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force - a practical or experienced man could look outside or even through port & form an estimate as any old sea dog knows.
[Now I know why Coast guards & others are trained in sailing ships - to get practical experience - and to be able to form personal creditable and accurate determinations of wind, weather & sea conditions. 
It would seem that any college textbook-oceanographer should serve an internship at Coast guard Acad (however limited before being entrusted with valuable expensive [[strikethrough]] di [[/strikethrough]] and hard to replace gear & instruments
Nobody would let doctors fresh out of college operate on you, unless had interns experience, yet these Ph.D's are turned loose [[strikethrough]] wh [[/strikethrough]] without
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