND       011°18.9’/124°09.5’           010°            19.0       315.6
 009 TANGUINGI ISLAND        011°33.2’/123°49.2’           302°            23.0       292.6
 010 PUTOTOLO ISLAND         011°47.9’/123°05.8’           290°            31.0       261.6
 011 CRESTA DE GALLO ISLAND 012°04.8’/122°39.0’            304°            31.5       230.1
 012 APUNAN POINT            012°25.8’/122°16.0’           314°            32.0       198.1
 013 GORDA LIGHTHOUSE        012°41.5’/122°11.5’           346°            16.0       182.1
 014 SIMARA LIGHTHOUSE       012°46.8’/ 121°58.5’          291°            13.5       168.6
 015 DUMALI POINT            013°11.0’/121°36.5’           317°            33.0       135.6
 016 CALAPAN LIGHTHOUSE      013°30.0’/121°15.0’           313°            38.0       107.6
 017 VERDE ISLAND            013°36.5’/121°05.0’           303°            12.0        95.6
 018 MARICABAN ISLAND        013°36.0’/ 120°54.0’          268°            12.5        83.1
 019 CAPE SANTIAGO ISLAND 013°37.5’/120°33.0’              300°            22.0        61.1
 020 FORTUNE LIGHTHOUSE      014°04.0’/ 120°32.0’          358°            17.0        44.1
 021 HAMILO POINT            014°10.4’/ 120°32.3’          012°            06.9        37.2
 022 LIMBONES ISLAND         014°15.4’/120°34.2’           020°            05.5        31.7
 023 SAN NICHOLAS LIGHTHOUSE 014°26.2’/120°55.4’           040°            14.4        17.7
 024 MANILA HARBOR ENTRANCE 014°36.2’/120°55.4’            050°            16.2        1.5
 025 PIER 2                  014°36.1’/120°57.4’           100°            1.5          -

CHARTS:


          4429, 4427, 4706, 4255
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Vessel: M/V SIREN                                                                               Page 2 of 2 pages

ARRIVAL:
            Manila Port LAT 014°36.1’ LONG 120°57.4’

NAVIGATION WITH PILOT ON BOARD: none
          From Manila North Harbor to Pier 2

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS FOR PORT OF DESTINATION:
           With pilot Assistance and Tug Assistance onboard

SAFE SPEED: 17 knots
            For maneuvering speed 7.5 knots. DRAFT: FWD 8.0 meters AFT 7.5 meters

MINIMUM CLEARANCE UNDER KEEL: 5 meters
         2.5 meters

SPEED ADJUSTMENTS TO AVOID DELAY: none
           17.0 knots normal speed. No adjustments.

CONDITIONS CAUSING CHANGES IN WATCHKEEPING REQUIREMENTS: none
            Look-out to be posted at all times, additional lookout during night time and restricted
visibility.
CHANGES IN COURSE & MANUEVERABILITY WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO STOPPING DISTANCE &
TURNING ABILITY: none
            900 meters stopping distance, 450 meters turning ability. LEFT-HANDED.

AREAS WHICH NEED ACCURATE POSITION FIXING BY USE OF MORE THAN ONE METHOD: none
            Tagbilaran Port and approaches, Putotolo Pt., Cresta de Gallo, Apunan Pt., Verde Is.,
Maricaban Is. and vic., Manila bay and approaches.

WEATHER:        REPORT TO BE ATTACHED
TIDAL INFO:     REFER TO TIDE TABLES

BUNKERS AND FRESH WATER STATUS:
REMAINING ON BOARD:

BUNKER/FUEL OIL:                            32,770 LITERS
DIESEL OIL:                                 20,550 LITERS
FRESH WATER:                                614 TONS




Prepared by:

_____2/M HABIN, JOHN HARRIS_________                _______M/M CLAPANO, MARC RIO_________
Second Officer                                     Master
                                PRE-DEPARTURE / PRE-ARRIVAL CHECKLIST
                                 BRIDGE AND NAVIGATIONAL EQUIPMENT

VESSEL                                      PORT                                        DATE
M/V SIREN                                   TAGBILARAN, BOHOL                           OCTOBER 6, 2010

