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Type: Media: Document

The Small Boat Annual Evaluation Outline works in conjunction with the Small Boat Annual Evaluation/Examination Checklist. The Outline explains the items found on the Checklist.

Type: Media: Document

Small Boat Operator candidates must complete a Personnel Qualifications Standards checklist for each type of mission they will perform, and for each specific small boat they will operate. 

Type: Media: Document

This form is intended to provide general guidance to assist in developing a Baseline Assessement and Small Boat Operations Manual.

January 3, 2014
Type: Media: Document

The OMAO Weight Testing Guidance contains safety policy to be used when hoisting small boats containing personnel using shipboard cranes.

May 13, 2015
Type: Media: Document

The NOAA Small Boat Safety Board Charter establishes the roles and responsibilities of the Small Boat Safety Board.

January 1, 2015
Type: Media: Article


May 5, 2015
Type: Media: Article

On 29 April 2015, while changing operators, the boat drifted out of the channel and over a rock jetty.

A NOAA small boat collecting data in New York Harbor
November 1, 2012
Type: Media: Image

A launch from NOAA Ship Thomas Jefferson heads out to a post-Sandy survey for sunken debris in New York harbor.

LTJG Nicholas Morgan launches PUMA from RV Tatoosh
June 20, 2013
Type: Media: Image

Lt. j.g. Nicholas Morgan launches a Puma unmanned aircraft system from the NOAA R/V Tatoosh.


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