2nd General Order
To walk my post in a military manner, keep always on the alert and observing everything that takes place within sight or hearing.
1st General Order
To take charge of this post and all government property in view.
3rd General Order
To report all violations of orders I am instructed to enforce.
4th General Order
To report all calls from posts more distant from the Guardhouse than my own.
5th General Order
To quit my post only when properly relieved.
6th General Order
To receive, obey, and pass on the sentry who elieves me all orders from the Commanding Officers, Command Duty Officers, Office of the Deck, and Officers and Petty Officers of the Watch only.
7th General Order
To talk to no one except in the line of duty.
8th General Order
To give the alarm in case of fire or disorder.
9th General Order
To call the Officer of the Deck in any case not covered by instructions.
10th General Order
To salute all officers and all colors and standards not cased
11th General Order
To be especially watchful at night, and during the time for challenging, to challenge all persons on or near post, and to allow no one to pass without proper authority.