Encl. (1) to COMDTINST 16155.2B
ORGANIZATION AND CONTENTS OF CRUISE REPORTS. The contents of each chapter
and section to be included in Polar Icebreaker Cruise Reports are described below. The
paragraphs following these titles describe the contents of the chapter or section. If there is
nothing of significance to report in a section, omit it. For instance, it is entirely possible to
have a well-fed crew and still have nothing to report under "General Mess." Sections to report
non-routine predeployment activities may be inserted where appropriate.
INFORMATION TO BE INCLUDED
Table of Contents
List of Plates and
Chronological List of
List significant events occurring
during the deployment, including dates of port visits,
INCHOP/OUTCHOP dates, each crossing of 60 N/S, etc.
A narrative summary to amplify the Chronological List of
Major Events. Do NOT make any entries for items on the
chronology that occurred in a strictly routine fashion.
This section must be included if cargo or boat operations are
undertaken, or if there are any other deck operations involving
If cargo operations occur, report in
table form the date and location of the evolution and the
approximate cubic volume and weight of cargo moved.
If boats are deployed for other than
training or maintenance operations, report in table form the
operation's date, location, boat used, purpose, and the number
of boat hours spent on the operation.
This section must be included if diving operations occur. No
separate text is required unless there are unique problems or
procedures of which future deployments should be aware.
Report in table form the operation's date,