1: During the course of a voyage, a seaman falls on the main deck and injures his ankle. The Master should submit a Report of Marine Accident, Injury or Death if the _________.

2: You are standing the wheelwatch when you hear the cry "Man overboard starboard side". You should _____________. 3: A stopper used in securing the ground tackle for sea that consists of a grab attached to a turnbuckle is a _________. 4: Considering manning requirements for US flag vessels, your 2 watch cargo vessel has a deck crew of 20 people, exclusive of officers. How many of these people do the manning regulations require to be able seamen? 5: You are standing the wheelwatch when you hear the cry, "Man overboard starboard side". You should be ready to _______. 6: Which statement about a tunnel bow thruster is TRUE? 7: The mooring line labeled "F" is called a _____________. 8: What is NOT an advantage of filler cargo? 9: Defense plans may cause the operation of electronic aids to navigation to be suspended with _________________. 10: You are scheduled to load a bulk shipment of steel turnings. Which statement is TRUE? 11: A person is found operating a vessel while intoxicated. For a first offense, he is liable for _____________________. 12: The maximum length allowed between main, transverse bulkheads on a vessel is referred to as the _____. 13: In illustration D044DG, the mooring line labeled "G" is called a(n) _________. 14: Damaged bulkheads often take a permanent set which is independent of the panting or bulge caused by water pressure. To control this, you should _____________. 15: Floors aboard ship are _________________. 16: When underway and proceeding ahead, as the speed increases, the pivot point tends to _____________. 17: The mooring line labeled "E" is called a(n) _____________. 18: To determine the weight capacity of a deck in a cargo hold, you would refer to the _____________. 19: The vessel's "quarter" would be the sections located ______. 20: You are carrying triethylamine, methyl methacrylate and isoprene in your multiple-product tankship. Which of the following statments is true? 21: The American Consul has asked the Master of a vessel bound for a port in the U.S. to transport a destitute seaman back to the U.S. Which action may the Master take? 22: A wildcat is a _______________________________. 23: Cargo booms must be weight tested to recertify the Safe Working Load (SWL) every ______________. 24: A crack in the deck plating of a vessel may be temporarily prevented from increasing in length by _____. 25: The turning circle of a vessel making a turn over 360 degrees is the path followed by the _____________. 26: The pivoting point of a fully loaded vessel with normal trim proceeding ahead at sea speed is _____________. 27: Under title 46 of the United States Code, the person in charge of a documented vessel who fails to report a complaint of a sexual offense may be _______________. 28: The stowage factor for a cargo is based upon ____________. 29: You are in charge of a U.S. documented vessel. Under title 46 of the United States Code, if you fail to report a complaint of a sexual offense, you may be _____________. 30: You are planning the stowage of two incompatible products on your multiple-product tankship. What will NOT provide the minimum required segregation? 31: An embarked Pilot _______________. 32: The explosive range of a fuel lies between the lower explosive limit and the _______________. 33: A U.S. vessel participating in AMVER (Automated Mutual-Assistance Vessel Rescue System) must discontinue reporting when ________. 34: In heavy weather you notice buckling in the midships deck plating of your vessel. To relieve the strain you could _____. 35: In a national emergency, when communicating via the Navy, messages are sent by precedence. A message designated ROUTINE will be delivered within ________________. 36: The distance that a vessel travels from the time that the order to put engines full astern until the vessel is dead in the water is known as ______________. 37: Your enrolled vessel is bound from Baltimore, MD, to Norfolk, VA, via Chesapeake Bay. Which statement about the required Pilot is TRUE? 38: A cargo that has a stowage factor over 40 is known as a ___________. 39: Combustible liquids are divided into how many grades? 40: You are on a cargo vessel carrying toluol in bulk in portable tanks. Which is a requirement for pumping the toluol? 41: Considering the manning requirements for U.S. vessels (100 gross tons and above), your cargo vessel has a deck crew of 20 men, exclusive of the officers. How many of these men do the manning regulations require to be Able Seamen? 42: The vapor pressure of a substance _________________. 43: In illustration D044DG, the mooring line labeled "D" is called a(n) __________. 44: You are using an automatic tension winch by yourself. If you get caught in the turns of the line as they lead into the gypsyhead ____________. 45: Which shallow water effect will increase dramatically if you increase your ship's speed past its "critical speed"? 46: Which statement concerning the handling characteristics of a fully loaded vessel as compared with those of a light vessel is FALSE? 47: You are proceeding under NCS (Naval Control of Shipping) and wish to send a message warning of a hurricane. Which precedence would you assign this message? 48: Which term describes goods having a stowage factor below 40? 49: Flammable liquid means any liquid which gives off flammable vapors at or below _________________________. 50: A vessel is entering port and has a Pilot conning thevessel. The Master is unsure that the Pilot is takingsufficient action to prevent a collision. What should the Master do? 51: You are the licensed operator of a 100 GT towing vessel sailing coastwise. What percentage of the deck crew must be able to understand the language commonly used onboard the vessel? 52: When carrying a cargo of asphalt or molten sulphur, which are carried at temperatures of over 300 F, one of the biggest dangers is __________________. 53: The objective of shoring a damaged bulkhead is to _____. 54: Your vessel has grounded on a bar. What should you do? 55: You are in charge of a U.S. documented vessel. Under title 46 of the United States Code, if you fail to report a complaint of a sexual offense, you may be __________. 56: The effect of wind on exposed areas of the vessel is most noticeable when _____________. 57: Under title 46 of the United States Code, the person in charge of a documented vessel who fails to report a complaint of a sexual offense may be _________. 58: Odorous cargoes are those that ____________. 59: Combustible liquid is defined as any liquid having a flash point above _____. 60: You are on a vessel designed to carry compressed gasses in bulk with a cargo of butadiene. Which statement is TRUE? 61: Deckhands onboard towing vessels shall be divided into 3 watches when on a trip exceeding _________. 62: You are in the process of loading 465,000 barrels of cargo oil. At 1030, on 5 November, you gauge the vessel and find that you have loaded 203,000 barrels. At 1200, you find that you have loaded 219,000 barrels. If you continue loading at the same rate, you will finish at approximately _______________. 63: Which space(s) is(are) deducted from gross tonnage to derive net tonnage? 64: Which statement about damage control is TRUE? 65: Under title 46 of the United States Code, the person in charge of a documented vessel who fails to report a complaint of a sexual offense may be ___________. 66: Most of your vessel's superstructure is forward. How will the vessel lie when drifting with no way on? 67: You are in charge of a U.S. documented vessel. Under title 46 of the United States Code, if you fail to report a complaint of a sexual offense, you may be ___________. 68: Odorous cargoes are those that ____________. 69: Ullages are measured from _____. 70: You are on a tankship designed to carry molten sulphur. Which statement is TRUE? 71: You are the licensed operator of a 199 GT uninspected towing vessel making a 500 mile coastwise trip. You carry a deck crew of six (6). Which statement is TRUE? 72: You are in the process of loading 465,000 barrels of cargo oil. At 1030, on 5 November, you gauge the vessel and find that you have loaded 203,000 barrels. At 1200 you find that you have loaded 218,000 barrels. If you continue loading at the same rate, you will finish at approximately __________. 73: Aboard ship, vertical flat plates running transversely and connecting the vertical keel to the margin plates are called _______________. 74: The best information on the location of the blocks when drydocking a vessel is contained in the ___________. 75: Frames to which the tank top and bottom shell are fastened are called ______________. 76: Leeway is the ______________. 77: When steering a vessel, a good helmsman will ___________. 78: Which is an example of cargo damage caused by inherent vice? 79: Ullages on tankers are measured from _____. 80: You are on a cargo vessel carrying portable tanks of dangerous cargoes in bulk. Which statement is TRUE? 81: Your 199 GT tugboat is on a 675 mile coastwise voyage. What percentage of the deck crew must be Able Bodied Seamen? 82: Floors aboard ship are __________. 83: In illustration D044DG, the mooring line labeled "A" is called a(n) __________. 84: The ceiling is _________________. 85: The wooden planking that protects the tank top from cargo loading is called ___________. 86: The turning circle of a vessel making a turn of over 360 degrees is the path followed by the _____________. 87: A set of interior steps on a ship leading up to a deck from below is know as ______________. 88: Which is an example of cargo damage caused by inherent vice? 89: Ullage measurements are taken from the top of the liquid to ____________________. 90: You are on a multiple-product chemical tanker. The loading plan includes cargoes of diethylenetriamine and formamide. Which statement concerning the stowage of these cargoes is TRUE? 91: You are the person in charge of a 199 GT uninspected towing vessel engaged in coastwise towing from the Gulf of Mexico to New York, a distance in excess of 600 miles. Which statement is FALSE? 92: You start a centrifugal cargo pump to discharge cargo. The pump works for a while and then loses suction. This could be caused by _____. 93: A lookout can leave his station _____. 94: All of the following records are usually maintained by the watch-standing officers aboard a vessel EXCEPT the ________. 95: You should keep clear of _______________. 96: The distance a vessel moves at right angles to the original course, when a turn of 180 has been completed, is called the ____________. 97: Chafing gear should be placed ____________. 98: A hygroscopic cargo is defined as a cargo ____________. 99: What is meant by "thieving" a petroleum cargo? 100: Which statement is ALWAYS true? 101: You can safely step in the bight of a line ______________. 102: The cargo runner is indicated by which number? 103: Your ship is in shallow water and the bow rides up on its bow wave while the stern sinks into sa depression of its transverse wave system. What is this called? 104: You are on watch at sea at night when a fire breaks out in #3 hold just forward of the bridge. You would NOT ________. 105: Cracks may be prevented from developing at the corners of welded plating inserts by _______________. 106: In relation to the turning circle of a ship, the term "kick" means the distance _____________. 107: When may a seaman on a vessel engaged in foreign trade be paid before earning the wages? 108: Damage to cargo caused by dust is known as ____________. 109: What is meant by "thieving" a petroleum cargo? 110: What is NOT required as special safety equipment on a tankship carrying hazardous cargoes in bulk? 111: You are the licensed operator of a towing vessel operating between New York and Tampa, Florida. If you carry four (4) deckhands onboard, how many must be able seamen? 112: You start a centrifugal cargo pump to discharge cargo. The pump works for a while and then loses suction. This could NOT be caused by _____. 113: During the course of a voyage, a seaman falls on the main deck and injures his ankle. The Master should submit a Report of Marine Accident, Injury or Death if the ________. 114: You are on watch at sea on course 090 T. A man falls overboard on your starboard side. You immediately start a Williamson Turn. Which step is NOT a part of a Williamson Turn? 115: During the course of a voyage, a seaman falls on the main deck and injures his ankle. The Master should submit a Report of Marine Accident, Injury or Death if the _________. 116: In relation to the turning circle of a ship, the term "transfer" means the distance ____________. 117: If two mooring lines are to be placed on the same bollard, which method is BEST? 118: Damage to cargo caused by fumes or vapors from liquids, gases, or solids is known as ____________. 119: Sour crude oil _____. 120: You are on a multiple-product tankship and scheduled to load a cargo classed as an aromatic amine. This cargo is incompatible with cargoes classed as _____________. 121: You are the operator of an uninspected diesel towing vessel of 190 GT operating on a regular run from New York to the Gulf of Mexico. Which statement is TRUE? 122: You may be able to avoid loss of suction in a pump by _____. 123: When patching holes in the hull, pillows, bedding, and other soft materials can be used as _____________. 124: Bilge soundings indicate _____________. 125: Chafing gear is normally used ______________. 126: The distance a vessel moves parallel to the original course from the point where the rudder is put over to any point on the turning circle is called the ______________. 127: In illustration D044DG, the mooring line labeled "C" is called a __________. 128: Which is characteristic of a "special cargo"? 129: Which knot is suitable for hoisting an unconscious person? 130: You are on a vessel carrying liquefied butadiene in bulk. Which document is NOT required to be either in the wheelhouse or easily accessible to the person on watch while underway? 131: You are onboard a 120 GT uninspected sea going tug which carries two (2) licensed Operators and four (4) seamen when underway. How many of the four seamen must have a rating as able seamen if the voyage is under 600 miles? 132: What is a characteristic of all centrifugal cargo pumps? 133: The standard unit of liquid volume used in the petroleum industry, as well as the tanker industry, is a __________. 134: Your ship is steaming at night on gyropilot when you notice that the vessel's course is slowly changing to the right. Which action should you take FIRST? 135: Corrosive liquids and acids should have which kind of label? 137: The system of valves and cargo lines in the bottom piping network of a tank barge that connects one section of cargo tanks to another section is called a __________. 138: Which vessel is most likely to be loaded full but not down? 139: A "barrel" is a unit of liquid measure equivalent to ____________. 140: Your tankship is carrying a 30% solution of hydrogen peroxide. The cargo containment system must have a permanent inert gas system. While discharging this cargo the inert gas system must maintain a minimum pressure of ____________. 141: On a sea going towing vessel of 150 gross tons, there are six (6) seamen in the deck crew. How many certificated able seamen are required if the voyage is over 600 miles? 142: What is NOT an advantage of centrifugal pumps over reciprocating pumps? 143: Why are most break bulk vessels built with the transverse framing system rather than the longitudinal system? 144: The lookout sights a vessel dead ahead. This should be reported on the bell with _____________. 145: You are transporting dangerous cargo on your vessel. The regulations require you to _______________. 146: When turning a ship in restricted space with a strong wind, it is normally best to _____________. 147: In illustration D044DG, the mooring line labeled "B" is called a(n) _____________. 148: Overcarriage is best prevented by _____________. 149: A standard net barrel of petroleum products is _____. 150: Protective clothing must be worn while sampling hazardous cargo on a tankship, and as a minimum includes __________. 151: The forecastle card is a copy of the __________. 152: A petroleum liquid has a flash point of 135 Fahrenheit. This liquid is classed as a grade _____________________. 153: The proper way to correct a mistake in the logbook is to ___________________. 154: A look-out at the bow sights an object on your port side. How many bell strokes should he sound? 155: You are transporting dangerous cargo on your vessel. You must inspect this cargo _______________. 156: When heading on a course, you put your rudder hard over. The distance traveled parallel to the direction of the original course from where you put your rudder over to any point on the turning circle is known as ___________________. 157: The proper way to correct a mistake in the logbook is to ___________________. 158: A claim for cargo damages may be held against the ship owner if such damage is the result of failure of the ship's officers to _____________. 159: What is the standard net barrel for petroleum products? 160: Which statement concerning IMO certificates on U.S. flag tankships carrying hazardous cargoes is TRUE? 161: A seaman leaves a vessel before it sails from a foreign port. He informs the Chief Officer that he won't return. After the vessel sails, the Chief Officer finds the seaman's work clothes in his locker. How should the Master handle this matter? 162: Oil may NOT be transferred unless _____. 163: The "gypsy head" is indicated by which number in illustration D002DG? 164: A look-out should report objects sighted using _____. 165: You must notify the nearest Coast Guard Marine Inspection Office as soon as possible after your vessel has been damaged in excess of _____. 166: The distance gained in the direction of the original course when you are making a turn is known as _________________. 167: You are on a large merchant vessel entering a U.S. port.There is a Pilot on board and he has the conn. Whichstatement is TRUE? 168: "Block stowage" means _______________________. 169: The lowest temperature at which a liquid will give off sufficient vapors to form a flammable mixture with air is known as the _____. 170: Which is NOT required on a tankship carrying hazardous liquid cargoes in bulk? 171: You have determined the maneuvering characteristics of your vessel by taking the radar ranges and bearings of an isolated light while making a turn. The results are as listed. Based on this data what is the transfer for a turn of 30? 172: While a vessel is in a foreign port where there is no American Consul, a seaman becomes violent prior to sailing. The Master should _____________. 173: You shall notify the nearest Coast Guard Marine Inspection Office as soon as possible when your vessel has been damaged in excess of ____________. 174: A proper look-out must be kept _____________. 175: While the Pilot is maneuvering the vessel to a dock, what is the primary responsibility of the watch officer? 176: The turning circle of a vessel is the path followed by the ______________. 177: The measurement of the amount of force a towing vessel is capable of applying to a motionless tow is called ________. 178: Which can be prevented only by segregating two lots of cargo into separate holds? 179: The minimum temperature required to ignite gas or vapor without a spark or flame being present is called _____. 180: Your tank vessel is loading a hazardous cargo. The allowance for expansion is based on ambient temperatures of what maximum range? 181: Your vessel is on an extended foreign voyage. Several vacancies have occurred in your unlicensed crew through sickness and repatriation. Which statement is correct? 182: What size of manila line is required to hold a weight of 932 lbs., if you use a safety factor of six? 183: A towing vessel's capability is BEST measured by horsepower, bollard pull, maneuverability and __________. 184: You are standing look-out duty at night. A dim light on the horizon will be seen quickest by looking _____. 185: Before a Master relieves a Pilot of the conn, the _________. 186: The pivoting point of a vessel going ahead is _______. 187: You are standing the wheel watch on entering port and the Master gives you a rudder command which conflicts with a rudder command from the Pilot. What should you do? 188: Which cargoes require strips of common building lathe as dunnage in order to carry away heat generated by the cargo? 189: Reid vapor pressure is ____. 190: You are on a vessel that carries liquefied gasses in bulk. The person on watch is required to have what information about the cargo easily accessible? 191: An alien crewmember with a D-1 permit leaves the vessel in a U.S. port and fails to return. The first report you make should be to the _____________. 192: The mooring line labeled "H" is called a(n) __________. 193: On a transpacific voyage, you receive a message from your vessel's operators saying that your vessel has been consigned to Voluntary Naval Control of Shipping. Further information is contained in _________. 194: A vessel spotted at 45 relative can be reported as _____. 195: You are transporting dangerous cargo on your vessel. The Dangerous Cargo Manifest must be signed by the ___________. 196: A VLCC (100,000 DWT+) with a 30,000 Shaft Horsepower Steam Turbine is slow to respond to engine movements and has less stopping power than normal ships because it has a ________. 197: Serving is ___________________. 198: Battens are fitted in cargo holds across the frames of the vessel from the turn of the bilge upward. The purpose of these cargo battens is _____________. 199: What is a cofferdam? 200: Which statement concerning a 298 GT tug engaged in towingfrom Seattle, WA, to Alaska is TRUE? 201: Your vessel is in a foreign port and you find that one of the crew members has been incarcerated for drunkenness. The Official Logbook shows that the seaman doesn't have funds to cover the costs of the fine. Which action should the Master take? 202: When making a mooring wire fast to bitts it is recommended that you _____. 203: How does the effect known as "bank suction" act on a single-screw vessel proceeding along a narrow channel? 204: What does the helm command "shift the rudder" mean? 205: A vessel is to make a voyage between New York and San Juan, Puerto Rico, and return. The crew should be signed on_____________. 206: In stopping distances of vessels, "head reach" can best be described as the _______________. 207: A towing vessel's capability is BEST measured by horsepower, maneuverability, displacement, and __________. 208: Your vessel has been damaged and you must shore a bulkhead. You should cut the shore _____________. 210: The Tonnage Certificate indicates _____________. 211: A seaman is entitled by law to a release from Foreign Articles when _______. 212: Your vessel is port side to a pier with a spring line led aft from the bow. In calm weather, putting the engines ahead with the rudder hard left should bring ____________. 213: You are the Master of a single-screw vessel. You aredocking at a port which has no tugs available. You decide to drop the offshore anchor to help in docking. The amount of chain you should pay out is ___________. 214: The helm command "meet her" means _____________. 215: How does the effect known as "bank suction" act on a single-screw vessel proceeding along a narrow channel? 216: As a ship moves through the water, it drags with it a body of water called the wake. The ratio of the wake speed to the ship's speed is called _____________. 217: The holding capability of an anchor is primarily determined by the ________________. 218: What is the main purpose of dunnage? 219: What refers to the depth of a petroleum product in a tank? 220: The best method to secure a towline to bitts is to _____. 221: A vessel arrives in a foreign port and the Master is informed that the vessel is being sold to foreign interests. The new owners request that the crew remain on board to complete the voyage. Under these circumstances, the crew __________. 222: A lot of special cargo of similar cartons, as shown, is to be loaded. What is the weight of the consignment? 223: Who is responsible for providing urine specimen collection kits to be used following a serious marine incident? 224: The term "Shift the Rudder" means ____________________. 225: For safety reasons, when assistance towing _____. 226: Which statement is TRUE concerning the vessel's slipstream? 227: An ocean towing bridle should _____. 228: Securing cargo by running timbers from an upper support down to the cargo, either vertically or at an angle, is called _____________. 229: Which refers to the depth of a petroleum product in a tank? 230: You are the Master of a 500-gross ton passenger vessel operating on rivers. Your vessel accidentally runs aground. Under the regulations for passenger vessels, you must notify the ____________. 231: When the vessel is on coastwise articles, the white copy of the seaman's discharge is _____________. 232: The angle at which the fluke penetrates the soil is called the _____________. 233: A vessel brought alongside should be fended off the towing vessel by _____. 234: The helm command "shift your rudder" means _______________. 235: Which ending is NOT acceptable in a wire rope that is free to rotate when hoisting? 236: As the propeller turns, voids are formed on the trailing and leading edges of the propeller blades causing a loss of propulsive efficiency, pitting of the blades, and vibration. These voids are known as _____________. 237: The latch of a safety hook _____. 238: A shore is a piece of securing dunnage that _____________. 239: Flame screens are used to _____. 240: The best way to lift many small articles aboard your vessel is with a _____. 241: If there are any changes in the crew in a foreign port, the changes will be made by _____________. 242: The preventer guy, as used on a conventional yard and stay rig, ___________________. 243: A towing vessel becomes tripped while towing on a hawser astern. What factor is MOST important when assessing the risk of capsizing? 244: "Hard right rudder" means ________________________. 245: The fitting that allows a boom to move freely both vertically and laterally is called the _______________. 246: The force exerted by a propeller which tends to throw the stern right or left is called ___________. 247: The main advantage and chief characteristic of a Steulchen boom is that it can be ___________________. 248: Dunnage may be used to protect a cargo from loss or damage by _______________________ . 249: Functions aboard a tanker or tank barge such as connecting, disconnecting, and topping off must be supervised by _____. 250: The damage to a vessel is over $25,000. Who must notify the nearest Coast Guard Marine Safety or Marine Inspection Office as soon as possible? 251: A seaman lost his continuous discharge book during the voyage. At discharge, he should be issued a _____________. 252: You have orders to load cargoes of carbon disulfide, diisopropylamine and pyridine on your multi-product tankship. Which statement is true? 253: The forward movement of a ship in one revolution of its propeller is measured by ______________. 254: "Ease the rudder" means to ___________________. 255: Which statement about the proof test applied to cargo gear is NOT correct? 256: When fruit is carried as refrigerated cargo, the most frequent cause of its being infected at the discharge portis ___________________. 257: The distance between the surface of the liquid and the tanktop in a cargo tank is called _____. 258: Your U.S. tankship is designed to carry anhydrous ammoniain bulk. The keel was laid in 1980. Which statement concerning the carriage of this cargo is TRUE? 259: What is the correct sequence for electrically connecting (grounding) a tank vessel to shore piping? 260: You receive a package, for shipment aboard your vessel, containing class 1 explosives. The package is damp, moldy and stained. To tansport this package according to the regulations you MUST __________. 261: A seaman you have just discharged has a Continuous Discharge Book. Which statement is TRUE? 262: Mousing a cargo hook with marline or small line __________. 263: Which type of hull damage should be repaired FIRST? 264: The total weight of cargo, fuel, water, stores, passengers and crew, and their effects, that a ship can carry, is the _____. 265: Which statement is TRUE about hooks and shackles? 266: The distance that a ship moves forward with each revolution of its propeller, if there is no slip, is called __________. 267: Which statement is NOT true concerning the stowage of class 1 explosives? 268: When a deck cargo is secured with chain or wire lashings and grab (pear) links, which statement is FALSE? 269: Bonding cables are used during cargo transfer to __________. 270: The disadvantage of using a heaving line to pass a towline is that _____. 271: Total responsibility for shipping and discharging the seamen is that of the _____________. 273: You will load class 1.2 commercial explosives and need to construct a portable magazine. The magazine MUST _______. 274: What is the difference between net tonnage and gross tonnage? 275: You have taken another vessel in tow. You can tell that the towing speed is too fast when the _____. 276: As a ship moves through the water, it causes a wake, which is also moving forward relative to the sea. In addition to a fore and aft motion, this wake also has a(n) ___________. 277: Allied Naval Control of Shipping (NCS) has been established. Which statement is TRUE? 278: Regulations concerning the stowage, lashing, and securing of timber deck cargoes aboard general cargo vessels may be found in the _____________. 279: The sequence to follow when connecting a bonding cable to a tanker is to _________. 280: Your ship is in a neutral port when full Naval Control of Shipping is established. You may expect to be boarded and instructed by a(n) _______________. 281: Which action will take place if a crew member is replaced in a U.S. port after foreign articles have been signed, and the ship proceeds foreign? 283: Which number in illustration D002DG indicates a gin block? 284: The beam of a vessel refers to the _____. 285: Which form of navigation may be suspended without notice under defense planning? 286: Sidewise force of the propeller tends to throw a vessel's stern to the right or left, depending on rotation. This force is caused by ____________. 287: On the cargo manifest, the weight of the cargo inside a box is called _____________________. 288: You have a quantity of bagged cargo to stow in a block in #3 UTD. Which stow will provide the maximum block stability? 289: A bonding cable should be connected for cargo operations aboard a tank vessel as soon as the _________. 290: What is NOT a form used by ice support services to disseminate information? 291: You are the licensed operator of a 100 GT towing vessel making coastwise runs. Whenever a crew member is discharged from your vessel you must _____________. 292: Stress on the topping lift of a swinging boom can be reduced by ___________________. 293: Which space(s) is(are) NOT exempt when measuring gross tonnage? 294: Displacement refers to the _____. 295: Which publication offers information on Great Lakes ice services? 296: You are on a course of 000 T and put the rudder right 30. In which direction will the transfer be measured? 297: Commercial ships or other persons or agencies requiring the assistance of Canadian Coast Guard icebreakers should first contact ________________. 298: A venetian vent or rice ventilator is used in stowage of which cargo? 299: Cargo transfer operations on a tank vessel need NOT be stopped when _____________. 301: You are signing on a crew. Which person is presenting a Merchant Mariner's Document (MMD) that you should suspect as being invalid? 302: You are on a multiple-product chemical tanker with orders to load diethylamine. What is NOT a requirement for transporting this cargo? 304: To warp a vessel means to _____. 306: You are aboard a single-screw vessel with a right-handed propeller. The vessel is dead in the water and the rudder is amidships. If you reverse your engine you would expect your vessel to _____. 308: Of the general methods of stowing bagged cargo, which allows maximum ventilation? 309: When planning the loading or discharging of a VLCC (100,000 DWT+) what is the most important consideration? 311: The Shipping Articles shall be signed by each seaman and the _____________. 312: If you are bunkering and you close off one tank in the line of tanks being filled, the rate of flow to other open tanks on the same line will ___________________. 314: "Avast" means _____. 318: In preparing a cargo space for receipt of a shipment of bagged cargo, which instruction for laying dunnage should be followed? 319: Static electricity may be built up by the ________________. 320: Containers of flammable solids should be conspicuously labeled by the shipper with a __________. 324: A "chock" is a _____. 326: In order to back a right-handed, single-screw vessel in a straight line, you will probably need to use ______. 327: You are on a multiple product tankship and carrying methyl acrylate, diethanolamine, and triethylamine. Which statement is TRUE? 328: The heaviest type pallet is the ____________. 329: Litmus paste is used in order to determine _____. 331: Shipping articles are a contract of agreement between the members of the crew and the _____________. 332: The helm command "Meet her" means ___________________. 334: The space above the engine room is called the _____. 336: When a vessel with a single right-hand propeller backs to port the _________________. 337: On a coastwise tugboat of 199 GT, on a voyage over 600 miles, what percentage of the deck crew must hold a document of able seaman or a license? 338: The basic pallet pattern shown in illustration D007DG is called a ____________. 339: Oil product samples should be taken from the _____. 340: Argon is classified as a ____________________. 341: The Certificate of Freeboard is the _____________. 342: You are on a multiple-product chemical tanker with orders to load diethylamine. What is NOT a requirement for transporting this cargo? 344: The purpose of a bilge well is to _____. 345: What does the helm command "shift the rudder" mean? 346: A vessel is equipped with a single right-handed screw. With rudder amidships and calm wind, the vessel will most likely back _________________. 347: You are the person in charge of a 199-GT uninspected towing vessel engaged in coastwise towing from the Gulf of Mexico to the New York area, a distance in excess of 600 miles. Which statement is FALSE? 348: The basic pallet pattern shown in illustration D006DG is called a ____________. 351: Which certificate is issued by the American Bureau of Shipping? 354: A "stopper" is _____. 355: Generally, you can best keep a vessel under steering control when the vessel has __________. 356: It is possible, and sometimes necessary, to strengthen the deck of a vessel for carriage of deck cargo by ____________. 357: What does the proof test load of an anchor chain demonstrate? 358: The basic pallet pattern shown is called a ____________. 360: The label required on containers carrying barium oxide in an international shipment must read ______________. 361: The strictest load line regulations apply to _____________. 362: A towing vessel is tripped when __________. 363: Which space(s) is(are) deducted from gross tonnage to derive net tonnage? 364: A long ton is _____. 365: The label required on containers carrying barium oxide in an international shipment must read _______________. 366: When backing down with sternway the pivot point of a vessel is ___________. 367: The label required on containers carrying barium oxide for international shipment must read _______________. 368: A cargo of refrigerated fruit is packed in crates with transverse members dividing the crate in two equal parts. Which statement is TRUE? 370: Cottonseed oil is classed as a ____________________. 