                                                                                             CHECKED & VERIFIED
    1. Equipment                                                                                              
    2. Gyro and repeaters switched on and synchronized.                                                      
    3. Magnetic compass and gyro repeater headings checked.                                                  
    4. Electronic navigation aids checked.                                                                   
    5. Primary and emergency navigation lights tested and checked.                                           
    6. Propeller and rudder checked clear of obstruction.                                                    
    7. Steering gear tested both in primary and secondary systems (both motors to be running                 
       when maneuvering) if applicable.
        Auto-pilot and change-over arrangements tested (SOLAS Chapter V, Regulation 19-2)                    
    8. Main engines ready and telegraphs tested.                                                             
    9. Bridge communications equipment (internal, external and portable) tested.                             
    10. Signaling lamps tested.                                                                              
    11. Whistle tested (if allowed by port regulations).                                                     
    12. Arrangements for pilot embarkation/disembarkation, including over side lighting, heaving             
        line, pilot ladder, life-buoy, etc. checked.
    13. Binoculars available.                                                                                
    14. Charts and navigational publication, I.e. Notices to Mariners etc.                                   
    15. Latest weather reports and navigational warnings received and available.                             
    16. Passage plan prepared, almanac, tide tables, etc. confirmed available on board.                      
    17. Anchors cleared away and ready for use.                                                              
    18. Mooring winches and capstans in good working order.                                                  
    19. Crew checked on board.                                                                               
    20. Security checked, stowaways and unauthorized personnel searched for.                                 
    21. Water tightness (hatch covers, ramps, portallons, accesses etc.) ready for sea.                      


On completion of the checklist, the result shall be recorded in the deck logbook affixing signatures of
each responsible person.

DATE: October 6, 2010

           C/O MATEO, CONSTANTE JR.         .
Officer responsible / signature:
                                PRE-DEPARTURE / PRE-ARRIVAL CHECKLIST
                                 BRIDGE AND NAVIGATIONAL EQUIPMENT

VESSEL                                         PORT                                     DATE
M/V SIREN                                      MANILA NORTH HARBOR                      OCTOBER 7, 2010

                                                                                             CHECKED & VERIFIED
    1. Equipment                                                                                              
    2. Gyro and repeaters switched on and synchronized.                                                      
    3. Magnetic compass and gyro repeater headings checked.                                                  
    4. Electronic navigation aids checked.                                                                   
    5. Primary and emergency navigation lights tested and checked.                                           
    6. Propeller and rudder checked clear of obstruction.                                                    
    7. Steering gear tested both in primary and secondary systems (both motors to be running                 
       when maneuvering) if applicable.
    8. Auto-pilot and change-over arrangements tested (SOLAS Chapter V, Regulation 19-2)                     
    9. Main engines ready and telegraphs tested.                                                             
    10. Bridge communications equipment (internal, external and portable) tested.                            
    11. Signaling lamps tested.                                                                              
    12. Whistle tested (if allowed by port regulations).                                                     
    13. Arrangements for pilot embarkation/disembarkation, including over side lighting, heaving             
        line, pilot ladder, life-buoy, etc. checked.
    14. Binoculars available.                                                                                
    15. Charts and navigational publication, I.e. Notices to Mariners etc.                                   
    16. Latest weather reports and navigational warnings received and available.                             
    17. Passage plan prepared, almanac, tide tables, etc. confirmed available on board.                      
    18. Anchors cleared away and ready for use.                                                              
    19. Mooring winches and capstans in good working order.                                                  
    20. Crew checked on board.                                                                               
    21. Security checked, stowaways and unauthorized personnel searched for.                                 
    22. Water tightness (hatch covers, ramps, portallons, accesses etc.) ready for sea.                      


On completion of the checklist, the result shall be recorded in the deck logbook affixing signatures of
each responsible person.

DATE: October 7, 2010

          C/O MATEO, CONSTANTE JR.         .
Officer responsible / signature:
                         TERRESTRIAL NAVIGATION I
                                        BSMT-1 K-LINE


                 FINAL PROJECT
                                  VOYAGE PLANNING
   GROUP 1
               BRIDGE TEAM                                        SHIPS PARTICULAR

CAPTAIN:     M/M MARC RIO CLAPANO                           NAME OF VESSEL: M/V SIREN


CHIEFMATE:   C/O CONSTANTE MATEO, JR.                       GROSS TONNAGE: 30,000 gross tons


2nd MATE:    2/M JOHN HARRIS HABIN                          MAX SPEED: 17 KNOTS



3rd MATE:    3/M ROBERT TRINIDAD, JR.                       TYPE: BULK CARRIER



DECK CADET: D/C JHON MICHALLE ANTONIO                       ROUTE: TAGBI-MNL



                                                            DRAFT: 7 METERS
   Submitted to:             .

