Flashcards in Final Board Part 3 Deck (190):
What is Set/drift?
Set - the direction in which the ship is being pushed off course.; Drift - speed or velocity the ship is being pushed off course.
What is latitude?
Measures North or south of the equator.
What is longitude?
Measures East or West of the prime meridian.
What is GMT?
Greenwich meantime, ZULU
What is true bearing?
Direction relative to true north instead of magnetic nort.
What is magnetic bearing?
Direction relative to the ship's heading expressed in degrees or point.
How many days of rations are in a ready lifeboat?
What are the inner and outer circles of a gyro compass?
Inner- True bearing Outer - relative bearing.
How many flag bags do we have and how many flags are in each bag?
2 bags, 68 flags in each.
Name animals in the Forcastle:
Bullnose, Frog, Monkey fist, Ape Deck, Wildcat, Pelican Hook, Jackass Cover,Turtle back, Camel back, Rat Tail.
What does 1 short blast from the ships whistle mean?
What does 2 short blasts from the ships whistle mean?
What does 5 short blasts from the ships whistle mean?
What does 6 short blasts from the ships whistle mean?
What is the difference between normal and emergency breakaway?
Emergency you don't have to ask permission from the CO.
Where is the Starboard boat deck located?
By 2nd Division Office, Above starboard aft Chow - line.
Where is the Port boat deck located?
What is the Davit Captain responsible for?
Lowering the boat.
What is the job of the window man?
To watch the anchor as it is being lowered into the water, calling out what is going on.
What determines a scope of chain?
5-7 X the depth of the water.
What does anchors aweigh mean?
Anchor is off the sea bottom.
What does the anchor is shod mean?
Anchor is muddy
How do we get the double up to the pier?
What is the purpose of dipping the eye?
To release either line without disturbing the other.
What is a stem line?
A line that runs through the stern chock or quarter chock, holding the stern in place.
What is a safe distance that you should remain from all deck fittings while handling lines?
Why should you remain 90 degrees from the line of pull?
In case of snapback.
Name some safety precautions when handling line?
Battle dress / hand over hand / 90 degrees / 6 ft away.
Where is deck house 1
Where is deck house 2
Starboard HB 1
Where is deck house 3
Starboard HB 2
Where is deck house 4
What is a swivel shot?
The first shot.
What does the pin man do?
Pulls the pin out of the stopper so that a maul man can knock the pelican hook loose and release the anchor chain.
Which boat is the ready lifeboat? Why?
Starboard, So the OOD can watch it deploy.
What are the different ways to launch a life raft?
Pull sea painter, wait until it gets to 40 ft depth.
What is the sea painter used for?
To keep the boat alongside the ship.
What type of boat davits do we have?
2 Vest types.
How many people does it take to man a davit?
Can we lower and raise the boat without electricity?
What is the difference between the span wire and the high wire?
Span wire is for guiding the fuel rigs; High line is for cargo transfer.
Who shoots the shot line?
We do. To eliminate the risk of damaging aircraft.
What is a marlinspike used for?
To splice wire rope
What is a fid used for?
To splice line.
How is line measured?
How is wire rope measured?
What is the swing circle?
Amount of chain released, distance of hawse pipe plus ship's length.
What is a drag circle?
Distance from hawse pipe to pylorus.
How long is the motor whaleboat
How many passengers does it hold?
How long is the captains gig?
How long is the Admirals barge?
What is a bull nose?
Opening at the forward end of the forecastle where the anchor chain is led through for towing operations.
What is a Hawse pip?
A pipe leading from the forecastle to the outside hull on the bow.
What is a turnbuckle?
Used on the stopper assembly to secure the anchor.
What is an anchor buoy?
A small float attached to the anchor by a line to mark the anchors location if the chain is slipped or parted.
What is a Hawser?
A heavy line over 5 inches in circumference used for towing and mooring.
What is a heaving line?
A line thrown across to a ship or pier when coming alongside to act as a messenger.
What is amonkey's fist?
The weighted knot or ball at the end of the heaving line?
What is Marline?
Two strands, left laid tarred hemp small stuff. Mainly used for seizing.
What is a bight?
A loop of rope, line, or chain?
What is the eye?
A splice placed in the bitter end of line, which joins back to itself making a loop.
What is mousing?
Wire wrapped around a hook used to strengthen and prevent the load from slipping off.
What is a mooring line?
A line used to moore ships to the pier.
What is a breast line?
Aline that is nearly straight across from the pier. Used to control the distance of the ship from the pier.
What is a round turn?
A complete turn around a bit.
What is a figure 8 turn?
A bight of line placed on bits in a figure eight to secure the line to the fixture after an adjustment has been made.
What is a single up?
Putting out first line or bringing in second line.
What is a double up?
When the ship is in position and secure, the mooring lines are doubled up.
What is heavy strain?
Heavy tension on a line.
What is moderate strain?
A strain that is not critical.
What is ligth strain?
Light tension on a line.
