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RAPPAHANNOCK "10" ACCIDENT - 05JUL10

 

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AUX 27137 COMPLETES OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE "E" TEAM P-6 DE-WATERING PUMP TEST & UNDERWAY CHECKRIDE ON 17 & 20SEP12

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THE 2012 AUX 27137 OPERATIONAL "E" TEAM COMPLETES THE P-6 DE-WATERING PUMP TEST AT COAST GUARD STATION MILFORD HAVEN ON MONDAY 17SEP12. (L TO R): JOHN MILL, BRIAN MCARDLE, JIM THOMAS, & JIM LINDAHL.

 

THE OPERATIONAL "E" CHECKRIDE INCLUDES TASKS AS FOLLOWS:

1. SEARCH PLANNING (A PERSON IN THE WATER SCENARIO)

2. SEARCH EXECUTION (EXECUTING THE SEARCH PLAN)

3. P-6 DE-WATERING PUMP DRILL

4. COMMUNICATIONS (MARINE RADIO PROCEDURES)

5. PRE-UNDERWAY CHECK-OFF, MISSION BRIEF, & GAR MODEL RISK ASSESSMENT

6: MAN OVERBOARD (MOB) DRILL

7: STERN & ALONGSIDE TOW OF A DISABLED VESSEL

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THE OPERATIONAL "E" PUMP TEST REQUIRES THAT THE TEAM UNPACK THE PUMP, ASSEMBLE, PRIME, & HAVE SUCTION & WATER DISCHARGE WITHIN 3 MINUTES. THE TIME FOR THE 2012 AUX 27137 TEAM WAS 57.9 SECONDS.

 

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AUX 27137 APPROACHES AUX 22906, THE SIMULATED DISABLED VESSEL.

 

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(L TO R): DON GALLAGHER, OWEN MCGUILL, FRANS KASTEEL, & JIM MAGUIRE ABOARD AUX 22906.

 

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AUX 22906 WITH DON GALLAGHER ON THE BOW APPROACHES AUX 27137 WITH JOHN MILL OBSERVING.

 

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ALONGSIDE TOW COMPLETE. (L TO R): FRANS KASTEEL, JIM MAGUIRE, JOE BAUSBACK, JIM LINDAHL, OWEN MCGUILL, & BRIAN MCARDLE. NOT PICTURED IS JOHN MILL & JIM THOMAS.

 

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(L TO R FRONT): JULIAN EVERLY (QE), JIM LINDAHL, BRIAN MCARDLE, & JOHN MILL. (L TO R REAR): FRANS KASTEEL, DON GALLAGHER, JOE BAUSBACK, JIM MAGUIRE, & OWEN MCGUILL.

 

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THE 2012 AUX 27137 OPERATIONAL "E" TEAM (L TO R): BRIAN MCARDLE, JIM LINDAHL, JIM THOMAS, & JOHN MILL, WITH JULIAN EVERLY (QUALIFICATION EXAMINER).

THIS IS THE 5TH CONSECUTIVE YEAR THAT AUX 27137 HAS BEEN AWARDED THE OPERATIONAL "E" EXCELLENCE AWARD. SINCE 2008 AUX 27137 TEAM MEMBERS HAVE INCLUDED: WALLY DAWSON, IAN DUNCAN, ANDY ERNST, DON GALLAGHER, ED HIND, WALLY JACHIMSKI, JIM LINDAHL, BRIAN MCARDLE, JOHN MILL, AMY THOMAS, & JIM THOMAS.

 

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