371: In the United States, the load line markings are set by the _______________. 372: Keeping the draft at or below the load line mark will insure that the vessel has adequate _______________. 373: The label required on containers carrying barium oxide in an international shipment must read _________________. 374: Holes in the bulwark, which allow deck water to drain into the sea, are _____. 375: The best line for towing small vessels is _____. 376: You are aboard a right-handed single-screw vessel with headway on. The engine is put full astern and the rudder hard left. What will the bow do? 378: In preparation for receiving chilled reefer cargo, the reefer space has been precooled for over twenty-four hours. Loading may begin when the space has been cooled to a temperature between ____________. 380: The (auto)ignition temperature is that temperature at which_______. 384: A "strongback" refers to a _____. 386: You are maneuvering a vessel with a right-hand propellor. The rudder is amidships. The vessel will generally back ______. 388: When refueling a power-operated industrial truck in the hold of a cargo vessel, how many people must be specifically assigned and present for the complete operation? 390: A package contains nitric acid solution and is radioactive. The radiation level at the package surface is .36 millirems per hour. How should this package be labeled? 391: A tonnage tax is levied according to the _____________. 394: The rope which is rove from the truck to be used with a bos'n chair is called a _____. 395: The vertical motion of a floating vessel in which the entire hull is lifted by the force of the sea is known as ________. 396: A vessel is equipped with twin propellers, both turning outboard with the engines half ahead. If there is no wind or current and the rudders are amidships, what will happen? 398: Peck and Hale gear is used most commonly for securing _____. 400: You are on a containership carrying a tank container that had been filled with sodium hydroxide solution. The container is empty but has not been cleaned. Which, if any, placard is required? 404: A vessel's "quarter" is that section which is _____. 406: A twin-screw vessel with a single rudder is making headway. The engines are full speed ahead. There is no wind or current. Which statement is FALSE? 407: You are carrying cargoes of crotonaldehyde, phosphoric acid, and morpholine on your multiple-product tankship. Which of the following statements is TRUE? 408: What is the meaning of the term tare weight? 409: A tanker is loaded with 5,000 barrels of petroleum. The cargo was loaded at a temperature of 70 F, and the coefficient of expansion is .0004. What is the net amount in barrels of cargo loaded? 410: You are loading a cargo tank on your container ship. The tank displays the red label indicated in illustration D023DG. Which statement is TRUE? 411: Tonnage tax is officially based upon the figures obtained from the _____________. 412: Which number indicates a schooner guy? 414: To "ease" a line means to _____. 416: While moving ahead, a twin-screw ship has an advantage over a single-screw ship because _____________. 418: On a vessel proceeding from a very cold to a warm climate with a cargo of a nonhygroscopic nature in the holds, which is TRUE? 419: A cargo of 10,000 barrels of gasoline is loaded at a temperature of 90 F, and a cargo temperature of 55 F, is expected on this voyage. It has a coefficient of expansion of .0006. How many barrels would you expect to discharge at your destination? 420: In handling break bulk hazardous materials, it is forbidden to use _________. 421: An International Tonnage Certificate will be issued to a vessel when it meets several requirements, one of which is that the vessel must ______________. 424: Faking a line means to _____. 426: You are stopped with no way upon your vessel at the pilot station. Your vessel is a large twin-screw ship. You must come around 180 to board your Pilot. How should you use the engines and rudder to turn the ship fastest in the least amount of space? 427: What is the greatest danger of an overriding tow? 428: Your vessel is going from a warm climate to a cold climate with a hygroscopic cargo. Which statement is TRUE? 429: A tank is loaded with 9,000 barrels of gasoline. The temperature of the product is 90 F (32 C), and it has a coefficient of expansion of .0008. What is the net amount of cargo loaded? 430: On a manned vessel carrying packaged hazardous cargo, the hazardous materials shall be inspected ____________. 431: Official proof of an American vessel's nationality is contained in the _____________. 434: To "belay" a line means to _____. 436: The rudders are amidships and both screws are going ahead. What will happen if the starboard screw is stopped? 437: Prior to getting underway in fresh or brackish water, the Master must _____________________. 438: Your vessel is loaded with nonhygroscopic cargoes and is going from a cold to a warm climate. You should _____. 439: When loading bulk liquid cargo, what is the FIRST action you should take if a cargo valve jammed open? 440: If a Master must jettison a container loaded with hazardous material, he must, as soon as possible, notify the ________. 441: The document which shows a vessel's nationality, ownership, and tonnage is the _______________. 442: "Ease the rudder" means to _______________________. 443: The tankship Northland is loaded as shown. Use the salmon colored pages in the Stability Data Reference Book to determine the hogging numeral. 444: A metal object on the pier resembling a tree stump and made to receive mooring lines is a _____. 446: A twin-screw vessel can clear the inboard propeller and maneuver off a pier best by holding a(n) _________________. 448: Hygroscopic cargoes should be ventilated when _____. 449: When loading bulk liquid cargo, what is the first action you should take if a cargo valve jammed open? 450: Once a vessel has loaded packaged hazardous cargo, the cargo spaces shall be inspected. The spaces shall also be inspected at least once in every 24 hours. The only exception to daily inspection is when ____________________. 451: What is official proof of a vessel's ownership? 454: A rope ladder with wooden rungs is a _____. 455: A vessel having continuous closely spaced transverse strength members is _______________. 456: You are conning a twin-screw vessel going ahead with rudders amidships. If the port screw stops turning the bow will ________________. 457: You are the operator of an uninspected diesel towing vessel of 190 GT operating on a regular run from New York to the Gulf of Mexico. Which statement is TRUE? 458: Sweat damage will occur in a cargo hold containing cased machinery when the __________. 459: Petroleum cargo tanks should not be topped off at deck level when loading on a cold day because ____________. 460: When stowing hazardous materials on deck, lashing of such cargo is permitted if ____________. 466: A twin screw vessel, making headway with both engines turning ahead, will turn more readily to starboard if you ________. 468: Sweat damage in a hatch full of canned goods in cartons will occur when the _________. 469: With an increase in temperature the volume of flammable and combustible liquids _____. 471: The official identification of a vessel is found in the _____________. 472: On a long ocean tow, the bridle should be made up of two equal lengths of _____. 473: The American Consul has asked the Master of a vessel bound for a port in the U.S. to transport a destitute seaman back to the U.S. Which action may the Master take? 474: On an anchor windlass, the wheel over which the anchor chain passes is called a _________________. 475: In illustration D044DG, the mooring line labeled "F" is called a _________. 476: You are backing on twin engines with rudders amidships, when your port engine stalls. To continue backing on course, you should _______________. 477: When underway with a tow, you are required to notify the Coast Guard in which casualty situation? 478: The moisture equilibrium chart can be used to determine the __________. 479: Your tank vessel is loaded down to her marks, and you find that she has too much trim by the stern. To adjust the trim you may ______________. 480: What is NOT a requirement for the preparation of used, gasoline-propelled cars if they are to be carried as ordinary cargo and not as hazardous cargo? 481: Which U.S. agency assigns an official number to a vessel? 482: A lot of special cargo of similar cartons is to be loaded aboard your vessel. You examine one of the cartons of the lot shown. What is the total cubic space the consignment will occupy? (Assume no broken stowage.) 484: On stud-link anchor chain the addition of the stud increases the strength of the link by about _____. 486: You are backing on twin engines with rudders amidships. Your starboard engine stalls. To continue backing on course, you should ___________________. 488: Which data can NOT be found on a moisture equilibrium chart? 489: Your tank vessel is fully loaded, and you find that she is down slightly by the head. To adjust the trim, you may ________________. 490: Which agency is authorized to assist the Coast Guard in the inspection of vessels for the suitability of loading hazardous materials? 491: A change of a U.S. vessel's name can only be made by the _____. 492: You are the Master of a 500-gross ton passenger vessel operating on rivers. Your vessel accidentally runs aground. Under the regulations for passenger vessels, you must notify the _______________. 494: What best describes an anchor buoy? 495: Which space(s) is (are) deducted from gross tonnage to derive net tonnage? 496: Your twin-screw vessel is moving ASTERN with rudders amidships. The starboard screw suddenly stops turning. Your vessel's head will _________________. 498: When the dew point of the outside air is higher than the dew point of the air in the cargo hold, you should __________. 499: Your tank vessel is loaded down to her marks, and you find that she has too much trim by the stern. To adjust the trim, you may _______________. 500: What would NOT require that a detailed report of the release of hazardous cargo be made to the Department of Transportation? 501: In a national emergency, when communicating via the Navy, messages are sent by precedence. A message designated ROUTINE will be delivered within ___________. 502: You are proceeding under NCS (Naval Control of Shipping) and wish to send a message warning of a hurricane. Which precedence would you assign this message? 504: Anchors are prevented from running out when secured by the _____________________. 505: Which form of navigation may be suspended without notice under defense planning? 506: With rudders amidships and negligible wind, a twin-screw vessel moving astern with both engines backing will back _______________. 507: You are signing on your crew. Which is NOT authorized? 508: When the dew point of the outside air is lower than or equal to the dew point of the air in the cargo hold, you should _________. 509: Which factor must be considered when determining the order of loading of dissimilar products through the same piping system aboard a tanker? 510: You have loaded dangerous cargo on your vessel and must fill out a Dangerous Cargo Manifest. In which publication would you find the requirements to complete this form? 511: All U.S. Flag vessels engaged in foreign trade are required to have a(n) _____________. 514: The part of an anchor which takes hold on the bottom is the _________________. 516: You are going ahead on twin engines with rudder amidships. Your starboard engine stalls. To continue on course, you should _________________. 517: What is the purpose of the intermediate spring? 518: Which factor is MOST important in preventing sweat damage within a cargo hold? 519: What is NOT a precaution to be taken when topping off? 521: A single heavy wire made up for the topping lift is called a ______________. 522: You are onboard a 120 GT uninspected sea going tug which carries two (2) licensed Operators and four (4) seamen when underway. How many of the four seamen must have a rating as able seamen if the voyage is under 600 miles? 524: The purpose of the stripping bar on an anchor windlass is to _______________. 526: You are going ahead on twin engines with rudders amidships. Your port engine stalls. To continue your course you should ________________. 528: Determine the dew point when the dry bulb temperature is 74 F (23 C) and the wet bulb temperature is 60 F (16 C). 529: When loading a tanker, you should _____. 530: A snatch block is indicated by which number in illustration D002DG? 534: Which is part of the ground tackle? 535: In illustration D044DG, the mooring line labeled "G" is called a(n) _________. 536: Your vessel is backing on the starboard screw, and going ahead on the port screw. The bow will __________________. 538: Using the graph shown, if the dry bulb temperature is 80 F (27 C) and the wet bulb temperature is 70 F (21 C), what is the relative humidity in a cargo hold? 541: The official number of a documented vessel is _____________. 544: If the winch should fail while you are hauling in the anchor, what prevents the anchor cable from running out? 545: Repairing damage to the hull at or above the waterline reduces the threat of _____. 546: A twin-screw ship going ahead on the starboard screw only tends to move _________. 548: Using the graph shown, if the dry bulb temperature is 55 F (13 C) and the wet bulb is 50 F (10 C), what is the relative humidity? 549: Your vessel is taking on cargo oil when a small leak develops in the hose. You order the pumping stopped. Before you resume pumping, you should ____________. 551: The name and hailing port of a documented commercial vessel is __________. 554: Which part of the patent anchor performs the same function as the stock of an old fashioned anchor; that is, forces the flukes to dig in? 556: You may BEST turn a twin-screw vessel about, to the right, in a narrow channel by using _____________. 557: A report of casualty to a vessel must include ___________. 558: A heated bulkhead has the effect on a hygroscopic commodity of __________. 559: A vessel loads edible oil in a deep tank through a manhole at the midlength of the tank. In order to fill the tank to maximum capacity, what trim should the vessel have? 560: You are loading a cargo that includes cylinders of acetylene aboard your break bulk vessel. Which statement is true? 561: Which space cannot be deducted from gross tonnage when calculating net tonnage? 562: Which statement about the fo'c'sle card is TRUE? 563: While the Pilot is maneuvering the vessel to a dock, what is the PRIMARY responsibility of the watch officer? 564: The anchors on the bow are known as __________________. 565: When the pilot is embarked he or she ____________________. 566: The BEST way to steer a twin-screw vessel if you lose your rudder is by using __________. 567: Your enrolled vessel is bound from Baltimore, MD, to Norfolk, VA, via Chesapeake Bay. Which statement about the required Pilot is TRUE? 568: Which statement concerning the carriage of containers is TRUE? 569: In order to reduce the accumulation of static electricity while loading petroleum products, you should ______________. 571: You are in port A in the United States, and your Certificate of Inspection has expired. You wish to go to port B in the United States for repairs and to complete the inspection. If the Officer-in-Charge Marine Inspection deems it safe, he may issue a ________________. 572: A vessel is entering port "A" for the first time and has a Pilot conning the vessel. The Master is unsure that the Pilot is taking sufficient action to prevent a collision. What should the Master do? 574: Which type of link is generally used to connect shots of anchor chain? 575: What is a correct reply to a pilot's request, "How's your head"? 576: In twin-screw engine installations while going ahead, maneuvering qualities are most effective when the tops of the propeller blades both turn _______________. 577: You are signing on a crew. A man presents a Merchant Mariner's Document that you suspect has been tampered with. Which action should you take? 578: When loading a container vessel, the operation is basically that of vertical loading. The important factors to be considered when loading containers are port of discharge, _____________. 579: The terminal indicates to you that they are going to use a booster pump to assist the discharging operation. You start the discharge, and in a few minutes the pressure drops sharply. This could be a result of the _____________. 581: The Certificate of Inspection for your tankship authorizes the carriage of grade A and lower products. Which chemical may NOT be carried unless it is specifically endorsed on the Certificate of Inspection? 582: In illustration D044DG, the mooring line labeled "E" is called a(n) ___________. 584: Which position is the most dangerous when tying up a vessel? 586: With rudders amidships and negligible wind, a twin-screw vessel moving forward with one engine ahead and the other backing will _________________. 588: Because of the arrangement of the cell guides, the MOST important factor while loading containers is the __________. 589: The terminal indicates to you that they are going to use a booster pump to assist the discharging operation. You start the discharge and in a few minutes the pressure drops sharply. This could be a result of the __________. 590: You are on a LASH vessel. Which statement concerning the stowage of the hazardous material in barges is TRUE? 591: What will NOT be found on the Certificate of Inspection of an ocean going tankship? 592: When a helmsman receives the command "Right 15 degrees rudder", the helmsman's immediate reply should be ________. 594: A bollard is found on the _____. 595: The turning circle of a vessel is the path followed by the _________. 596: Before entering an ice area, the ship should be ___________. 597: Wages due a seaman may be attached by the court for the _____________. 598: What is NOT an advantage of containership operations over conventional break-bulk operations? 599: When stripping a tank, excessive air in the suction line may cause _______________. 600: You are on a containership. Which statement about the stowage of hazardous materials in containers is TRUE? 601: Your vessel has completed an inspection for certification and is issued a temporary certificate. This _____________. 604: The term "lee side" refers to the _____. 605: You would properly secure a bosun's chair to a gantline with a _____________. 606: For operations in pack ice, a vessel should _____________. 607: A lashing used to secure two barges side by side, lashed in an "X" fashion, is called a _____. 608: The cranes on a LASH type vessel are a part of the light ship. Therefore, when securing for sea, they must be ____________. 609: While discharging a tanker, list can be controlled by _____. 610: You are on a containership. The cargo includes a container of small arms ammunition, a container of lead-acid storage batteries and bottles of methyl acetylene. Which statement is TRUE? 611: The Certificate of Inspection for a containership _________. 612: When backing down with sternway, the pivot point of a vessel is _____________. 613: A lookout can leave his station _____. 614: A fid is a _____. 616: "Ice blink" is ________________. 617: In illustration D044DG, the mooring line labeled "A" is called a(n) ___________. 618: When considering a vessel's stability, which spaces in a general cargo vessel are the best locations for the carriage of bulk grain? 619: What is NOT a requirement for the safe and effective use of a crude oil washing system? 620: You are on a container vessel. What concerning the handling and stowage of containerized hazardous materials is TRUE? 621: Which document shows details of a tank vessel, cargoes it may carry, manning and safety equipment required? 624: A serving mallet is used in _____. 626: What should NOT be used as an indicator that ice may be nearby? 627: Your ship is steaming at night with the gyropilot engaged when you notice that the vessel's course is slowly changing to the right. What action should you take FIRST? 628: Before loading bulk grain, bilge wells must be covered to ____________. 629: You are planning to use a crude oil washing system. What precaution must be taken with the tank as the source for the washing machines? 630: You are doing a Williamson turn. Your vessel has swung about 60 from the original course heading. You should ______. 631: At least one reinspection shall be made on each vessel holding a Certificate of Inspection valid for two years. This inspection shall be held between the tenth and fourteenth months of the duration period of the certificate and shall be _____________. 632: What does the helm command "shift the rudder" mean? 634: The "iron mike" is a(n) _____. 635: A report of casualty to a vessel must include ___________. 636: The use of an anchor to assist in turning in restricted waters is ____________. 637: A tow bridle is attached to the main tow hawser at the __________. 638: Ship's officers should check every cargo compartment after it is filled with bulk grain to ensure ____________. 639: The complete details of a crude oil washing system aboard your vessel, including the operating sequences and procedures, design characteristics, a description of the system, and required personnel will be found in the __________. 641: Which document shows the minimum required crew a vessel must have to navigate from one port in the United States to another? 642: In illustration D044DG, the mooring line labeled "B" is called a(n) _________. 643: A vessel's tropical load line is 6 in. above her summer load line. Her TPI is 127 tons. She will arrive in the summer zone 8 days after departure. She will burn off about 47 tons/day fuel and water consumption is 12 tons/day. How many tons may she load above her summer load line if she loads in the tropical zone? 644: The "lay" of a line refers to _____. 645: A vessel's Certificate of Documentation __________. 648: Bulk cargo refers to _____________. 649: Before a tank is to be crude oil washed, the oxygen content in the tank must be measured at a position ___________. 650: A crew member has just fallen overboard off your port side. Which action should you take? 651: Fire fighting equipment requirements for a particular vessel may be found on the _____________. 652: When plugging holes below the waterline you should _________________. 653: A tanker loads at a terminal within the tropical zone. She will enter the summer zone six days after departing the loading port. She will burn off 45 tons/day and daily water consumption is 8 tons. How many tons may she load over that allowed by her summer load line? 654: A rope made of a combination of wire and fiber is known as _____. 656: A deep draft VLCC (100,000 DWT+) navigating in a narrow channel or canal _____________. 657: Which space(s) is(are) deducted from gross tonnage to derive net tonnage? 658: When carrying a full or nearly full load of bulk ore in a general cargo type vessel which has engine spaces amidships, the cargo in each hold should be trimmed so that the bulk of the cargo lies ____________. 659: You are planning to use the crude oil washing system on your tankship. What is required to prevent electrostatic buildup in the tanks? 660: You receive word that a person has fallen overboard from the starboard side. You should FIRST _______________. 661: The number of certificated lifeboatmen required for a vessel is found on the _________________. 662: You are signing on the Radio Officer. Which statement is TRUE? 664: To coil down a rope against the lay, bring the lower end up through the center of the coil, and coil down with the lay in order to straighten kinks from a new rope is known as _____. 666: You are proceeding at a slow speed with your starboard side near the right bank of a channel. If your vessel suddenly sheers toward the opposite bank, the best maneuver would be _____________. 668: Which statement is correct concerning the carriage of coal in bulk? 670: You must evacuate a seaman by helicopter lift. Which statement is TRUE? 671: A Permit to Proceed is issued by the _________. 672: When towing alongside (breasted tow), more forward movement will be imparted to the tow by __________. 673: In illustration D044DG, the mooring line labeled "C" is called a __________. 674: Stuffer-braid rope has _____. 676: Conditions for crossing a rough bar are usually best at ___. 677: In illustration D044DG, the mooring line labeled "D" is called a(n) __________. 678: Prior to being able to sail, each vessel that carries grain in bulk must have a certificate of loading issued by the ____________. 680: You must medevac a critically injured seaman by helicopter hoist. Which statement is TRUE? 681: A Cargo Ship Safety Radiotelegraphy Certificate and a Cargo Ship Safety Radiotelephony Certificate shall be issued for a period of not more than _____________. 682: The mooring line labeled "H" is called a(n) _____________. 684: Right-laid line should be coiled _____. 686: The effect known as "bank cushion" acts in which of the following ways on a single-screw vessel proceeding along a narrow channel? 687: The damage to a vessel is over $(SA)25,000. Who must notify the nearest Coast Guard Marine Safety or Marine Inspection Office as soon as possible? 688: Who would normally certify that all preparations have been made and all regulations observed prior to loading a cargo of bulk grain? 690: A rescue helicopter's hoist area should have a radius of at least ___________________. 691: On U.S. flag vessels, which certificate is always issued by the Coast Guard? 692: The tow makeup that is designed to keep the catenary of the tow hawser to a minimum is called the _________. 694: An advantage of nylon rope over manila rope is that nylon rope _____. 696: A vessel travelling down a narrow channel, especially if the draft is nearly equal to the depth of the water, may set off the nearer side. This effect is known as _____________. 698: Which agency issues a certificate of loading that is evidence that the rules and regulations concerning bulk grain cargoes have been observed? 700: A tug is approaching a broken down steamer in moderately heavy weather preparing to take it in tow. In most cases the _______________. 701: The Safety Equipment Certificate shows that the vessel conforms to the standards of the _____________. 702: When paying off seamen in a foreign port, where a United States consul is not available, the release must be executed by the seamen and the ____________________________. 703: The operator of an uninspected vessel MUST assist people affected by an accident if he or she can do so without ______. 704: Laying out a line in successive circles flat on deck with the bitter end in the center is known as _____. 706: How does the effect known as "bank suction" act on a single-screw vessel proceeding along a narrow channel? 708: The National Cargo Bureau represents the _____________. 709: The designations A,B,C,D, and E grades of cargo refer to the ________________________. 710: What is NOT an advantage of the Williamson turn? 711: If an alien stowaway is discovered aboard your vessel, his name must be placed on the _____________. 714: Using a safety factor of 6, determine the safe working load of manila line with a breaking stress of 8 tons. 716: Your vessel is proceeding along a narrow channel. The effect called bank cushion has which effect on the vessel? 717: It is the responsibility of the Master to ensure that _____. 718: How many board feet of dunnage would you estimate to be in a pile 5 feet wide, 1 foot high and 14 feet long? 719: Most crude oils are classified as grade _____________. 720: You suspect that a crewmember has fallen overboard during the night and immediately execute a Williamson turn. What is the primary advantage of this maneuver under these circumstances? 721: The mooring line labeled "F" is called a ________________. 724: Using a safety factor of five, determine what is the safe working load for 3-1/2 inch manila line with a breaking stress of 4.9 tons. 726: A common occurrence when a vessel is running into shallow water is that _____. 727: Which space(s) is(are) deducted from gross tonnage to derive net tonnage? 728: How many board feet of dunnage are in a draft 4 feet wide, 1-1/2 feet high and 13 feet long? 729: A petroleum liquid has a flash point of 85 F. This is a grade __________. 730: In a Williamson turn, the rudder is put over full until the ______________________. 731: A Deratization Exemption Certificate is valid for a period of _____________. 732: Which action should be taken FIRST if your tow is sinking in shallow water? 734: What is the computed breaking strength of a 4-inch manila line? 736: You notice that your speed has decreased, the stern of your vessel has settled into the water, and your rudder is sluggish in responding. The MOST likely cause is ________. 738: How many board feet of dunnage are there in a draft 3 feet wide, 1-1/2 feet high,and 14 feet long? 739: Camphor oil is classified as a grade ____. 740: The extension of the after part of the keel in a single- screw vessel upon which the stern post rests is called the ______________. 741: A vessel has sustained damage in a collision with another vessel. It is necessary to have a Seaworthy Certificate before the vessel sails. Who will issue this certificate? 742: Lighter longitudinal stiffening frames on the vessel's side plating are called ___________. 744: When using natural-fiber rope, you should NEVER ___________. 746: Which effect does speed through the water have on a vessel which is underway in shallow water? 749: Butadiene, inhibited, is labeled as a _____________. 750: On a single-screw vessel the stern frame _____________, 751: A document which has a list of 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 _____________. 752: A lot of special cargo of similar cartons as shown is to be loaded. What is the total cubic capacity the consignment will occupy if you assume 10% broken stowage? 754: Which method is used to detect rot in manila lines? 755: When underway with a tow, you are required to notify the Coast Guard in which casualty situation? 761: The Immigration and Naturalization Service is concerned with which document on a vessel making preliminary entry into a U.S. port from a foreign port? 764: Roundline is a _____________. 766: Insufficient space between the hull and bottom in shallow water will prevent normal screw currents resulting in _____. 767: On the cargo manifest, the total weight of an empty cargo box is the _________________. 768: A cargo of canned foodstuff is packed in cartons. Each carton is 36 cubic feet and weighs 340 pounds. The stowage factor of the cargo is __________. 770: The ratio of the height of a vessel's rudder to its width is referred to as the _____________. 771: What does a Visaed Alien Crew List which is made and submitted to the U.S. Consul for visa show? 772: To reduce stress on the towing hawser when towing astern (ocean tow), the hawser should be __________. 773: A copy of the Articles of Agreement, less the names, is required to be posted. This document is called the ______. 774: The strongest of the natural fibers is _________________. 775: You are on a large merchant vessel entering a U.S. port. There is a Pilot onboard and he has the conn. Which statement is TRUE? 776: In most cases, when a large merchant vessel enters shallow water at high speed the ___________. 777: Before a Master relieves a Pilot of the conn, the _________. 778: What is the stowage factor of a commodity whose density is 15 pounds per cubic foot? 779: Which statement is TRUE of centrifugal pumps aboard tankers? 780: Bilge keels are more effective at dampening rolls as the _____. 781: The trim and stability booklet must be approved by the _____________. 784: Marline is __________. 786: You are on a single-screw vessel with a right-handed propeller, and you are making headway. When you enter shallow water, ___________________. 787: You are required to sign "foreign" articles on a voyage from New York City to which port? 788: The lower hold of your vessel has a bale capacity of 45,000 cubic feet. How many cases of a cargo weighing 450 lbs. and measuring 2.5 feet by 3 feet by 3 feet could be stowed in the hold, assuming a broken stowage factor of 15 percent? 789: Which statement about a centrifugal cargo pump is TRUE? 790: Which statement is TRUE of centrifugal pumps aboard tank vessels? 791: The oil record book is required to be carried aboard ______. 794: "White Line" is made from _______________. 796: When you enter shallow water, you would expect your rudder response to _____. 798: How many cubic feet of space is required to stow 775 tons of a cargo with a stowage factor of 25? (estimated broken stowage is 15%) 799: Temporary Certificates of Inspection are effective until the _____________________. 800: A Kort nozzle is a(n) ___________________. 801: When oil is discharged overboard, an entry is required in the _____________. 804: Line is called "small stuff" if its circumference is less than ________________. 806: Which will most likely occur when entering shallow water? 808: You are loading a cargo of cases into a hold which has a bale cubic of 44,000. The cargo consists of cases measuring 4 ft by 2 ft by 1.5 ft. Estimated broken stowage is 15%. What is the maximum number of cases which can be stowed in the hold? 809: Which pump must always be primed? 810: A "dog" is a ________________. 811: When oily ballast has been pumped overboard, an entry must be made in the _____________. 814: In the manufacture of line, plant fibers are twisted together to form ___________. 816: Water may boil up around the stern of a vessel in a channel due to _____. 817: In illustration D044DG, the mooring line labeled "G" is called a(n) _________. 818: Your vessel has a deadweight capacity of 5000 tons and a cubic capacity of 300,000 cu. ft. You are to load lead, with a stowage factor of 18, and cotton, with a stowage factor of 80. If you load full and down, how much cotton should you load? 819: Which pump must be primed? 820: A partial deck in a hold is called a(n) _____________. 821: The Master must maintain the Oil Record Book on board for at least _______________. 822: You are on watch at sea at night and a fire breaks out in #3 hold. What should be done IMMEDIATELY? 823: Which statement concerning a 298 GT tug engaged in towing from Seattle, WA, to Alaska is TRUE? 824: The larger sizes of manila line are measured by their _____. 826: In order to reduce your wake in a narrow channel you should __________________. 827: The pitch of a propeller is a measure of the _____________. 828: Your vessel's available bale cubic capacity is 625,000 and her available cargo capacity is 10,000 deadweight tons. Disregarding broken stowage, how many tons of pyrite (stowage factor - 13) and how many tons of cork (s.f. - 150) must be loaded to be full and down? 831: The Oil Record Book on a vessel NOT engaged on a foreign voyage shall be maintained on board for not less than _____. 834: A whipping on a fiber line ____________. 836: River currents tend to _________________. 838: You are going to load bales of wool having a stowage factor of 110 in #3 lower hold which has a bale cubic of 72,000. If broken stowage is figured at 15%, how many tons of the wool can be stowed? 839: The valve on the discharge side of a cargo pump on a tank vessel will usually be a __________. 840: The terms "cant frame" and "counter" are associated with the vessel's _________________. 841: All entries in the Official Logbook must be signed by the Master and _____________. 846: A vessel proceeding along the bank of a river or channel has the tendency to __________. 847: When towing astern what equipment should be stowed ready for use near the towline? 848: You are loading a cargo of canned goods with a stowage factor of 65. If you allow 15% for broken stowage, how many tons can be loaded in a space of 55,000 cubic feet? 849: The valve on the discharge side of a cargo pump on a tank vessel will usually be a _________________. 