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1. The term "gross tonnage" refers to __________.

 
 

2. Your vessel is chartered under a time charter party. Under this type of charter party, your responsibility is __________.

 
 

3. 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 __________.

 
 

4. A clause in the charter party requires a vessel's owner to pay dispatch money when the vessel __________.

 
 

5. A vessel is to make a voyage between New York and San Juan, Puerto Rico, and return. The crew should be signed on __________.

 
 

6. 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?

 
 

7. 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?

 
 

8. 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?

 
 

9. The owner, agent, Master or person-in-charge of a

 
 
 
 

10. An underwriter is liable for __________.

 
 

11. What accident situation is considered a Serious Marine Incident?

 
 
 
 

12. When underway with a tow, you are required to notify the Coast Guard in which casualty situation?

 
 

13. In which casualty case is it UNNECESSARY to notify the local Coast Guard Marine Safety Office?

 
 

14. On which form do you provide a written report of Marine Casualty to the nearest Coast Guard Marine Safety Office?

 
 

15. A Notice of Marine Casualty to a vessel must include __________.

 
 

16. According to U.S. regulations, when estimating the cost of collision damage to a tank vessel after a marine accident, which of the following should NOT be included in the repair cost estimate?

 
 
 
 

17. On a MODU crane, the load chart relates the allowable load to the combination of boom length and __________.

 
 

18. Anchor shackles should have a breaking strength that is __________.

 
 

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

 
 

20. The holding power of an anchor increases when the __________.

 
 

21. Given the same water depth and line tension, the catenary length of a 19 pound/foot wire rope mooring line in comparison to the catenary length of a 90 pound/foot mooring chain will be __________.

 
 

22. A weight of 1,000 kips is equivalent to __________.

 
 

23. What is the bow type anchor shackle primarily used for?

 
 

24. The only wire rope termination which may be made in the field is __________.

 
 

25. A weathertight door on a MODU must not allow water to penetrate into the unit in __________.

 
 

26. The bottom row of plating next to the keel of a lifeboat is known as the __________.

 
 

27. A crack in the deck plating of a vessel may be temporarily prevented from increasing in length by __________.

 
 

28. Wale shores would be used when dry docking a vessel with __________.

 
 

29. The projecting lugs of the rudderpost which furnish support to the rudder are called __________.

 
 

30. The horizontal flat surfaces where the upper stock joins the rudder are the __________.

 
 

31. Freeing ports on a vessel with solid bulwarks __________.

 
 

32. When using the term "limber system" one is referring to a __________.

 
 

33. Which statement is TRUE concerning protection of double bottom tanks against excessive pressure?

 
 

34. Transverse frames are more widely spaced on a ship that is designed with the __________.

 
 

35. Reinforcing frames attached to a bulkhead on a vessel are called __________.

 
 

36. The term "strake" is used in reference to __________.

 
 

37. What is NOT an advantage of ship construction methods using welded butt joints in the shell plating?

 
 

38. Which statement about bilge keels is CORRECT?

 
 

39. 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 __________.

 
 

40. The thickness of a 30.6 pound plate is __________.

 
 

41. A vessel's "quarter" is that section which is __________.

 
 

42. The vessel's "quarter" is located __________

 
 

43. The space above the engine room is called the __________.

 
 

44. The beam of a vessel refers to the __________.

 
 

45. Freeboard is measured from the upper edge of the __________.

 
 

46. The upward slope of a vessels bottom from the keel to the bilge is called __________.

 
 

47. What term indicates the outward curvature of the hull above the waterline?

 
 

48. The body plan of a vessel is a(n) __________.

 
 

49. 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) __________.

 
 

50. The term that indicates how many tons of cargo a vessel can carry is __________.

 
 

51. Sometimes it is desirable to connect a member both by riveting and welding. Which statement is TRUE concerning this procedure?

 
 

52. A welded joint's effectiveness is considered __________.

 
 

53. The welds used to attach stiffeners to a plate are known as __________.

 
 

54. Ultrasonic testing is used to determine the thickness of a vessel's shell plating and to __________.

 
 

55. The type of welding employed in shipyards is primarily __________.

 
 

56. The enclosed area defined as the intersection of the surface of the water and the hull of a vessel is the __________.

 
 

57. What is NOT running rigging?

 
 

58. Which fitting is used to connect the boom to the mast?

 
 

59. To prevent a wooden hull from leaking you caulk it __________.

 
 

60. When properly set and drawing, a fore-and-aft sail has a cross-section that __________.

 
 

61. A schooner is a fore-and-aft rigged vessel with __________.

 
 

62. Kevlar sails, when not in use, may be damaged if __________.

 
 
 
 

63. Which statement is TRUE about sail shape?

 
 

64. The major lift-producing part of a sail is the __________

 
 

65. Most recreational sailing craft have triangular sails and are said to be __________

 
 

66. What is part of a vessel's standing rigging?

 
 

67. The bottom of the mast rests on a part of the keel called the mast __________.

 
 

68. A yawl is a sailing vessel with __________.

 
 

69. A ketch is a sailing vessel with __________.

 
 

70. Which of the following lashing gear used aboard Ro-Ro vessels should be maintained when not in use?

 
 
 
 

71. Which part of a cargo boom has the greatest diameter?

 
 

72. What characterizes a Ro-Ro vessel?

 
 

73. Cargo that is suitable for carriage on Ro-Ro vessels includes __________.

 
 
 
 

74. Which of the following is considered auxiliary securing equipment that provides extra reliability to lashing in Ro-Ro transport operations?

 
 
 
 

75. According to the regulations, to prevent excessive pressure buildup in cargo tanks containing LFG, they are fitted with __________.

 
 

76. The main underdeck pipeline on a tankship is connected to individual tanks by __________.

 
 

77. Which of the following shall be used to isolate fire hydrant valves on a crude oil tanker from the crude oil washing system?

 
 

78. Of which type of material may a towing hawser be constructed?

 
 

79. Which best describes a "fishplate" used in towing?

 
 

80. The bilge pump on a fishing vessel __________.

 
 

81. Every injury aboard a commercial fishing industry vessel must be reported to the __________.

 
 

82. 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 __________.

 
 

83. Which entry is NOT required in the Official Logbook?

 
 

84. What does a Certificate of Financial Responsibility attest to?

 
 

85. In MODU operations, hoisting and lowering pipe in and out of the drilled hole is the main function of the __________.

 
 

86. What is NOT accepted as the required shipping papers on a manned and loaded tank barge?

 
 

87. What is an example of the term "Restraint of Rulers, Princes, or Peoples" in a marine insurance policy?

 
 

88. 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?

 
 

89. 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?

 
 

90. The two courses of action if the underwater hull of a MODU is severely damaged are to plug the openings and to __________.

 
 

91. 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 __________.

 
 

92. In plugging submerged holes on a MODU, rags, wedges, and other materials should be used in conjunction with plugs to __________.

 
 

93. What requires a Report of Marine Accident, Injury or Death?

 
 
 
 

94. On the cargo manifest, the weight of the cargo inside a box is called __________.

 
 

95. The implied condition(s) with respect to the doctrine of deviation in a marine insurance policy is(are) __________.

 
 
 
 

96. 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?

 
 

97. Which lien against a vessel would be settled FIRST?

 
 

98. As defined in the regulations governing marine casualties a

 
 
 
 

99. 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?

 
 

100. Which space(s) is(are) NOT exempt when measuring gross tonnage?

 
 


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