    2M CRISPIN ECHAVEZ                                  Z
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                                            DESCRIPTION                            EDITION
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  4.        STCW 95                                                                                 92-801-1412-3
  5.        INT’L CODE OF SIGNALS                                                   1987            92-801-1184-1
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  8.        SUPLEMENT RELATING TO THE INT’L CONVENTION ON LOADLINES                 1981            92-801-1114-0
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 12.        EMERGENCY PROCEDURES FOR SHIP CARRYING DANGEROUS GOODS                  1994            92-801-1321-6
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 14.        PHILIPPINE MERCHANT MARINE RULES AND REGULATIONS                        1997
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          Vessel: M/V SIREN


       PERPARED BY:                                                    NOTED BY:



       __2/M HABIN, JOHN HARRIS___                                    __M/M CLAPANO, MARC RIO___

       Second officer                                                  Captain
VESSEL: M/V SIREN
Deck Logbook
1030H   Departed from Tagbilaran bound for Manila
1035H   Passing Tagbilaran Entrance Passing dist. 0.1NM offshore on G/C 310°T ALT 319° STD 321°
1055H   Cruz Point due E Passing dist. 1.8 NM offshore on G/C 319°T ALT 354° STD 356°
1128H   Baluarte Pt. due E Passing dist. 1.0NM offshore on G/C 354°T ALT 034° STD 036°
                                        nd
1200H   Underway watch relieved by 2 officer on course noted____________________________.
1251H   Hilutangan Pt. ɸ097° Passing dist. 1.3NM offshore on G/C 034°T ALT 037° STD 039°
1323H   Panguian Pt. due W Passing dist. 1.0NM offshore on G/C 037°T ALT 001° STD 003°
1400H   Fire and Safety rounds maintained, cargo lashing checked & water tightness integrity maintained,
        including inspection of water tight doors, manholes, ramps, & portallons were carried out and found
        in satisfactory condition.
1543H   Saac Pt. due W Passing dist. 1.5NM offshore on G/C 001°T ALT 010° STD 012°
1600H   Underway watch relieved by chief officer on course noted____________________________.
1650H   Chocolates Pt. due E Passing dist. 4.0NM offshore on G/C 010°T ALT 302° STD 304°
1811H   Tanguigi Pt. ɸ200° Passing dist. 4.0NM offshore on G/C 302°T ALT 290° STD 292°
2000H   Underway watch relieved by 3rd officer on course noted____________________________.
2001H   Putotolo Lt. ɸ025° Passing dist. 3.0NM offshore on G/C 290°T ALT 304° STD 306°
2151H   Cresta de Gallo Pt. ɸ352° Passing dist. 4.0NM offshore on G/C 304°T ALT 314° STD 316°
2200H   Fire and Safety rounds maintained, cargo lashing checked & water tightness integrity maintained,
        including inspection of water tight doors, manholes, ramps, & portallons were carried out and found
        in satisfactory condition.
2345H   Apunan Pt. ɸ032° Passing dist. 3.0NM offshore on G/C 314°T ALT 346° STD 348°
                                        nd
2400H   Underway watch relieved by 2 officer on course noted____________________________.
0041H   Gorda Pt. due NE Passing dist. 3.5NM offshore on G/C 346°T ALT 291° STD 293°
0129H   Simara Lt. ɸ060° Passing dist. 3.0NM offshore on G/C 291°T ALT 317° STD 319°
0200H   Fire and Safety rounds maintained, cargo lashing checked & water tightness integrity maintained,
        including inspection of water tight doors, manholes, ramps, & portallons were carried out and found
        in satisfactory condition.
0325H   Dumali Lt. ɸ035° Passing dist. 4.0NM offshore on G/C 317°T ALT 313° STD 315°
0400H   Underway watch relieved by chief officer on course noted____________________________.
0504H   Calapan Lt. ɸ039° Passing dist. 4.9NM offshore on G/C 313°T ALT 303° STD 305°
0547H   Verde Pt. due W Passing dist. 2.0NM offshore on G/C 303°T ALT 268° STD 270°
0600H   Fire and Safety rounds maintained, cargo lashing checked & water tightness integrity maintained,
        including inspection of water tight doors, manholes, ramps, & portallons were carried out and found
        in satisfactory condition.
0631H   Maricaban Pt. due N Passing dist. 2.0NM offshore on G/C 268°T ALT 300° STD 302°
0748H    Cape Santiago Pt. due E Passing dist. 6.0NM offshore on G/C 300°T ALT 358° STD 000°
                                      3rd
0800H   Underway watch relieved by officer on course noted____________________________.
0848H   Fortune Lt. due W Passing dist. 3.0NM offshore on G/C 358°T ALT 012° STD 014°
0913H   Hamilo Pt. due E Passing dist. 2.0NM offshore on G/C 012°T ALT 020° STD 022°
0932H   Limbones Pt. ɸ132° Passing dist. 1.5NM offshore on G/C 020°T ALT 040° STD 042°
1000H   Fire and Safety rounds maintained, cargo lashing checked & water tightness integrity maintained,
        including inspection of water tight doors, manholes, ramps, & portallons were carried out and found
        in satisfactory condition.
1022H   San Nicholas Lt. due E Passing dist. 2.3NM offshore on G/C 040°T ALT 050° STD 052°
1119H   Passing Manila North Harbor Entrance Passing dist. 0.1NM offshore on G/C 050°T ALT 100° STD 102°
1124H   Docked and Secured Alongside Portside Manila North Harbor Pier 2
only issued if the wind force is expected to reach force 10 or over.
In the Atlantic Bulletin for Shipping For ocean areas, storm warnings are Met.O. 509, Ships’ Code and Decode Book or Admiralty List of Radio
                                                                                                                                                                                                  BEAUFORT SCALE OF WIND FORCE
discontinued on the 1 June. 1984, by H.M. Coastguard stations. shipping (including the International Meteorological Code) see
  The Gale Warning Signal for coastal areas around the British Isles was
                                                                                                                                                               Mean          Limits of                                                                                                                                Probable
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Sea Criterion                                      Probable
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Maximum
                                                                                                                                                               Wind            Wind                                                                                                                      Height of
                                                                                                                                               Beaufort                                                                                                                                                               Height of
                                                                                                                                                              Speed in       Speed in        Descriptive Term                        (see photographs on ‘State of Sea’ card or in                       Waves in
                                                                                                                                                Wind                                                                                                                                                                  Waves in
                                                                                                                                                               Knots           Knots                                               Marine Observer’s Handbook, 10 Edition-H.M.S.O.)                      meters*
                                                                                                                                                Force                                                                                                                                                                 meters*
                                                                                                                                                             Measured at a height of 10
                           st