850: Panting frames are located in the _____________________. 851: Your vessel (185 GT) is on a voyage between New York and San Francisco. Which statement is TRUE? 854: A piece of small stuff (small line) secured to an object to prevent it from going adrift is a ________________. 856: A wedge of water building up between the bow and nearer bank which forces the bow out and away describes ______________. 858: The lower hold of your vessel has a bale capacity of 60,000 cubic feet. How many tons of cotton in bales having a stowage factor of 85 can be stowed in the lower hold, assuming a broken stowage factor of 20%? 859: To insure proper seating when closing a valve on a tank, the valve should be __________. 861: Every entry required to be made in the Official Logbook shall be signed by the _____________. 862: The term "pintle" and "gudgeon" are associated with the _____________. 863: When underway with a tow, you are required to notify the Coast Guard in which casualty situation? 864: During the manufacture of line, yarns are twisted together in the ____________. 866: For the deepest water when rounding a bend in a river, you should navigate your vessel _____. 868: You are going to load bales of wool having a stowage factor of 100 in #3 lower hold which has a bale cubic of 72,000. How many tons of the wool can be stowed in the compartment, assuming 10% broken stowage? 869: To ensure proper seating when closing a valve on a tank, the valve should be _________________________. 870: The terms "ceiling" and "margin plate" are associated with the ___________________. 871: In writing up the logbook at the end of your watch, you make an error in writing an entry. What is the proper means of correcting this error? 872: In a foreign port with a consulate, the U.S. Consul may excuse the Master from personally appearing before him to consent to the mutual release of an injured seaman, when the _____________. 873: At the required fire drill, all persons must report to their stations and demonstrate their ability to perform the duties assigned to them _____________________. 874: Which type of line would have the LEAST resistance to mildew and rot? 876: You intend to overtake a vessel in a narrow channel. As you approach the other vessel's stern __________. 878: You are going to load bales of wool having a stowage factor of 96 in #3 lower hold which has a bale cubic of 84,000. How many tons of wool can be stowed in the compartment? 879: Centrifugal pumps have what advantage(s) over reciprocating pumps? 880: The projecting lugs of the rudderpost which furnish support to the rudder are called _______________. 881: The proper way to correct a mistake in the logbook is to ______________________. 886: Two vessels are abreast of each other and passing port to port in a confined waterway. What should you expect as your bow approaches the screws of the other vessel? 888: You are going to load bales of wool having a stowage factor of 100 in #3 lower hold which has a bale cubic of 62,000. How many tons of the wool can be stowed in the compartment, assuming 10% broken stowage? 890: A term applied to the bottom shell plating in a double-bottom ship is _______________________. 891: A seaman assaults the Second Mate and injures him with a beer bottle while the ship is at sea. The incident is logged in the Official Logbook. In subsequent suspension and revocation proceedings against the seaman, according to the regulations, _____________. 892: On a shallow water tow, the catenary of the towline should be _____. 893: Considering the manning requirements for U.S. vessels, your three watch cargo vessel has a deck crew of 20 people, exclusive of the officers. How many of these people do the manning regulations require to be Able Seamen? 894: When taking a length of new manila rope from the coil, you should ___________________. 896: A V-shaped ripple with the point of the V pointing upstream in a river may indicate a __________. 898: You must load as much of a large shipment of case goods as possible into a hold which has 24,000 cubic feet of space. Each case measures 2 feet by 2-1/2 feet by 4 feet and weights 448 pounds. If you allow for broken stowage of 15%, how many long tons can be loaded? 900: Camber, in a ship, is usually measured in _____________. 901: What is required to be entered into the Official Logbook? 902: The number of able seamen required on board is stated in the _________________. 903: The fo'c'sle card _________. 904: In order to help protect a natural fiber rope from rotting, the line must be ____________. 906: A snag or other underwater obstruction may form a ________. 907: You are required to sign "foreign" articles on a voyage from Philadelphia to which port? 908: You must load as much of a large shipment of case goods as possible into a hold which has 24,400 cubic feet of space. Each case measures 2 feet by 2 feet by 4 feet and weighs 448 pounds. If you allow for broken stowage of 15%, how many long tons can be loaded? 909: What is the purpose of the relief valve of a cargo pump? 910: The purpose of sheer in ship construction is to _____. 911: Which entry is NOT required in the Official Logbook? 914: When natural fiber rope gets wet, the __________________. 916: A condition where two currents meet at the downstream end of a middle bar can be determined by a __________. 918: Ten triangular piles of piping on the pier are to be loaded - each pile has a 20 foot base, is 15 feet high and 30 feet long. If the breadth of the hold is 60 feet and the piping is to be stowed fore and aft in a 30 foot space, how high will it stow? 919: A deepwell pump is a type of _______________. 920: A vessel's light displacement is 12,000 tons. Its heavy displacement is 28,000 tons. When fully loaded it carries 200 tons of fuel and 100 tons of water and stores. What is the cargo carrying capacity in tons? 921: Which item must be entered in the official log? 922: You are on watch at sea at night, and a fire breaks out in #3 hold. What would you NOT do immediately? 925: In illustration D044DG, the mooring line labeled "E" is called a(n) _____________. 926: Usually the most gentle way of riding out a severe storm on a larger vessel is _______________________________. 929: All of the following steps are taken in starting a centrifugal pump, EXCEPT to _______________________. 931: Which is NOT a required entry in the ship's Official Logbook? 934: Which method is used to detect rot in manila lines? 936: When there is plenty of sea room, a vessel with a relatively small GM will ride easiest in a heavy gale with the ______. 937: When towing astern, you notice that another vessel is about to pass between the towing vessel and the tow. You should immediately __________. 938: The deck load capacity of a compartment into which you intend to load a cargo of soft brick is 380 lbs. per sq. ft. The stowage factor of the brick is 21.3. Disregarding broken stowage, what is the maximum height the brick may be stacked without endangering the structure? 939: What is the purpose of pressure-vacuum relief valves? 941: Which logbook is required to be submitted to the Coast Guard? 942: The damage to a vessel is over $(SA)25,000. Who must notify the nearest Coast Guard Marine Safety or Marine Inspection Office as soon as possible? 944: When caring for natural-fiber line, you should NEVER ______. 946: Which measure should NOT be taken to reduce the pounding of a vessel in a head sea? 948: Twenty-five hundred (2500) tons of iron ore with a stowage factor of 17 is stowed in a cargo hold. The dimensions of the hold are 55 feet long and 45 feet wide and 35 feet high. What is the height of the center of gravity of the ore above the bottom of the hold? 949: Cargo pump relief valves are piped to the _______________. 950: The upward slope of a ships bottom from the keel to the bilge is known as _____. 951: The responsibility for maintaining the Official Logbook on voyages between the Atlantic and Pacific coasts of the United States rests with the _____________. 952: You have orders to load cargoes of carbon disulfide, diisopropylamine and pyridine on your multi-product tankship. Which statement is TRUE? 954: In order to correctly open a new coil of manila line, you should ___________________. 955: In which case is the IOPP Certificate of an inspected vessel NOT invalidated? 956: When a vessel is swinging from side to side off course due to quartering seas, the vessel is ___________________. 957: Your vessel has completed an inspection for certification and is issued a Temporary Certificate of Inspection. The Temporary Certificate _________________________. 958: You are in a tropical port. The refrigeration machinery on a container loaded with air-cooled fruit fails. It cannot be repaired for 18 to 24 hours. Which step should you take to reduce the temperature rise and spoilage of the fruit? 959: A relief valve for a cargo pump is generally installed ____. 960: Gross tonnage indicates the vessel's _____. 961: Which log includes a statement of the conduct, ability, and character of each crew member on the completion of a voyage? 964: To coil a left-hand laid rope, you should coil the line in _______________________. 966: When a boat turns broadside to heavy seas and winds, thus exposing the boat to the danger of capsizing, the boat has __________________. 968: The Master may have his/her license suspended or revoked for____________. 969: A tank is loaded with 9,000 barrels of gasoline. The temperature of the product is 80 F (27 C), and it has a coefficient of expansion of .0008. The net amount of cargo loaded is __________. 970: What is the difference between net tonnage and gross tonnage? 971: A journal kept by the officer of the watch in which day to day happenings are recorded regarding the deck department is the _____________. 976: When the period of beam seas equals the natural rolling period of a vessel, what will most likely occur? 977: An ocean tow is sinking in deep water. Attempts to sever the towing hawser are unsuccessful. Which action should now be taken? 978: A person voluntarily surrendering their license to a U.S. Coast Guard investigating officer signs a statement indicating that __________________. 979: A cargo of oil has a coefficient of expansion of .0005 per degree F. If this cargo is loaded at 70 F, and a cargo temperature of 90 F is expected at the discharge port, how many barrels would you expect to unload if you loaded 10,000 barrels? 980: The perforated, elevated bottom of the chain locker, which prevents the chains from touching the main locker bottom and allows seepage water to flow to the drains, is called a _________________. 981: When a vessel is entering or leaving a port, a record of engine speeds is kept in the _____________. 982: The station bill must be posted in conspicuous locations and signed by the _______________. 984: To coil a right-laid rope, you should coil the line in ____. 986: When running before a heavy sea, moving weights aft will affect the handling of a vessel by ____________. 987: What does the helm command "shift the rudder" mean? 989: You are loading 465,000 barrels of cargo oil. At 0900 you find that you have loaded 207,000 barrels. At 1030 you find that you have loaded 223,000 barrels. If you continue loading at the same rate, you will finish at approximately _________________. 990: Freeboard is measured from the upper edge of the _____. 991: When an azimuth of the Sun has been taken and the deviation of the standard magnetic compass computed, the watch officer should record the results _____________. 992: The tankship Northland is loaded as shown. Use the salmon colored pages in the Stability Data Reference Book to determine the sagging numeral. 993: Your vessel is docking, but not yet alongside. Which line will be the most useful when maneuvering the vessel alongside the pier? 994: Manila lines in which the strands are right-hand laid _____. 995: The maneuver which will return your vessel in the shortest time to a person who has fallen overboard is ___________. 996: With a following sea, a vessel will tend to _________. 999: You are loading 530,000 barrels of cargo oil. At 0945 on 13 April, you find that you have loaded 202,000 barrels. At 1130, you find that you have loaded 223,000 barrels. If you continue at the same rate, you will finish at _____________. 1001: Which is supplied to the vessel by the U.S. Coast Guard? 1004: Uncoiling manila line improperly can result in a(n) _____. 1005: Which device is designed to automatically hold the load if power should fail to an electric winch? 1006: Which action reduces the yawing of a vessel in a following sea? 1007: When using the term "limber system" one is referring to a _________________. 1008: When a person voluntarily deposits their license or document with a Coast Guard investigating officer __________________. 1009: You are loading 475,000 barrels of cargo oil. At 0800 on 8 July, you find that you have loaded 174,000 barrels. At 1000, you find that you have loaded 192,000 barrels. If you continue loading at the same rate, you will finish at approximately _________. 1010: When the longitudinal strength members of a vessel are continuous and closely spaced, the vessel is _________. 1011: After your vessel has been involved in a casualty, you are required to make your logbooks, bell books, etc., available to _____________. 1012: In illustration D044DG, the mooring line labeled "A" is called a(n) _________. 1014: In order to detect rot in manila lines, you should ________. 1015: The tankship Northland is loaded as shown. Use the salmon colored pages in the Stability Data Reference to determine the sagging numeral. 1016: Your vessel is off a lee shore in heavy weather and laboring. Which action should you take? 1018: Which U.S. Government agency can suspend or revoke a Merchant Mariner's license for violating the load line act? 1019: A tank holds 400 tons of sea water when filled. How many tons of liquid of specific gravity 0.9300 will it hold when filled to 90% capacity? 1020: The Plimsoll mark on a vessel is used to _____________. 1021: A vessel's Classification Certificate is issued by the _____________. 1024: A fiber rope can be ruined by dampness because it may _____. 1025: The "lizard" is indicated by which number in illustration D002DG? 1026: When making way in heavy seas you notice that your vessel's screw is being lifted clear of the water and racing. One way to correct this would be to _______________________. 1029: When cleaning a tank by the Butterworth process, you should begin to pump out the slops __________. 1030: If an attempt is made to hoist a load that exceeds the capacity of an electric winch, an overload safety device causes a circuit breaker to cut off the current to the winch motor _______________. 1031: Which certificate is NOT issued by the Coast Guard? 1033: Each crewmember has an assigned firefighting station. This assignment is shown on the _______. 1034: You are the licensed operator of a 100 GT towing vessel sailing coastwise. What percentage of the deck crew must be able to understand the language commonly used onboard the vessel? 1036: What is meant by the term "broaching to"? 1037: After an IOPP Certificate is issued to an inspected vessel, how many other surveys of the vessel's pollution prevention equipment are conducted during the period of validity of the certificate? 1039: When cleaning cargo tanks with portable machines, how is the machine grounded? 1040: A well in the uppermost deck of a shelter deck vessel which has only a temporary means of closing for the purpose of gaining an exemption from tonnage measurement is called a(n) _____. 1041: The document on a vessel, annually endorsed by an American Bureau of Shipping surveyor, is called the ________________. 1042: Your vessel has the symbol shown inscribed on the sides amidships. Which statement is TRUE? 1044: Using a safety factor of 6, determine the safe working load of a line with a breaking strain of 30,000 pounds. 1045: If a hydraulic pump on a winch accidentally stops while hoisting, the load will stay suspended because ____________. 1046: In a following sea, a wave has overtaken your vessel and thrown the stern to starboard. To continue along your original course, you should ________________________. 1048: You are the person in charge of a vessel involved in a marine casualty. You must notify the nearest Coast Guard Marine Inspection Office if the property damage is over ______. 1049: You have water washed your cargo tanks using the fixed machines. What should you do before using portable machines to clean areas screened from the wash of the fixed machine by structural members? 1050: The "margin plate" is the _________________. 1051: A vessel arrives in San Francisco from a foreign voyage. When MUST the Master make formal entry at the custom house? 1052: A term used to describe the dip in a towline that acts as a shock absorber is _____. 1054: Which mooring line has the least elasticity? 1056: In which situation could a vessel most easily capsize? 1058: The damage to a vessel is over $25,000. Who must notify the nearest Coast Guard Marine Safety or Marine Inspection Office as soon as possible? 1059: You are cleaning the tanks after carrying a cargo of crude oil. Which statement is TRUE? 1061: A vessel arrives at the port of San Francisco from Yokohama, Japan. The passengers fill out the Baggage Declaration and Entry form. A passenger has baggage arriving on another vessel. How must this baggage be handled for U.S. Customs purposes? 1062: An IOPP Certificate on an inspected vessel is valid for what period of time? 1064: Which factor is most likely to impair the strength and durability of synthetic line? 1066: If your propeller is racing in rough weather, you should _____. 1068: You shall notify the nearest Coast Guard Marine Inspection Office as soon as possible when your vessel has been damaged in excess of _____________. 1069: Which step is NOT generally taken when gas-freeing a tank? 1070: You are on a tankship carrying benzene in bulk. Which statement is TRUE? 1071: In some cases, the 50% duty on all foreign repairs made to American flag merchant vessels may be remitted. Which work does NOT come under the remitting policy of U.S. Customs? 1074: A new coil of nylon line should be opened by ______________. 1075: You are standing wheelwatch on entering port, and the Master gives you a rudder command that conflicts with a rudder command from the Pilot. What should you do? 1076: You are underway in heavy weather and your bow is into the seas. To prevent pounding, you should _____. 1077: A seaman dies during a voyage. What is NOT required to be entered into the Official Log? 1078: By law, the maximum penalty for failing (without reasonable cause) to give aid in the case of collision is _________. 1079: The system of valves and cargo lines in the bottom piping network of a tanker that connects one section of cargo tanks to another section is called a __________. 1080: The "inner bottom" is the _____. 1081: You are Master of a U.S. flag vessel which was drydocked for bottom cleaning in Rotterdam, Netherlands. Upon return to a U.S. port, you must _____________. 1082: A lashing used to secure two barges side by side, lashed in an "X" fashion, is called a ____. 1084: A normal safe working load for nylon rope is ______________. 1086: When taking a Pilot from a pilot vessel in a seaway, which way should you head your vessel if the ladder is on the leeward side? 1087: The turning circle of a vessel is the path followed by the ________. 1088: As Master or person in charge, you must notify the U.S. Coast Guard if an injury leaves a crewman unfit to perform routine duties for more than _______. 1089: The system of valves and cargo lines in the bottom piping network of a tank vessel that connects one section of cargo tanks to another section is called a _______________. 1090: A chock _____. 1092: When a helmsman receives the command "Right 15 degrees rudder", the helmsman's immediate reply should be _________. 1094: Which statement is TRUE with respect to the elasticity of nylon mooring lines? 1098: During the course of a voyage, a seaman falls on the main deck and injures his ankle. The Master should submit a Report of Marine Accident, Injury or Death if the _________. 1099: To allow for the rise or fall in tide and for change in draft of a tankship during cargo transfer, cargo hoses must be suspended with ___________________. 1100: What is the purpose of the freeing ports on a vessel with solid bulwarks? 1101: A vessel puts into the port of Kobe, Japan, to discharge cargo. The vessel contracts a local shipyard to have the hull chipped and scaled. If the vessel provides the primer and paint, which statement is TRUE? 1102: In illustration D044DG, the mooring line labeled "B" is called a(n) __________. 1104: Nylon line can be dangerous because it _____. 1108: In which casualty case is it UNNECESSARY to notify the local Coast Guard Marine Safety Office? 1109: Pinching of the cargo hose between the vessel and the dock should be prevented by _______________________. 1110: One function of a bulwark is to _______________. 1111: A vessel sailing from Liverpool to New York puts into Boston, Mass. for emergency repairs. If no inward foreign cargo is to be discharged at that port, which of the following documents is required? 1112: What is an advantage of the 6X37 class of wire rope over the 6X19 class of wire rope of the same diameter? 1114: What type of stopper would you use on a nylon mooring line? 1115: The proper way to correct a mistake in the logbook is to ___________________. 1116: On a single-screw vessel, when coming port side to a pier and being set off the pier, you should __________________. 1118: Which situation requires you to furnish a notice of marine casualty to the Coast Guard? 1119: A single fitting installed in a pipeline that either blanks off the pipe or allows a full flow passage of a liquid through the pipe is referred to as a _____________________. 1122: Freeing ports on a vessel with solid bulwarks ____________. 1123: On a transpacific voyage, you receive a message from your vessel's operators saying that your vessel has been consigned to Voluntary Naval Control of Shipping. Further information is contained in __________. 1124: Which material makes the strongest mooring line? 1125: The pivoting point of a vessel going ahead is __________. 1126: You are approaching a pier and intend to use the port anchor to assist in docking port side to. You would NOT use the anchor if _________________. 1127: All entries in the Official Logbook must be signed by the Master and _________________________. 1128: The most accurate account of cargo on board will be found in the ____________. 1129: The main function of a stripping system is to _____________. 1130: The fittings used to secure a watertight door are known as _________________. 1131: U.S. Customs, upon boarding a vessel desiring entry into a U.S. port, would inspect which document? 1132: A lookout can leave his station _____. 1134: The critical point in nylon line elongation is about ______. 1136: Your vessel is to dock bow first at a pier without the assistance of tugboats. Which line will be the most useful when maneuvering the vessel alongside the pier? 1138: A vessel arrives in the port of Los Angeles from a foreign port and discharges some of its inward foreign cargo. What additional manifest is required? 1139: The pivoting point of a vessel going ahead is ___________. 1140: In a transversely framed ship, the transverse frames are supported by all of the following EXCEPT __________________. 1141: A vessel has arrived in a U.S. port from a foreign voyage. Preliminary entry has been made. Formal entry at the U.S. Custom House must be made within how many hours after arrival (Sundays and holidays excepted)? 1144: Which rope has the greatest breaking strength? 1146: While your vessel is docked port side to a wharf, a sudden gale force wind causes the vessel's bow lines to part. The bow begins to fall away from the dock, and no tugs are immediately available. Which measure(s) should you take FIRST? 1148: The document which acknowledges that the cargo has been received and is in the carrier's custody is called the _____________. 1150: In ship construction, frame spacing is _______________. 1151: The term used in levying customs duties when such are fixed at rates proportioned to estimated value of goods concerned is _____________. 1154: Which line would be least likely to kink? 1156: The best time to work a boat into a slip is __________. 1157: What is a correct reply to a pilot's request, "How's your head"? 1158: A vessel loads 100 tons of glass jars. The mate on watch discovers that some of the cartons have been damaged and has an exception made on the Bill of Lading. What is this document called? 1159: Which product is most likely to accumulate static electricity? 1160: In a longitudinally-framed ship, the longitudinal frames are held in place and supported by athwartship members called _______________________. 1161: The document that the Master uses to attest to the truth of the manifest of cargo is called _____________. 1164: Which type of line floats? 1165: The station bill shows each person's lifeboat station, duties during abandonment, basic instructions, and ________. 1166: You are 15 feet off a pier and docking a vessel using only a bow and stern breast line. Once the slack is out of both lines you begin to haul in on the bow breast line. What is the effect on the vessel? 1168: A vessel has completed loading cargo in the port of San Francisco. What document is signed by the Master stating the terms that goods were delivered and received by the ship? 1169: Static electricity may be built up by the _________. 1170: Transverse frames are more widely spaced on a ship that is designed with the _______________. 1171: If you intend to land tulip bulbs from Holland in a U.S. port, they must be inspected by the _____________. 1174: Compared to manila line, size for size, nylon line ________. 1178: A shipper of cargo aboard your vessel offers a letter of indemnity for the cargo. This is done in order to obtain a(n) ____________. 1179: The most likely time for oil pollution while bunkering is when __________. 1181: Uncleared crew curios remaining on board during a domestic coastwise voyage after returning from foreign should be _____________. 1184: A new coil of nylon line should be opened by _____________. 1185: In illustration D044DG, the mooring line labeled "C" is called a _________. 1188: An implied warranty of seaworthiness on the part of the vessel's owner lies in the ____________. 1189: When bunkering is complete, the hoses should be _________. 1192: A person has fallen overboard and is being picked up with a lifeboat. If the person appears in danger of drowning, the lifeboat should make _____________. 1193: The main advantage of a Chinese stopper over the one line stopper is that it __________. 1194: What type of line melts easiest? 1195: Under the Carriage of Goods by Sea Act of 1936, a vessel will be liable for damage to a cargo when the damage arises from ___________________. 1196: You are landing a single-screw vessel, with a right-hand propeller, starboard side to the dock. When you have approached the berth and back the engine, you would expect the vessel to ___________________. 1197: A person has fallen overboard and is being picked up with a lifeboat. If the person appears in danger of drowning, the lifeboat should be maneuvered to make ___________. 1199: What is NOT an advantage of the house-fall system when compared to a married-fall system using two of the ship's booms? 1200: Your vessel's operators send a message that your vessel has been consigned to Voluntary Naval Control of Shipping. The message will refer you to ____________. 1201: When clearing customs for a foreign voyage, which of the following is processed at the custom's house and returned to the vessel? 1202: Under the Carriage of Goods by Sea Act of 1936, a vessel will be liable for damage to cargo when the damage arises from _____________. 1203: Under defense plans, operation of electronic aids may be temporarily suspended with _______________. 1204: An advantage of nylon rope over manila rope is that nylon rope _________________________. 1205: A U.S. vessel participating in AMVER (Automated Mutual-Assistance Vessel Rescue System) must discontinue reporting when ________. 1206: You are landing a single-screw vessel with a left-handed propeller, starboard side to the dock. As you approach the dock you back your engine with your rudder amidships. You would expect the vessel to ________________. 1209: When cargo is being worked using a Burton or married fall system, which part of the cargo gear is most likely to fail? 1210: To rigidly fasten together the peak frames, the stem, and the outside framing, a horizontal plate is fitted across the forepeak of a vessel. This plate is known as a(n) ________. 1211: When clearing a vessel for a foreign voyage, the original crew list is duly certified by proper authority. In a U.S. port, this authority is the U.S. _____________. 1214: Which statement is TRUE about nylon line? 1216: It is easier to dock a right-hand, single-screw vessel ____. 1217: The proper way to correct a mistake in the logbook is to ___________________. 1218: Which is a negotiable document? 1219: Number 18 in illustration D002DG represents the __________. 1221: Your vessel is in Charleston, S.C. You need not clear Customs if _____________. 1224: Which is NOT a recommended practice when handling nylon line? 1225: Ice concentration is measured in OKTAs. What percentage of the sea surface is ice-covered with 2 OKTA's concentration? 1226: You are docking a vessel starboard side to with the assistance of two tugs. You are attempting to hold the vessel off by operating both tugs at right angles to the vessel and at full power. You must ensure that __________. 1228: A cargo exception would appear on _____________. 1229: In illustration D002DG, the number 12 represents the ______. 1230: Which statement concerning solid floors is TRUE? 1231: What is NOT a condition for a salvage claim? 1234: Which type of line will stretch the most when under strain? 1236: You are docking a ship with a single-screw tug assisting on your starboard bow. How should the tug be tied up if you are anticipating that she will have to hold your bow off while you stem the current? 1238: A contract of affreightment is a _____________. 1239: In a burton rig, the dock boom can also be called the _____________. 1240: Bilge keels are fitted on ships to _________________. 1241: A Notice of Marine Casualty to a vessel must include ______. 1244: Nylon line is NOT suitable for _____. 1246: When a tug is pulling on a hawser at right angles to the ship, and the pilot wants to come ahead or astern on the ship's engine, care must be taken that the pilot ________. 1248: A declaration made by the Master before a U.S. Consul, giving particulars regarding heavy weather or other incidents which may have caused damage to the vessel or cargo, through no fault of the vessel, her officers, or crew is a(n) _____________. 1249: The cargo fall over the dock is called the ___________. 1250: The floors in a vessel's hull structure are kept from tripping, or folding over, by ________________. 1251: What is NOT a primary function of the freight forwarder? 1252: Control of flooding should be addressed _____. 1254: Under identical load conditions, nylon, when compared with natural fiber line, will stretch _________________. 1256: You are docking an oceangoing single-screw vessel under normal circumstances with a single tug. The tug is usually used to __________. 1259: You would find the topping lift _________________. 1260: The function of the bilge keel is to ___________________. 1261: A vessel operating "in class" has met all the requirements of the _____________. 1262: You are the Master of a 500-gross ton passenger vessel operating on rivers. Your vessel accidentally runs aground. Under the regulations for passenger vessels, you must notify the ______________. 1264: Which type of line is best able to withstand sudden shock loads? 1265: You are picking up a person that has fallen overboard. A small craft should approach the victim with the __________. 1266: You are docking a vessel in a slip which has its entrance athwart the tide. You land the ship across the end of the pier, stemming the tide, preparatory to breaking the ship around the corner. You have one tug to assist. Where would you generally tie up the tug? 1268: The S.S. Ossel Hitch arrives in Capetown, South Africa, and the Master affects a note of protest with the U.S. Consul. Why would the Master affect this document? 1269: What is meant by the term "topping the boom"? 1270: When a man who has fallen overboard is being picked up by a lifeboat, the boat should approach with the wind _________. 1271: The citizenship of a crew member of a vessel in a U.S. port is determined solely by the _____________. 1273: The hatch boom is indicated by which number in illustration D002DG? 1274: If given equal care, nylon line should last how many times longer than manila line? 1275: The tension on an anchor cable increases so that the angle of the catenary to the seabed at the anchor reaches 10. How will this affect the anchor in sandy soil? 1276: When moored with a Mediterranean moor, the ship should be secured to the pier by having _____________. 1277: Ice concentration is measured in OKTAs. What percentage of the sea surface is ice-covered with 4 OKTA's concentration? 1278: The document that establishes the facts of a casualty and is the prima facie relief from liability for the damage is the ______________________. 1279: A flounder plate, on a topping lift, is _____________. 1280: Vertical structural members attached to the floors that add strength to the floors are called _______________. 1281: The agency most concerned with a stowaway is _______. 1282: When evacuating a seaman by helicopter lift, the vessel should be _________________________________. 1284: Using a safety factor of five, determine the safe working load of a line with a breaking strain of 20,000 pounds. 1285: Which information MUST be entered on the station bill? 1286: The anchors should be dropped well out from the pier while at a Mediterranean moor to _____________. 1287: The term "shift the rudder" means _______________. 1288: A document used to indicate suspected cargo damage caused by rough weather would be the _____________. 1289: What would you use to adjust the height of a cargo boom? 1290: What is NOT an advantage of double bottom ships? 1291: "Free pratique" means that _____________. 1294: A nylon line is rated at 15,000 lbs. breaking strain. Using a safety factor of 5, what is the safe working load (SWL)? 1296: To ensure the best results during the Mediterranean moor, the chains should _____________. 1298: A Master should file a marine note of protest if __________. 1299: Which part of a conventional cargo gear rig provides for vertical control and positioning of a boom? 1300: Tonnage openings must be closed by means of _____. 1301: If, after examination by the Quarantine Officer, your vessel is found to have a specific deficiency, you may be issued _____________. 1302: Reinforcing frames attached to a bulkhead on a vessel are called ____________. 1304: A nylon line is rated at 12,000 lbs. breaking strain. Using a safety factor of 5, what is the safe working load (SWL)? 1305: What is an advantage of the 6X19 class of wire rope over the 6X37 class of wire rope of the same diameter? 1306: You are making mooring lines fast to bitts, stern to, as in some Mediterranean ports. A swell is liable to make the vessel surge. How should you tie up? 1307: Which type of ice is a hazard to navigation? 1308: The S.S. Sheet Bend arrives in New York after encountering heavy weather in a voyage from Capetown. Who will note the protest for the Master? 1309: A tackle by which the outer end of a boom is raised and lowered is the topping _____________. 