What does Frap mean?
To wrap the mooring lines snugly with small stuff, holding the mooring line together.
What is a rat guard?
A hinged metal disk that can be secured to the mooring line to prevent rats from coming Onboard.
What is a rat-tail stopper?
A braided tapering stopper used on boat falls and mooring lines.
What is SWL?
Safe working load.
Who is the OTC?
Officer in Tactical Command - responsible for electing and promulgating the replenishment course and speed.
What is the speed for replenishment?
Which ship is the control ship?
The ship delivering the product.
What is a messenger?
The main line used to assist in hauling any basic rig across between ships.
What is an eye splice?
Used to make an eye at the end of the line.
What is a short splice?
Used to join two pieces of line.
What is a long splice?
Used to join two pieces of line without changing its circumference.
What is a winch?
Mechanical device used to slack off heave on saddle whips and span wire.
What is a bolo?
A nylon line with a padded lead weight or monkey fist attached.
What is the line-throwing gun?
MK87 Mod 1 gun for shooting line.
What are chem Lights?
Lights that are used to mark attachment points.
What is a replenishment checklist?
Checklists that are used as a guide to ensure that all requirements are met.
What is a Chicken Box?
Day/night station markers: Metal box with 9 doors with latches. Behind the latches are red lenses and two 25-watt lights. 14 different combinations of lights are used to ID the cargo.
What is the purpose of speacial sea nd anchor detail?
Establish policies for assigning personnel to stations and duties when the ship is in restricted waters and preparing to get underway or return to port. Also supplements the regular steamin watch.
What is a plane guard?
Another ships or helo holding station that allows flight ops to continue in support of mission.
What is low visibility detail?
A detail that is stationed during fog or reduced visibility todetect approach ship or ac.
What is restricted maneuvering?
A vessel that is unable to keep out of the way of another vessel.
Who is the only one that can order abandon ship?
What will the CO say over the intercom?
"all hands prepare to abandon ship" and then "all hands abandon ship"
What are the actions of the crew during abandon ship?
Report to abandon ship stations in an orderly fashion.
Which personnel will be placed in life rafts first?
How is life buoy/ring used in recovery of a man overboard?
Thrown overboard regardless if man is seen or just heard.
How is a smoke float used in a man overboard?
Deployed to assist OOD and Conning Officer in the navigation of the ship.
How is a strobe light used in a man overboard?
Attached to the life ring on all weather decks, automatically activated when waterborne. Marks the life rings location at night.
What is autopilot?
Steers the ship automatically on a designated course.
How many steering units does the Abraham Lincoln have?
4: two online and two standby.
What is the boat keeper responsible for?
The care of the boat in absence of the crew.
In what order are the lines removed to launch a boat davit?
Davit wire quick release hook, aft steadying line, fwd steadying line, and sea painter.
What does RAS and FAS stand for?
Replenishment at Sea Fueling at sea.
What is an accommodation ladder?
Ladders that can be rigged and lowered over the side Located aft of the Lincoln room?
Who navigates the ship during and unrep?
The Conning Officer and the OOD controls ship movement and speed, but the CDC and TOP actually navigate and look for other ships.
What is a gale and how is the warning sign displayed?
A gale is a storm ranging from 34-47 mph and displayed by 2 red pennants at day and white over red at night.
What is a hurricane/typhoon and how is the warning sign displayed?
64 mph or more. Displayed by two red flags with black centers by day and a white light between two red lights at night.
What is the stadimeter?
Determines the distance of an object based on known height.
What is a sextant?
A double reflecting instrument for measuring angles.
What is a cChronometer?
Ship's clock at a nearly constant rate.
What is a bearing circle?
Metal ring that fits over a compass bowl.
What are parallel rules?
Instruments for transferring lines parallel to itself.
What is a chart?
A map intended primarily for navigational use.
How many time zones are there?
24, but 25 designations.
What is variation/deviation?
Variation: The difference between geographic north and magnetic north.; Deviation: effect on the compass caused by the magnetic effort of any metal.
What is IALA?
International Association of Lighthouse Authorities Buoyage System - provides rules that apply to all fixed and floating markers.
What region is the US in?
Battle dress / hand over hand / 90 degrees / 6 ft away.
What is the Cardinal System?
Used with the compass to show mariner where the best navigatable water is.
What are the methods for obtaining a ship's position?
Visual and Electronic.
What is the purpose of the range/channel marking?
To assist mariners in keeping their vessels on the centerline of a channel.
What is the OOD responsible for?
The operation of the ship and is under the CO.
What is the Conning Officer responsible for/
Giving orders to the Helm and Lee helm under the OOD.
What is the BMOW (boatswain's mate of the watch) responsible for?
The watch section.
What are lookouts?
Scan the surface for any objects and report to the OOD.
How many lookouts are there?
What is the QMOW (quartermaster of the watch) responsible for?
Plots the course and makes changes in weather.
What is a barometer?
