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1. The securing of passenger cars on a Ro-Ro vessel requires __________.

 
 
 
 

2. The securing systems for containers were developed to prevent container movement during which ship motion?

 
 
 
 

3. The shearing stresses on a ship's structure are usually greatest at __________.

 
 
 
 

4. The sheave diameter to be used with a 3-inch manila rope is __________.

 
 
 
 

5. The Sheer Plan __________.

 
 
 
 

6. The Shipping Articles shall be signed by each seaman and the __________.

 
 
 
 

7. The shipping papers for the products being carried in your tankship are NOT required to contain the __________.

 
 
 
 

8. The signal man assisting a crane operator has his arm extended with his fingers closed and thumb pointing upward. This is the signal to __________.

 
 
 
 

9. The signal man assisting a crane operator has his arm extended, thumb pointing downwards, flexing fingers in and out. This is the signal to __________.

 
 
 
 

10. 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 __________.

 
 
 
 

11. 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 __________.

 
 
 
 

12. 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 __________.

 
 
 
 

13. The signal man assisting the crane operator has his arm extended, his fingers closed, and his thumb pointing downward. This is the signal to __________.

 
 
 
 

14. 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 __________.

 
 
 
 

15. 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 __________.

 
 
 
 

16. The signal man assisting the crane operator has his hands clasped in front of his body. This is the signal to __________.

 
 
 
 

17. 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 __________.

 
 
 
 

18. 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 __________.

 
 
 
 

19. The Muster List ("Station Bill") shows each person's lifeboat station, duties during abandonment, basic instructions, and __________.

 
 
 
 

20. The muster list must be posted in conspicuous locations and signed by the __________.

 
 
 
 

21. The name and hailing port of a documented commercial vessel is __________.

 
 
 
 

22. The National Cargo Bureau represents the __________.

 
 
 
 

23. The next-to-last shot of an anchor cable is usually painted __________.

 
 
 

24. The normal and safest way for a sailor in a bosun's chair to be raised aloft is __________.

 
 
 
 

25. The normal and safest way for a sailor to be lowered in a bosun's chair when descending vertically is __________.

 
 
 
 

26. The number of able seamen required on board is stated in the __________.

 
 
 
 

27. The number of certificated able seamen and lifeboatmen required on a vessel is determined by the __________.

 
 
 
 

28. The number of certificated able seamen and lifeboatmen required on board is listed in the __________.

 
 
 
 

29. The number of certificated lifeboatmen required for a vessel is found on the __________.

 
 
 
 

30. The number or name of a tank barge shall be __________.

 
 
 
 

31. The objective of shoring a damaged bulkhead is to __________.

 
 
 
 

32. The Officers Competency Certificates Convention of 1936 applies to all of these vessels operating seaward of the boundary line EXCEPT a/an _________.

 
 
 
 

33. The official identification of a vessel is found in the __________.

 
 
 
 

34. The official logbook is filed with the Officer in Charge, Marine Inspection (OCMI) __________.

 
 
 
 

35. The official number of a documented vessel is __________.

 
 
 
 

36. The Oil Record Book for all fixed or floating drilling rigs is the property of the __________.

 
 
 
 

37. The Oil Record Book for all U.S. ships is the property of the ________.

 
 
 
 

38. The oil record book is required to be carried aboard __________.

 
 
 
 

39. The Oil Record Book on a vessel NOT engaged on a foreign voyage shall be maintained on board for not less than __________.

 
 
 
 

40. The opening in the deck beneath the anchor windlass that leads to the chain locker is the __________.

 
 
 
 

41. The opening in the deck that leads the anchor cable outside the hull is the __________.

 
 
 
 

42. The operator of an uninspected vessel MUST assist people affected by an accident if he or she can do so without __________.

 
 
 
 

43. The order of importance in addressing damage control is __________.

 
 
 
 

44. The organization that certifies the safe working load of cargo cranes on a vessel is the

 
 
 
 

45. The original Bill of Lading, once signed by the Master, is NOT __________.

 
 
 
 

46. The owner or Master of a towing vessel must ensure that each person that directs and controls the movement of the vessel knows all of the following EXCEPT _________.

 
 
 
 

47. The owner or Master of a towing vessel must evaluate whether the entire towline, or a part of it, is no longer serviceable. The towline should be removed from service in all cases EXCEPT _________.

 
 
 
 

48. The owner or Master of a towing vessel shall ensure that each person that directs and controls the movement of the vessel can accomplish all of the following EXCEPT _________.

 
 
 
 

49. The owner or Master of a towing vessel shall ensure that each person that directs and controls the movement of the vessel can accurately fix the vessel's position using all of the following EXCEPT _________.

 
 
 
 

50. The owner or Master of a towing vessel that tows astern must keep records of the towline(s) that include all of the following information EXCEPT _________.

