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1

How many mooring lines are there on board?

12

2

How do we measure line?

Circumference

3

How do we measure wire rope?

Diameter

4

How is hawser line?

5'' or larger in circumference

5

What is small stuff?

1 3/4'' or smaller

6

what has a higher breaking strength, double braid or three strand?

Double braid

7

What does it mean to dip the eye?

When two mooring lines are on the same bollard, the second one is led up through the eye of the first, then placed over the bollard

8

What is the purpose of dipping the eye?

Allows either line to be cast off without disturbing the other

9

Describe a capstan

A vertical drum, used as a mechanical advantage to heave around on line

10

Where are the capstans?


-foc'sle

-fantail

-line room 5

-line 6 & 7

-station 13

11


How many capstans do we have on board?


8

12

What is the purpose of a bit?


To secure mooring lines on the ship

13

What is the purpose of a chock?


Used as a fairlead for mooring lines

14

What are the nicknames for Line 1, Line 8, and Line 12?

-Line 1 = Bowline

-Line 8 = Breast line

-Line 12 = Stern Line

15

How far do we stand from deck fittings when handling line?


4-6 feet

16

What are the four types of chocks in the Navy?


-Closed

-Roller

-Combo

-Open

17

What is the name of the forward most chock on a ship?


Bullnose

18

What is the bullnose used for?


Towing

19

What is used to splice wire rope?


Marlinspike

20

What are the types of replenishments at sea?


-unrep

-vertrep

-conrep

21

What is the standarad unrep speed?


12-16 knots

22

Who determines the replenishment course?


OTC (Officer Tactical Command)

23

What is the standard distance between two ships during unrep?


160-180ft

24

Where are our double probe refuleing stations on board?


-5 = Outside DH2

-11 = Admirals P-way

-13 = CO's P-way

25


How long is the messenger?


800ft

26


What is spanwire used for?

fueling

27

How do we determine if the probe is seeded?


Indicator flag

28

What is STREAM?


Standard Tension Replenishment Alongside Method

29


Rig Captain


Yellow

30

Signalman


Green

31

Phonetalker


Ballistic

32


Gunners mate


Red

33

Winch operator


Brown

34


Riggers


Blue

35

Safety


White w/ Green

36


Medical


White w/ Red

37


What is the P&D line?


Phone and Distance line

38


What are the markers color code on the P&D line?


Green

Red

Yellow

Blue

White

39


What is the distance between the markers on the P&D line?


20 Feet

40


Which markers on the P&D line get two blue chem lights at night?


-60

-100

-140

-180

41


Where are our cargo stations?

-7&9 in HB2

-17&19 in HB3

42

What is SURF?


Standard Underway Replenishment Fixture

43

What is highline used for?


Cargo stations

44


How long is inhaul?


800ft

45

How long is outhaul?


1200ft

46


What is station 21?


-Used to send fuel

-Single probe

- located at khaki smoke pit

47

What two flags will be flown while sending station 21?


Bravo and Golf

48


What is the difference between a stadard breakaway and an emergency breakaway?

Acceleration

49

What is CDR?


Cargo Drop Reel

50

Describe our anchor


-MK2 Stockless

-30 tons

51


How many shots are in each chain?


12

52

How many feet are in a shot?


90

53

How many fathoms are in a shot?


15

54


How long is one fathom?


6 feet

55

How do we determine the amount of chain paid out when anchoring?

7-5x the depth of the water

56

What are the colors of the detachable links on the anchor chain?

Red, white, and blue

57

What is the purpose of the swivel shot?


To prevent kinks

58

What is the hawsepipe?


Fair lead for anchor chain

59

What do we use to heave around on anchor chain?


Wild Cats

60

What are our two chain stoppers?


-Housing stopper

-Riding stopper

61

Describe the 5th shot


11 white links

62

What is the color of the second to last shot?


Yellow

63

What is the color of the last shot?

Red

64

What are the parts of a chain stopper?


-turnbuckle

-shackle

-2 detachable links

-pelican hook

65

What does anchors aweigh mean?


The anchor is leaving the bottom of the sea floor

66

What keeps the ship anchored?

the weight of the chain and anchor

67

What is a cable jack used for?

Leverage to move ground tackle

68

RHIB

-Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat

-2 on ship

-Coxswain is in charge

 

69

How many life rafts do we have?


252

70

Name the boat crew


-Coxswain

-Boat O

-Boat engineer

-SAR swimmer

71

How long is the swimmers tending line?


300 yds

72

How much weight do we apply on a monkey line?


75%

73

Name some lines on the boat

-fwd steady

-aft steady

-sea painter

-lizard line

74

What is the max speed when lowering and hoisting the boat?


5 knots

75

What davit do we have on board?


Vest

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