A squall frequent from May through August between Cabo de Sao Tome and Cabo Frio on the coast of Brazil



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BARAT

A heavy northwest squall in Manado Bay on the north coast of the island of Celebes, prevalent from December to February.

CHUBASCO

A very violent wind and rain squall attended by thunder and vivid lightning often encountered during the rainy season along the west coast of Central America.

SQUALL

A sudden, violent wind often accompanied by rain.

TRAINING SHIP

A ship used to train students as sailors, especially a ship employed by a navy or coast guard to train future officers. The term refers both to ships used for training at sea and to old, immobile hulks used to house classrooms.

NATIONAL CARGO BUREAU

A private organization having representatives throughout the main harbors in the U.S. It is empowered to inspect cargoes of a hazardous nature and issue certificates which are automatically approved by the Coast Guard.

ALEUTIAN CURRENT

An eastward flowing North Pacific Ocean current which lies north of the North Pacific Current. As it approaches the coast of North America it divides to form the northward-flowing ALASKA CURRENT, and the southward-flowing CALIFORNIA CURRENT. Also called SUBARCTIC CURRENT.

ARCHED SQUALL

A squall which is relatively high in the center, tapering off on both sides

AMVER SYSTEM

Operated by the U.S. Coast Guard, the Amver System is a maritime mutual-assistance program that aids coordination of search and rescue efforts by maintaining a worldwide computerized DR plot of participating vessels.

AUTOMATED MUTUAL-ASSISTANCE VESSEL RESCUE SYSTEM

Operated by the United States Coast Guard, the AMVER System is a maritime mutual assistance program that aids coordination of search and rescue efforts in the oceans of the world, by maintaining a computerized worldwide merchant vessel plot.

RATING

  1. In British usage, an enlisted member of a country's navy, i.e., all members of the navy who are not officers or warrant officers.
  2. In contemporary US Navy and US Coast Guard usage, the occupational specialty of an enlisted member of the service.

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