                                                                                                                                                                m. above sea level

                                                                                                                                                  00             00          Less than 1           Calm                                             Sea like a mirror.                                       0             0

                                                                                                                                                  01             02              1-3              Light air            Ripples with the appearance of scales are formed, but without foam crests.            0            0.1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Small wavelets, still short but more pronounced, crests have a glassy appearance
                                                                                                                                                  02             05              4-6            Light breeze                                                                                                0.1           0.3
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     and do not break.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Large wavelets. Crests begin to break. Foam of glassy appearance. Perhaps
                                                                                                                                                  03             09             7-10           Gentle breeze                                                                                                0.4           1.0
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  scattered white horses.
                                                                                                                                                  04             13            11-16         Moderate breeze              Small waves, still short becoming longer; fairly frequent white horses.           1.0           1.5
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Moderate waves, taking a more pronounced long form; many white horses are
                                                                                                                                                  05             19            17-21            Fresh breeze                                                                                                2.0           2.5
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                formed. (Chance of some spray.)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Large waves begin to form; the white foam crests are more extensive everywhere.
                                                                                                                                                  06             24            22-27           Strong breeze                                                                                                3.0           4.0
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      (Probably some spray.)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Sea heaps up and white foam from breaking waves begins to be blown in streaks
                                                                                                                                                  07             30            28-33             Near gale                                                                                                  4.0           5.5
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 along the direction of the wind.
                                                                          Signals, Vol. III.




