Naval Ships’ Technical Manual

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