Modern logkeeping


Arun Vajpey

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Do officers on modern liners, ferries and yachts still keep old fashioned handwritten paper logs or is it all boring computer entries? Somehow the idea of not having a sturdy logbook ledger in an oceangoing vessel does not seem right.
 

Rob Lawes

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British Warships still maintain two paper logs. One similar to the scrap log others have already mentioned which records navigational highlights and ships routine, and a daily occurrence log that records key daily events and is mainly only used while in harbour.
 

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