                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Moderately-high waves of greater length; edges of crest begin to break into
                                                                            For details of this and other meteorological information for




                                                                                                                                                  08             37            34-40                Gale               spindrift. The foam is blown in well-marked streaks along the direction of the       5.5           7.5
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                wind.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   High waves. Dense streaks of foam along the direction of the wind. Crest of waves
                                                                                                                                                  09             44            41-47            Strong gale                                                                                                 7.0          10.0
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              begin to topple, tumble and roll over. Spray may affect visibility.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Very high waves with long overhanging crests. The resulting foam in great patches
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    is blown in dense white streaks along the direction of the wind. On the whole the
                                                                                                                                                  10             52            48-55               Storm                                                                                                    9.0          12.5
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    surface of the sea takes a white appearance. Tumbling of the sea becomes heavy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                and shock-like. Visibility affected.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Exceptionally-high waves. (Small and medium-sized ships might be for a time lost
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   to view behind the waves.) The sea is completely covered with long white patches
                                                                                                                                                  11             60            56-63           Violent storm                                                                                                11.5         16.0
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   of foam lying along the direction of the wind. Everywhere the edges of the waves’
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         crests are blown into froth. Visibility affected.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       The air is filled with foam and spray. Sea completely white with driving spray;     14 or
                                                                                                                                                  12              -         64 and over       Hurricane force                                                                                                              -
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 visibility very seriously affected.                       over
                                                                                                                                                          *These columns are added as a guide to show roughly what may be expected in the open sea, remote from land. In enclosed waters, or when near land with an off-
                                                                                                                                               shore wind, wave heights will be smaller, and the waves steeper.
                                                                                                                                               Notes— (1) It must be realized that it may be difficult to estimate wind force by the sea criterion. The wind force and direction may therefore be estimated by other means, e.g.
                                                                                                                                               the ‘feel’ of the wind or the smoke, making due allowance for course and speed of ship. (see Marine Observer’s Handbook, Table 23).
                                                                                                                                                          (2) The Lag effect between the wind getting up and the sea increasing should be borne in mind.
                                                                                                                                                          (3) Fetch, depth, swell, heavy rain and tide effects should be considered when estimating the wind force from the appearance of the sea.
                                                  MARINE METEOROLOGY
(3) Low Clouds                (4) Low Clouds of marked                                               Brief descriptions of the different cloud types are given below:--
Stratocumulus (Sc)                    vertical extent                                                Cirrus (Ci)—Detached clouds of delicate fibrous appearance, without shading, generally
Stratus (St)                    Cumulus (Cu)                                                       white in colour, often of a silky appearance. Tufted cirrus clouds are popularly known as
                                                                                                   ‘Mares’ Tails’.
Nimbostratus (Ns)                Cumulonimbus (Cb)
    Cirrocumulus (CC)—A cirri form layer or patch composed of small white flakes of or very                                       Approximate Heights of Cloud Bases
small globular masses, without shadows, which are arranged in groups or lines, or more often                                 High clouds                  above 18,000 feet
in ripples resembling those of the sand on the sea shore.                                                                    Medium clouds             6,500 to 18,000 feet
   Cirrostratus (Cs)—A thin, whitish veil, which does not blur the outlines of the sun or moon,                               Low Clouds                   below 6,500 feet
but gives rise to halos.                                                                               These limits tend to be higher in low latitudes, and lower, especially for high clouds, in high
   Altocumulus (Ac)—A layer, or patches, composed of laminae or rather flattened globular          latitudes.
masses, the smallest elements of the regularly arranged layer being fairly small and thin, with       Fog is cloud on the surface, and is specified according to the visibility it allows.
or without shading.                                                                                   If there is any obscurity or abnormal refraction the visible horizon may be very misleading
   Altostratus (As)—Striated or fibrous veil, more or less grey or bluish in colour.               as a means of judging distance particularly when the height of the eye is great as in the case
   Stratocumulus (Sc)—A layer, or patches, composed of globular masses or rolls; the               of the observer on the bridge of a large liner.
smallest of the regularly arranged elements are fairly large; they are soft and grey with darker      In denoting fog or visibility by means of Bueafort Notation Letters , Fog, f; Mist, m; Haze, z;
parts.                                                                                             are used to indicate a deterioration of the transparency of the lower layer of the atmosphere
   Stratus (St)—A uniform layer of cloud, resembling fog, but not resting on the ground.           cost by suspended particles. Mist and Fog both refer properly to water droplets; when either
   Nimbostratus (Ns)—A low, amorphous, and rainy layer of a dark-grey colour and nearly            is experienced there will be a little or no difference between the readings of the dry and wet
uniform.                                                                                           bulb thermometers. When the obscurity does not interfere with navigation it may be
   Cumulus (Cu) – Thick clouds with vertical development; the upper surface is dome-shaped         identified as mist. A fog in which water is deposited copiously on exposed surfaces should be
and exhibits protuberances, while the base is nearly horizontal.                                   noted by means of the letters, fe.
   Cumulonimbus (Cb)—Heavy masses of cloud with great vertical development, whose                     Fog and mist should not be confused with haze. Fog and mist are suspended particles of
cumuliform summits rise in the form of mountains or towers, the upper parts having a fibrous       water, while haze is suspended particles of solid matter such as smoke, dust, and salt
texture and often spreading out in the shape of an anvil.                                          particles. The hygrometer is a sure guide in distinguishing between fog and haze. If the
    The degree of cloudiness is normally expressed on a scale from 0 to 8, in which 0              depression of the wet bulb is 0 or small the impaired visibility is due to fog or mist. In haze
represents a sky quite free from cloud and 8 an entirely overcast sky in which no patches of       the depression will have a very definite value.
blue sky are visible. The estimation is one of eighths of sky covered (oktas).                         In weather bulletins the words ‘poor visibility’ implies a visual range of between 1000
   The height of base of cloud is now a factor of great importance to aviation. During the         meters and 2 nautical miles; ‘moderate’ is equal to a visual range of 2.5 nautical miles; ‘good’
daytime it may be measured by timing the ascent of a small balloon rising at a fixed rate. At      is applicable when visibility is greater than 5 nautical miles.
night a ceiling light projector (cloud searchlight) may be used on large ships. As the use of
balloons and cloud searchlights is impracticable in most ships, cloud height can normally only
be estimated at sea.


