One of the great joys of this job is the delightfully unpredictable nature of the emails I receive. Thank you Richard for this one!
See the attached. They are from the USNS Kane in a Force 12 storm in the GIUK Gap during the 1980’s. Wave height averaged 50’. Our speed over ground was -2 knots. While steering the ship if you fail to read the water correctly, you will lose the heading and capsize.
Your books are great!
Richard J. Homovec, PLS
Photo credits: Richard Homovec
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