New PDF release: All the World's Battleships - 1906 to the Present

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I...... 5 Average dimensions of tankers, bulk and general cargo vessels These draughts apply to salt water conditions and an allowance must be made if the vessel is to enter fresh water in an estuary or river. The increase in draught due to fresh water can be as much as three per cent. Draught will also alter according to the trim of the ship. Vessels are trimmed for a number of reasons. The ship's master will often trim his vessel in order that its draught will be the minimum under the effects of squat.

I...... 5 Average dimensions of tankers, bulk and general cargo vessels These draughts apply to salt water conditions and an allowance must be made if the vessel is to enter fresh water in an estuary or river. The increase in draught due to fresh water can be as much as three per cent. Draught will also alter according to the trim of the ship. Vessels are trimmed for a number of reasons. The ship's master will often trim his vessel in order that its draught will be the minimum under the effects of squat.

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