                 LETTERS TO INDICATE THE STATE OF THE WEATHER (BEAUFORT PUBLICATION)
 ‘Beaufort Notation’, a system of notation devised by Admiral Beaufort, consisting a s a rule      s = snow
of the initial letter of the phenomenon to be indicated, has been in use for many years. It        t = thunder
affords a simple and concise means of indicating by a group of letters either the actual state     tlr = thunderstorm and rain
of the weather at the hour of observation ‘present weather’: or a general summary of the           tls = thunderstorm with snow
conditions over the interval since the last observation was made, ‘past weather’.                  u = ugly, threatening sky
b = blue sky (0-2/8 clouded)                                                                       v = unusual visibility
bc = sky party clouded (3-5/8 clouded)                                                             w = dew
c = cloudy (6-8/8) clouded)                                                                        x = hoar frost
d = drizzle                                                                                        y = dry air
e = wet air (without precipitation)                                                                z = dust haze
f = fog
g = gale                                                                                             The prefix p denotes ‘shower(s) of’, e.g. ph, showers of hail; phr, showers of mixed hail and
h = hail                                                                                           rain.
jp = precipitation in sight of ship or station
kq = line squall                                                                                     Capital letters indicate intensity; the suffix o indicates ‘slight’; repetition of letters denotes
ks = storm of drifting snow                                                                        continuity. The prefix indicates ‘intermittent’. Thus R , heavy rain; ro, slight rain; rr,
kz = sand storm                                                                                    continuous rain; iro, intermittent slight rain.
l = lightning
m = mist                                                                                             g is used to indicate that a wind of at least Beaufort force 8 has persisted for not less than
o = overcast sky. (the whole sky covered with unbroken cloud.)                                     10 minutes. If the wind in 10 minutes has not fallen below force 10. The capital letter G is
q = squally weather                                                                                used.
r = rain
rs = sleet (rain and now together)                                                                  d, drizzle is to be used for precipitation in which the drops are very small. If the drops are of
                                                                                                   appreciable size, although the rain is small in amount, the term adopted is ‘slight rain’ ro.


                                    Limits of Trade Winds: the following tables show the approximate limits. They are taken from
                                            The Marine Observer, Vol. 5 (1928), by permission of H.M. Stationary Office
                                                           APPROXIMATE AVERAGE LIMITS OF N.E. TRADE WINDS
       DISTANCE BY LOG
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           NOON POSITION OF M/V SIREN                    DRAFT DEPARTURE H2O SUPPLY                   BILGE WELL SOUNDING
LATITUDE                                            FORWARD                                                 LOCATION
LONGITUDE                                           AFT                                        PORT          CENTER         STBD
DISTANCE RUN                                        MEAN
STEAMING TIME                                             DRAFT ARRIVAL H2O SUPPLY
AVERAGE SPEED                                       FORWARD
TOTAL DISTANCE RUN                                  AFT
CRUISING SPEED                                      MEAN
TOTAL STEAMING TIME                                      REGULATION L/T EXHIBIT
DISTANCE TO GO
ETA
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                                 VISIBILITY
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          SKY                                        NUMBER OF DAYS AT SEA:__________________________________________
                                                     NUMBER OF DAYS AT PORT:________________________________________
                                                     SHELTER DECK:___________________________________________________
 CLOUDS     AMOUNT                                    SHIP CONDITION FOR THE ASSIGNMENT:_____________________________