 
 
 
 

51. The owner or Master of a vessel pushing ahead or towing alongside must ensure that each of the following is appropriate for the vessel's horsepower and tow arrangement EXCEPT __________.

 
 
 
 

52. The owner, agent, Master or person-in charge of a "T-Boat" involved in a marine casualty causing injury that requires professional medical treatment must __________.

 
 
 
 

53. 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 they must approve the Master of the vessel for the entire life of the contract. Which charter has been affected?

 
 
 
 

54. The part of a windlass which physically engages the chain during hauling or paying out is the __________.

 
 
 
 

55. The part of an anchor which takes hold on the bottom is the __________.

 
 
 
 

56. 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 __________.

 
 
 
 

57. The period of roll is the time difference between __________.

 
 
 
 

58. The periodic weight testing of a vessel's cargo booms may be performed by the __________.

 
 
 
 

59. The phenomenon known as a "seiche" is most likely to occur on Lake Erie __________.

 
 
 
 

60. The pillar shape that gives the greatest strength for the least weight is the __________.

 
 
 
 

61. The pipe used to connect two separate piping systems on a tank vessel is known as a __________.

 
 
 
 

62. The piping that routes an oil cargo from the manifold directly to a cargo tank and serves only one tank is known as a __________.

 
 
 
 

63. The piping that routes an oil cargo from the manifold to underdeck pipelines is known as a __________.

 
 
 
 

64. The pitch of a propeller is a measure of the __________.

 
 
 
 

65. The pivot pin at the base of a sheath- screw boom davit must be __________.

 
 
 
 

66. The pivoting point of a fully loaded vessel with normal trim proceeding ahead at sea speed is __________.

 
 
 
 

67. The Plimsoll mark on a vessel is used to __________.

 
 
 
 

68. The point that is halfway between the forward and after perpendicular and is a reference point for vessel construction is the __________.

 
 
 
 

69. The primary objective of a Ro-Ro vessel is to __________.

 
 
 
 

70. The primary purpose of a load line is to establish required __________.

 
 
 
 

71. The primary purpose of the stud is to prevent the anchor chain from __________.

 
 
 
 

72. The process of lowering a boom to a horizontal position and onto its deck support is called __________.

 
 
 
 

73. The projecting lugs of the rudder post which furnish support to the rudder are called __________.

 
 
 
 

74. The proper way to correct a mistake in the logbook is to _________.

 
 
 
 

75. The proximity of pack ice may be indicated by __________.

 
 
 
 

76. The purpose of a bilge well is to __________.

 
 
 
 

77. The purpose of a devil's claw is to __________.

 
 
 
 

78. The purpose of sheer in ship construction is to __________.

 
 
 
 

79. The purpose of the stripping bar on an anchor windlass is to __________.

 
 
 
 

80. The ratio of the height of a vessel's rudder to its width is referred to as the __________.

 
 
 
 

81. The recessed areas on a wildcat are called __________.

 
 
 
 

82. The regulations require that inspected vessels on an international voyage, other than small passenger vessels, must carry which of the following distress signals on or near the navigating bridge?

 
 
 
 

83. The responsibility for maintaining the Official Logbook on voyages between the Atlantic and Pacific coasts of the United States rests with the __________.

 
 
 
 

84. The result of two forces acting in opposite directions and along parallel lines, is an example of what type of stress?

 
 
 
 

85. The revolving drum of a winch used to haul lines is called a __________.

 
 
 
 

86. The riding pawl is __________.

 
 
 
 

87. The rope which is rove from the truck to be used with a bos'n's chair is called a __________.

 
 
 
 

88. The rope which is the lightest is __________.

 
 
 
 

89. The rudders are amidships and both screws are going ahead. What will happen if the starboard screw is stopped?

 
 
 
 

90. 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?

 
 
 
 

91. 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?

 
 
 
 

92. 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?

 
 
 
 

93. The S.S. Sheet Bend arrives in New York after encountering heavy weather on a voyage from Cape Town. Who will note the maritime protest for the Master?

 
 
 
 

94. 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 __________.

 
 
 
 

95. The Safety Equipment Certificate shows that the vessel conforms to the standards of the __________.

 
 
 
 

96. The Safety of Life at Sea Convention was developed by the __________.

 
 
 
 

97. The safety stopper that prevents the anchor cable from running free if the cable jumps the wildcat is the __________.

 
 
 
 

98. The Scharnow turn should be used in a man overboard situation only when __________.

 
 
 
 

99. The scuppers had been plugged as required at the time an oil spill occurs on deck. After shutting down the transfer, the engineroom should first be informed and then __________.

 
 
 
 

100. The section of each end of a barge which is heavily reinforced to take the pressure of pushing is called the __________.

 
 
 
 


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