Barth, Joe, 201202

Bascom, Willard, 3

Bass Strait, 2529

Bay of Bengal, 18, 103104, 150, 158

Beach, Edward L., Sr., 67

Beaufort, Sir Francis, 41

Beaufort Wind Scale, 4142

Benjamin-Feir instability index, 240, 250

Bering Sea, 79

Bermuda High, 96

Bermuda Triangle, 8

Bernstein, Karl, 34

Blinsinger, Chase, 195196

Board of Trade, certificate of seaworthiness, 188

Bobsled, 28

Borneo, 18, 218

Bradshaw, Ken, 116117

Brady, Cornelius, 177178

Breaking waves, 6264

Bremen, 193, 197

Brindabella, 2728

Broaching, 179

Brown, Emlyn, 190

Bryant, Edward, 133

Bulk carriers, 34, 5354, 209210, 219220, 223225, 235236

high loss rate, 223, 245

Buoyancy force, 232

Burma Plate, 149, 152

C

Caledonian Star, 184185,193

California, seismic design codes in, 228

California Current, 34

California Yacht Club, 124, 154, 233

Calm seas, 1124

Canary Islands, tsunami potential, 162

Cape Horn, 7577

Cape of Good Hope, 1819, 26, 79, 85, 188, 218

Cape Verde Islands, 35, 97, 200

Capillary waves, 12, 25, 38

Cargados Carajos Shoals, 126

Caribbean Sea, 16

Cargo ships, 220

Carl D. Bradley, 204

Carlsen, Henrik Kurt, 180183

Carnival Cruise Lines, 221

Catalina Express, 7172

Catalina Island, xviii, xx, 66, 71, 9394, 167, 175, 207, 233

Cat’s paws, 38

Central America, 7

Challenger Deep, 20

Channel Islands, 34, 47, 61, 93, 124, 237

Chen, Henry, 241

Chile earthquake, May 22, 1960, 135136

China, 9, 18

Christiansen, Bent, 137138

Chubasco, 93

Clan McIntyre, 188

Clarke, Valerie, 71

Classification societies, 222

Cold fronts, 7374

Columbus, Christopher, 19, 31, 8990

Combination carriers (OBOs), 219

Coming Back Alive, 80

Composite waves, 4954

components of, 52

Confused seas, 88, 107, 111112, 164183, 192

defining, 177

Constructive interference (superposition), 4951, 207210, 249

Container ships, 34, 2021, 36, 119, 217, 220221, 225, 228

Continental shelf, and shallow seas, 205207

Cook, Captain James, 2526, 171

Cooper, Jessie B., 204

Coriolis force, 30, 33

Cortes Bank, xix, 116, 119

COSPAS-SARSAT network, 80

Crescent City, California, 136, 161

Crete, 130131

Cross, Rear Adm. Bill, 86

Crozet Islands, 79, 189

Cussler, Clive, 190

Cycloids, inverted, 60

Cygnus Voyager, 6, 219



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