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A device which makes an automatic graphic record of the headings of a vessel vs. time



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PURGE INTERLOCK

A device so arranged that an air flow to the furnace above a minimum must exist for a definite time interval before the interlocking system will permit an automatic ignition torch to be placed in operation.

GYROPILOT

An automatic device for steering a vessel by means of control signals received from a gyrocompass. Also called AUTOPILOT

SAFE SPEED

That speed of a vessel allowing the maximum possible time for effective action to be taken to avoid a collision and to be stopped within an appropriate distance

TRAIL-FOR-IGNITION

That period of time during which the programming flame failure controls permit the burner fuel valves to be open before the flame sensing device is required to detect the flame.

HYDRAULIC ACCUMULATOR

A pressurized vessel used to store hydraulic energy for the case when hydraulic pumps pressure unavailable i.e. various emergency conditions.

ATA

Automatic Tracking Aid electronic plotting device for radars

PILOT FLAME ESTABLISHING PERIOD

The length of time fuel is permitted to be delivered to a proved pilot before the flame-sensing device is required to detect pilot flame.

PERIOD OF ROLL

The time occupied in performing one complete roll of a ship as from starboard to port and back to starboard

TIME DELAY

A deliberate delay of a predetermined time in the action of a safety device or control.

FUEL VALVE CONTROL

An automatically or manually operated device consisting essentially of a regulating valve and an operating mechanism. It is used to regulate fuel flow and is usually in addition to the safety shut-off valve. Such valve may be of the automatic or manually opened type.

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