1310: Which statement is TRUE concerning protection of double bottom tanks against excessive pressure? 1311: Before arriving at the first U.S. port from foreign, you must fill out a Crewman's Landing Permit for each _________. 1312: In illustration D044DG, the mooring line labeled "D" is called a(n) ___________. 1313: Where should a vessel being towed alongside be positioned for increased maneuverability? 1314: A wire rope rove through two single blocks with two parts at the moving block is used for a boat fall. The weight of the 100-person boat is 5 tons. Compute the required breaking strain. Safety Factor - 6, weight per person - 165 lbs., 10% friction per sheave (2 sheaves). 1316: The anchor chain should be kept moderately taut during a Mediterranean moor to _____________. 1319: In relation to cargo gear, what does "SWL" mean? 1320: A cofferdam is _____________________. 1321: Which type of carrier accepts without discrimination all legal cargoes of a shipper? 1322: The American Consul has asked the Master of a vessel bound for a port in the U.S. to transport a destitute seaman back to the U.S. Which action may the Master take? 1323: "Ease the rudder" means to _______________________. 1324: The forecastle card is a(n) ___________. 1325: You are signing on crew members. The minimum number of people required aboard, and the qualifications of each, is listed on the __________. 1326: After casting off moorings at a mooring buoy in calm weather, you should __________. 1328: The declaration made by the Master when he anticipates hull and/or cargo damage due to unusual weather conditions is a _____________. 1329: A pelican hook ___________________. 1330: Beams are cambered to ________________. 1331: The S.S. Microwave has been chartered to the Longline Steamship Company. The Longline Steamship Company agrees to pay all expenses and employ and pay the crew. Which type of contract is involved? 1334: Close link chain of not less the 3/4" (or the wire rope equivalent) is required for lashing deck cargoes of timber. What size flexible wire rope would provide the strength equivalent to 3/4" chain, using a safety factor of 5? 1336: When picking up your mooring at the buoy, the correct method is to _________________. 1338: A "dangerous cargo manifest" is needed for you to carry a combustible cargo. You should obtain the shipping papers to make this "manifest" from the _______________________. 1339: Backstays are ____________. 1340: The usual depth of a beam bracket is _______________. 1341: The owners of the S.S. Short Haul agree to a charter with the Longsplice Steamship Company. The owners stipulate in the charter party that the regular Master must be employed as the vessel's Master for the entire life of the contract. Which charter has been affected? 1344: When working with wire rope, which must be considered? 1346: The best method of determining if a vessel is dragging anchor is to note _______________. 1348: Preparation of Station Bills and signing of same is the responsibility of the ___________________________. 1349: A shroud is ___________. 1350: A deck beam does NOT ____________. 1351: Your vessel is chartered under a time charter party. Under this type of charter party, your responsibility is ________. 1354: A 6x19 wire rope would be _____________________. 1355: Ice concentration is measured in OKTAs. What percentage of the sea surface is ice-covered with 6 OKTA's concentration? 1356: If your vessel is dragging her anchor in a strong wind, you should _________________. 1357: The area indicated by the letter G is known as the _____. 1358: Seeing that all hands are familiar with their duties, as specified in the muster list, is the responsibility of the __________. 1359: The term "standing rigging" refers to _____________. 1360: What are reef points used for? 1361: On a voyage charter, when a vessel is ready to load cargo, the Master should render to the charterer a _____________. 1364: Which molten substance is poured into the basket of a wire rope socket being fitted to the end of a wire rope? 1365: A person who sees someone fall overboard should ___________. 1366: The best method to stop a vessel from dragging anchor in a sand bottom is to _____. 1367: Under the Carriage of Goods by Sea Act of 1936, a vessel will be liable for damage to cargo when the damage arises out of _________________. 1368: Fire and abandon ship stations and duties may be found on the _________________________. 1369: What is meant by "spotting the boom"? 1370: The strength of a deck will be increased by adding ________. 1371: Delivery of a vessel to a charterer is called _____________. 1374: Which type of stopper should be used to stop off wire rope? 1375: A chain stripper is used to _____________. 1376: Generally speaking, the most favorable bottom for anchoring is _____. 1379: The heel block is located _____________. 1380: The deck beam brackets of a transversely framed vessel resist _________________. 1381: The Master of a vessel may tender a Notice of Readiness to the charterer when the vessel _____________. 1384: The wire rope used for cargo handling on board your vessel has a safe working load of eight tons. It shall be able to withstand a breaking test load of ____________. 1389: A band or collar on the top end of a boom to which the topping lift, midships guy, and outboard guys are secured, is called the _____________. 1390: The body plan of a vessel is a(n) _____. 1391: The basic shipping paper that forms an agreement between a shipowner and a charterer is a _____________. 1392: In illustration D044DG, the mooring line labeled "H" is called a(n) ___________. 1393: Your vessel's operators send a message that your vessel has been consigned to Voluntary Naval Control of Shipping. The message will refer you to _____________________. 1394: Galvanizing would be suitable for protecting wire rope which is used for _______________. 1396: Lifting the anchor from the bottom is called ______________. 1399: Which part of a cargo boom has the greatest diameter? 1400: The half-breadth plan is _____. 1401: A clause in the charter party requires a vessel's owner to pay dispatch money when the vessel _____________. 1402: What form of ice is of land origin? 1403: A vessel is involved in a casualty. The cost of property damage includes the ________________. 1404: Galvanizing would not be suitable for protecting wire rope which is used for _______________. 1406: How many fathoms are in a shot of anchor cable? 1409: A preventer guy _____________. 1410: The result of two forces acting in opposite directions and along parallel lines, is an example of what type of stress? 1411: The time allowed for loading and discharging cargo in a charter party is referred to as _____________. 1414: A wire rope that has been overstrained will show _________. 1416: What is meant by veering the anchor chain? 1419: The safest procedure used to rig a guy and preventer is to have the guy _____________. 1420: Tensile stress is a result of two forces acting in _____. 1421: The charterer has completed loading the vessel in 3 days instead of the 5 days agreed to in the charter party. As a result of this, the _____________. 1422: A U.S. vessel engaged in foreign trade must be ___________. 1424: A wire rope for a 10-ton boom on a vessel shows signs of excessive wear and must be replaced. What safety factor should be used when ordering a new wire? 1426: Forty-five fathoms is marked on the anchor chain by _______. 1427: Which letter in illustration DO30DG represents a plain whipping? 1429: If the cargo gear on your vessel is equipped with a regular guy and a preventer guy, you should _____________. 1430: A vessel's bottom will be subjected to tension when weight is concentrated _____. 1431: A charterer is unable to complete the loading of a vessel during the laydays specified in the charter party. Under these circumstances, the _____________. 1434: In the manufacture of wire rope, if the wires are shaped to conform to the curvature of the finished rope before they are laid up, the rope is called _________________. 1435: Which letter shown represents a clove hitch? 1436: How many feet are there in 2 shots of anchor chain? 1439: Which part provides for transverse control and positioning of a boom in a conventional yard and stay system? 1441: Deadfreight is the charge for the ____________. 1442: You are on an ice-reinforced vessel about to enter pack ice. You should __________. 1443: The Safety of Life at Sea Convention was developed by the _____________________________. 1444: If kinking results while wire rope is being coiled clockwise, you should _________________. 1445: What is an example of a fundamental objective of cargo stowage? 1446: The marking on an anchor chain for 30 fathoms is ________. 1448: Nylon line is better suited than manila for ______________. 1449: You are rigging up a married fall system and are spotting the hatch boom. You decide to spot the boom over mid-hatch, approximately 4 feet inside the hatch coaming. Where should the outboard guy be positioned? 1451: The implied condition(s) with respect to the doctrine of deviation in a marine insurance policy is(are) __________. 1452: The helm command "Check her" means ____________. 1455: Which letter represents a bowline on a bight? 1456: How many turns of wire normally mark either side of the shackle 45 fathoms from the anchor? 1458: The catenary in a towline is _____. 1459: When handling cargo, the majority of cargo gear breakdowns is due to _____________. 1460: Weight concentration in which area will cause a vessel's bottom to be subjected to tension stresses? 1461: While a vessel is at sea, the mate on watch discovers a fire in one of the hatches. Fire hoses are used to put the fire out and some of the cargo is damaged by water. In marine insurance terms, this partial loss by water is called _____. 1462: Two mooring lines may be placed on the same bollard and either one cast off first if ________________. 1463: On a small boat, which knot is best suited for attaching a line to the ring of an anchor? 1464: When talking about wire rope, the lay of the wire is the _________________. 1465: The maneuver which will return your vessel in the shortest time to a person who has fallen overboard is ___________. 1466: When dropping anchor, you are stationed at the windlass brake. The most important piece(s) of gear is(are) ______. 1467: The type of carrier required to file a copy of freight tariffs would be the ____________. 1468: What will NOT reduce yawing of a tow? 1469: When viewed from above, the best position for the guy in relation to the boom is __________. 1470: Signs of racking stresses generally appear at the _____. 1471: One of the requirements for a general average act is _____. 1472: Which knot represents a single becket bend? 1473: The "carrick bend" is used to _________________. 1474: To find the distance the strands should be unlaid for an eyesplice, multiply the diameter of the wire in inches by __________. 1475: In illustration D044DG, the mooring line labeled "G" is called a(n) _______________. 1476: How is the size of chain determined? 1477: Under the Carriage of Goods by Sea Act of 1936, a vessel will be liable for damage to a cargo when the damage arises out of _________________. 1478: What does "in step" refer to in regards to towing? 1479: The purpose of a preventer as it is used on a conventional yard and stay cargo rig is to _____________. 1481: A fire has damaged 20 bales of cotton on a freighter loaded with general cargo. This claim would come under _____. 1482: The two courses of action if the underwater hull is severely damaged are to plug the openings or to _____________. 1483: The knot used to join two lines or two large hawsers for towing is called a ___________________. 1484: A metal eye spliced into a wire is called a ___________. 1486: Which is NOT a part of an anchor? 1487: You are approaching a disabled vessel in order to remove survivors from it. If your vessel drifts faster than the disabled vessel, how should you make your approach? 1488: What does the term "end-for-end" refer to in regard to a wire towing hawser? 1489: On cargo booms, preventers are __________. 1491: While underway, part of your cargo is damaged by fire. In marine insurance terms this partial loss is called _______. 1492: Which of the pictures in illustration DO30DG represents a fisherman's bend? 1493: The knot used to join two lines of different diameter is a __________. 1494: After splicing an eye in a piece of wire rope, the splice should be parceled and served to _________________. 1495: A common class of wire rope is the 6X37 class. What does the 37 represent? 1496: The purpose of a devil's claw is to _________________. 1497: Which of the pictures in illustration DO30DG represents a round turn and two half hitches? 1498: The biggest problem you generally encounter while towing a single tow astern is _____________. 1499: In illustration D044DG, the mooring line labeled "E" is called a(n) _______. 1500: Sometimes it is desirable to connect a member both by riveting and welding. Which statement is TRUE concerning this procedure? 1501: Particular average is _____________. 1502: The tankship Northland is loaded as shown. Use the salmon colored pages in the Stability Data Reference Book to determine the hogging numeral. 1503: Which knot should be used to send a man over the side when he may have to use both hands? 1504: A six-strand composite rope made up of alternate fiber and wire strands around a fiber core is called _______________. 1505: The supplement to the IOPP Certificate contains what type of data? 1506: The sprocket wheel in a windlass, used for heaving in the anchor, is called a _________________. 1508: While towing, sudden shock-loading caused during heavy weather can be reduced by __________________. 1509: If an electric cargo winch is being used to lift a draft of cargo and the engine room loses all power, which will occur? 1510: The type of welding employed in shipyards is primarily _____. 1511: A vessel has been damaged by fire. The survey shows the cost of repairs will exceed the value of the repaired vessel. This is an example of a(n) _____________. 1512: You are proceeding under NCS (Naval Control of Shipping) and wish to send a message warning of a hurricane. Which precedence would you assign this message? 1513: Which knot is suitable for hoisting an unconscious person? 1514: A 6x12, two-inch wire rope has ___________________. 1515: In a national emergency, when communicating via the Navy, messages are sent by precedence. A message designated ROUTINE will be delivered within ____________. 1516: The length of a standard "shot" of chain is _________. 1517: Which picture in illustration DO30DG represents a timber hitch? 1518: Your vessel is being towed and back-up wires have been installed. Back-up wires carry the towing load in the event that the _____. 1519: When snaking cargo into the wing of a hold with the cargo winch, the runner should be lead from the _____________. 1520: A welded joint's effectiveness is considered ____________. 1521: An underwriter is liable for _____________. 1523: When making a short splice in wire rope _____________. 1524: A mooring line is described as being 6x24, 1-3/4 inch wire rope. What do the above numbers refer to? 1525: The term "shift the rudder" means ___________________. 1526: One shot of anchor chain is equal to how many feet (meters)? 1527: A 30,000 DWT tankship is required to have an IOPP certificate when ________________________. 1528: You are being towed by one tug. As you lengthen the bridle legs you _____. 1529: When a winch breaks down, or some similar occurrence makes only one winch available at a hatch, which alternate rig would provide a temporary solution while repairs are made? 1530: Shell plating is _________________. 1531: Maritime Administration personnel may be allowed in the pilothouse upon the responsibility of the _____________. 1532: To determine the number of portable fire extinguishers required on an inspected vessel, you should check the _____. 1533: What is the best splice for repairing a parted synthetic fiber mooring line? 1534: Which statement(s) is(are) TRUE concerning wire rope? 1536: When anchoring, it is a common rule of thumb to use a length of chain ___________________. 1537: Which is NOT a potential hazard of approaching close to an iceberg? 1538: Your vessel is being towed and you are using a tripping rope. A tripping rope of fiber or wire is used to _____. 1539: Electric cargo winches have an overload safety device which normally cuts the current to the winch motor _____________. 1540: In ship construction, keel scantlings should be the greatest _______________________. 1541: Which act would be considered barratry? 1543: Which is normally used to hold wire rope for splicing? 1544: The main function of the core of a wire rope is to ________. 1545: When stowing bagged cargo, you wish to maintain a vertical wall or bulkhead as the stow progresses. The bulkhead extends from one side of the vessel to the other and extends one section forward of the square, from the lower hold up to the tween deck. Stability of this bulkhead will best be maintained by ______________________________. 1546: What is the best guide for determining the proper scope of anchor chain to use for anchoring in normal conditions? 1548: What could be used as fairleads on a towed vessel? 1549: On your vessel, a wire rope for the cargo gear shows signs of excessive wear and must be replaced. In ordering a new wire for this 10-ton boom, what safety factor should you use? 1550: Keel scantlings of any vessel are greatest amidships because ___________________. 1551: A majority of the crew requests a survey from the American Consul to determine a vessel's seaworthiness. The vessel is found unfit to continue her intended voyage. The Consul allows the vessel to sail to another port where deficiencies can be corrected. The crew must _____________. 1552: Which picture in illustration DO30DG represents a stopper hitch? 1553: The correct way to make an eye in a wire rope with clips is to place the clips with the __________________. 1555: When carrying out a parallel track search pattern, the course of the search units should normally be which of the following? 1556: When anchoring, good practice requires 5 to 7 fathoms of chain for each fathom of depth. In deep water you should use ___________. 1557: When relieving the helm, the new helmsman should find it handy to know the ___________________. 1558: When making up a tow connection, you should use ___________. 1559: It is permissible to place an eye splice in wire rope used as cargo gear providing the splice is made using __________. 1560: Which arrangement of shell plating is used most in modern shipbuilding? 1561: The Master of any vessel bound on a voyage must apply to a district court when an allegation of unseaworthiness has been made to the Master by _____________. 1562: Which situation requires you to furnish a notice of marine casualty to the Coast Guard? 1563: Which statement about two lines spliced together is TRUE? 1564: What is the main reason to slush a wire rope? 1565: While in drydock your vessel will be belt-gauged. This process involves _________________________. 1566: In bad weather, what length of chain should be used with a single anchor? 1567: The mooring line shown as "A" is called a(n) _________. 1568: A tackle is "two blocked" when the blocks are ___________. 1570: What is NOT an advantage of ship construction methods using welded butt joints in the shell plating? 1571: As Chief Officer of a vessel underway, it comes to your attention that the vessel is, in some manner, unseaworthy. Under such circumstances the Master is required to take action upon receiving _____________. 1573: Which statement about splices is TRUE? 1574: Wire rope is galvanized to _______________. 1575: The key to rescuing a man overboard is ____________________. 1576: Using a scope of five, determine how many shots of chain you should put out to anchor in 5 fathoms of water? 1577: You are the Chief Mate of a 30,000-DWT tankship. The vessel is engaged in trade with another country signatory to MARPOL 73/78. Which statement is TRUE? 1578: A stream of water immediately surrounding a moving vessel's hull, flowing in the same direction as the vessel is known as ________________. 1579: What is the minimum standard for making an eye splice in a wire to be used as cargo gear? 1580: Shell plating that has curvature in two directions and must be heated and hammered to shape over specially prepared forms is called ______________. 1581: A vessel is found to be seaworthy after a complaint in writing to the American Consul by the Chief and Second Mates. The cost of the survey is to be paid by the _____________. 1582: Which is an example of failure to exercise due diligence? 1583: Which statement concerning a short splice is TRUE? 1584: The size of wire rope is determined by the _____________. 1586: By paying out more anchor cable, you ____________________. 1588: You are aboard a single-screw vessel (right-hand propeller) going full ahead with good headway. The engine is put astern, and the rudder is placed hard left. The stern of the vessel will swing to ______________. 1589: Why is 6X19 class wire rope more commonly used for cargo runners than the more flexible 6X37 wire rope? 1590: A thirty pound plate would be _____________. 1591: A complaint of unseaworthiness by a majority of crew members to the American Consul is found to be justified after a survey is completed. Who must pay the cost of the survey? 1593: A long splice in a line __________________. 1594: What is the breaking strain of steel wire rope with a 5/8" diameter? 1595: Which picture in illustration DO30DG represents a barrel hitch? 1596: Using a scope of five, determine how many feet of chain you should put out to anchor in 12 fathoms of water. 1597: At the required fire drill, all persons must report to their stations and demonstrate their ability to perform the duties assigned to them _______________. 1598: On a vessel with a single propeller, transverse force has the most effect on the vessel when the engine is put ______. 1599: What proof load shall be applied to a cargo winch and its accessory gear which has a safe working load of 25 tons? 1600: A person who sees someone fall overboard should ___________. 1601: What would be prima facie evidence of unseaworthiness? 1603: Which weakens a line the LEAST? 1604: Which knot would serve best as a safety sling for a person working over the side? 1605: The pivoting point of a vessel going ahead is ___________. 1606: To safely anchor a vessel there must be sufficient "scope" in the anchor cable. Scope is the ratio of _____________. 1607: Using a scope of 6, how much cable would have to be used in order to anchor in 24 feet of water? 1608: Your ship is dead in the water with the rudder amidships. As the right-handed screw starts to turn ahead, the bow will tend to go _____. 1609: For vessels fitted with cargo gear, an initial test of the units under a proof load shall be conducted. Subsequent tests and exams of the same nature shall be carried out at what time interval? 1610: The joint formed when two steel shell plates are placed longitudinally side to side is called a __________________. 1611: On a transpacific voyage, you receive a message from your vessel's operators saying that your vessel has been consigned to Voluntary Naval Control of Shipping. Further information is contained in ________. 1612: Which of the pictures in illustration DO30DG represents a stopper? 1613: Which splice should you use in order to make a permanent loop in a line? 1614: Which bend or knot is used to tie a small line to a larger one? 1615: A towing vessel should be on the crest of a wave at the same time as its tow and in the trough at the same time. The term used to describe this is _____. 1616: In moderate wind and current what should be the length of chain with a single anchor? 1617: Using the graph in illustration D008DG, if the dry bulb temperature is 84, and the wet bulb temperature is 81, what is the relative humidity in a cargo hold? 1618: A twin-screw vessel is easier to maneuver than a single-screw vessel because the twin-screw vessel _____. 1619: A periodic thorough examination of the cargo gear proves satisfactory. What percentage of the total gear must be dismantled to determine actual internal condition? 1620: Owing to the greater girth of a ship amidships than at the ends, certain strakes are dropped as they approach the bow and stern to reduce the amount of plating at the ends. These strakes are called _____________. 1622: What is NOT an indication that pack ice may be nearby? 1623: A short splice in a line ___________________. 1624: Which kind of hitch should you use to secure a spar? 1625: All inspected vessels on unrestricted ocean routes must have equipment on board for testing an individual's __________. 1626: Using a scope of 6, determine how many feet of anchor cable you should put out to anchor in 12 feet (3.7 meters) of water. 1627: A claim for cargo damages may be held against the shipowner if such damage is the result of failure of the ship's officers to ___________. 1628: You are going ahead on twin engines when you want to make a quick turn to port. Which actions will turn your boat the fastest? 1629: How often must cargo booms be weight-tested by the American Bureau of Shipping to reaffirm their safe working load? 1630: The fore and aft run of deck plating which strengthens the connection between the beams and the frames and keeps the beams square to the shell is called the _____________. 1631: What is required to be posted in the pilothouse of a vessel? 1632: In which casualty case is it UNNECESSARY to notify the local Coast Guard Marine Safety Office? 1633: The strongest way to join the ends of two ropes is with a __________________. 1634: A monkey fist is found on a ___________________. 1635: In illustration D044DG, the mooring line labeled "B" is called a(n) __________. 1636: When anchoring a vessel under normal conditions, which scope of chain is recommended? 1637: Which statement about a vessel's stability while dry-docking is TRUE? 1638: On a twin-screw, twin-rudder vessel, the most effective way to turn in your own water, with no way on, is to put __. 1639: All wire rope used in shipboard cargo gear must be identified and described in a certificate. The certificate shall certify all of the following EXCEPT the __________. 1640: The garboard strake is the _____________. 1641: The helm command "Steady as you go" means ___________. 1642: Which illustration represents a carrick bend? 1643: The splice designed to pass easily through a block is called a(n) __________________________. 1644: A rolling hitch can be used to ___________________. 1645: Class C EPIRBs are ____________________. 1646: What is the normal length of anchor cable used to anchor a vessel? 1647: Under Naval Control of Shipping who is responsible for routing and diverting ships and convoys? 1648: When steaming through an anchorage, a shipmaster should _____________. 1649: What is required to be stenciled at the heel of a cargo boom? 1650: To reduce the number of strakes at the bow, two strakes are tapered and joined at their ends by a single plate. This plate is known as a _________________. 1651: Which document is NOT required by law to be posted aboard a vessel? 1653: Which tool is used to open the strands of fiber lines when making an eye splice? 1654: Which knot should be used to bend two hawsers together for towing? 1655: Which knot represents a double blackwall hitch? 1657: What is the perimeter of a circle with a radius of 5.1 feet? 1659: The safe working load for the assembled cargo gear and the minimum angle to the horizontal for which the gear is designed shall be marked on the _____. 1660: The strake on each side of the keel is called a ___________. 1661: Which document is NOT required by law to be posted aboard a vessel? 1662: Under defense plans, operation of electronic aids to navigation may be temporarily suspended with ___________. 1663: A bench hook is used for _________________. 1664: A method used to make an eye in a bight of line where it cannot be spliced is known as ________________. 1665: Which picture in illustration DO30DG represents a sailmaker's whipping? 1666: While anchoring your vessel, the best time to let go the anchor is when the vessel is ___________________. 1667: You are loading in a port subject to the tropical load line mark and bound for a port subject to the winter load line mark. You will enter the summer zone after steaming one day, and you will enter the winter zone after eight days. You will consume 36 tons of fuel, water, and stores per day. The hydrometer reading at the loading pier is 1.002, and the TPI is 47. What is the minimum freeboard required at the start of the voyage? 1668: Your ship is steaming at night with the gyropilot engaged. You notice that the vessel's course is slowly changing to the right. Which action should you take FIRST? 1669: Which statement comparing a shipboard crane to conventional gear is TRUE? 1670: The term "strake" is used in reference to _________________. 1671: The number of certificated able seamen and lifeboatmen required on a vessel is determined by the _______________. 1672: You are to load a consignment of lumber. Each piece measures 2-inches thick, 10-inches wide and 16-feet long. There are 30,000 pieces in the shipment. How many board feet would be listed on the Bill of Lading? 1673: A sail hook is used for ____________. 1674: Which is NOT a type of seizing? 1675: What is the name of the mark indicated by the letter D? 1676: When preparing to hoist the anchor, you should FIRST ______. 1677: A vessel is entering port and has a Pilot conning thevessel. The Master is unsure that the Pilot is takingsufficient action to prevent a collision. What should themaster do? 1678: Grade D combustible liquids have a maximum flash point of _________________. 1679: Manila slings should not be used to load _____________. 1680: In vessel construction, the garboard strake is ____________. 1681: You are loading in the winter in Albany, N.Y., for a voyage to a port governed by the tropical load line mark. Which of the following statements is TRUE? (Hydrometer reading in Albany is 1.000) 1683: "Herringbone" is a term associated with _________________. 1684: Temporary seizings on wire rope are made with ____________. 1685: The yard boom is indicated by which number in illustration D002DG? 1686: When weighing anchor in a rough sea, how would you avoid risk of damaging the bow plating? 1687: What is the perimeter of a circle with a radius of 4.2 feet? 1688: Grade E combustible liquids have a flash point of _________. 1689: The mooring line shown as "C" is called a ___________. 1690: Molded depth is measured from the _____. 1691: You are loading at port A, governed by the summer load line mark, for a voyage to port B, governed by the winter mark. The fresh water allowance is 10", and the hydrometer reads 1.020. Which statement is TRUE? 1692: Your containership has a container displaying a hazardous cargo placard. The placard has the number 2206 on it. This indicates that it is carrying what cargo? 1693: What is the stress on the hauling part when lifting a 4900 lbs. weight using a twofold purchase rove to least advantage? (Allow 10 percent of the weight per sheave for friction.) 1694: A "whipping" is _________________. 1695: What is the perimeter of a circle with a radius of 3.7 feet? 1696: Mooring with two bow anchors has which major advantage over anchoring with one bow anchor? 1697: Using the graph shown, if the dry bulb temperature is 85, and the wet bulb temperature is 73, what is the relative humidity in a cargo hold? 1698: A flammable liquid having a Reid vapor pressure of 8 1/2 pounds or less and a flash point of 80 Fahrenheit or below is grade ____. 1699: In which casualty case is it UNNECESSARY to notify the local Coast Guard Marine Safety Office? 1700: Which letter designates the bilge strake of the vessel? 1701: You are loading in a port governed by the tropical load line mark for a voyage to a port governed by the winter mark. The fresh water allowance is 5 inches, and the hydrometer reads 1.005. Which statement is TRUE? 1702: Your containership has a container displaying a hazardous cargo placard. The placard has the number 2282 on it. This indicates that it is carrying what cargo? 1703: What is the stress on the hauling part when lifting a 4,200 lbs. weight using a threefold purchase rove to advantage? (Allow 10 percent of the weight per sheave for friction.) 1704: Whipping the bitter end of a fiber rope _____________. 1705: You are to load a consignment of lumber. Each piece measures 3-inches thick, 12-inches wide and 16-feet long. There are 30,000 pieces in the shipment. How many board feet would be listed on the Bill of Lading? 1706: Your vessel is anchored in an open roadstead with three shots of chain out on the port anchor. The wind freshens considerably and the anchor begins to drag. Which action should you take FIRST? 1707: You are proceeding under NCS (Naval Control of Shipping) when it becomes necessary to send a distress message. What precedence would you assign this message? 1708: For the purpose of regulating tank vessels, flammable liquids are liquids which will _________________________. 1709: The force acting on a single cargo runner which is vertically lifting or lowering a load is greatest when _____________. 1711: You are bound from port A governed by the summer load line mark to port B also governed by the summer mark. The great circle track will take you into a zone governed by the winter mark. Which statement is TRUE? 1712: You are to load styrene in bulk, which is subject to self- polymerization. You must ______________________________. 1713: The cheek length of a block in inches should be about _____. 1714: A "sheepshank" is used to ___________________. 1715: Which statement concerning a 298 GT tug engaged in towing from Seattle, WA, to Alaska is TRUE? 1716: Which is the correct procedure for anchoring a small to medium size vessel in deep water? 1717: With a large tow astern, there is immediate danger to the tug in the event of the ___________________. 1718: A combustible liquid with a flash point of 90 F would be grade _________. 1719: What is a CORRECT reply to a pilot's request, "How's your head"? 1720: Your vessel is to dock bow first at a pier. Which line will be the most useful when maneuvering the vessel alongside the pier? 1721: You are to load a bagged cargo in the lower hold of a ship equipped with drain wells in the after end of the hold. The first layer of dunnage should be laid down ____________. 1722: In a national emergency, when communicating via the Navy, messages are sent by precedence. A message designated PRIORITY will be delivered within __________. 1723: What is meant by the term "two-blocked"? 1724: A "bowline" is used to _____________. 1725: The term "shift the rudder" means ___________________. 1726: When attempting to free an anchor jammed in the hawsepipe, the simplest method of freeing it may be _________________. 1727: You are to load a bagged cargo in the lower hold of a ship equipped with side bilges. The first layer of dunnage should be laid down ____________. 1728: You are trying to rescue survivors from a wrecked vessel on fire. You should approach ____________. 1729: The greatest strain, when lifting a load with the jumbo purchase, is on _______________________. 1730: A disk with a horizontal line through its center, equivalent to the summer load line, is called the _______________. 1731: You are in charge of a 225-gross ton tug preparing to depart from Houston, Texas, with a loaded 2500-gross ton tank barge bound for New York. Prior to departure, regulations require that you _____________. 1732: Which picture in illustration DO30DG represents a half hitch? 1733: Separating both blocks of a tackle to prepare it for reuse is called __________. 1734: Which knot reduces the strength of a line by the LEAST amount? 