Flashcards in FINAL EXAM Deck (100):
The major components which determine the length of a catenary in a deployed anchor cable are water depth, cable weight, and ________________.
A vessel operating “in Class” has met all the requirements of the ____________________________.
The number of able seamen required on board a vessel is stated in the ________________.
Certification of Inspection
All entries in the Official Log Book must be signed by the Master and __________.
one other crewmember
A seaman is entitled by law to a release from foreign articles when _______.
when the vessel is overloaded
You are required to sign “foreign” articles on a voyage from Philadelphia to which port?
A vessel is to make a voyage between New York and San Juan, Puerto Rico and return. The crew should be signed on ____.
Which item must be entered in the official log?
Drafts upon leaving port
A document which lists the names, birthplaces, and residences of persons employed on a merchant vessel bound from a U.S. port on a foreign voyage and is required at every port is called the _________.
What requires a Report of Marine Accident, Injury or Death (CG-2692)?
A. Collision with a bridge
B. Injury beyond first aid
C. Lose of life
D. All the above
All the Above
Each discharge operation, or completed incineration of garbage, shall be recorded in the _________ and signed for on that date by the _________ of the vessel.
Garbage Record Book, operation duty officer
The primary functions of the IMO have been to ___________________.
implement rules and regulations that promote marine safety and the prevention of pollution
The best information on the location of the blocks when dry docking a vessel is contained in the __________.
Ship's docking plan
Dry Dock fees are based on ____________________.
A ____________________________ is like a big barge, open on the ends.
In dry dock, a ship sits on ______________.
Decks are cambered to ______.
facilitate drainage of water from the decks
The “inner bottom” is the _____.
Bilge keels are fitted on ships to _____.
A. support the keel
B. improve the vessels stability
C. support the ship on the drydock
D. none of the above
none of the above
Application and drying/curing problems created by weather conditions can be reduced by __________ of paint.
lower the viscosity
The paint that we use on the underwater surface of the vessel which is used to prevent barnacles and growth of grass and slime is called a (an) ______________.
What is the most important thing to consider when maneuvering a ship?
Which type of screw always turns the same direction for ahead and astern motion?
Controllable pitch propeller
When going in forward motion (ahead), the pivot point is located _________________.
1/3 vessel length aft from the bow
When dredging the anchor, the pivot point is located _______________.
at the hawsepipe
Bank cushion_____________ with ship’s speed, bank suction ______________ with engine speed.
What affect does shallow water have on the turning diameter of a ship?
When a vessel is moving astern (backing), the pivot point is located?
aft of the amidships point
Which organization is responsible for approval of Port and Ship security Plans?
What document ensures agreement between the vessel and the port facility on the security measures each is
responsible for while at the facility?
Declaration of Security
_____________________ is the degree of precaution to take when the threat of an unlawful act against a vessel or
terminal is probable or imminent and intelligence indicates that terrorists have chosen specific targets?
MARSEC LEVEL 3
______________________ is the degree of precaution to take when the threat of an unlawful act against a vessel
or terminal is not likely.
MARSEC LEVEL 1
Which space is not considered a restricted space according to IMO?
Emergency Response Center
According to the ISM Code, who is the person responsible for tying both the ship and shore together?
Designated Person Ashore
The Vessel Security Plan ________________.
is part of the SMS
The IMO adopted what important legislation in 1972 associated with preventing collisions at sea?
The _________________ gets involved with stowaways reported by a ship.
Poor or insufficient lighting causes all of the following except _________________.
Proper food sanitation is the operational responsibility of the ________________.
Ground Tackle consists of all but the ________________.
When anchoring, it is a common rule of thumb to use a length of chain __________.
five to seven times the depth of water
Before letting the anchor go, you should check that the __________.
anchor is clear of obstructions
The easiest way to anchor a vessel in a current is to __________.
stem the current and be falling astern very slowly when the anchor is dropped
When dredging the anchor, the amount of chain to use is __________________.
1.5 - 2 times the distance from the hawse pipe to the bottom
You are on watch at night in clear visibility and the vessel has just been anchored. The first thing that you should do after the anchor has been set is __________.
take bearings to obtain ship's position
You have arrived at your anchorage location. You have put the engines astern prior to letting go the anchor. How will you know when the vessel has stopped making way?
The backwash of the propeller reaches amidships
Generally, what is the maximum vessel speed for letting go the anchors?
What color is the next to the last shot painted on the anchor chain?
Most major pollution events are caused by human error and _____________.
Under federal regulations, what minimum level of Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) constitutes a violation of the
laws prohibiting the operation of commercial vessels under the Influence of Alcohol (BUI)?