Instrument used for measuring atmospheric pressure.
What is the psychrometer?
An instrument used for determining atmospheric humidity consist of a dry - bulb and wet - bulb
What are the voice tubes?
Tubes that run from one watch station to the other used for communication.
What are the JX/JL circuits?
JX - used for battle JL - Lookout communications.
What is the bullhorn?
The ship's 6MC
What is a telltale panel?
Panel which indicates ship's running light configuration.
What is a collision?
A risk of colliding.
What is aground?
Resting or lodged on the bottom.
What is a pivot point?
The point on the centerline between the bow and the center of gravity in which the ship turns when the rudder is put over.
What is acceleration/deceleration?
Tables showing distance traveled at various speeds.
What is a turning circle?
A path followed by the ship's pivot point when making a 360 turn.
What is a DIW (dead in water)?
When a ship is stopped - not moored or anchored.
What is head-on?
The masts of 2 vessels line up with each other.
What is a crossing situation?
When two vessels are crossing and have risk of collision.
What is an overtaking situation?
When one ship approaches another by any place 2 points abaft either beam.
What is a stand on vessel?
A vessel that has the right away.
What is a give way vessel?
A vessel required changing course or slowing down.
What are underway lights?
Fwd and aft mast light, port stbd side light, stern light.
What is in port moored lights?
Aircraft warning light 360 red on mast, all around white lights on the flag staff and jack staff.
What is engaged in special operations?
Red over white over red.
What is an indication of aman overboard?
Pulsating red over red, 360 vertical lights on mast.
What is not under command?
Red over red 360 vertical on mast.
What is anchored?
2 360 white lights and 1 360 red light.
What are the low visibility sound signals and what do they indicate?
A vessel moving is one prolonged blast at intervals of no more than 2 minutes; A vessel stopped sounds 2 prolonged blast at intervals of no more than 2 minutes; A vessel not under command, restricted, etc 1 prolonged blast followed by 2 short blast at intervals no more than 2 minutes.
What is a small craft signal?
One red pennant displayed during day or one red over white at night. Winds 18-33 nmph - dangerous to small craft ops.
What are steering pumps?
Pumps hydraulic fluid into the ram assembly.
What is a trick wheel?
A mechanical device that compares the rudder order to the actual position of the rudder shaft.
What is the ram assembly?
Two pistons that steer the rudder - only pushes.
What is the emergency steering hand pump?
Electrically driven 200 horsepower emergency pump on the 2nd deck.
What is the rack and pinion follow - up assembly?
Provides feedback into the differential control box.
What are the different modes of steering control?
Helm ( automatic follow-up): helmsman rotates steering wheel; Non-follow up: Emergency mode where the helmsman throws a toggle switch port or starboard; Trick wheel: emergency mode where the helmsman passes orders with the course to steer circuit and or sound powered phones to a watch stander in the steering gear room; Jam Nuts: The rudder can be locked; Emergency steering station: Emergency steering from the location just above each steering gear room.
Flag: B (Bravo)
Flag: Starboard Pennant
Senior Officer Present Afloat (Green/White/Green)
Flag: 5 (FIVE)
Breakdown (Yellow with blue X)
Flag: P (Papa)
Personnel recall (blue with white square)
Flag: Q Quebec)
Boat recall (Yellow)
Flag: A (Code Alpha)
Flag: K (Kilo)
Personnel working aloft/over the side (yellow and blue)
Flag: L (Lima)
HERO (Yellow and black squares)
Flag: R (Romeo)
Ready to receive alongside (red and yellow)
Flag: I (India)
Ready to receive alongside inport (yellow with black dot)
Flag: O (Oscar)
Man overboard (red and yellow)
Flag: U (Uniform)
Anchoring (white and red squares)
Flag: H (Hotel)
Harbor pilot aboard (white and red)
Emergency (red and white checkers)
Flag: G (Golf)
Guide ship (3 yellow and blue vertical stripes)
Flag: Admirals Flag
Admiral onboard (blue with one star (rear admiral lower half)
Prepatory, disengage at sea/colors in port (Yellow/green/yellow)
LOOK THEM UP AND ADD THEM IN!!!
What is the purpose of list control?
Keep the flight deck level
How many steering units do we have?
Where is emergency steering located?
on 2nd deck above the steering units (2-255-3-T / 2-255-4-T)
What are 4 ways to move the rudders?
Helm, Trick Wheel, Jam Nut, Emergency Steering
What are 3 modes of CHT?
In port - Wastes transfer via hoses to shor receiving riser At Sea - Soil and wastes are discharged over the side. Transit - Collected and held in CHT tanks
What is the minimum distance from land to discharge CHT?
what is the capacity of the CHT tanks?
48,000 FWD / 52,000 AFT
How many A/C units are there?
What type of A/C Units do we have?
What is the capacity of our A/C units?
What are the 4 phases of refrigeration?
Compression, Condensation, Evaporation, Expansion.
How many REEFER plants are onboard?