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1

Three basic boat crew positions on CG boats

Coxswain
Engineer
Crew member

2

Factors in determining crew size

Boat type
Operational need
Minimum crew size prescribed by higher authority

3

47' MLB minimum crew size

4, a coxswain, an engineer, and two crew members

4

___ sets the minimum crew sizes for standard boats

The Commandant

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___ set minimum crew size for non-standard boats assigned tho their units

Area and district commanders

6

Qualifications as a ___ is a prerequisite to qualification as a boat engineer or a coxswain

Boat crew member

7

An auxiliarist may not serve which position aboard a CG boat?

Coxswain

8

Crew member responsibilities (8)

Helm
Lookout
Towing watches
Anchor watch
Rig towing and mooring lines
Act as the surface swimmer
Administer first aid
Operate DC equipment

9

Boat crew members must have this knowledge and performance skills

-Marlinspike seamanship and line handling
-Basic navigation and boat handling
-Survival, safety, and DC equipment
-Emergency and casualty control
-Watchstanding and comms
-First aid

10

AOR

Area of Responsibility

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Boat engineers are responsible for ___

Propulsion and auxiliary machinery while underway

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Engineers must have this knowledge and performance skills

-Complete knowledge of general engineering specifications and functional performance characteristics
-Performing pre-start, light off, and securing functions for propulsion machinery
-Monitoring, detecting , and responding to machinery and electrical system casualties or failues
-Operating auxiliary machinery and systems
-Using onboard DC equipment to minimize damage from fire, grounding, or collision

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Coxswains are in charge of the ___

Boat and crew

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Coxswains are responsible in order of priority for ___

-Safety and conduct of passengers and crew
-Safe operation and navigation of the boat
-Completion of the sortie or mission

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Coxswains shall respond to ___

-Hazards to life or property
-Violations of laws or regulations
-Discrepancies in AtoN

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Lookouts must report to the coxswain everything ___

Seen, smelled, or heard as well as everything they think the see, smell, or hear

17

During a search, post ___ lookouts when able

Two

18

When ___ are in the area or the boat is within __ of shore, lookout duties should be kept to a minimum to allow for early detection and decrease the likelihood of strikes

Whales
3 NM

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Standing a proper lookout watch means ___

Using all available equipment to improve chance of early detection

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Lookouts must report what they see, smell, or hear with as much ___

Detail as possible

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In lookout, object ___ is immediately important

Type

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Lookouts make reports using ___

Relative bearings only

23

Bearings are always reported in __ digits

Three

24

Objects in the sky are located by their ___

Relative bearing and position angle

25

Position angle can never be more than __

90 degrees

26

Report distances in __

Yards

27

Required information in a lookout report

Object name or description
Bearing
Position angle
Range

28

The lookout's method of eye search is called ___

Scanning

29

Scanning is a __ method of visually searching for objects

Step-by-step

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Good scanning techniques will ensure that ____

Objects are not missed