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Officer of the Deck (OOD)

Responsible for the ship and to the commanding officer

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Conning Officer

Gives the orders to the Helm/Lee Helm and responsible to the OOD

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Boatswain's Mate of the Watch (BMOW)

Responsible for the watch team.

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Helmsman/ Lee Helmsman

Steer the the ship/ makes changes as ordered by the EOT

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Lookouts

Scan the surface and air for contacts and reports any contacts to the OOD on the bridge

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Psychrometer

An instrument used for determining atmospheric humidity consisting of dry bulb and wet-bulb thermometers

7

USS George Washington Anchor

We have two MK2 Stockless Anchors

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Anchor weight

30 tons

9

Anchor stowage

stored in the hawse pipe for sea

10

Anchor break types

hydraulic and manual. A friction break is designed to stop, or hold, the wildcat shaft, thereby preventing the anchor from dropping. Takes 3 people to operate, one hydraulic, two manual.

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Swing Circle

Amount of chain released, distance hawse pipe plus ship's length

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Drag Circle

Amount of Chain released, distance hawse pipe to pelorus

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Anchor Chain Length

1080' long

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Links

Individual units that make up the ship's anchor chains

15

Link paint scheme

The links are painted red, white, and blue to let the anchor detail know exactly how much chain has paid out.

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Link weight

Standard: 350 Detachable: 365lbs

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Shots

Segments of chain. 12 shots (or segments)

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Shot length

Each shot is 90' long

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Shot depth

each shot is 15 fathoms

20

1 fathom equals how many feet?

6

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What color is the 11th shot?

Yellow

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What color is the 12th (Final) shot?

Red

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Anchor Shackle

connects the anchor to the anchor chain

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Where is the chain locker

7 decks below the foc'sle

25

How often is PMS performed on the anchor?

every 18 months

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What is the Bullnose?

Most fwd hole in the bow, used for towing

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What is the Pelican Hook?

Secures the anchor. Attaches the chain stopper to the anchor chain, and is tightened down by a turnbuckle

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What is the Wildcat?

Hoists and lowers the anchor chain.

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What is the job of the strokeman?

controls the speed of the wildcat

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What is the purpose of the bits?

secures mooring lines through chocks

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What is a chock?

holes on the side of the hip used to feed mooring lines. They have a smooth surface so lines don't chafe

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What is a turtleback?

Housing for anchors. They are covers for the hawse pipe

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What are camelbacks?

supports for the anchor. used for riding the anchor chain

34

What are frogs

pad eyes (securing part for the chain stoppers)

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What is the purpose of a capstan

tightens the ships mooring lines

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what is a gypsy head?

a capstan turned sideways

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What is the purpose of the stern dock

used for dropping off the harbor pilot and for personnel to board and exit the liberty boats

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what are accommodation ladders

embark and disembark officers on liberty. we have 3

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what is a davit

lifts things from the fantail to the stern dock. classified as a j-bar davit

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turnbuckle

tighten or slackens the chain stoppers

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what is the safest distance from blocks, cleats, gypsy heads, capstans, etc?

as far away as possible. (approx 6 feet)

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What is the role of the OOD

Responsible for the safe navigation of the ship, carrying out the POD, acts as the CO's rep underway, ensures all shipboard evolutions are carried out

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What color hat does the OOD wear

yellow

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What is the role of the conning officer

Responsible for all steering and engineering orders. reports directly for the OOD

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what is the role of the BMOW

In charge of the enlisted bridge watch team, responsible for all announcements, answers to the OOD

46

Where are the 3 lookout positions

Fore 010 level, aft 010 level, and the fantail

47

What is announced after the order is given to abandon ship?

Bearing to land, range, water temp, IFF

48

what are the three types of man overboard recover

helicopter (primary), RHIB , shipboard (never used)

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What is the purpose of the DRT during man overboard

Keeps track of the man in the water

50

What type of life rafts do we have, what is their capacity, and how long will the food supply last for

MK 8 life rafts, can hold 50 people, enough food for 5 days for 50 people

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What color hat does the boat officer wear

white

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what color hat does the coxwain wear

yellow

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what color hat does the bow hook wear

blue

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what color hat does the engineer on a RHIB wear

blue

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what color hat does the extra officer on a RHIB wear

white

56

Where are the RHIBs located

Port side: frame 113 Stbd Side: Ocean view gym

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What are the capacities for a RHIB

Max: 18, Bad weather: 9, Min personnel for normal ops:4, SAR:5

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what is the purpose of the sea painter

Keeps the RHIB under the davit during launch and recovery so the boat won't drift aft

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what is the purpose of the manropes

safety lines to assist people climbing into the boats

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what is the purpose of the lizard

Spliced into the seapainter, Keeps it out of the water

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What are the launch and recovery procedures for a RHIB

Launch: 1. Disconnect the hook 2.Aft steady line 3. fwd steady line 4.Disconnect the sea painter.

To recover: reverse order of launching

62

Which is stronger, double braid synthetic mooring line or three strand line

Double braid synthetic is stronger and more durable

63

how many mooring lines do we have, and what are their locations?

We have 12. 1-4 are located in the foc'sle, 5 is at the end of the AIMD tunnel in HB1, 6 and 7 are in the khaki smoke pit, 8 is on the officers qtrdeck, 9-12 are on the fantail

64

Where does the CO sit during UNREPS

AUXCON

65

How many Fuel sending stations do we have, and what are their locations

We have 1 fuel sending station. It's location is station 21, 01-225-stbd

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how many fuel receiving stations do we have, and what are their locations

we have 3. station 5 is in deckhouse 1, station 11 is in the COs passageway, station 13 is on the officers qtrdeck

67

How many CONREP stations do we have, and what are their locations

we have 4. two are located in HB2, the other two are in HB3

68

Whistle signals for shot lines

one means we are ready to shoot. two means they are ready to recieve, three means we are shooting

69

What are the different colors of the T+D lines, and what do they mean

Green:0', Red:20', yellow:40', blue:60', white:80'