1735: You are loading in a port subject to the tropical load line mark and bound for a port subject to the winter load line mark. You will enter the summer zone after steaming eleven days, and you will enter the winter zone after fourteen days. You will consume 36 tons of fuel, water, and stores per day. The hydrometer reading at the loading pier is 1.025, and the average TPI is 51. What is the minimum freeboard required at the start of the voyage? 1736: Before letting the anchor go, you should check that the __________. 1737: When evacuating a seaman by helicopter lift, which course should the ship take? 1738: Which vessel is required by regulations to have an Official Logbook? 1739: If two falls are attached to lift a one-ton load, what angle between the falls will result in the stress on each fall being equal to the load being lifted? 1740: The group of markings shown is called a _______________. 1741: The load line regulations are administered by the ________. 1742: You should conduct a sector search under which of the following circumstances? 1743: A mooring line leading at nearly right angles to the keel is a _______________. 1745: You are loading a cargo of bagged coffee beans. To keep cargo leakage from being contaminated by the ship's structure, you should ___________. 1746: Which would you NOT use to report the amount of anchor chain out? "Three shots ____________." 1747: You are loading in a port subject to the winter load line mark and bound for a port subject to the tropical load line mark. You will enter the summer zone after steaming four days, and you will enter the tropical zone after seven days. You will consume 38 tons of fuel, water, and stores per day. The hydrometer reading at the loading pier is 1.004, and the average TPI is 72. What is the minimum freeboard required at the start of the voyage? 1748: An Official Logbook is required on which vessel? 1749: A sling is rigged on a piece of pipe weighing 1000 lbs. The angle between the sling legs is 140 and the legs are of equal length. What stress is exerted on each sling leg when the pipe is lifted? 1750: A grapnel is a _____________. 1751: The load line certificate is issued by ___________________. 1752: Your containership has a container displaying a hazardous cargo placard. The placard has the number 2199 on it. This indicates that it is carrying what cargo? 1753: To reeve a right-angle threefold purchase start with the _______________. 1754: The best method for tying two lines of the same size together is by using a ____________________. 1755: Which knot shown is a French bowline? 1756: When anchoring a vessel, it is best to release the anchor when _____________. 1758: As operator of a 199 GT towing vessel sailing foreign, it shall be your duty to enter in the Official Logbook or other permanent record _________________________. 1759: The amount of strain on each runner of a married fall system lifting 2000 lbs. when the angle made by the legs is 90 would be _____________. 1760: A hook that will release quickly is a ____________________. 1761: Load lines for U.S. vessels are assigned by _______________. 1762: What is the perimeter of a circle with a radius of 2.5 feet? 1763: You are in charge while handling a synthetic hawser on a capstan. The hawser has a heavy strain and you wish to avoid the hawser's slipping on the capstan drum. Which action should you take? 1764: The "square knot" is used for _________________. 1765: The annual survey for endorsement of a Load Line Certificate must be held within _________________. 1766: When anchoring in a current, you should ___________________. 1767: What is the name of the mark indicated by the letter E? 1768: As a rule, ships of most configurations, when drifting in calm water with neglible current, will lie ___________. 1769: Two falls are supporting a 1.5 ton load. The port fall is at an angle of 40 from the vertical. The starboard fall is at an angle of 70 from the vertical. What is the stress on each fall? 1771: The agency which assigns load lines and issues Load Line Certificates is the ______________. 1772: What is the volume in a cone with a base diameter of 32 feet and a height of 21 feet? 1773: What size block shell should be used with a 4-inch manila line? 1774: Which knot is used to attach two different sized lines together? 1775: Your containership has a container displaying a hazardous cargo placard. The placard has the number 2224 on it. This indicates that it is carrying what cargo? 1776: When anchoring in calm water, it is best to _______________. 1777: What is the volume in a cone with a base diameter of 23 feet and a height of 14 feet? 1778: You are landing a single-screw vessel with a right-handed propeller port side to a dock. As you approach the dock, you back down on your engine with rudder amidships. You would expect the vessel to ______________. 1779: Using the graph in illustration D008DG, if the dry bulb temperature is 58, and the wet bulb temperature is 53, what is the relative humidity in a cargo hold? 1780: The term that indicates how many tons of cargo a vessel can carry is _____. 1781: Which organization usually assigns load lines to U.S. vessels? 1782: When evacuating a seaman by helicopter lift, which statement is TRUE? 1783: Which mooring line is likely to undergo the most strain when docking a ship under normal conditions? 1784: The "rolling hitch" could be used to _________________. 1785: Which method of stowing bags will result in the smallest percentage of broken stowage? 1786: You are anchoring in a river where the current is from one direction only. The best way to lay out two anchors is to have them __________. 1787: Which picture represents a blackwall hitch? 1788: Which position shown is the most dangerous when tying up? 1789: In a married falls rig at the after end of a hatch, a boom is rigged in a fore and aft line through its heel. Stresses on the outboard guy will be LEAST if the guy is made fast at a point __________. 1790: Which space(s) is(are) exempt when measuring gross tonnage? 1791: Which factor does NOT affect the required freeboard of a cargo vessel? 1792: What is the name of the mark indicated by the letter F? 1793: The lines led forward from the bow and aft from the stern when a vessel is moored to the dock are _____. 1794: A "figure eight" knot is used to ___________________. 1795: Which knot represents a double sheet bend? 1796: Which safety check(s) should be made before letting go the anchor? 1797: Separation cloths may be used to _________________. 1798: You are on a single-screw vessel with a left-handed propeller making no way in the water. How will your vessel react when you apply right rudder? 1799: The maximum theoretical stress that can be developed on a guy in a yard and stay rig is limited by the _____________. 1800: The figure obtained by dividing the total volume of the ship in cubic feet (after omission of exempted spaces) by 100 is the _______________. 1801: A vessel proceeding to London, England, from New York makes an unscheduled call at the port of Hamilton, Bermuda. What term is used to denote the voluntary departure from the usual course? 1802: Which picture represents a bowline? 1803: A snatch block is a _______________. 1804: Instead of whipping an end of a line, a temporary means of preventing the line from unraveling is to tie a __________. 1805: In towing it is desirable for the tug and the tow to ride wave crests simultaneously because ___________. 1806: If the situation arose where it became necessary to tow a disabled vessel, which statement is TRUE concerning the towing line? 1807: When evacuating a seaman by helicopter lift, which statement is TRUE? 1808: Which organization would conduct a survey of the insulation in a reefer compartment prior to loading cargo? 1809: The greatest horizontal stress between the heads of the booms in the yard and stay rig occurs when the load is in such a position that the _____________. 1810: Using the graph in illustration D008DG, if the dry bulb temperature is 98, and the wet bulb temperature is 87, what is the relative humidity in a cargo hold? 1811: You are towing a large barge on a hawser. Your main engine suddenly fails. What is the greatest danger? 1812: A survey of refrigerated cargo, to certify that proper methods of stowage were utilized, can be conducted by the ___________________________. 1813: A snatch block would most likely be used as a _____________. 1814: In illustration D044DG, the mooring line labeled "D" is called a(n) ___________. 1815: "Ease the rudder" means to ___________________. 1816: Which picture shown represents a square knot? 1817: Refrigeration machinery is often surveyed before loading reefer cargo. This survey is usually performed by the ________. 1818: Compare a twin-screw tug to a single-screw tug. Which of the following concerning the twin-screw tug is FALSE? 1819: The stringer plate is represented by which letter? 1820: If a drill required by regulations is not completed, the Master or person in charge must __________. 1821: While towing, what is the principal danger in attempting to swing a barge on a hawser in order to slow the barge's speed? 1822: What is the principal danger in attempting to swing a barge on a hawser in order to slow the barge's speed? 1823: Chafing gear ____________. 1824: What is the volume in a cone with a base diameter of 4.5 feet and a height of 3 feet? 1826: The knot lettered X in illustration DO30DG is a _________. 1827: What is the volume in a cone with a base diameter of 8 feet and a height of 6 feet? 1828: Your vessel is broken down and rolling in heavy seas. You can reduce the danger of capsizing by ______________. 1829: The term "shift your rudder" means _____________. 1830: Using the graph, if the dry bulb temperature is 76, and the wet bulb temperature is 58, what is the relative humidity in a cargo hold? 1831: A "loose" tow may cause all of the following EXCEPT ___________________. 1832: The run of plating labeled A is known as the ____________. 1833: The standing part of a tackle is _________________. 1835: Your vessel's operators send a message that your vessel has been consigned to Voluntary Naval Control of Shipping. The message will refer you to _____________________. 1836: While towing, what is the principal danger in attempting to swing a barge on a hawser in order to slow the barge's speed? 1838: You are docking a vessel. If possible, you should ________. 1839: When relieving the helm, the new helmsman should find it handy to know the _______________. 1840: You are approaching a steamer that is broken down and are preparing to take her in tow. BEFORE positioning your vessel to pass the towline, you must ___________________. 1841: If a tow sinks in shallow water, you should ____________. 1842: The knot shown lettered W is a _________. 1843: The sheave diameter to be used with a 3-inch manila rope is _________________. 1844: A wooden float placed between a ship and a dock to prevent damage to both is called a _____. 1845: You are proceeding under NCS (Naval Control of Shipping) and wish to send a message concerning an initial enemy contact. Which precedence would you assign this message? 1846: In a national emergency, when communicating via the Navy, messages are sent by precedence. A message designated IMMEDIATE will be delivered within ________. 1847: How should the topping lift be secured on the cleat so that the last turns do not come off? 1848: You are docking a vessel. Wind and current are most favorable when they are ___________________. 1849: The knot lettered U in illustration DO30DG is a ________. 1850: You are loading in a port subject to the tropical load line mark and bound for a port subject to the winter load line mark. You will enter the summer zone after steaming one and one-half days, and you will enter the winter zone after six days. You will consume 29 tons of fuel, water, and stores per day. The hydrometer reading at the loading pier is 1.006, and the average TPI is 43. What is the minimum freeboard required at the start of the voyage? 1851: A vessel has a maximum allowable draft of 28 feet in salt water and a fresh water allowance of 8 inches. At the loading berth, the water density is 1.011. To what draft can she load in order to be at her marks when she reaches the sea? (The salt water density is 1.025.) 1852: What is normally used to pass a mooring line to a dock? 1853: A breeches buoy is being rigged from the shore to a stranded vessel. The initial shot line passed to the vessel is normally made fast to a _________________. 1854: The structural member indicated by the letter F is known as a(n) ___________. 1855: Which problem is virtually impossible to detect during an in-service inspection of used anchor chain? 1856: When passing a hawser to the dock you would first use what line? 1857: The knot lettered T in illustration DO30DG is a __________. 1858: The easiest way to anchor a vessel in a current is to _____________. 1859: You are attempting to take a dead ship in tow. All lines have been passed and secured. How should you get underway? 1860: A towline should be fastened to _____. 1861: Your vessel is floating in water of density 1010. The fresh water allowance is 8 inches. How far below her marks may she be loaded so as to float at her mark in saltwater of density 1025? 1862: How much force would be required to lift a weight of 200 lbs. using a gun tackle rigged to disadvantage (do not consider friction)? 1863: If a mooring line should part while you are tying up at a dock, you should make a temporary eye by tying a _____. 1864: Progressive flooding may be indicated by _______. 1868: When being towed by one tug, the towing bridle should be connected to towing _______________. 1869: You are using tackle number 10 in illustration DO29DG to lift a weight of 120 lbs. If you include 10 percent of the weight for each sheave for friction, what is the pull on the hauling part required to lift the weight? 1870: The knot lettered S is a ___________. 1871: You are proceeding under NCS (Naval Control of Shipping) when you wish to send a message concerning your ships diversion. Which precedence would you assign this message? 1872: In a national emergency, when communicating via the Navy, messages are sent by precedence. A message designated FLASH will be delivered within _________. 1873: How much weight can you lift by applying 100 lbs. of force to a twofold purchase rigged to disadvantage (do not consider friction)? 1874: The label required for magnesium scrap is _______________. 1875: A seam is indicated by which letter in illustration D033DG? 1878: When being towed, a fairlead is a _______________. 1879: What is the mechanical advantage of a threefold purchase when rove to disadvantage and neglecting friction? 1880: You are using tackle number 11 in illustration DO29DG to lift a weight of 300 lbs. If you include 10 percent of the weight for each sheave for friction, what is the pull on the hauling part required to lift the weight? 1881: In time of war Naval Control of Shipping Authorities may give orders concerning the _____________________. 1883: The most common method of securing a line to a cleat is a _______________. 1886: The knot lettered R is a _________. 1887: A small light tackle with blocks of steel or wood that is used for miscellaneous small jobs is called a _____________. 1888: The bridle for ocean tows has how many legs? 1889: The helm command "Nothing to the left" means do NOT _______. 1893: A block and tackle is "rove to advantage". This means that the _______________. 1894: A load line is assigned by ______________. 1895: The knot lettered Q in illustration DO30DG is a ________. 1896: You are on a large merchant vessel entering a U,S, port. There is a Pilot on board and he has the conn. Which statement is TRUE? 1897: The tankship Northland is loaded as shown. Use the salmon colored pages in the Stability Data Reference Book to determine the hogging numeral. 1898: Back-up wires on a towed vessel provide _____. 1901: You are proceeding under NCS (Naval Control of Shipping) and wish to send a message by rapid transmission which does not require a higher precedence. Which precedence would you assign this transmission? 1902: The joint indicated by letter D is a _________. 1903: When securing a manila line to a bitt what is the minimum number of round turns you should take before figure-eighting the line? 1905: You have a large, broken-down vessel in tow with a wire rope and anchor cable towline. Both vessels have made provision for slipping the tow in an emergency; however, unless there are special circumstances ________________. 1908: When towing astern, increased catenary will _____. 1910: The knot lettered J is a ________. 1913: An example of a messenger is a _________________. 1914: You need to make a fixed loop at the end of a line in order to use the line as a mooring line. You have insufficient time to make a splice. Which knot should you use? 1915: A butt is indicated by which letter? 1916: Using the graph shown, if the dry bulb temperature is 68, and the wet bulb temperature is 65, what is the relative humidity in a cargo hold? 1917: How many tons of salt water can be loaded into a flat-ended cylindrical tank with a diameter of 5 feet and a length of 14 feet? 1918: Which statement is TRUE concerning hawser towing? 1919: The disadvantage of using three strand nylon line for towing is its ____. 1920: Which form of navigation may be suspended without notice under defense planning? 1923: Disregarding friction, a twofold purchase when rove to disadvantage has a mechanical advantage of _______________. 1924: The knot lettered I in illustration DO30DG is a ________. 1925: Which material should NOT be used to secure cargo on deck for a voyage? 1926: How many tons of salt water can be loaded into a flat-ended cylindrical tank with a diameter of 5 feet and a length of 12 feet? 1928: Which towing method maintains the most control over the tow? 1929: How many tons of salt water can be loaded into a flat-ended cylindrical tank with a diameter of 5 feet and a length of 10 feet? 1930: The holding capabilities of an anchor are determined PRIMARILY by the ___________. 1931: You are using tackle number 12 to lift a weight of 300 lbs. If you include 10 percent of the weight for each sheave for friction, what is the pull on the hauling part required to lift the weight? 1933: When checking a mooring line, you should _____. 1935: The knot lettered H in illustration DO30DG is a ________. 1936: A "gypsy" or "gypsyhead" is a _____. 1938: Towing a structure using two tugs approximately side by side, each using one hawser, is referred to as a __________. 1939: You are on a vessel that has broken down and are preparing to be taken in tow. You will use your anchor cable as part of the towline. Which statement is TRUE? 1940: Nonflammable gases should have what kind of label? 1941: The helm command "Left twenty" means _____________. 1943: In order to pay out or slack a mooring line which is under strain, you should ________________. 1944: The garboard strake is indicated by which letter? 1945: One of your crew members falls overboard from the starboard side. You should IMMEDIATELY _______________. 1946: The revolving drum of a winch used to haul lines is called a _____. 1948: The Honolulu (Christmas tree) tow was devised to __________. 1949: Using a scope of 5, determine how many feet of cable you should put out to anchor in 5 fathoms of water. 1950: You are proceeding to a distress site and expect large numbers of people in the water. Which statement is TRUE? 1951: A case received for shipment is marked as shown. The portion of the symbol indicated by the letter A is _______ . 1953: What is likely to occur when you are surging synthetic mooring lines on the gypsyhead during mooring operations? 1954: The outboard guy is indicated by which number in illustration D002DG? 1956: Which lien against a vessel would be settled FIRST? 1957: The strake of shell plating indicated by letter H is known as the _____________. 1958: When tandem tug towing, the more powerful of the two tugs should be ________________. 1959: A vessel is involved in a casualty. The cost of property damage includes the _____________. 1960: The knot lettered G in illustration DO30DG is a ________. 1961: A sufficient amount of chain must be veered when anchoring a vessel to ensure ___________________. 1962: The maximum draft to which a vessel can legally be submerged is indicated by the _______________. 1963: What should you do to a line to prevent fraying where it passes over the side of the vessel? 1965: A maritime lien may be placed against _____________. 1966: The turning circle of a vessel making a turn of over 360 degrees is the path followed by the _____________. 1967: Using the graph shown, if the dry bulb temperature is 92, and the wet bulb temperature is 85, what is the relative humidity in a cargo hold? 1969: If you shorten the scope of anchor cable, your anchor's holding power _________________. 1970: The structural member indicated by the letter L is a ______. 1972: Payment of penalty for a ship's delay after the expiration of lay days due to some fault of the charterer or his agent is known as _____________. 1973: Which statement is TRUE about placing the eyes of two mooring lines on the same bollard? 1974: In a national emergency, when communicating via the Navy, messages are sent by precedence. A message designated PRIORITY will be delivered within __________. 1975: The knot lettered F in illustration DO30DG is a ________. 1976: A longitudinal is indicated by which letter in illustration D033DG? 1977: On a crane, the boom indicator tells the operator what angle the boom angle is compared to the _________________. 1978: When towing, the least amount of tension will be on each bridle leg when the two legs _______________. 1979: What is a proper size block to use with a 3-inch circumference Manila line? 1980: What is the name of the mark indicated by the letter C? 1981: The boom stops on a pedestal crane prevent the boom from ______. 1982: You are using tackle number 8 to lift a weight of 100 lbs. If you include 10 percent of the weight for each sheave for friction, what is the pull on the hauling part required to lift the weight? 1983: When a line is subject to wear where it passes through a mooring chock, it should be __________________. 1984: Your load line certificate expires on 27 May 1988. The vessel is surveyed on that date and is found satisfactory. You are sailing foreign the same day. Which statement is TRUE? 1985: You are on a 165 foot (50.3 meters) long vessel with a draft of 9 feet (2.7 meters) and twin screws. Which statement about rescuing a survivor in the water with ship pickup is TRUE? 1987: You are loading in a port subject to the winter load line mark and bound for a port subject to the tropical load line mark. You will enter the summer zone after steaming four days, and you will enter the tropical zone after twelve days. You will consume 39 tons of fuel, water, and stores per day. The hydrometer reading at the loading pier is 1.025, and the average TPI is 49. What is the minimum freeboard required at the start of the voyage? 1988: When towing, what is the advantage of using a chain bridle on a wire hawser? 1989: If you were to pass a stopper on a wire rope, what should the stopper be made of? 1990: Upon receipt of a distress message, a merchant vessel is bound to proceed to the scene of the distress. Under which of the following cases would this NOT be true? 1991: Using the graph shown, if the dry bulb temperature is 91, and the wet bulb temperature is 87, what is the relative humidity in a cargo hold? 1992: While the Pilot is embarked he or she _________________. 1993: The usual method of arranging a line on deck so that it will run out easily without kinking or fouling is ______________. 1994: The space indicated by the letter J is known as the ______. 1995: The single turn method of returning to a man overboard should be used ONLY if ______________. 1996: Which method should be used to secure a manila line to bitts? 1997: What is the name of tackle number 12 in illustration DO29DG? 1998: When towing in an open seaway, it is important to use a towing line ____________________. 1999: When shoring a damaged bulkhead, effort should be taken to spread the pressure over the _____. 2000: The vessel has broken down and you are going to take her in tow. The wind is on her starboard beam. Both vessels are making the same amount of leeway. Where should you position your vessel when you start running lines? 2001: You are using tackle number 9 in illustration DO29DG to lift a weight of 120 lbs. If you include 10 percent of the weight for each sheave for friction, what is the pull on the hauling part required to lift the weight? 2002: The structural member indicated by the letter K was fitted in segments between continuous longitudinals. It is known as which type of floor? 2003: Chafing gear is used to _______________. 2005: A block that can be opened at the hook or shackle end to receive a bight of the line is a _____. 2006: You are loading in a port subject to the tropical load line mark and bound for a port subject to the winter load line mark. You will enter the summer zone after steaming one day, and you will enter the winter zone after eleven days. You will consume 33 tons of fuel, water, and stores per day. The hydrometer reading at the loading pier is 1.004, and the average TPI is 46. What is the minimum freeboard required at the start of the voyage? 2007: The helm command "shift your rudder" means _____________. 2008: When towing another vessel, the length of the towing line should be _______________. 2009: A cargo of canned foodstuffs is packed in cartons. Each carton is 36 cubic feet and weighs 380 pounds. What is the stowage factor of the cargo? 2010: On the cargo manifest, the total weight of a box containing cargo is the ________________. 2011: The structural member indicated by the letter K is a ____. 2012: Which statement about the fo'c'sle card is TRUE? 2013: A mooring line that checks forward motion of a vessel at a pier is a ________________. 2014: You are using tackle number 12, as shown, to lift a weight. The hauling part of this tackle is bent to the weight hook (w) of tackle number 2. What is the mechanical advantage of this rig? 2015: During a period of "whiteout", you should expect which of the following? 2016: The revolving drum of a winch used to haul lines is called a _________________. 2017: You are loading in a port subject to the tropical load line mark and bound for a port subject to the winter load line mark. You will enter the summer zone after steaming six days. You will enter the winter zone after an additional three days. You will consume 28 tons of fuel, water, and stores per day. The hydrometer reading at the loading pier is 1.020, and the average TPI is 46. What is the minimum freeboard required at the start of the voyage? 2018: When towing astern, one way to reduce yawing of the tow is to _______________. 2019: A man was sighted as he fell overboard. After completing a Williamson turn, the man is not sighted. What type of search should be conducted? 2020: To facilitate passing the end of a large rope through a block, you could use a _______________. 2022: In determining the scope of cable to be used when anchoring, what would NOT be considered? 2023: A mooring line leading at nearly right angles to the keel is a ___________. 2025: What is the chief hazard encountered when surging synthetic mooring lines on the gypsyhead during operations? 2026: After a seaman is discharged, at the end of the voyage, the final payment of wages due must be made at the earlier of within 24 hours after the cargo has been discharged or _______________________. 2027: Your vessel is issued a load line certificate dated 27 May 1992. What is NOT an acceptable date for one of the surveys for endorsements? 2028: When making up a long, large coastwise tow, which of the following procedures is INCORRECT? 2029: When anchored, increasing the scope of the anchor chain normally serves to _______________. 2030: Safety equipment on board vessels must be approved by the _____________________. 2031: Multi-year ice is the hardest sea ice and should be avoided if possible. It is recognizable because of what tone to its surface color? 2033: A spring line leads _______________. 2034: You are ordering a new block to use with a 3-inch circumference manila line. Which represents a proper size block for this line? 2035: A seaman signed on articles on 16 January 1987 and signed off on 2 March 1987. How should you enter this under the Time of Service column in the articles? 2036: A copy of the Articles of Agreement, less the names, is required to be posted. This document is called the _____. 2037: You are riding to a single anchor. The vessel is yawing excessively. Which action should be taken to reduce the yawing? 2038: With a large ocean tow in heavy weather, you should NOT _________. 2039: There is a large shipment of case goods available to be loaded on your vessel. You are to load as many tons as possible in a hold which has 32,300 cubic feet left unfilled by cargo. Each case measures 2-feet high by 2-feet wide by 4-feet long and weighs 500 pounds. If you allow a broken stowage allowance of 10% of the 32,300 feet, what is the nearest whole number of tons which may be loaded? 2040: The plating indicated by the letter N is known as the _____. 2041: Which tackle arrangement has the LEAST mechanical advantage? 2042: Which statement about the deck line is TRUE? 2043: A mooring line that prevents a vessel from moving sideways away from the dock is a _______________. 2044: You are loading in a port subject to the winter load line mark and bound for a port subject to the tropical load line mark. You will enter the summer zone after steaming four days, and you will enter the tropical zone after twelve days. You will consume 31 tons of fuel, water, and stores per day. The hydrometer reading at the loading pier is 1.000, and the average TPI is 46. What is the minimum freeboard required at the start of the voyage? 2045: When relieving the helm, the new helmsman will find it helpful to know the _____________. 2046: The structural member indicated by the letter I in illustration D033DG is the _______________. 2047: Progressive flooding is controlled by securing watertight boundaries and _____. 2048: The MINIMUM acceptable size for a towing bridle would be that size in which the safe working load (SWL) of each leg of the bridle is equal to ______________. 2049: While the Pilot is maneuvering the vessel to a dock, what is the PRIMARY responsibility of the watch officer? 2050: In illustration D044DG, the mooring line labeled "H" is called a(n) ____________. 2051: The tankship Northland is loaded as shown. Use the salmon colored pages in the Stability Data Reference Book to determine the sagging numeral. 2052: You are proceeding under NCS (Naval Control of Shipping) when it becomes necessary to send a distress message. Which precedence would you assign this message? 2053: A mooring line leading 45 to the keel, used to check forward or astern movement of a vessel, is called a _______. 2054: What is the name of the mark indicated by the letter B in the diagram? 2056: A seaman may not make an allotment to his _______________. 2057: You are required to sign "foreign" articles on a voyage from San Francisco to which port? 2058: What is NOT suitable for use in making up the towing rig for a heavy, long ocean tow? 2059: You are handling a mooring line and are instructed to "Check the line". What should you do? 2060: In polar regions you should NOT expect to see ____. 2061: A sheave is a _____________. 2062: The vessel shown has broken down and you are going to take her in tow. The wind is on her starboard beam. She is making more leeway than you. Where should you position your vessel when you start running lines? 2063: A "spring line" is ___________________. 2064: While underway in thick fog you are on watch and hear the cry "man overboard". Which type of maneuver should you make? 2065: A continual worsening of the list or trim indicates _____. 2066: Concentrated heavy loads are involved in loading a LASH vessel. What does NOT require close attention due to such loads while working cargo? 2067: What is the mechanical advantage, neglecting friction, of tackle number 12? 2068: You intend to tow a barge with one tug and expect continuous high winds from the north. To reduce the yaw of your tow, you should _____________. 2069: A "spring line" is a ________________. 2070: Which statement about the Williamson turn is FALSE? 2072: You are loading in a port subject to the tropical load line mark and bound for a port subject to the winter load line mark. You will enter the summer zone after steaming eight days, and you will enter the winter zone after ten days. You will consume 31 tons of fuel, water, and stores per day. The hydrometer reading at the loading pier is 1.016, and the average TPI is 41. What is the minimum freeboard required at the start of the voyage? 2073: When rigging a bos'n's chair on a stay with a shackle, ___________________. 2074: You are proceeding to a distress site. The survivors are in life rafts. What will make your ship more visible to the survivors? 2075: The knot lettered E in illustration DO30DG is a __________. 2076: A person who sees someone fall overboard should ___________. 2077: You are required to sign "foreign" articles on a voyage from New Orleans to which port? 2078: While towing, bridle legs of unequal lengths may cause _________________. 2079: Prior to loading barges over the stern of a LASH vessel, the vessel should be trimmed in what manner? 2080: A Contract of Affreightment covering the movement of a particular cargo from one designated port to another at a specified rate for each ton of goods loaded is called a _____________. 2081: A seaman is reported missing in the morning and was last seen after coming off the mid-watch. Which type of turn would you use to return to the trackline steamed during the night? 2082: You are loading in a port subject to the tropical load line mark and bound for a port subject to the winter load line mark. You will enter the summer zone after steaming four days, and you will enter the winter zone after nine days. You will consume 29 tons of fuel, water, and stores per day. The hydrometer reading at the loading pier is 1.008, and the average TPI is 53. What is the minimum freeboard required at the start of the voyage? 2084: A copy of the Articles of Agreement, less the signatures, is required to be posted. This document is called the _______. 2085: What purpose does a bridge fitting serve when lashing containers? 2086: What is the mechanical advantage of tackle number 11? 2087: A vessel has a deadweight carrying capacity of 10,500 tons. Fuel, water, and stores require 1500 tons. The cubic capacity is 500,000 cubic feet. Which cargo will put her full and down? 2088: You have been towing astern and have just let go the tow. Your deckhands are pulling in and faking the towline by hand on the stern. The most dangerous action to take is to ____. 2089: In addition to the load lines indicated in illustration D003DG, some vessels have a Winter North Atlantic line. Which statement about this load line mark is TRUE? 2091: When operating in an area where sea ice and icebergs are present, which statement is TRUE? 2092: You are signing on a crew. When they present their Merchant Mariner's Documents, you should suspect a fraudulent document if it has a single endorsement that says _________. 2093: What is the mechanical advantage of tackle number 10? 2094: A large basin cut into the shore, closed off by a caisson, and used for drydocking of ships is known as a ____________. 2095: You are using a racetrack turn to recover a man overboard. The vessel is first steadied when how many degrees away from the original heading? 2096: You are loading in a port subject to the tropical load line mark and bound for a port subject to the summer load line mark. You will enter the summer zone after steaming ten days. You will consume 33 tons of fuel, water, and stores per day. The hydrometer reading at the loading pier is 1.021, and the average TPI is 51. What is the minimum freeboard required at the start of the voyage? 