                                              SICKLIST              HOURS            OFFICERS ON WATCH           QUARTERMASTER
VESSEL: M/V SIREN

DATE: October 6, 2010



             WAYPOINT          COORDINATES          DISTANCE(NM) COURSE PD(NM) BEARING (ɸ) STEAMING TIME     ETA    DTG
001 PORT OF TAGBILARAN       009°39.0’/123°50.6’         -               -     -       -           -        1030H   423.6
002 TAGBILARAN ENTRANCE      009°39.8’/ 123°49.6’       1.3         310°     0.1   DUE EAST      5min       1035H   422.3
003 CRUZ POINT               009°44.2’/ 123°45.6        5.8         319°     1.8   DUE EAST      20min      1055H   416.5
004 BALUARTE POINT           009°53.4’/ 123°44.7’       9.4         354°       1   DUE EAST      33min      1128H   407.1
005 HILUTANGAN ISLAND        010°12.7’/123°58.0’        23.6        034°     1.3      97       1 hr 22min   1251H   383.5
006 PANGUIAN POINT           010°20.0’/124°03.6’        9.3         037°       1   DUE WEST      32min      1323H   374.2
007 SAAC POINT               011°59.4’/ 124°04.2’       39.6        001°     1.5   DUE WEST    2hr 20 min   1543H   334.6
008 CHOCOLATES ISLAND        011°18.9’/124°09.5’        19.0        010°       4   DUE EAST    1 hr 7min    1650H   315.6
009 TANGUINGI ISLAND         011°33.2’/123°49.2’        23.0        302°       4      200      1hr 21min    1811H   292.6
010 PUTOTOLO ISLAND          011°47.9’/123°05.8’        31.0        290°       3      25       1hr 49min    2001H   261.6
011 CRESTA DE GALLO ISLAND   012°04.8’/122°39.0’        31.5        304°       4      352      1hr 51min    2152H   230.1
012 APUNAN POINT             012°25.8’/122°16.0’        32.0        314°       3      32       1hr 53min    2345H   198.1
013 GORDA LIGHTHOUSE         012°41.5’/122°11.5’        16.0        346°     3.5      45         56min      0041H   182.1
014 SIMARA LIGHTHOUSE        012°46.8’/ 121°58.5’       13.5        291°       3      60         48min      0129H   168.6
015 DUMALI POINT             013°11.0’/121°36.5’        33.0        317°       4      35       1hr 56min    0325H   135.6
016 CALAPAN LIGHTHOUSE       013°30.0’/121°15.0’        38.0        313°     4.9      39       1hr 39min    0504H   107.6
017 VERDE ISLAND             013°36.5’/121°05.0’        12.0        303°       2   DUE SOUTH     42min      0546H   95.6
018 MARICABAN ISLAND         013°36.0’/ 120°54.0’       12.5        268°       2   DUE NORTH     44min      0630H   83.1
019 CAPE SANTIAGO ISLAND     013°37.5’/120°33.0’        22.0        300°       6   DUE EAST    1hr 18min    0748H   61.1
020 FORTUNE LIGHTHOUSE       014°04.0’/ 120°32.0’       17.0        358°       3   DUE WEST       1hr       0848H   44.1
021 HAMILO POINT             014°10.4’/ 120°32.3’       6.9         012°       2   DUE EAST      24min      0913H   37.2
022 LIMBONES ISLAND          014°15.4’/120°34.2’        5.5         020°     1.5      132        19min      0932H   31.7
023 SAN NICHOLAS LT.         014°26.2’/120°55.4’        14.4        040°     2.3   DUE EAST      49min      1022H   17.7
024 MANILA HARBOR ENTRANCE   014°36.2’/120°55.4’        16.2        050°     0.1       -         57min      1119H    1.5

025 PIER 2                   014°36.1’/120°57.4’        1.5         100°       -       -         5min       1124H     -




Prepared By:                                                       Noted by:




C/O Mateo, Constante Jr.                                 M/M Clapano, Marc Rio

Chiefmate                                                      Captain

								
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