What does GMT stand for?
Greenwhich Mean Time
What does DR stand for?
What does DIW stand for?
Dead In Water
What is true bearing?
Any bearing in relation to true north given from 0 to 359 degrees
What is relative bearing?
Any bearing in relation to the ship given from 0 to 359 degrees
Where are the navigiaton lights operated from?
The Telltale Panel on the Bridge behind the helm.
What are the navigation lights and their color?
Port Running Light- Red
STBD Running Light- Gren
FWD Masthead Light- White
AFT Masthead Light- White
Stern Light- White
Name some things used during a man overboard
What are the Pelorous Stands?
Stands used to house:
- Gyro repeaters for true bearing
- Fixed compass card for relative bearing
What is a Telescopic Alidade?
A tool that QM's use in conjunction with the pelorus to obtain bearing from visual navigation aids during transits through restricted waters
What is the job of the QMOQ?
Maintain navigation plot
Be he eyes, ear, and voice of the Navigator when he is not present
What is the job of the Conning Officer?
To verbally drive the ship by giving rudder orders to the helmsman and speed orders to the lee helmsman
What day shapes are flown for restricted maneuvering?
What day shapes are flown for vessel aground?
What day shapes are flown for vessel not in command?
What day shapes are flown for vessel at anchor?
What day shape is flown for vessel constrained by draft?
What lihgts are operated on the mast during a man overboard?
Red on Red Flashing
What lights are operated on the mast during restricted maneuvering?
Red over White over Red
What light is operated on the mast during vessel at anchor?
What lights are operated on the mast during vessel not under command?
Red over Red
What lights are operated on the mast during vessel aground?
Red over Red over Red
What are the flags flown during UNREP?
What is a Marine Sextant?
A tool used by QM's to obtain lines of position from celestial bodies
What is a Parallel Motion Protractor(PMP)?
A tools used by the QM's to quily plot the L.O.P. during navigation details
How is the radius of the drag circle calculated for a planned anchorage?
(scope of the chain let out) + (distance from the hawespipe to the center pelorus on the bridge) = Radius of Drag Circle
How is the radius of the swing circle calculated for a planned anchorage?
(scope of the chain let out) + (the length of the ship)
What shape is an electronic fix?
What shape is a visual fix?
What is an emergency breakaway?
Ship seperates itself from alongside another ship during UNREP using max rudder and max propulsion
What type of breakway does our ship do after an unrep?
Accelerated standard breakaway
Why doesn't our ship execute emergency breakaways?
We would collide to the other ship due to our pivot point located at the 100 frame
What is "Messenger in Hand"?
A term passed to lower the romeo flag, signifying that we are officially alongside the other ship.
What is another term for the Ensign that is flown from the main truck while underway?
What three times are the commissioning pennants aren't flown?
When the admiral flag is flying
Which lines run north and south?
What is the auxiliary conning station used for?
Alongside Operations, during unreps and mooring operation
What are some tools usd by the QMOW?
What does GPS stand for?
Global Positioning System
What is the speed of wind for it to be considered a hurricane?
What is a fathometer?
Measures the depth of water
What is a clinometer?
Measures the list
What is the barometer used for?
Measures the amount of moisture in the air
What is the Starboard Pennant used for?
Senior Officer Present Aboard
What is the Prep flag used for?
15 Min to Discharge
What is the 1st Substitute flag used for?
Absence of Flag Officer
What is the 2nd Substitute flag used for?
Absence of Chief of Staff
What is the 3rd substitute flag used for?
Absencse of Commanding Officer
What is the 4th Substitute flag used for?
Absence of civil Official