2097: What is the name of tackle number 11? 2098: Snow has obliterated surface features and the sky is covered with uniform, altostratus clouds. There are no shadows and the horizon has disappeared. What is this condition called? 2099: Which statement about the fo'c'sle card is TRUE? 2100: The primary purpose of a load line is to establish required _________________________. 2101: You are loading in a port subject to the summer load line mark and bound for a port subject to the winter load line mark. You will enter the winter zone after steaming four days. You will consume 35 tons of fuel, water, and stores per day. The hydrometer reading at the loading pier is 1.0083, and the average TPI is 65. What is the minimum freeboard required at the start of the voyage? 2102: A seaman deserts the vessel in a foreign port. What should the Master do with any of the deserter's personal effects remaining on board? 2103: You are signing on the Purser. He should present a Merchant Mariner's document with which endorsement? 2104: You are proceeding to a distress site where the survivors are in life rafts. Which action will assist in making your vessel more visible to the survivors? 2106: A racetrack turn would be better than a Williamson turn in recovering a man overboard if ____________. 2107: What is the name of the mark indicated by the letter A? 2108: You are the Master signing on a crew. In completing the articles, who should sign in the various places indicated for the Shipping Commissioner's signature? 2109: What is NOT an item that requires the vessel to be dry-docked? 2110: Your ship is carrying hazardous cargo. During a daily inspection, you notice that some of the cargo has shifted and several cases are broken. You should FIRST ___________. 2111: You are anchoring in 16 fathoms of water. On a small to medium size vessel, the _______. 2112: What is NOT surveyed at an annual load line survey? 2113: One major advantage of the round turn maneuver in a man overboard situation is that it ________________________. 2114: All handling and stowage of packaged hazardous materials on board a domestic vessel engaged in foreign trade shall be done under the supervision of __________________________. 2116: What is the name of tackle number 10 in illustration DO29DG? 2117: When a vessel is involved in a casualty. The cost of property damage includes the _______________. 2118: You are loading in a port subject to the tropical load line mark and bound for a port subject to the summer load line mark. You will enter the summer zone after steaming four days. You will consume 41 tons of fuel, water, and stores per day. The hydrometer reading at the loading pier is 1.000 and the average TPI is 55. What is the minimum freeboard required at the start of the voyage? 2119: You are coming to anchor in 8 fathoms of water. In this case, the ___________________________. 2120: Wale shores would be used when drydocking a vessel with _____________________. 2121: Which statement concerning the lashings of containers with solid bar or wire rope lashings is TRUE? 2122: What is the name of tackle number 9? 2123: Your vessel is required to have a slop chest. Which of the following articles is NOT required by law to be carried in the slop chest? 2124: You are on watch aboard a vessel heading NW, with the wind from dead ahead, in heavy seas. You notice a man fall overboard from the starboard bow. Which action would NOT be appropriate? 2125: You are loading in a port subject to the winter load line mark and bound for a port subject to the summer load line mark. You will enter the summer zone after steaming six days. You will consume 32 tons of fuel, water, and stores per day. The hydrometer reading at the loading pier is 1.005, and the average TPI is 65. What is the minimum freeboard required at the start of the voyage? 2126: You have anchored in a mud and clay bottom. The anchor appears to be dragging in a storm. What action should you take? 2127: The maneuver which will return your vessel to a person who has fallen overboard in the shortest time is ___________. 2128: Several merchant ships are arriving at the scene of a distress incident. One of the them must assume the duties of the Coordinator Surface Search (CSS). Which of the following statements is TRUE? 2129: The exact and complete identification of all cargo on board must be found on the ____________________. 2130: In a racetrack turn, to recover a man overboard, the vessel is steadied for the SECOND time after a turn of how many degrees from the original heading? 2131: If you carry packaged hazardous cargoes on a break bulk vessel bound foreign, you must _____________________. 2132: Which statement concerning dual-tonnage vessels is TRUE? 2133: The S.S. Hollowpoint has a charter party in which the charterer assumes no responsibility for the operation of the vessel but pays stevedoring expenses. What is the name of the charter party? 2134: You are loading in a port subject to the tropical load line mark and bound for a port subject to the summer load line mark. You will enter the summer zone after steaming two days. You will consume 28 tons of fuel, water, and stores per day. The hydrometer reading at the loading pier is 1.020, and the average TPI is 55. What is the minimum freeboard required at the start of the voyage? 2135: A load line certificate is valid for how many years? 2136: Your enrolled vessel is bound from Baltimore, MD, toNorfolk, VA, via Chesapeake Bay. Which statement about therequired pilot is TRUE? 2137: The securing systems for containers were developed to prevent container movement during which ship motion? 2138: When topping the booms with a single-span topping lift, as shown in illustration D002DG, which statement is TRUE? 2139: You are proceeding to the area of reported distress. When you arrive at the reported position, the vessel in distress is not sighted. What type of search should be conducted? 2140: You are loading in a port subject to the summer load line mark and bound for a port subject to the tropical load line mark. You will enter the tropical zone after steaming four days. You will consume 33 tons of fuel, water, and stores per day. The hydrometer reading at the loading pier is 1.006, and the average TPI is 66. What is the minimum freeboard required at the start of the voyage? 2141: You are Master of a vessel that is sold in a foreign country after discharge of cargo. What is your responsibility to the crew in regards to return to the United States? 2142: When loading a LASH vessel, a barge is picked up by the vessel's crane. What is TRUE? 2143: Your vessel was damaged and initially assumed a significant list and trim; however, further increase has been slow. Based on this data, what should you expect? 2144: "Hard right rudder" means ______________________. 2145: The fo'c'sle card _____________. 2146: You are on a single-screw vessel with a right-handed propeller. The vessel is going full speed astern with full right rudder. The bow will swing _______________. 2147: What is the name of tackle number 8? 2148: You are the operator of an uninspected diesel towing vessel of 190 GT operating on a regular run from New York to the Gulf of Mexico. Which statement is TRUE? 2149: When anchoring in a clay bottom, what is one hazard that may cause the anchor to drag? 2150: The vessel shown has broken down and you are going to take her in tow. The wind is coming from her starboard beam. You are making more leeway than she. Where should you position your vessel when you start running lines? 2151: Many dangerous cargoes are stowed on deck because of the _______________________. 2152: Your vessel has the symbol shown inscribed on the side. Which statement concerning this symbol is TRUE? 2153: The shipping papers for the products being carried in your tankship are NOT required to contain the _________________. 2154: A vessel has a charter party for one voyage to carry a full load of manganese from Durban, South Africa, to Baltimore, Maryland, at a stipulated rate per ton. Which type of contract is involved? 2155: A case received for shipment has the markings shown. Each carton measures 13" X 15" X 23". What is the total cubic capacity the entire consignment will occupy if you assume 10% broken stowage? 2156: You are standing watch on entering port and the Master gives a rudder command which conflicts with a rudder command from the Pilot. You should ensure the helmsman ______________. 2157: You are in a fresh water port loading logs with gear rated at 5 tons, and suspect the weight of the logs exceeds the SWL of the gear. The logs are floating in the water alongside the vessel and have 95% of their volume submerged. The average length of the logs is 15 feet and the average diameter is 4.4 feet. What is the nearest average weight of the logs, based on these average measurements? 2158: You are proceeding under NCS (Naval Control of Shipping) when you wish to send a message concerning your ships diversion. Which precedence would you assign this message? 2159: What is the mechanical advantage of tackle number 9? 2160: A tanker loads at a terminal within the tropical zone. She will enter the summer zone 6 days after departing the loading port. She will burn off about 45 tons/day and daily water consumption is 8 tons. How many tons may she load over that allowed by her summer load line? 2161: A vessel loads 5000 tons of manganese ore. The railroad cars that brought the ore to the vessel were previously loaded with iron ore so the ore is contaminated. The agent requests the Master to sign a Clean Bill of Lading and in return the shipper will give him a Letter of Indemnity. What is the best procedure to follow? 2162: A crew has signed on for a 3-month voyage. Fourteen days into the voyage a seaman is improperly discharged at the first port of call. How much pay is he entitled to receive? 2163: What is the name of tackle number 7? 2164: What provides the majority of strength to an aluminum-sided container? 2165: The original Bill of Lading, once signed by the Master, is NOT ________. 2166: A ballasted vessel sinks enroute to a drydock. Under these circumstances, the vessel's owner can claim ________. 2167: Which statement concerning sweat damage in containers is TRUE? 2168: What is the name of tackle number 6? 2169: What is the mechanical advantage of tackle number 8? 2170: Your vessel is disabled and in imminent danger of grounding on a lee shore. The Master agrees to salvage services using Lloyd's Standard Form of Salvage Agreement. Which is TRUE? 2171: The order of importance in addressing damage control is _____________. 2172: The lower hold of your vessel has a bale cubic of 52,000 cu. ft. You will load a cargo of cases, each weighing 380 lbs. and measuring 3 ft. x 2 ft. x 2 ft. The estimated broken stowage is 15%. How many tons of cases can be loaded? 2173: What is the name of tackle number 5? 2174: A vessel puts into the port of Kobe, Japan to discharge cargo. While awaiting completion of the cargo operation, the vessel contracts with a local shipyard to have the hull chipped, scaled, and painted. How is the cost of this maintenance handled with the Collector of Customs? 2175: Which is a negotiated charter? 2176: The tankship Northland is loaded as shown. Use the salmon colored pages in the Stability Data Reference Book to determine the hogging numeral. 2177: Under normal weather and sea conditions when securing a stack of containers with non-locking fittings, lashings are required when the tier exceeds what height? 2178: Segregation of cargoes refers to _____. 2179: A design modification of an anchor chain which prevents kinking is the ______________________. 2180: The weight of the container and its contents is supported on deck by what part(s)? 2181: When relieving the helm, the new helmsman should know the ______. 2182: What is the name of tackle number 4 in illustration DO29DG? 2183: The fo'c'sle card _________________. 2184: The lashings of a stack of containers with interlocking fittings restrain the forces that cause _______________. 2185: You are using tackle number 7 to lift a weight of 100 lbs. If you include 10 percent of the weight for each sheave for friction, what is the pull on the hauling part required to lift the weight? 2186: What is the mechanical advantage of tackle number 7? 2187: You are using tackle number 10 to lift a weight. The hauling part of this tackle is bent to the weight hook (w) of tackle number 5. What is the mechanical advantage of this rig? 2188: The forecastle card is a(n) ___________. 2189: You are conducting trials to determine the maneuvering characteristics of your vessel. While making a turn you take the ranges and bearings of an isolated light with the results shown. Based on this information, what is the transfer for a turn of 75? 2190: What is the name of tackle number 3? 2191: A wooden deck installed on top of the plating lettered N is known as ______________. 2192: The part of a windlass which physically engages the chain during hauling or paying out is the _______________. 2193: You have determined the maneuvering characteristics of your vessel by taking the radar ranges and bearings of an isolated light while making a turn. The results are listed in illustration D035DG. Based on this data what is the tactical diameter of the turning circle? 2194: What is the mechanical advantage of tackle number 6? 2195: You have determined the maneuvering characteristics of your vessel by taking the radar ranges and bearings of an isolated light while making a turn. The results are as listed. Based on this data what is the transfer for a turn of 180? 2196: You are using tackle number 10 to lift a weight. The hauling part of this tackle is bent to the weight hook (w) of tackle number 4. What is the mechanical advantage of this rig? 2197: You are signing on crew members. The minimum number of people required aboard, and the qualifications of each, is listed on the ___________. 2198: You are conducting trials to determine the maneuvering characteristics of your vessel. While making a turn, you take ranges and bearings of an isolated light with the results as shown. Based on this information, what is the transfer for a turn of 90? 2199: What is the name of tackle number 2? 2200: When rigging a guy and preventer properly, the guy should be _________________. 2201: When referring to dry bulk cargoes, the term "flow state" _________. 2202: You are proceeding under NCS (Naval Control of Shipping) and wish to send a message concerning an initial enemy contact. Which precedence will you assign this message? 2203: A Chinese stopper (two lines) will hold best when you _____. 2204: While writing in the logbook at the end of your watch, you make an error in writing an entry. What is the proper way of correcting this error? 2205: On the fully containerized ship, approximately one-third or more of the cargo is on deck above the rolling center. Top stowed containers are subject to _________________. 2206: You are using tackle number 6 in illustration DO29DG to lift a weight of 300 lbs. If you include 10 percent of the weight for each sheave for friction, what is the pull on the hauling part required to lift the weight? 2207: Repair of vital machinery and services should start _______. 2208: Under normal weather and sea conditions when securing a stack of containers with twist locks, lashings are required when the tier exceeds what height? 2209: Certain cargoes must be segregated because of their ______. 2210: What is NOT a problem area when loading barges on a LASH type vessel? 2211: What is the mechanical advantage, neglecting friction, of tackle number 5? 2212: You have determined the maneuvering characteristics of your vessel by taking the radar ranges and bearings of an isolated light while making a turn. The results are listed in illustration D035DG. Based on this data what is the advance for a turn of 30? 2213: You are using tackle number 6 to lift a weight. The hauling part of this tackle is bent to the weight hook (w) of tackle number 8. Disregarding friction, what is the mechanical advantage of this rig? 2214: You are conducting trials to determine the maneuvering characteristics of your vessel. While making a turn, you take ranges and bearings of an isolated light with the results as shown. Based on this information, what is the advance for a turn of 90? 2215: Given a dry bulb temperature of 78F and wet bulb temperature of 66.5F, the dew point is __________________. 2216: What is the mechanical advantage, neglecting friction, of tackle number 4? 2217: The knot lettered P is a __________. 2218: If reefer spaces are not properly cleaned prior to loading cargo, it will most likely cause _____________________. 2219: You are using tackle number 5 to lift a weight of 300 lbs. If you include 10 percent of the weight for each sheave for friction, what is the pull on the hauling part required to lift the weight? 2220: The load chart of a crane enables the operator to combine the load radius with boom length to determine the ________. 2221: You are using tackle number 5 to lift a weight. The hauling part of this tackle is bent to the weight hook (w) of tackle number 8. What is the mechanical advantage of this rig? 2222: The lower seam of the strake indicated by the letter B is sometimes riveted. This is done to _____________. 2223: What is the mechanical advantage of tackle number 3? 2224: When improperly tied, which knot shown is called a granny or thief's knot? 2225: Which knot should be used to secure a line to a spar when the pull is perpendicular to the spar? 2226: The knot lettered O is a ______. 2227: You are using tackle number 4 in illustration DO29DG to lift a weight of 120 lbs. If you include 10 percent of the weight for each sheave for friction, what is the pull on the hauling part required to lift the weight? 2228: You have determined the maneuvering characteristics of your vessel by taking the radar ranges and bearings of an isolated light while making a turn. The results are listed. Based on this data what is the transfer for a turn of 60? 2229: You are using tackle number 5 to lift a weight. The hauling part of this tackle is bent to the weight hook of tackle number 9. What is the mechanical advantage of this rig? 2230: What is the name of tackle number 1? 2231: What is the mechanical advantage of tackle number 2? 2232: The MAIN use of the knot lettered M is to ______________. 2233: The knot lettered N in illustration DO30DG is a _________. 2234: Keeping certain cargoes separated because of their inherent characteristics is known as ___________________. 2235: You are conducting trials to determine the maneuvering characteristics of your vessel. While making a turn, you take ranges and bearings of an isolated light with the results as shown. Based on this information, what is the advance for a turn of 75? 2236: Another name for the garboard strake is the ___________. 2237: Using the graph in illustration D008DG, if the dry bulb temperature is 76 and the wet bulb temperature is 59, what is the relative humidity in a cargo hold? 2238: What is the area of a circle with a radius of 12 feet after a sector of 60 has been removed? 2239: You are using tackle number 3 to lift a weight of 120 lbs. If you include 10 percent of the weight for each sheave for friction, what is the pull on the hauling part required to lift the weight? 2240: What is the mechanical advantage of tackle number 1? 2241: The letter M indicates a(n) ________. 2242: What is the area of a circle with a radius of 21 feet after a sector of 120 has been removed? 2243: You are using tackle number 4, as shown, to lift a weight. The hauling part of this tackle is bent to the weight hook of tackle number 11. What is the mechanical advantage of this rig? 2244: If you are loading fruit in reefer spaces and you notice that the fruit is beginning to mold, you should __________. 2245: To determine the number of certificated lifeboatmen required on a vessel, you should check the _______________. 2246: Cargoes that might leak from containers are known as ______. 2247: The knot lettered M in illustration DO30DG is a __________. 2248: A "wet cargo" refers to _____. 2249: Which knot should be used to secure a line to a spar when the pull is parallel to the spar? 2250: You have determined the maneuvering characteristics of your vessel by taking radar ranges and bearings of an isolated light while making a turn. The results are as shown. Based on this data what is the transfer for a turn of 90? 2251: The letter I indicates the keel. Which of the following plates is NOT part of the keel? 2253: What is the area of a circle with a radius of 17 feet after a sector of 57 has been removed? 2254: You are using tackle number 4 to lift a weight. The hauling part of this tackle is bent to the weight hook (w) of tackle number 10. What is the mechanical advantage of this rig? 2255: You are using tackle number 2 to lift a weight of 100 lbs. If you include 10 percent of the weight for each sheave for friction, what is the pull on the hauling part required to lift the weight? 2256: You are conducting trials to determine the maneuvering characteristics of your vessel. While making a turn, you take ranges and bearings of an isolated light with the results shown in illustration D034DG. Based on this information, what is the transfer for a turn of 180? 2257: "Cribbing" is ___________________. 2258: The knot lettered L in illustration DO30DG is a _________. 2259: You have determined the maneuvering characteristics of your vessel by taking radar ranges and bearings of an isolated light while making a turn. The results are as shown. Based on this data what is the advance for a turn of 90? 2260: Cargo that gives off fumes that may contaminate other cargo is known as a(n) _____________________. 2261: The machinery associated with heaving in and running out anchor chain is the ______________________. 2262: Which statement about the carriage of solid hazardous materials in bulk is TRUE? 2263: You are using tackle number 1 in illustration DO29DG to lift a weight of 100 lbs. If you include 10 percent of the weight for each sheave for friction, what is the pull on the hauling part required to lift the weight? 2264: When you "end for end" a wire rope, you _______________. 2265: You are conducting trials to determine the maneuvering characteristics of your vessel. While making a turn, you take ranges and bearings of an isolated light with the results shown in illustration D034DG. Based on this information, what is the transfer for a turn of 45? 2266: Your vessel has been damaged and is partially flooded. The first step to be taken in attempting to save the vessel is to ___________________. 2267: The knot lettered K in illustration DO30DG is a _________. 2268: The helm command "shift your rudder" means _____________. 2270: In a national emergency, when communicating via the Navy, messages are sent by precedence. A message designated ROUTINE willl be delivered within ___________. 2271: You are signing on a crew. You can determine the minimum number and qualifications of the crew that you are required to carry by consulting what document? 2272: Which knot is secure only when there is a strain on the line? 2273: What is the area of a circle with a radius of 4 feet after a sector of 111 has been removed? 2274: In a national emergency, when communicating via the Navy, messages are sent by precedence. A message designated PRIORITY will be delivered within __________. 2275: When inspecting wire rope before a hoisting operation, one must look for _____________. 2276: You have determined the maneuvering characteristics of your vessel by taking radar ranges and bearings of an isolated light while making a turn. The results are as shown. Based on this data what is the advance for a turn of 60? 2278: You will load and carry a bulk cargo of sulphur at ambient temperature. Which statement is true? 2279: In plugging submerged holes; rags, wedges, and other materials should be used in conjunction with plugs to _____________. 2280: You are conducting trials to determine the maneuvering characteristics of your vessel. While making a turn, you take ranges and bearings of an isolated light with the results shown in illustration D034DG. Based on this information, what is the advance for a turn of 45? 2281: Your vessel has run hard aground in an area subject to heavy wave action. Backing full astern failed to free her. Which action should be taken next? 2282: Using the graph in illustration D008DG, if the dry bulb temperature is 77 and the wet bulb temperature is 69, what is the relative humidity in a cargo hold? 2283: What is the area of a circle with a radius of 2 feet after a sector of 86 has been removed? 2284: In determining the scope of anchor line to pay out when anchoring a small boat, one must consider the ___________. 2285: While writing in the logbook at the end of your watch, you make an error in writing an entry. What is the proper way of correcting this error? 2286: Cargo that is highly susceptible to damage by tainting from odorous cargo is called _____. 2287: In a national emergency, when communicating via the Navy, messages are sent by precedence. A message designated IMMEDIATE will be delivered within _________. 2288: What will cause wire rope to fail? 2289: A seaman you have just discharged has a Continuous Discharge Book. Which statement is TRUE? 2290: The sprocket teeth on a wildcat are known as the ________. 2291: Before a Master relieves a Pilot of the conn, the _________. 2292: The biggest problem encountered when towing bridle legs are too short is _______________________. 2293: As defined in the regulations governing marine casualties a "marine employer" may be the ___________. 2299: You are on a multiple-product chemical tanker and will carry cargoes of isophorone, ethylenediamine, and creosote. Which of the following is TRUE? 2300: In the stowage of deck cargo, "cribbing" is ____________. 2301: In towing, chocks are used to _____. 2302: What is NOT required to be approved or certified by the U.S. Coast Guard before being used on inspected vessels? 2303: You are proceeding under NCS (Naval Control of Shipping) and wish to send a message warning of a hurricane. Which precedence would you assign this message? 2305: Which will cause a wire rope to fail? 2310: How do you determine the weight of the vessel that is supported by the ground when a vessel has run aground? 2311: In a national emergency, when communicating via the Navy, messages are sent by precedence. A message designated FLASH will be delivered within _________. 2315: Which splice is used to connect two separate lines together? 2316: A lookout can leave his/her station _____. 2321: Your vessel has run aground and is touching bottom for the first one-quarter of its length. What is the LEAST desirable method from the standpoint of stability to decrease the bottom pressure? 2322: Fittings used for towing must be _____. 2325: Which line cannot be spliced? 2335: When two lines are spliced together, _____________. 2336: The maneuver which will return your vessel in the shortest time to a person who has fallen overboard is ______________. 2340: When topping the booms with a multiple-purchase topping lift, as shown in illustration D002DG, which statement is TRUE? 2341: The grooved wheel inside a block is called a ____________. 2342: How many tons of salt water can be loaded into a flat ended cylindrical tank with a diameter of 3 feet and a length of 8 feet? 2343: When securing a hook to the end of a wire rope you should use _____________. 2344: An example of an anchor which has a stock is a __________. 2345: A splice that can be used in running rigging, where the line will pass through blocks, is a ________________. 2346: What is the volume of a sphere with a radius of 11 feet? 2347: What is an advantage of having wire rope with a fiber core over that of a wire rope of the same size with a wire core? 2348: You are on a multiple-product chemical tanker and will carry cargoes of allyl alcohol, benzene, and propanolamine. Which of the following is true? 2349: What is the volume of a sphere with a radius of 7 feet? 2350: A temporary wire eye splice made with three wire rope clamps will hold approximately what percentage of the total rope strength? 2351: What is the area of a circle with a diameter of 12 feet after a sector of 86 has been removed? 2352: The recessed areas on a wildcat are called ______________. 2353: Which mooring line prevents sideways motion of a vessel moored to a pier? 2354: What is the area of a circle with a diameter of 21 feet after a sector of 72 has been removed? 2355: The metal, teardrop-shaped object sometimes used within an eyesplice is a __________. 2356: "Hard right rudder" means _______________. 2358: Which is the heaviest grade of canvas? 2360: Splices made in nylon should ___________________. 2361: The BEST information on the nature and extent of damage to the vessel is obtained from __________________. 2365: A six-strand composite rope made up of alternate fiber and wire strands around a fiber core is called _____________. 2366: To "shore up" the main deck for the stowage of deck cargo means to _________________. 2367: What is the volume of a sphere with a radius of 5 feet? 2375: You are on a multiple-product chemical tanker and will carry cargoes of ethanolamine, methyl acrylate, and glycerine. Which statement is true? 2376: A vessel has an amidships superstructure. Which location would be most suitable for on-deck stowage of automobiles? 2377: You are the operator of a towing vessel which collides with a buoy and drags it off station. What should you do if the damage to your vessel is not serious? 2384: What is the volume of a sphere with a radius of 3 feet? 2385: You are on a multiple-product chemical tanker and will carry cargoes of butyric acid, propylene oxide, and octyl alcohol. Which statement is true? 2386: A vessel has an amidships superstructure. Which location would be most suitable for maindeck stowage of vehicles? 2387: What is the area of a circle with a diameter of 2 feet after a sector of 60 has been removed? 2388: What is the area of a circle with a diameter of 4 feet after a sector of 120 has been removed? 2389: What is the area of a circle with a diameter of 17 feet after a sector of 111 has been removed? 2390: Determine the weight of a rectangular piece of 20.4 lb. steel measuring 4 feet by 6 feet. 2391: Determine the weight of a rectangular piece of 40.8 lbs. steel measuring 3 feet by 5 feet. 2392: Determine the weight of a rectangular piece of 12.75 lbs. steel measuring 5 feet by 8 feet. 2393: Determine the weight of a rectangular piece of 25.5 lbs. steel measuring 4.5 feet by 6.7 feet. 2394: Determine the area of a triangle with a base of 3.5 feet and a height of 4.0 feet. 2395: Determine the area of a triangle with a base of 4.7 feet and a height of 6.3 feet. 2396: Determine the area of a triangle with a base of 5.8 feet and a height of 2.1 feet. 2397: Determine the area of a triangle with a base of 6.7 feet and a height of 9.1 feet. 2398: How many tons of salt water can be loaded into a flat-ended cylindrical tank with a diameter of 4.5 feet and a length of 8 feet? 2399: You are standing wheel watch on entering port and the Master gives you a rudder command which conflicts with a rudder command from the Pilot. What should you do? 2400: The turning circle of a vessel is the path followed by the ___________. 2450: Which statement is NOT true concerning precautions during fueling operations? 2451: A safety shackle is identified by its _______________. 2452: Which is an advantage of using watertight longitudinal divisions in double bottom tanks? 2453: On a ship's crane, the load chart relates the allowable load to the combination of the boom length and ____________. 2454: You are going astern (single-screw, right-handed propeller) with the anchor down at a scope of twice the depth of the water. As the anchor dredges, you should expect the ______. 2455: The boom indicator on a crane will indicate the ________. 2456: Which term describes a part of a natural fiber line? 2458: A carling is used aboard ship ____________. 2459: Tripping defects in anchors frequently occur in ________. 2460: You are operating a twin-screw vessel and lose your port engine. You continue to operate on your starboard engine only. Which action would you take to move your vessel ahead in a straight line? 2461: In writing up the logbook at the end of your watch, you make an error in writing an entry. What is the proper way of correcting this error? 2462: Which term describes a part of a natural fiber line? 2463: The crane manufacturer's load chart should be posted at or near the _______________________________. 2464: Which term describes a part of a natural fiber line? 2465: The inboard guy is indicated by which number in illustration D002DG? 2466: The pillar shape that gives the greatest strength for the least weight is the ___________. 2469: While cranking out a quadrantal davit, slippage of the quadrant due to excessive wear or failure of the teeth in the quadrant will cause the _______________. 2470: Which type of bottom provides most anchors with the best holding ability? 2471: To determine the number of able seamen required on an inspected vessel, you should check the _____________. 2472: A "liner" in riveted construction of a vessel is a(n) __________. 2473: At the outbreak of war your ship is caught in an enemy port. Which statement is FALSE? 2474: Generally speaking, the more destructive storms occurring on the Great Lakes usually come from the _________________. 2475: The use of liners in riveted construction is eliminated by using _____________. 2478: A "contra-guide" is a type of ________. 2479: Which type of weld testing can be used to detect internal flaws? 2480: A Danforth lightweight anchor does NOT hold well in which type of bottom? 2481: You are proceeding under NCS (Naval Control of Shipping) and wish to send a message concerning an initial enemy contact. Which precedence would you assign this message? 2484: The type of joint formed when an edge of one plate is laid over the edge of the plate to which it is riveted is a ____________. 2486: Which weld fault can only be detected by a method that examines the internal structure of a weld? 2488: A vessel is constructed with a steel hull and an aluminum superstructure. Which statement is TRUE? 2489: A post, used to secure line or wire rope, consisting of a single body and two protruding horns is called a __________. 2490: The best method of protecting that portion of a fiber anchor line nearest the anchor from chafing on the bottom is by _________. 2491: Before being certified by the American Bureau of Shipping, anchor chain must undergo _________________. 2492: When a tug makes up to a large vessel, the spring line should lead from the forwardmost part of the tug so that ______________. 2493: Your U.S. tankship is designed to carry anhydrous ammonia in bulk. The keel was laid in 1980. Which statement concerning the carriage of this cargo is TRUE? 2494: The major components which determine the length of a catenary in a deployed anchor cable are water depth, cable weight, and ________________. 2496: Which statement about the dangerous cargo manifest is FALSE? 2499: Single hull vessels operating exclusively on the Great Lakes must be drydocked at intervals not to exceed ______________. 2500: Which part of an anchor actually digs into the bottom? 2502: A tow of 9 barges is made up three abreast by three long. The towboat is faced up to the last barge of the center string. The outer two strings of barges are the _________. 2504: A seaman may have all or part of his wages deposited by allotment to a bank or savings institution. Which of the following is NOT a requirement for this type of allotment? 2506: A tow of 9 barges is made up three abreast and three long. The towboat is faced up to the center string which is known as the ____________. 2508: What is required to launch a boat stowed in a crescent davit? 2509: What is the purpose of cant frames in steel vessels? 2510: Mooring lines should be turned end-for-end occasionally. This is because _________. 2512: Ultrasonic testing is used to determine the thickness of a vessel's shell plating and to __________. 