Naval Ships’ Technical Manual

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Index and User Guide, 2005 ch001.pdf (110 KB)
Readiness and Care of Inactive Ships, 2005 ch050.pdf (1.4 MB)
Fasteners, 1997 ch075.pdf (1.25 MB)
Waterborne Underwater Hull Cleaning of Navy Ships, 2006 ch081.pdf (5.2 MB)
Weights and Stability, 2005 ch096.pdf (387 KB)
Electric Power Distribution Systems, 1998 ch320.pdf (431 KB)
Navigation Systems, Equipment and Aids, 1999 ch420.pdf (409 KB)
Boats and Small Craft, 1998 ch583.pdf (1.75 MB)
Aircraft Elevators, 1997 ch588.pdf (402 KB)
Pollution Control, 1999 ch593.pdf (1.28 MB)
Structural Closures, 2005 ch600-1.pdf (1.9 MB)
Non Structural Closures, 2005 ch600-2.pdf (1.7 MB)
Hull Outfitting Equipment, 2005 ch600-3.pdf (452 KB)
Wire and Fire Rope and Rigging, 1999 ch613.pdf (1.8 MB)
Cargo and Weapons Elevators, 1998 ch772.pdf (1.39 MB)