Which document shows details of a tank vessel, cargoes it may carry, manning and safety equipment required?
Certificate of Inspection
What is the period of validity of a Safety Management Certificate?
The load line regulations are administered by the _____________.
U.S. Coast Guard
The load line certificate is issued by ___________.
American Bureau of Shipping
You are the officer of the watch entering port. The Master gives a rudder command which conflicts with a rudder command from the pilot. What should you do?
Obey the Master
A tonnage tax is levied according to ___________.
Net tonnage of a vessel
Which term refers to a transverse curvature of the main deck?
The joint indicated by letter D is a ___________. See Diagram D033DG
The shell plating indicated by letter H is known as the _______. See Diagram D033DG
The plating indicated by the letter N is known as the ________. See Diagram D033DG
The structural member indicated by the letter I is the __________. See Diagram D033DG
According to Pollution Prevention Regulations (33 CFR), each completed page in the Oil Record Book is to be signed by __________.
The Safety Equipment Certificate shows that the vessel conforms to the standards of the _______.
The holding power of an anchor, at a given scope of chain, increases when the ________.
The tension on an anchor cable increases so that the angle of the catenary to the seabed at the anchor reaches ten degrees. How will this affect the anchor in a sandy bottom?
It will decrease the holding power
Lifting the anchor off the bottom is called ________.
Weighing the anchor
When a vessel is on autopilot steering, the weather control is adjusted to compensate for which severe weather effect on a vessel?
What term indicates the outward curvature of the hull above the waterline?
A crew member has just fallen overboard on the port side. Which action should you take?
Immediately put the rudder over hard left
A navigation watch look-out should report objects sighted using ___________________.
You are the mate relieving the bridge watch while underway at sea. The watch should not be transferred ______.
During a navigational course change
You are on watch at sea and you find it prudent to call the Master to the bridge due to traffic congestion. The moment that the Master officially relieves you of the conn is whenever ________________.
the Master informs you that he has the conn
To reduce the number of strakes at the bow, two strakes are tapered and their ends joined by a single plate. This plate is known as the ______________.
Shell plating that has a curvature in two directions and must be heated and hammered to shape over specially prepared forms is called __________________.
The floors in a vessel’s hull structure are kept from tripping, or folding over, by ________________.
The margin plate is the _______________________.
Outboard strake of plating on each side of an inner bottom
A right-hand, single-screw vessel going ahead tends to turn more rapidly to port because of propeller ________.
You are backing on twin engines with rudders amidships when your port engine stalls. To continue backing on course you should ________________.
applying right rudder
Classifications of ABS may include the Maltese Cross , which indicates that _________________.
The machinery was built under survey and supervision of the Bureau
The actual cargo-carrying capacity of a vessel is the _________________.
dead weight tonnage
The Certificate of Financial Responsibility (COFR) is issued by the _______________.
National Pollution Funds Center
Classification by ABS may include “A1”, which indicates that ______________.
The vessel was built to the highest hull classification
The first convention IMO enacted was ______________.
Which certificate is not issued by the Coast Guard?
Classification of Hull and Machinery
Tonnage tax is officially based upon the figures obtained from the _________.
Certificate of Admeasurement
An IOPP certificate is issued by the ______________ or a ________________.
COTP, classification society
The nationality and ownership of a vessel is found in the _______________________.
Certificate of Documentation
The structural member indicated by the letter K was fitted in segments between continuous longitudinals. It is known as which type of floor? See Diagram D033DG.
On a passenger vessel over 400 gross tons, routine entries for the Oil Record Book are recorded in ___________.
A 30,000 DWT tankship is required to have an IOPP certificate when ________________.
Calling on ports in another country signatory to MARPOL 73/78
After your vessel has been involved in a casualty, you are required to make your logbooks, bell books, etc., available to _______________________.
U.S. Coast Guard officials
In bad weather, what length of chain should be used with a single anchor?
10 times the depth of water
Keeping the draft of a vessel at or below the load line mark will insure that the vessel has adequate _______.
Which factor does not affect the required freeboard of a cargo vessel?
Condition of trim in normal operations
All U.S. vessels engaged in foreign trade are required to have a(n) __________________.
Crew members are signing on a vessel. The minimum number of people required aboard and their positions are listed on the ___________.
Certificate of Inspection
Which log includes a statement of the conduct, ability, and character of each crew member on the completion of the voyage?
When a vessel is entering or leaving a port, a record of all engine speeds is kept in the _________________.
The term “scantlings” refers to the ____________.
measurements of structural members