2516: Which statement about the dangerous cargo manifest is TRUE? 2518: A jumbo barge measures ___________. 2519: If a passenger vessel navigating the Great Lakes is required to carry 8 ring life buoys, how many of these buoys must have water lights attached? 2520: When a line is spirally coiled about its end and lying flat on deck, it is said to be _____. 2521: The period of roll is the time difference between ________. 2524: Which entry on a dangerous cargo manifest concerning the classification of a cargo is NOT correct? 2528: What entry on a dangerous cargo manifest concerning the classification of a cargo is correct? 2529: Which condition would NOT entitle a vessel to carry goods on deck? 2530: Your vessel has gone aground in waters where the tide is falling. The BEST action you can take is to _____________. 2531: You must take a bow line from the bow of a large vessel that is underway. In attempting to do so, your tug is caught crossways ahead of the vessel (stemming). What is the correct procedure to free your tug? 2532: For a given weight of cargo, the stress on the heel block of a cargo boom ________________. 2533: You should attach a towline to a trailer eye bolt using a(n)______________. 2534: Great Lakes vessels, using life rafts, must have sufficient life raft capacity on each side of the vessel to accommodate at least _____________. 2536: Wages due a seaman may be attached by the court for the __________________. 2537: Small passenger vessels certified for operation on the Great Lakes are required to have on board one ___________________. (small passenger vessel regulations) 2539: The distance between rivets in a row is known as the ____________. 2540: In small craft terminology, all of the anchor gear between a boat and her anchor is called the __________. 2542: When loading containers into the cell guides in the hold of a container ship, which statement is TRUE? 2546: The dangerous cargo manifest does NOT indicate ___________. 2547: In a national emergency, when communicating via the Navy, messages are sent by precedence. A message designated IMMEDIATE will be delivered within _________. 2548: What is the accepted standard for wire rope falls used in connection with the lifeboat gear? 2549: An example of a modern anchor which has a stock is a(n) ____________________. 2550: When a small craft's anchor fouls in a rocky bottom, the first attempt to clear it should be made by ____________. 2551: What welding pattern is NOT used to permanently attach a stiffener to a plate? 2552: When using a Mediterranean Moor, the vessel is moored with her ___________. 2553: The key to rescuing a man overboard is ________. 2554: The welds used to attach stiffeners to a plate are known as ______________. 2556: The type of joint formed when a third small plate is riveted over two plates butted together is called a ______________. 2557: Which Naval Control of Shipping publication should be aboard your vessel? 2558: A sling is a device used in ____________________. 2559: A vessel in Great Lakes service shall carry anchors in accordance with standards established by the ______________. 2560: The tankship Northland is loaded as shown. Use the salmon colored pages in the Stability Data Reference Book to determine the hogging numeral. 2562: As you hold a piece of manila line vertically in front of you, the strands run from the lower left to the upper right. Which type of line is this? 2564: The major components which determine the length of catenary in a deployed anchor cable are water depth, cable tension, and _____________. 2566: The welds used to join shell plates in flush construction are known as ___________. 2567: When relieving the helm, the new helmsman should know the ___________________. 2568: You are proceeding along the right bank of a narrow channel aboard a right-handed single-screw vessel. The vessel starts to sheer due to bank suction/cushion effect. You should _____. 2569: When discharging an oil cargo, the first consideration is to __________. 2570: When a line is laid down in loose, looping figure-eights, it is said to be _____. 2571: You will stop reporting to AMVER when ___________________. 2572: A tug would NOT assist a ship to steer if the tug is made up to the large vessel _____________. 2574: You are proceeding down a channel and lose the engine(s). You must use the anchors to stop the ship. Which statement is true? 2578: According to regulations when, if ever, may cargo hatches on Great Lakes vessels, with more than 6 feet of freeboard, be left uncovered or open while the vessel is being navigated? 2579: Where are the test certificates, for wire rope used as cargo runners, and loose gear certificates usually maintained? 2580: You want to double the strength of a mooring line by using two lines. To accomplish this, the second line must _____. 2581: How does the effect known as "bank suction" act on a single-screw vessel proceeding along a narrow channel? 2582: What is usually NOT required in preparing a hold for reception of a bulk grain cargo? 2588: Rivets are usually made of _____________. 2589: The angle at which the anchor flukes penetrate the soil is the _________________. 2590: Which method of adjusting mooring lines is MOST useful for leaving a boat free to rise and fall with the tide? 2591: A tow astern is veering from side to side on its towline. The best way of controlling the action is to _____________. 2592: The internal volume of a cargo hold measured from the inside faces of the cargo battens, the lower side of the deck beams, and the top of the tank top ceiling is known as the _______. 2593: On a transpacific voyage, you receive a message from your vessel's operators saying that your vessel has been consigned to voluntary Naval Control of Shipping. Further information is contained in __________. 2594: Which is NOT an advantage of the flush method of welded shell plating? 2595: Yawing can be described as _______________. 2596: A person who sees someone fall overboard should __________. 2597: On a small boat, if someone fell overboard and you did not know over which side the person fell, you should ______. 2598: Where, due to the arrangement of the vessel, lifejackets may become inaccessible, additional lifejackets shall be carried ________________. 2599: When several salvors are on-scene at the same time to assist a vessel that has not been abandoned, which principal governs the decision as to which one's services will be accepted? 2600: A smooth, tapered pin, usually of wood, used to open up the strands of a rope for splicing is called a(n) ______. 2601: To determine the number of inflatable life rafts required on a vessel, you should check the __________. 2602: As you hold a piece of manila line vertically in front of you, the strands run from the lower right to the upper left. Which type of line is this? 2603: Which situation requires you to furnish a notice of marine casualty to the Coast Guard? 2604: The joint formed when two steel plates are placed end-to-end is called a _________. 2606: You are approaching the pilot station with the wind fine on the starboard bow and making about 3 knots. You can help to calm the seas by taking what action just before the pilot boat comes along on the port side? 2607: Which statement is TRUE concerning lifeboat installations on Great Lakes vessels? 2608: Most very large ocean going vessels, such as bulk carriers and large tankers, tend to squat _________________. 2609: Which tanker discharge pattern would be the safest and most efficient? 2612: When using the anchor to steady the bow while approaching a dock you must be aware of the fact that _______________. 2616: You are in charge of a towing vessel that operates exclusively on inland waters. You regularly tow barges that provide services (cargo lighters, fuel barges, etc.) to foreign flag vessels in port. What will be accepted as proper credentials for you and your crew? 2617: The operator of an uninspected vessel MUST assist people affected by an accident if he or she can do so without _____. 2618: Due to the nature of a vessel's construction for a particular trade, it does not fully comply with the provisions of SOLAS. Where will this be indicated? 2619: On the Great Lakes, the term "controlling depth" means the ____________. 2622: You must shore up the collision bulkhead due to solid flooding forward. The bulkhead approximates a triangle. The center of pressure of the shores on the bulkhead should be located _____. 2624: The certificate of loading required by each vessel carrying grain in bulk is issued by the ________________. 2626: The "grip" of a joint represents the _____________. 2629: Each open lifeboat carried on a vessel on an international voyage must have ___________. 2632: The horizontal flat surfaces where the upper stock joins the rudder are the ___________. 2636: When riveted joints occur at the ends of plating they are called _____________. 2638: An inspected vessel, on an international voyage, must carry which distress signals on or near the navigating bridge? 2639: A wooden plug fitted tightly in the vent of a damaged tank may prevent the tank from _____________. 2642: Which line is two-stranded, left-handed small stuff? 2644: The boat is stowed on the davit rather than on a cradle with which type of davit? 2646: Which statement is true concerning repairs on the hull of a vessel which is to be riveted and welded? 2648: The smallest size of flaw that can be detected on a radiograph examination of a weld will be indicated by the ___________. 2649: Which type of weld testing can be used to detect internal flaws? 2652: You are using the anchor to steady the bow while maneuvering. You have the proper scope of anchor cable when the _____. 2656: What is an example of the term "Restraint of Rulers, Princes, or Peoples" in a marine insurance policy? 2658: A Kip is equal to ______________________. 2659: The shearing stresses on a ship's structure are usually greatest at _____. 2662: What will NOT increase friction of a liquid flowing in a pipe and cause a loss of suction head? 2664: You must shore up a bulkhead due to solid flooding forward. The bulkhead approximates a rectangle. The center of pressure of the shores on the bulkhead should be located _____. 2666: On the Great Lakes, short-term fluctuations in water levels may be a result of any of the following EXCEPT _________. 2672: The term "scantlings" refers to the __________. 2674: You operate a towing vessel on inland waters exclusively. If you regularly service or contact foreign flag vessels in the course of business, which statement is TRUE? 2676: Who cannot commit the crime of barratry? 2679: Great Lakes cargo vessels, having a liferaft stowed more than 100 meters from the bow or stern, must have at least how many life rafts? 2682: What term describes a three-strand rope laid up right- or left-handed? 2684: Which statement about bilge keels is CORRECT? 2688: What would have the greatest affect on a vessel's longitudinal strength? 2689: After riveting is completed, the joints on the shell of a vessel are generally made watertight by ______________. 2690: When must the Master of a vessel log the position of load line marks in relation to the surface of the water in the Official Logbook? 2692: Your vessel is on a voyage from Ogdensburg, NY, to Chicago, IL, via the Great Lakes. The date is October 3 of the current year. If your vessel is subject to the load line requirements, to which of her marks should she be loaded? 2694: When relieving the helm, the new helmsman should know the ___________. 2696: You are on a power-driven vessel proceeding down a channel, with the current, on a river on the Great Lakes System. If you meet another power-driven vessel who is upbound, your responsibilities include _________________. 2699: The thickness of a 30.6 lbs. plate is __________. 2702: How long is the standard container used to measure equivalent units? 2704: The legs of a tow bridle are joined together with a _______. 2706: Which type of davit is not considered to be a mechanical davit? 2707: In which casualty case is it UNNECESSARY to notify the local Coast Guard Marine Safety Office? 2708: Which statement is TRUE with respect to the load line markings shown. 2709: A vessel which is being assisted by an icebreaker should indicate that she is ready to cast off the towline by ______________. 2710: You have orders to load cargoes of carbon disulfide, diisopropylamine and pyridine on your multi-product tankship. Which statement is TRUE? 2712: Which two Great Lakes are considered hydraulically as one? 2714: The major components which determine the length of catenary in a deployed anchor cable are cable tension, cable weight, and _____________. 2716: A channel is stated as having a controlling depth of 38 feet. Which statement is TRUE? 2718: On Great Lakes vessels, midsummer load lines apply ________. 2719: Which publication would give detailed information on the commercial vessel traffic reporting system for connecting waters from Lake Erie to Lake Huron? 2722: "Limber" is a term associated with ___________. 2726: The lifeboats on your vessel are stowed on cradles on deck and are handled by sheath-screw boom davits. Which of the following statements about launching a boat is TRUE? 2729: The load line markings shown are inscribed on the vessel's _____________. 2732: Flanking rudders effect a vessel's heading because of the ______________. 2734: The tankship Northland is loaded as shown. Use the salmon colored pages in the Stability book to determine the hogging numeral. 2735: Periodic surveys to renew the load line assignment must be made at intervals NOT exceeding _______________. 2736: Distances on the Great Lakes System are generally expressed in ______________. 2738: Assume that your vessel has just entered Lake Michigan via the Straits of Mackinac and is proceeding south to Chicago. Which statement is TRUE with respect to the aids to navigation you will encounter along this route? 2739: What is the period of validity of a Cargo Ship Radiotelegraphy or Radiotelephony Certificate? 2742: The internal volume of a cargo hold measured from the inside of the side shell, the underside of the deck, and the tank top is known as the ____________. 2744: An icebreaker assisting a vessel through an ice field would display a visual signal consisting of the code letter "I" (India) to signify that "___________________". 2745: While standing look-out at night, a dim light on the horizon will be seen quickest by looking ______. 2746: Which of the Great Lakes experiences the least amount of water level fluctuation between seasonal high and low water marks? 2748: The Lake Carriers Association and the Canadian Shipowners Association prescribe separation routes for upbound and downbound vessels on the Great Lakes. The recommended courses for these routes are shown on the Great Lakes Charts in the form of __________________. 2752: Which is a correct reply to a Pilot's request, "How's your head?" 2754: Which statement is TRUE concerning vessels over 1600 gross tons certificated for service solely on the Great Lakes? 2759: Which of the Great Lakes is most affected by short-term Lake level fluctuations? 2760: When the wave period and the apparent rolling period are the same _______________. 2761: A short ton is a unit of weight consisting of ____________. 2762: Which vessel is exempt from the load line and marking requirements for vessels operating on the Great Lakes System? 2763: When a merchant vessel is under the control of the Naval Control of Shipping Organization in wartime, naval authorities may give orders pertaining to ___________. 2768: Which of the Great Lakes lies entirely within the United States? 2769: You will be advised of any hazardous areas due to the fallout of a nuclear explosive by a message with the code word _____________. 2772: The Coordinator Surface Search (CSS) in a SAR situation should display by night ______________. 2774: There are basically three categories of water level fluctuations on the Great Lakes. What is NOT included as one of these? 2776: How are aids to navigation on the Great Lakes arranged geographically? 2778: Assume that your vessel has just entered Lake Erie by way of the Welland Canal and is proceeding in a southwesterly direction. Which statement about the aids to navigation you can expect to encounter along the route is TRUE? 2782: What is a wet cargo? 2783: The effect of ocean current is usually more evident on a tug and tow than on a tug navigating independently because the _________________. 2784: Which of the Great Lakes generally has the shortest navigation season? 2785: You are proceeding under NCS (Naval Control of Shipping) and wish to send a message by rapid transmission which does not require a higher precedence. Which precedence would you assign this message? 2788: What is the period of validity of a Cargo Ship Safety Equipment Certificate? 2789: Your vessel is approaching the International Bridge on the St. Marys River. If the gage on the bridge, read from top to bottom, indicates 124 ft. and the IGLD (1955) is 600 ft., determine the actual vertical clearances between the existing water level and the lowest point of the bridge over the channel. 2792: When relieving the helm, the new helmsman should find it handy to know the __________. 2794: The Great Lakes Edition of the Notice to Mariners is published ______________. 2795: The York-Antwerp Rules relate to the __________. 2798: The primary purpose of the stud is to prevent the anchor chain from _________________________. 2799: Who publishes the "Canadian List of Lights, Buoys and Fog Signals"? 2802: The single line located directly above the diamond is the _______________. 2804: Which publication is NOT carried on board U.S. merchant vessels operating under Naval Control of Shipping? 2805: "Hard right rudder" means _________________. 2808: Under the forces of its own weight, the suspended length of line will fall into a shape known as a ______________. 2809: The fitting at the end of a cargo line in a tank that allows suction to be taken close to the bottom of a tank is a ____. 2810: Which document lists all the lifesaving equipment required for a vessel? 2812: A tug equipped with flanking rudders is backing down with sternway. The stern will move to port the fastest if _________________. 2813: Which Naval Control of Shipping publication should be aboard your vessel? 2814: Your vessel is crossing a river on the Great Lakes System. A power-driven vessel is ascending the river, crossing your course from port to starboard. Which statement is TRUE? 2816: Which statement is TRUE concerning lighting requirements for Great Lakes vessels? 2817: The command "meet her" means the helmsman should __________. 2819: On which of the Great Lakes would shore ice be the most pronounced? 2822: Which statement about stopping a vessel is TRUE? 2824: While being assisted by an icebreaker on Lake Superior, you receive a single letter code instructing you to slow your vessel. Which signal could you use to signify that you are complying with the request? 2826: An icebreaker may use the code letter "K" to remind ships of their obligation to listen continuously on their radio. This signal may be made by any of the following EXCEPT ____. 2832: You are transiting the Straits of Mackinac by way of an improved channel. You have information which indicates that the channel's Federal project depth is 28 ft. Which of the following statements is true with regards to this channel? 2836: Which of the Great Lakes is generally the last to reach its seasonal low and seasonal high water marks? 2838: A U.S. Coast Guard icebreaker, while escorting ships in ice, may sound four short and one long blasts on the whistle to indicate that the icebreaker ____________. 2839: Adequate horsepower is of great importance when a ship is navigating independently in ice. Adequate horsepower is generally considered to exist when the horsepower to length ratio is at least _________________. 2840: Which number represents an open chock? 2842: By definition, a "spar deck" is the ______________. 2844: Naval authorities would NOT give orders about which of the following, when the vessel is under control of the Naval Control of Shipping Organization? 2848: Nautical charts published by the Canadian Hydrographic service which are referenced in the United States Coast Pilot are identified by ________________. 2849: Your vessel does not participate in AMVER. Your home office advises that Voluntary Naval Control of Shipping is in effect, and they are participating. What actions should you take? 2854: The term "Great Lakes", as defined by the Inland Rules of the Road, does NOT include _______________. 2855: A 150-meter vessel is proceeding down the course of a narrow channel in the Great Lakes System. A 60-meter vessel is starting to cross the channel. Which statement is TRUE? 2858: Which characteristic is a disadvantage of a controllable- pitch propeller as compared to a fixed-pitch propeller? 2859: An icebreaker assisting a vessel through an ice field would display a visual signal consisting of the code letter "M" (Mike) to signify that "________________". 2860: How are riveted lap joints made watertight? 2861: A vessel is entering port and has a Pilot conning thevessel. The Master is unsure that the Pilot is takingsufficient action to prevent a collision. What should theMaster do? 2862: What is used to prevent accidental flooding of a double bottom or peak tanks in the event of a pipe rupture due to collision? 2866: A person is found operating a vessel while intoxicated. For a first offense, he is liable ______________. 2868: Which vessel, if navigating independently in ice, is more likely to become beset due to inadequate horsepower? 2869: When more than one vessel is being assisted by an icebreaker, distances between vessels should be constant. Which signal should be given by a vessel which is ahead of another and whose speed suddenly begins to drop? 2870: A single-screw vessel going ahead tends to turn more rapidly to port because of propeller ___________. 2872: The Sheer Plan _____. 2876: A U.S. Coast Guard icebreaker may use all of the following distinctive lights when escorting ships in ice EXCEPT _____. 2879: The vertical reference for all water levels and bench marks on the Great Lakes - St. Lawrence River System is known as ______________. 2882: What does the line labeled "MS" denote on the Great Lakes load line model shown? 2883: While you are on watch entering port, the Master gives the helmsman a rudder command which conflicts with a rudder command from the Pilot. You should make sure the helmsman _____________. 2886: How should you signal the crane operator to lower? 2888: The Coordinator Surface Search in a SAR situation should display by day __________. 2889: What is the minimum size required before a vessel can be documented? 2890: A vessel cannot comply with all of the SOLAS requirements due to its construction. Where will this be indicated? 2892: What is LEAST likely to be used to strip a cargo tank? 2894: The term "Great Lakes", as defined by the Inland Rules of the Road, includes part of the _______________. 2896: You are proceeding against the current on a river in the Great Lakes System. You are meeting a downbound vessel. Both vessels are power-driven. The other vessel sounds one short blast. You must ___________________. 2897: Form 2692 (Notice of Marine Casualty), when required, must be filed to the U.S. Coast Guard within how many days? 2898: What is the period of validity of the SOLAS required Cargo Ship Safety Construction Certificate? 2900: Which statement about Naval Control of Shipping in wartime is TRUE? 2902: Which basic category of water level fluctuations on the Great Lakes is the most regular? 2906: You are planning to anchor in an area where several anchors have been lost due to fouling. As a precaution, you should _____________. 2908: How should you signal the crane operator to use the whip line? 2909: A mechanical davit is designed to automatically ___________. 2910: Your vessel is a single-screw ship with a right-hand propeller. There is no current. The easiest way to make a landing is ____________. 2911: The wooden plug inserted in the vent of a damaged tank should be removed if you are going to _________. 2912: When tank cleaning with a portable machine, the weight of the machine is suspended from _____. 2914: Your vessel has been ordered to proceed to the United Grain Growers Wharf at Thunder Bay, Lake Superior, for the purpose of taking on a load of wheat. Which publication(s) would you consult for such information as the length of the wharf, the depth of the water alongside, and the loading capacity at the facility? 2918: What is the period of validity of a De-Rat certificate? 2919: Which statement about general average is TRUE? 2920: You are on a large vessel fitted with a right-handed controllable-pitch propeller. When making large speed changes while decreasing pitch, which statement is TRUE? 2921: The process of lowering a boom to a horizontal position and onto its deck support is called _________. 2922: A long pole with a hook at one end, used to reach for lines, is known as a ______________. 2924: You are on a large vessel fitted with a right-handed controllable-pitch propeller set at maximum forward pitch. Which statement about reversing is TRUE? 2926: Many sheath-screw davits have markings to indicate the maximum angle to which they should be cranked out. If the angle is exceeded, the davit ________________. 2928: How should you signal the crane operator to raise the boom and lower the load? 2929: A vessel is loaded to her summer marks for a voyage from Montreal, Canada to Duluth, MN via the Great Lakes System. The voyage has been estimated to take nine (9) days. If the vessel departs Montreal on September 28th, which of the following statements is TRUE? 2930: A large vessel is equipped with a controllable pitch propeller. Which statement is TRUE? 2931: In a national emergency, when communicating via the Navy, messages are sent by precedence. A message designated FLASH will be delivered within ________. 2932: Which type of rudder may lose its' effectiveness at angles of 10 or more degrees? 2933: Your vessel is to dock bow first at a pier. Which line will be the most useful when maneuvering the vessel alongside thepier? 2935: You are proceeding under NCS (Naval Control of Shipping) when it becomes necessary to send a distress message. Which precedence would you assign this message? 2936: Storms that enter the Great Lakes Basin from the west and northwest at a peak in October are the products of pressure systems known as _____________. 2938: Which statement concerning storm surges on the Great Lakes is FALSE? 2939: A vessel operating on the Great Lakes, and whose position is south of an approaching eastward-moving storm center, would NOT experience ________________. 2940: A vessel reduces speed without backing. The rate that her speed through the water decreases depends primarily on the _____. 2942: How should you signal the crane operator to move slowly? 2944: Your ship is navigating independently in heavy ice when it becomes beset. Which statement is FALSE? 2946: Which single-letter signal, when used by icebreakers on the Great Lakes, may be made by using the ship's whistle? 2948: An icebreaker assisting a vessel through an ice field would display a visual signal consisting of the code letter "S" (Sierra) to signify that "________________". 2949: A vessel which is being assisted by an icebreaker should indicate that he is ready to cast off the towline (if one is used) by ______________. 2950: In relation to the turning circle of a ship, the term "advance" means the distance ____________. 2951: The helm command "meet her" means _______. 2952: Spontaneous heating of coal rapidly accelerates at the approximate minimum temperature of _______________. 2954: An intermediate spring is _____. 2955: Yawing can be described as _____________________. 2956: You are proceeding under NCS (Naval Control of Shipping) and wish to send a message concerning an initial enemy contact. Which precedence would you assign this message? 2957: Your vessel is to dock bow in at a pier without the assistance of tugboats. Which line will be the most useful when maneuvering the vessel alongside the pier? 2958: The bow thruster generally is ineffective at ___________. 2959: A metal ring on the bottom of a block, to which the standing part of a tackle is spliced, is known as a(n) ____________. 2960: When cutting wire rope, seizings are put on each side of the cut. The seizings prevent the wire from unlaying and also ______________. 2964: "Seiche" is defined as a(n) ____________. 2968: On the Great Lakes, winter storms compound the ice threat by bringing a variety of wind, wave, and weather problems on an average of every _____________. 2969: Fog can form in any season on the Great Lakes, but it is most likely to occur over open waters in ________________. 2970: What material may be substituted for zinc when making a poured metal socket ending to a wire rope? 2976: Which statement is TRUE with respect to shiphandling procedures in ice? 2977: You are proceeding under NCS (Naval Control of Shipping) when you wish to send a message concerning your ships diversion. Which precedence would you assign this message? 2978: An icebreaker assisting a vessel through an ice field would display a visual signal consisting of the code letter "E" (Echo) to signify that "________________". 2979: Which statement about shipping coal is TRUE? 2980: What is a step in attaching a poured metal socket to a wire rope? 2981: When the anchor is brought to and holding, the horizontal component of anchor cable tensions should equal the _______. 2982: How should you signal the crane operator to stop? 2986: Sulfuric acid is a __________. 2988: You are mooring to a buoy. You should approach the buoy with the current from ___________. 2990: When cutting regular-lay wire rope, what is the minimum number of seizings to be placed on each side of the cut? 2994: Nearly half of all storms that enter the Great Lakes Basin during the period from October through May come from ____________. 2996: Advection fog, a common occurrence on the Great Lakes, forms when _____________. 2999: What is NOT characteristic of the conditions which would be experienced by a vessel located south of an approaching eastward-moving storm center on the Great Lakes? 3000: The pipe used to connect two separate piping systems on a tank vessel is known as a ____________. 3004: What is NOT a basic shiphandling rule for navigating in ice concentrations on the Great Lakes? 3008: A list signal of one white light indicates that the vessel is _________________. 3009: While loading cargo, a white trimming light on the starboard side comes on. This indicates that ________________. 3010: The piping that routes an oil cargo from the manifold directly to a cargo tank and serves only one tank is known as a ____________. 3011: Shifting weight aft in heavy weather will reduce the tendency to yaw, but may increase the tendency to _________. 3012: Which statement about the ventilation of bulk coal is TRUE? 3013: Which will NOT reduce yawing of a tow? 3014: You are lifting a 3 ton weight with a single whip rove on a swinging boom set at an angle of 60 to the horizontal. Use the formula for the size of a shackle with a safe working load and determine the minimum size shackle that should be used to secure the head block to the boom. 3016: To obtain better steering control when you are towing alongside, your vessel should be positioned with its ______. 3017: Which situation requires you to furnish a notice of marine casualty to the Coast Guard? 3018: When turning a vessel in shallow water, which statement is TRUE? 3020: The main underdeck pipeline on a tankship is connected to individual tanks by ____________. 3022: You are in the process of adding a barge to your tow. A line run from your power capstan and around timber heads on your tow is made fast on the new barge so that it can be pulled into position. This line is called a ____________. 3024: How should you signal the crane operator to dog everything? 3026: Which type of fog is the most dense and widely spread of those that occur on the Great Lakes? 3028: The term "inland waters", as defined in the Rules of the Road, includes _________________. 3030: The piping that routes an oil cargo from the manifold to underdeck pipelines is known as a ____________. 3031: Before a Master relieves a Pilot of the conn, the _________. 3032: Ice is often strong enough to halt navigation through the St. Lawrence Seaway by mid- ______________. 3036: Which statement about ships operating in ice is FALSE? 3039: What is NOT a problem when carrying coal? 3040: When loading an oil cargo, it would be routed from the manifold to the _____________. 3042: A Great Lakes vessel bound for Anticosti Island is exempt from the IMO Grain Regulations if the vessel meets all of the following standards EXCEPT ________________. 3044: When you have a tow alongside, your stern should extend aft of the tow in order to _____. 3046: What is an explosion hazard when exposed to flame? 3047: When backing down with sternway, the pivot point of a vessel is _____________. 3048: The proximity of pack ice may be indicated by ____________. 3050: Which characteristic is an advantage of a butterfly valve as compared to a gate valve? 3051: Which number in illustration D002DG indicates a mast table? 3052: How should you signal the crane operator to lower the boom? 3054: The phenomenon known as a "seiche" is most likely to occur on Lake Erie _______________. 3056: Advection fog holds longest over which portions of the lakes? 3058: Which type of ice is the most difficult to combat and presents the greatest hazard to shipping on the Great Lakes during the winter months? 3059: A vessel which is being assisted by an icebreaker would display a flag hoist consisting of the code numeral "4" when the vessel _______. 3060: Which characteristic is an advantage of a butterfly valve as compared to a gate valve? 3061: In a national emergency, when communicating via the Navy, messages are sent by precedence. A message designated IMMEDIATE will be delivered within _________. 3062: How should you signal the crane operator to swing? 3064: What is the meaning of a flag hoist consisting of the code letters "WM" (Whiskey Mike) when displayed by an icebreaker? 3066: A list man would expect to see any of the following light signals EXCEPT ________________. 3067: A lashing used to secure two barges side by side, lashed in an "X" fashion, is called a _________________. 3068: While loading a cargo of grain, your vessel develops a list to starboard. This will be corrected by ___________. 3069: Atmospheres laden with coal dust or grain dust caused by loading these cargoes _______________. 3070: What is an advantage of a gate valve over a butterfly valve? 3071: In selecting a tug for moving a vessel, consideration should be given to its ___________________. 3072: A Great Lakes bulk ore vessel would use an "Iron Deckhand" to assist in _____________. 3073: You are on a large merchant vessel entering a U.S. port. There is a Pilot on board and he has the conn. Which statement is TRUE? 3074: In securing a towing cable, consideration must be given to letting go in an emergency. The possible whip of towlines when released can be overcome by ___________________. 3075: You are proceeding under NCS (Naval Control of Shipping) when you wish to send a message concerning your ships diversion. Which precedence would you assign this message? 3076: The part of the anchor indicated by the letter K in illustration D038DG is the ____________. 3077: The flash point of vinyl chloride is _________. 3078: Another name for coal naphtha that would appear on a dangerous cargo manifest is ___________. 3079: What is a solid at ambient temperature? 3080: Which method should be used to warm up the pump turbines prior to discharge? 3081: A seaman is entitled by law to a release from Foreign Articles when __________. 