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Stopping Distance, Turning Circle, Ships Manoeuvring

Stopping Distance Stopping distance is the distance, which, a ship will continue to move after action is taken to stop engines and till the ship comes to rest. Stopping distance details may be provided for sea speed, harbour speed, half speed etc. It may be

Emergency Stop Manoeuvre

Crash Stop  No type of main engine can be reversed immediately from full rpm ahead to full rpm astern because no engine can drive the propeller at full revolutions astern while the ship herself is moving ahead at considerable speed.  The application of