REPLENISHMENT CONTROL
Emergency Breakaway.....Separation Flags......METHODS
VERTREP......British Way......Deck Officer......Man Overboard    Instructions
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Displaying FLAGS
on
Coming Along side
Bravo CLOSED UP
if transferring
fuel or ammo
*Display as best seen
Bravo AT DIP
temporary  stopped
supplying / fueling
PREP is placed
at Dip 15 Minutes
 prior to
BREAKAWAY
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*Heads up to
NEXT SHIP IN LINE
from Receiving Ship ONLY
PREP is CLOSED
When
Disengaging
last station
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Receiving Ship ONLY
BREAKAWAY
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Haul down PREP
all lines are clear
  • Delivery ship returns phone and distant line.
  • Receiving ship prepares breakaway song.
  • Once all lines clear, recieving ship increases speedby 5-15 knots. When stern is clear of delivery ship, change course 1-2 degree increments outboard.
SEPARATION FLAG PLACEMENT
EMERGENCY BREAKAWAY
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    • Accelerated normal breakaway
    • Either ship can initiate for any reason
    • .....engineering / steering casualty
    • .....imminent danger from hostile forces
    • .....aircraft emergency
    • .....ship separates by more than 240 feet when ........................................................using single rig
    • .....man overboard with no lifeguard boat
    • .....rig parts / major fuel leak
    • Sound six short blasts on whistle
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