3082: Which statement is FALSE with regards to the Great Lakes Light List? 3083: You are signing on crew members. The minimum number of people required aboard, and the qualifications of each, is listed on the __________. 3084: What testing laboratory designation must a power-operated industrial truck have, when being used in a hold containing packaged small arms ammunition without explosive bullets? 3085: Naval Control of Shipping (NCS) publications should be ____. 3086: Which statement concerning the navigation of a vessel in ice is FALSE? 3088: A "check" line is ___________. 3089: How does an icebreaker normally free a ship which has become beset while navigating independently? 3091: Towlines should be inspected for chafing where the towline___________________. 3092: Item A is the __________. 3094: Your vessel is underway and approaching an overhead obstruction on Lake Superior. Given the following information, determine the clearance between your vessel and the obstruction. Highest point on vessel: 74 ft. Lowest point of obstruction: 126 (LWD) Monthly lake level: +2 (LWD) International Great Lakes Datum: 600.0 (182.88 meters) 3095: You are standing the wheelwatch when you hear the cry, "Man overboard starboard side". You should be ready to _______. 3096: When loading a cargo of taconite, proper sequencing of loading by hatch number is necessary to ______________. 3098: A weight of 1,000 short tons is equivalent to __________. 3099: A lashing used to secure two barges side by side, lashed in an "X" fashion, is called a ___________. 3100: A holder of a license as Operator of Uninspected Towing Vessels may work each 24 hours for a period not to exceed ___________. 3102: When hip towing, a line led from the stern of the towboat forward to the barge provides the towing pull when ________. 3103: A case received for shipment has the markings shown. Each carton measures 13" X 15" X 23". What is the total cubic capacity the entire consignment will occupy? (Ignore broken stowage.) 3104: When maneuvering a heavy barge up a wide channel with a tug, the tow may be most closely controlled by making up to the barge _____________. 3105: On a sea going towing vessel of 150 GT, there are six (6) seamen in the deck crew. How many certificated able seamen are required if the voyage is over 600 miles? 3106: A tow is made-up of 6 standard barges, 2 abreast and 3 long. How long is this tow? 3107: Which statement about the fo'c'sle card is TRUE? 3108: How should you signal the crane operator to raise the boom? 3109: When hip towing, a line led from the bow of the towing vessel aft to the vessel being towed would be a _______. 3110: The number or name of a tank barge shall be ______________. 3111: While the Pilot is maneuvering the vessel to a dock, what is the PRIMARY responsibility of the watch officer? 3112: A tug is to assist in docking an oceangoing vessel on a hawser. The greatest danger to the tug is _____________. 3114: Which item is rigged to transmit the thrust from one barge to another barge when going ahead? 3116: You are lifting a 5-ton weight with a single whip rove on a swinging boom set at an angle of 20 to the horizontal. Use the formula for the size of a shackle with a safe working load and determine the minimum size shackle that should be used to secure the head block to the boom? 3118: In illustration D002DG, item number 42 is the _________. 3119: In illustration D002DG, item number 21 is the _________. 3120: You are operating a 150 GT towing vessel on the Inland Waters of the United States. What is NOT required on the vessel? 3122: When a tug is "in irons", she _______________. 3124: You attach a line to a stationary barge lying off your starboard beam in order to maneuver it into position to make up tow. The line used to do this is a ___________________. 3126: Your tankship is carrying a cargo of styrene. Which of the following is NOT a requirement for carriage of this cargo? 3130: What is NOT required on an uninspected towing vessel? 3132: What may prevent a tug from tripping or capsizing when towing a large vessel? 3134: When using two tugs to assist in mooring a large, deeply laden ship, the most powerful tug is usually placed ______. 3138: When pushing ahead, wires leading from the quarters of the after outboard barges to the bow of a towboat ___________. 3139: In illustration D002DG, item number 13 is the __________. 3140: If the Certificate of Inspection of a damaged tank barge has expired, which certificate may be issued to allow its movement to a repair facility? 3141: What is NOT a securing system used on a containership? 3142: Why are stern towing bitts placed well forward of the rudder when hawser towing? 3143: You are the person in charge of a 199 GT uninspected towing vessel engaged in coastwise towing from the Gulf of Mexico to the New York area, a distance in excess of 600 miles. Which statement is FALSE? 3144: A tow consists of 8 barges: 6 jumbo barges made up 3 abreast and 2 long, with 2 standard barges abreast as lead barges. How long is this tow? 3145: You are the operator of a towing vessel which collides with a buoy and drags it off station. What should you do if the damage to your vessel is not serious? 3146: How should you signal the crane operator to use the main hoist? 3148: The part of the anchor indicated by the letter H is the _______________. 3150: You are moving a gas free tank barge to dry dock for repairs. The barge must have onboard a valid _________. 3152: The danger of a towing vessel tripping is increased the closer the towline is secured to ______________. 3160: The Certificate of Inspection of a damaged tank barge has expired. What certificate authorizes the barge to move to a repair facility for repair and inspection? 3162: When maneuvering from pull towing to breasted (alongside) towing, a twin-screw vessel is more likely than a single-screw vessel of equal horsepower to _______________. 3164: How should you signal the crane operator to lower the boom and raise the load? 3165: When steering a vessel, a good helmsman does NOT ________. 3166: The American Consul has asked the Master of a vessel bound for a port in the U.S. to transport a destitute seaman back to the U.S. Which action may the Master take? 3167: Which statement concerning a 298 GT tug engaged in towing from Seattle, WA, to Alaska is TRUE? 3168: Which item is rigged to transmit the thrust from one barge to another when backing down? 3169: In illustration D002DG, item number 23 is the _________. 3170: A license for Operator of Uninspected Towing Vessels shall be renewed within what time period before or after the expiration date? 3171: A high cube container would most likely be used to stow _____________. 3172: The signal man assisting the crane operator has his hands clasped in front of his body. This is the signal to _______________. 3173: In a national emergency, when communicating via the Navy, messages are sent by precedence. A message designated FLASH will be delivered within ________. 3176: The part of the anchor indicated by the letter G in illustration D038DG is the ____________. 3180: A license issued by the U.S. Coast Guard for Operator of Uninspected Towing Vessel is valid for ____________________. 3192: How should you signal the crane operator to hoist? 3200: A license issued by the U.S. Coast Guard for Second Class Operator of Uninspected Towing Vessels is valid for _______. 3201: You are on watch entering port, and the Master gives the helmsman a rudder command which conflicts with a rudder command from the Pilot. You should make sure the helmsman ___________. 3204: What term indicates the immersed body of the vessel forward of the parallel mid-body? 3206: The signal man assisting a crane operator has his arm extended, thumb pointing downwards, flexing fingers in and out. This is the signal to _______________. 3208: The tankship Northland is loaded as shown. Use the salmon colored pages in the Stability Data Reference Book to determine the sagging numeral. 3210: A licensed Operator of Uninspected Towing Vessels may NOT serve as the person in charge of which towing vessel? 3211: With the buttress securing system, containers of different heights must be stowed ___________. 3218: The term "bollard pull" refers to a towing vessel's _______. 3219: In a national emergency, when communicating via the Navy, messages are sent by precedence. A message designated PRIORITY will be delivered within __________. 3220: If you are guilty of failure to properly perform your duties as Operator of Uninspected Towing Vessels, which of the following actions may NOT be taken? 3230: After a collision or accident involving an uninspected vessel, regulations require that the operator assist persons affected, but only if the operator can do so without ______. 3231: You will stop reporting to AMVER when __________________. 3232: The signal man assisting the crane operator has his arm extended with the palm down and holds this position rigidly. This is the signal to ______________. 3234: Rolling is angular motion of the vessel about what axis? 3239: Which term indicates the rise in height of the bottom plating from the plane of the base line? 3240: You are the operator of a towing vessel which becomes involved in a collision. By law you must assist __________. 3242: What term indicates the line drawn at the top of the flat plate keel? 3244: The shank is indicated by which letter? 3248: The rope which is the lightest is ____________________. 3250: You are operator of a towing vessel which collides with a buoy and drags it off station. What should you do if the damage to your vessel is not serious? 3252: The signal man assisting the crane operator has his arm extended and is pointing his finger in the direction to move the boom. This is the signal to _______________. 3260: When underway with a tow, you must notify the Coast Guard of which casualty? 3262: Fracture damage to the end links of the anchor cable, or to the jews' harp may be eliminated by ___________. 3269: What provides little or no indication that a vessel is dragging? 3270: A vessel is tide rode when it is ____________. 3275: When underway with a tow, you are required to notify the Coast Guard in which casualty situation? 3280: What is NOT accepted as the required shipping papers on a manned and loaded tank barge? 3282: What term indicates the immersed body of the vessel aft of the parallel mid-body? 3284: A vessel will moor port side to a wharf at a berth limited by vessels ahead and astern. Your tug should be made up to the vessel's _________________. 3286: The signal man assisting the crane operator has his arm extended, with the thumb pointing up, and is flexing his fingers in and out for as long as the load movement is desired. This is the signal to ________________. 3288: The angular movement of a vessel about a horizontal line drawn from its bow to its stern is _____. 3289: A copy of the Articles of Agreement, less the names, is required to be posted. This document is called the ______. 3290: What will be accepted as the shipping papers for an unmanned tank barge but will not be accepted if the tank barge is manned? 3291: The riding pawl is ____________. 3292: The forecastle card is a(n) _____________. 3293: You are proceeding under NCS (Naval Control of Shipping) and wish to send a message by rapid transmission which does not require a higher precedence. Which precedence would you assign this message? 3294: Your vessel is to dock bow in at a pier without the assistance of tugboats. Which line will be the most useful when maneuvering the vessel alongside the pier? 3300: You are heading into the sea during rough weather. Having too much weight forward can cause your small boat to ______. 3308: What term indicates a curvature of the decks in a longitudinal direction? 3309: Catenary as applied to tow lines denotes the _____. 3320: Which type of bottom is best suited for holding an anchor of a small boat? 3321: By law, the maximum penalty for failing (without reasonable cause) to give aid in the case of collision is __________. 3322: The fluke is indicated by which letter? 3323: You are proceeding under NCS (Naval Control of Shipping) when it becomes necessary to send a distress message. Which precedence would you assign this message? 3324: What descriptive term indicates that the dimension is measured from the inner face of the shell or deck plating? 3325: Flammable liquids should have what kind of label? 3326: The signal man assisting the crane operator uses one hand to give any motion signal and places the other hand motionless in front of the hand giving the motion signal. This is the signal to ________________. 3327: The upward slope of a vessels bottom from the keel to the bilge is called ________________. 3328: The vertical motion of a floating vessel is known as _____. 3330: When towing astern, chafing gear should NOT be used on a hawser which is _________________. 3338: What is used to prevent wear on towlines that bear on hard surfaces? 3339: Pitching is angular motion of the vessel about what axis? 3340: It is NOT advisable to use nylon for alongside towing because it _________________. 3342: Which term refers to a transverse curvature of the deck? 3346: When connecting the tow bridle to a tug, the end of the bridle is passed with a __________________. 3347: The opening in the deck beneath the anchor windlass that leads to the chain locker is the ___________. 3350: It is not advisable to use nylon for alongside towing because it ____________. 3352: The signal man assisting the crane operator has his arm extended, his fingers closed, and his thumb pointing downward. This is the signal to ______________. 3360: On a light tow, what could you substitute for a fishplate? 3370: In astern towing, a tow span, also called the "tow bar" or "towing arch", is used to ____________. 3372: The lead of a tow bridle is usually redirected with a _____. 3374: Angular motion about the longitudinal axis of a vessel is known as _____. 3378: The part of the anchor indicated by the letter F is the _________________. 3380: When hip towing, a line led from the stern of the towboat forward to the barge provides the towing pull when ________. 3381: A half-height container is used ____________. 3382: The signal man assisting the crane operator first taps his elbow with one hand and then proceeds to use regular signals. This is the signal to __________________. 3390: When towing, a tow hook is used to _______________. 3392: What term indicates the midships portion of a vessel that has a constant cross section? 3394: The crown is indicated by which letter? 3395: The holding power of an anchor at a given scope of cable increases when the _______________. 3396: A tow that veers to the side on the end of the towline is said to __________________________. 3400: In a tow made up astern, the fishplate _____. 3404: The signal man assisting the crane operator first taps the top of his head with his fist and then proceeds to use regular signals. This is the signal to ____________. 3410: When "checking down" a barge using a check line you should use _________________________. 3411: When steering a vessel, a good helmsman does NOT ________. 3414: You are lifting a 3-ton weight with a single whip rove on a swinging boom set at an angle 20 to the horizontal. Use the formula for the size of a shackle with a safe working load and determine the minimum size shackle that should be used to secure the head block to the boom. 3420: A face line is used to _______________________. 3430: What is NOT considered "jewelry"? 3431: A high cube container is designed specifically to ________. 3432: A vessel is wind rode when it is _____________. 3434: The Scharnow turn should be used in a man overboard situation only when __________________. 3436: The signal man assisting the crane operator has one hand occupied and one fist in front of his chest with the thumb pointing outward and is tapping his chest with the heel of his fist. This is the signal to ____________. 3438: One advantage of chain over wire rope for a tow bridle is that chain ______________________. 3439: Horizontal fore or aft motion of a vessel is known as _____. 3440: The circular steel structure installed around the propeller of a towboat is the __________. 3442: The part of the anchor indicated by the letter J is the _______________. 3446: The best way to determine if a load is within maximum lift limits is to use __________________. 3447: The best method to secure a tow line to a cleat is to _____. 3448: When inspecting ground tackle, fractures are most frequently found in the _____. 3449: What term indicates an inward curvature of the ship's hull above the waterline? 3450: Kort nozzles are installed around the propellers of some vessels to __________. 3451: After inventorying the Naval Control of Shipping publications you find there is no copy of ATP-2, Volume II "Allied Control of Shipping Manual - Bridge Supplement". You should ask for a replacement from the _________________. 3452: A drift lead indicates that the vessel is dragging anchor when the line is ___________. 3454: For any given pedestal crane, when the boom is lengthened, the lifting capacity is ______________. 3456: The vertical movement of a vessel in the water is called _____. 3459: The pea is indicated by which letter in illustration D038DG? 3460: You would NOT secure a line to a ________. 3462: Under U.S. law, what is the penalty for assaulting the Master? 3463: Deckhands onboard towing vessels shall be divided into 3 watches when the trip exceeds _______________. 3464: The ultimate or maximum strength of a wire rope is referred to as the ____________. 3465: Which type of anchor is illustrated? 3466: What is a spill pipe? 3467: Which number indicates a freeing port? 3470: The section of each end of a barge which is heavily reinforced to take the pressure of pushing is called the _____________. 3472: You are the Master of a 500 gross ton passenger vessel operating on rivers. Your vessel accidentally runs aground. Under the regulations for passenger vessels, you must notify the ________. 3476: The strongest method of forming an eye in wire rope is using ____. 3480: When barge headlogs do not meet or are not even with one another, the void or opening between them is called a _____. 3484: You are on watch and see a man fall overboard. Which man- overboard turn should NOT be used in this situation? 3486: When a two-leg sling is used to lift a load, a sling 40 feet long is better than one of 30 feet because the _________. 3487: The opening in the deck that leads the anchor cable outside the hull is the ___________. 3488: Angular motion about the vertical axis of a vessel is called _____. 3489: You are lifting a 5-ton weight with a single whip rove on a swinging boom set at an angle of 60 to the horizontal. Use the formula for the size of a shackle with a safe working load and determine the minimum size shackle that should be used to secure the head block to the boom? 3490: A device used to tighten up remaining slack in wire rope when you are making up to a tow in inland waters is a _____. 3491: You are the licensed operator of a towing vessel operating between New York and Tampa, Florida. If you carry four (4) deckhands onboard, how many must be able seamen? 3492: The Master of a passenger vessel which is not required to maintain an Official Logbook must keep a record of the number of passengers received and delivered from day to day. This record must be available for a period of _____________. 3493: You are the operator of an uninspected diesel towing vessel of 190 GT operating on a regular run from New York to the Gulf of Mexico. Which statement is TRUE? 3494: Nylon rope is often used in the makeup of a towline because it ___________________. 3500: Small hull leaks can be temporarily repaired by ___________. 3501: What must be accurately determined to assess the potential for progressive flooding after a vessel has been damaged? 3502: The point that is halfway between the forward and after perpendicular and is a reference point for vessel construction is the _____. 3504: Metal plates that cover the top of the hawsepipe are called ________________. 3508: A situation has occurred in which your vessel must be towed. When the towing vessel passes the towing line to you, you should secure the line _____________. 3511: The wheel on the windlass with indentations for the anchor chain is the ___________. 3514: Which type of anchor is depicted? 3516: The signal man has both arms extended out, palms down, and is moving his arms back and forth. This is the signal for ________________________. 3518: A tug's horsepower available at the shaft is ______________. 3519: Strengthening damaged bulkheads by using wood or steel is called _____. 3520: A situation has occurred where it becomes necessary for you to be towed. What action should be taken to prevent your vessel from yawing? 3521: Once a towline is connected between the towing vessel and the disabled vessel, the towing vessel should _____. 3530: Which is NOT a duty of a look-out? 3540: While on duty as a look-out, which other duty may you perform? 3541: You have orders to load cargoes of carbon disulfide, diisopropylamine and pyridine on your multi-product tankship. Which statement is TRUE? 3542: The Certificate of Inspection on a passenger vessel of over 100 gross tons must be posted ____________. 3544: Wire rope should be renewed when the ______________________. 3550: When can a look-out leave his duty station? 3556: The choice of length of tow bridle legs is governed by the ________________________. 3560: What should look-outs report? 3561: A holder of a license as Operator of Uninspected Towing Vessels may work each 24 hours for a period not to exceed _________. 3562: The signal man assisting a crane operator has his arm extended with his fingers closed and thumb pointing upward. This is the signal to _____. 3563: The fo'c'sle card _____________________. 3564: The angle at which the fluke penetrates the soil is called the _______________. 3565: The safety stopper that prevents the anchor cable from running free if the cable jumps the wildcat is the ______. 3570: As look-out, you spot an object 45 off your port bow. You should report the object as _____. 3576: Heave is motion along the _____. 3579: The most probable position of the object of a search at any given time is the __________________. 3580: You are standing the wheelwatch on entering port and the Master gives you a rudder command which conflicts with a rudder command from the Pilot. What should you do? 3582: What term indicates the length measured along the summer load line from the intersection of that load line with the foreside of the stem and the intersection of that load line with the after side of the rudder post? 3583: Indicated horsepower refers to a towing vessel's power which is ___________________________. 3584: The tripping palm is indicated by which letter? 3586: The last shot of an anchor cable is usually painted _______. 3587: Following a serious marine incident, a device to test an individuals breath can be used by __________. 3588: Conventional anchors are least likely to hold in a bottom consisting of _____. 3589: A vessel has been surveyed in a foreign port and found unseaworthy as a result of neglect. A seaman on this vessel is entitled to discharge and ___________. 3590: When steering a vessel, a good helmsman does NOT _________. 3599: What term indicates the outward curvature of the hull above the waterline? 3600: A helmsman receives the command "Right 15 degrees rudder." The helmsman's IMMEDIATE reply should be _______________. 3602: What is the penalty for desertion? 3604: The jews' harp is indicated by which letter? 3606: A spreader bar is used to _______________________. 3608: The horizontal port or starboard movement of a vessel is called _____. 3610: You have a tow of chemical barges. The mate reports an ammonia smell around the head of the tow. You would suspect a leak in the barge carrying _______________. 3612: Buckler plates are _______________. 3614: While you are on watch, you learn that a crewman has not been seen on board for the past three hours. Which type of turn is best in this man-overboard situation? 3616: A tug in irons is ______________________________. 3620: Item number 25 is the _______. 3630: In illustration D002DG, item number 45 is the ___________. 3631: The number of certificated able seamen and lifeboatmen required on board is listed in the _____. 3632: You are lifting a one-ton weight with a swinging boom. When comparing the stresses on the rig with the boom at 20 to the horizontal to the stresses when the boom is at 60 to the horizontal, which statement is TRUE? 3640: In illustration D002DG, item number 46 is the ________. 3644: You are drifting in calm water, there is no current. As a rule, your vessel will lie _____. 3645: Conventional anchors are least likely to hold in a bottom consisting of _____. 3650: In illustration D002DG, item number 4 is the _________. 3652: You are lifting a one-ton weight with a swinging boom. When comparing the stresses in the rig with the boom at 20 to the horizontal to the stresses when the boom is at 60 to the horizontal, which statement is TRUE? 3654: Horizontal transverse motion of a vessel is known as _____. 3660: In illustration D002DG, item number 8 is the __________. 3662: Unless extremely flexible wire rope is used, the sheave diameter should always be as large as possible, but should never be less than _____________________. 3670: In illustration D002DG, item number 9 is the __________. 3680: What is the penalty for willfully damaging cargo? 3681: While you are on watch entering port, the Master gives the helmsman a rudder command which conflicts with a rudder command from the Pilot. You should make sure the helmsman ___________. 3682: The boom indicator tells the operator at what angle the boom is compared to the ______________. 3684: In towing, heaving lines are used for _____. 3686: If the towline parts, you should _____. 3689: The wildcat is linked to the central drive shaft on most windlasses by ________________. 3690: The part of the anchor indicated by the letter I is the _______________. 3691: On the cargo manifest, the gross weight of a box containing cargo is the weight of the _________________. 3692: What provides little or no indication that a vessel is dragging anchor? 3693: When the Pilot is embarked he or she _______________. 3694: Your enrolled vessel is bound from Baltimore, MD, to Norfolk, VA, via Chesapeake Bay. Which statement about the required pilot is TRUE? 3710: A new crewman reports on board. He must be trained in the use of the ship's lifesaving appliances within what time period? 3712: When should a crane boom-up so high that the boom hits the stops? 3719: Besides saving distance along the track line, another advantage of the Scharnow Turn over the Williamson Turn in a man overboard situation because __________________. 3722: The next-to-last shot of an anchor cable is usually painted _________________. 3724: What part of the ground tackle is the most likely to develop fractures due to extensive anchor use? 3726: You are lifting a one-ton weight with a swinging boom. When comparing the stresses on the rig with the boom at 20 to the horizontal to the stresses when the boom is at 60 to the horizontal, which statement is TRUE? 3728: The main reason a long towline is used during an ocean tow is that _____. 3729: The snatch block in position number 28 fairleads __________. 3740: Instructions to the crew in the use of all the ship's lifesaving equipment shall be completed ________. 3742: It is good practice to use long towlines for ocean tows because the ____________________. 3770: SOLAS requires a lifesaving training manual be provided in each crew cabin or in the _______________. 3776: The tankship Northland is loaded as shown. Use the salmon colored pages in the Stability Data Reference Book to determine the sagging numeral. 3790: The locking pin that joins the parts of a detachable link is held in position by _____________. 3820: When making a Scharnow turn, the ________________. 3840: You are lifting a one-ton weight with a swinging boom. When comparing the stresses on the rig with the boom at 20 to the horizontal to the stresses when the boom is at 60 to the horizontal, which statement is true? 3920: The words pipe, butt, tun and puncheon all refer to _______. 3938: With a given load on the cargo hook, tension in a single span topping lift _____________. 3950: In general, an unreinforced vessel can safely navigate in ice provided the concentration does not exceed how many okta's? 3960: The line with the most stretch is ___________________. 3980: In illustration D002DG, item number 12 is the _________. 3982: Fairleads perform the same function as ____. 3990: In illustration D002DG, item number 27 is the __________. 4004: In lieu of the normally required Category 1 406 MHz EPIRB, a vessel certificated for Great Lakes service may continue to carry, if they were installed prior to October 1, 1996, _______________. 4006: No hot work shall be performed on board a vessel with hazardous materials as cargo unless the work is approved by the ___________. 4007: You are the operator of a towing vessel which collides with a buoy and drags it off station. What should you do if the damage to your vessel is not serious? 4009: What is used to prevent twisting of a towing bridle? 4010: You have completed a crude oil wash. What action should be taken with the oil in the lines running to the washing machines? 4011: Under defense plans, operation of electronic aids may be temporarily suspended with _____________. 4012: The purpose of item G is to ________. 4013: What is the minimum size required before a vessel can be documented? 4014: The facewire refers to item _______. 4016: Which statement is TRUE concerning weather conditions on the Great Lakes? 4018: The BEST holding ground for conventional anchors is _____. 4020: When all of the oil that the main cargo pumps can handle is pumped out of a tank, the remainder is ____________. 4022: Your vessel is being assisted through an ice field in Thunder Bay by the Canadian Coast Guard icebreaker Alexander Henry. The starboard lookout reports that the icebreaker has run up the code flag "N" (November). What action should you take? 4024: An icebreaker displaying a flag hoist which consists of the code letters "WO" (Whiskey Oscar) is indicating that __. 4026: One of the greatest hazards of towing by pushing ahead is parting which item shown? 4028: Which statement about the carriage of coal is true? 4029: Which statement is TRUE concerning toluene? 4030: While discharging a cargo, the stripping of the tanks falls behind schedule. This would indicate the _______________. 4032: The pivot pin at the base of a sheath-screw boom davit must be _____________. 4034: The signal man assisting the crane operator has his arm extended downwards, forefinger pointing down, and moves his hand in small horizontal circles. This is the signal to _________________. 4036: When a cargo boom or crane is rated at varying capacities, there will be a table at the controls which relates safe working load to _____. 4038: Which cargo would require a dangerous cargo manifest? 4040: When towing another vessel astern, the length of the towline should be ___________. 4041: Vessels of 100 GT and over, certificated for Great Lakes service, must have ___________________. 4042: You are on a 120,000 DWT loaded bulk carrier. What is the maximum safe docking speed when coming alongside? 4043: When backing down with sternway, the pivot point of a vessel is _________. 4044: You are arriving in port and are assigned to anchor in anchorage circle B-4. It has a diameter of 500 yards and your vessel's LOA is 484 feet. If you anchor in 8 fathoms at the center of the circle, what is the maximum number of shots of chain you can use and still remain in the circle? 4046: Which statement about tunnel bow thrusters fitted to large vessels is TRUE? 4047: Your vessel is to dock bow in at a pier. Which line will be the most useful when maneuvering the vessel alongside the pier? 4048: You are arriving in port and are assigned to anchor in anchorage circle B-4. It has a diameter of 600 yards and your vessel's LOA is 525 feet. If you anchor in 10 fathoms at the center of the circle, what is the maximum number of shots of chain you can use and still remain in the circle? 4049: Tugs sometimes shackle a length of chain in the towline in order to _______________________________. 4050: You are on a 120,000 DWT loaded bulk carrier. When anchoring without the aid of tugs, your maximum speed should not exceed how many feet per second? 4051: You are the operator of an uninspected vessel which is involved in an accident. You are not required to assist people affected by the accident if ___________. 4052: You are arriving in port and are assigned to anchor in anchorage circle B-4. It has a diameter of 700 yards and your vessel's LOA is 600 feet. If you anchor in 11 fathoms at the center of the circle, what is the maximum number of shots of chain can use and still remain in the circle? 4053: You are proceeding under NCS (Naval Control of Shipping) and wish to send a message by rapid transmission which does not require a higher precedence. Which precedence would you give this message? 4054: "Hanging a barge off" means to __________. 4055: The operation of which aids to navigation may be suspended during war or national emergency? 4056: The tankship Northland is loaded as shown. Use the salmon colored pages in the Stability Data Reference Book to determine the sagging numeral. 4057: Your vessel is to dock bow in at a pier without the assistance of tugboats. Which line will be the most useful when maneuvering the vessel alongside the pier? 4058: Your vessel is equipped with mechanical davits. When stowing the lifeboat after a drill while underway, you should _____________. 4059: A 750 foot passenger vessel operating on the Great Lakes, not subject to SOLAS regulations, is required to carry how many ring life buoys? 4060: You are arriving in port and are assigned to anchor in anchorage circle B-4. It has a diameter of 550 yards and your vessel's LOA is 449 feet. If you anchor in 9 fathoms at the center of the circle, what is the maximum number of shots of chain you can use and still remain in the circle? 4061: The two factors which make underwater hull repair difficult are accessibility and the _______. 4062: The signal man assisting the crane operator has his forearm vertical, forefinger pointing up, and moves his hand in a small horizontal circle. This is the signal to ___________. 4063: The knot at the end of the heaving line used to pass the towing hawser is called a _______________. 4064: Which statement concerning castor oil is TRUE? 4066: What is the MOST irritating to the skin? 4067: When steering a vessel, a good helmsman does NOT ________. 4068: What produces the MOST dangerous vapors? 4069: The horizontal fore-and-aft movement of a vessel is called _____. 4070: Small floes of rough, hummocky sea ice capable of damaging a vessel ____________. 4071: The gin block is located _____________. 4072: How should you signal the crane operator to stop in an emergency? 4088: With a given load on the cargo hook, the thrust on a cargo boom ________________. 4090: The BEST holding ground for conventional anchors is_____. 4091: The turning circle of a vessel making a turn of over 360 degrees is the path followed by the ___________. 4092: To reconnect a broken tow line, it is better to use a polypropylene messenger line because it __________. 4096: Yawing is angular motion of the vessel about what axis? 4378: Which statement concerning an automatic towing engine is FALSE? 4379: When relieving the helm, the new helmsman should know the _________. 4390: When a helmsman receives the command "Right 15 degrees rudder", the helmsman's immediate reply should be ________. 4391: A report of casualty to a vessel must include ____________. 4440: You are standing the wheelwatch when you hear the cry, "Man overboard, starboard side". You should be ready to _______. 4875: The crane manufacturer's operating tables are posted near the _____. 9909: Which statement is TRUE concerning lifesaving equipment?