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1
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Meaning of 1 prolonged blast every 2 mins

A

Power driven vessel making way (Vessel >12m long)

2
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Meaning of 2 prolonged blasts every 2 mins

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Power driven vessel not making way (Vessel >12m long)

3
Q

Meaning of 1 prolonged blast and 2 short blasts every 2 mins

A

Vessel not under command, restricted in ability to maneuver, constrained by draft, sailing, engaged in fishing, engaged in towing/pushing (Vessel >12m long)

4
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Meaning of 1 prolonged blast and 3 short blasts every 2 mins

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Towed vessel, or if multiple in tow, last one in the tow (Vessel >12m long)

5
Q

Meaning of Bell for 5 secs every minute

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Vessel at anchor (may also use short, long, short blast to give warning of position. (Vessel >20m long)

6
Q

Meaning of bell for 5 secs and then gong for 5 secs every minute

A

Vessel over 100 meters in length at anchor

7
Q

Meaning of 5 seconds of bell, then 3 distinct strikes of the bell every minute.

A

Vessel aground (Vessel >20m long)

8
Q

Meaning of 1 short blast

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“I am altering my course to starboard”[international]

“I intend to leave you on my port side”[inland]

9
Q

Meaning of 2 short blasts

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“I am altering my course to port”[international]

“I intend to leave you on my starboard side”[inland]

10
Q

Meaning of 3 short blasts

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“I am operating astern propulsion”

11
Q

Meaning of 4 short blasts in addition to other fog signal

A

Pilot vessel engaged in pilotage duty

12
Q

Meaning of a diamond shape

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Power driven vessel when towing and the length of the tow exceeds 200m

13
Q

Meaning of a cone shape (apex down)

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Vessel under sail while also being propelled by machinery

14
Q

Meaning of two cones (vertical, apexes to center)

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Vessel engaged in fishing other than trawling

15
Q

Meaning of cone shape (apex up)

A

vessel engaged in fishing with gear extending over 150 meters from the vessel. Shape should in the direction of the gear.

16
Q

Meaning of one ball shape

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Vessel at anchor

17
Q

Meaning of 2 ball shapes

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Vessel not under command

18
Q

Meaning of 3 ball shapes in a vertical line

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Vessel aground

19
Q

Meaning of 3 ball shapes at the top and sides of a cross

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Vessel engaged in mine clearance

20
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Meaning of a ball over a diamond over a ball

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Restricted in ability to maneuver for reasons other than mine clearance

21
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Meaning of a cylinder day shape

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Vessel constrained by draft

22
Q

When must lights be shown

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From sunset to sunrise

23
Q

[International and Inland] What vessel must have a masthead light forward, a second masthead light abaft and higher than the forward one if longer than 50 meters, and sidelights and a stern light.

A

A power driven vessel underway.

24
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[International and Inland] What vessel must have an all around flashing yellow light, in addition to the light for a power driven vessel underway?

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An air cushion vessel operating in non-displacement mode.

25
Q

[International and Inland] What vessel must have a high intensity all-round flashing red light in addition to the lights for a PDV making way?

A

A WIG craft when taking off, landing, or in flight near the surface.

26
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[International and Inland] What vessel may have an all round white light and sidelights?

A

A power driven vessel less than 12 meters in length.