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1. Peck and Hale gear is used most commonly for securing __________.

 
 
 
 

2. Pedestal cranes have limit switches to restrict movement of which function(s)?

 
 
 
 

3. Pedestal cranes have limit switches to restrict the movement of which function?

 
 
 
 

4. Pedestal cranes have limit switches to restrict the movement of which function?

 
 
 
 

5. Periodic surveys to renew the load line assignment must be made at intervals NOT exceeding __________.

 
 
 
 

6. Petroleum cargo tanks should not be topped off at deck level when loading on a cold day because __________.

 
 
 
 

7. Pinching of the cargo hose between the vessel and the dock should be prevented by __________.

 
 
 
 

8. Pitching is angular motion of the vessel about what axis?

 
 
 
 

9. Preparation of muster lists and signing of same is the responsibility of the __________.

 
 
 
 

10. Prior to being able to sail, each vessel that carries grain in bulk must have a certificate of loading issued by the __________.

 
 
 
 

11. Prior to getting underway in fresh or brackish water, the Master must __________.

 
 
 
 

12. Progressive flooding is controlled by securing watertight boundaries and __________.

 
 
 
 

13. Progressive flooding may be indicated by __________.

 
 
 
 

14. Protective clothing must be worn while sampling hazardous cargo on a tankship, and as a minimum includes __________.

 
 
 
 

15. Regulations concerning the stowage, lashing, and securing of timber deck cargoes aboard general cargo vessels may be found in the __________.

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

17. Repairing damage to the hull at or above the waterline reduces the threat of __________.

 
 
 
 

18. Repairing damage to the hull at or above the waterline reduces the threat of __________.

 
 
 
 

19. Right-laid line should be coiled __________.

 
 
 
 

20. River currents tend to __________.

 
 
 
 

21. Rivets are usually made of __________.

 
 
 
 

22. Rolling is angular motion of the vessel about what axis?

 
 
 
 

23. Roundline is a __________.

 
 
 
 

24. Safety equipment on board vessels must be approved by the __________.

 
 
 
 

25. Securing cargo by running timbers from an upper support down to the cargo, either vertically or at an angle, is called __________.

 
 
 
 

26. Seeing that all hands are familiar with their duties, as specified in the muster list, is the responsibility of the __________.

 
 
 
 

27. Segregation of cargoes refers to __________.

 
 
 
 

28. Separating both blocks of a tackle to prepare it for reuse is called __________.

 
 
 
 

29. Serving is __________.

 
 
 
 

30. 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?

 
 
 
 

31. 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

32. Shell plating is __________.

 
 
 
 

33. Shell plating that has curvature in two directions and must be heated and hammered to shape over specially prepared forms is called __________.

 
 
 
 

34. Shipping articles are a contract of agreement between the members of the crew and the __________.

 
 
 
 

35. Ship's officers should check every cargo compartment after it is filled with bulk grain to ensure __________.

 
 
 
 

36. 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 __________.

 
 
 
 

37. Single hull vessels operating exclusively on the Great Lakes must be dry docked at intervals not to exceed __________.

 
 
 
 

38. Sluicing or slushing wire rope __________.

 
 
 
 

39. Small floes of rough, hummocky sea ice capable of damaging a vessel __________.

 
 
 
 

40. Small hull leaks can be temporarily repaired by __________.

 
 
 
 

41. Signs of racking stresses generally appear at the __________.

 
 
 
 

42. 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?

 
 
 
 

43. SOLAS requires a lifesaving training manual be provided in each crew cabin or in the __________.

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

45. Sour crude oil __________.

 
 
 
 

46. Splices made in nylon should __________.

 
 
 
 

47. Spontaneous heating of coal rapidly accelerates at the approximate minimum temperature of __________.

 
 
 
 

48. Static electricity may be built up by the __________.

 
 
 
 

49. 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 __________.

 
 
 
 

50. Strengthening damaged bulkheads by using wood or steel is called __________.

 
 
 
 

51. Stress on the topping lift of a swinging boom can be reduced by __________.

 
 
 
 

52. Stuffer-braid rope has __________.

 
 
 
 

53. Sulfuric acid is a __________.

 
 
 
 

54. Sweat damage in a hatch full of canned goods in cartons will occur when the __________.

 
 
 
 

55. Sweat damage will occur in a cargo hold containing cased machinery when the __________.

 
 
 
 

56. Synchronous towing means that the __________.

 
 
 
 

57. On a small boat, if someone fell overboard and you did not know over which side the person fell, you should __________.

 
 
 
 

58. On a small boat, which knot is best suited for attaching a line to the ring of an anchor?

 
 
 
 

59. On a small passenger vessel the collision bulkhead is __________.

 
 
 
 

60. On a transpacific voyage, you receive a message from your vessel's operators saying that your vessel has 119950 11 been consigned to Naval Control of Shipping. Further information is contained in __________.

 
 
 
 

61. On a transpacific voyage, you receive a message from your vessel's operators saying that your vessel has been consigned to Naval Control of Shipping. Further information is contained in __________.

 
 
 
 

62. On a transpacific voyage, you receive a message from your vessel's operators saying that your vessel has been consigned to Naval Control of Shipping. Further information is contained in __________.

 
 
 
 

63. 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 __________.

 
 
 
 

64. On a twin-screw, twin-rudder vessel, the most effective way to turn in your own water, with no way on, is to put __________.

 
 
 
 

65. 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?

 
 
 
 

66. On a vessel with a single propeller, transverse force has the most effect on the vessel when the engine is put __________.

 
 
 
 

67. On a voyage charter, when a vessel is ready to load cargo, the Master should render to the charterer a __________.

 
 
 
 

68. On an anchor windlass, the wheel over which the anchor chain passes is called a __________.

 
 
 
 

69. On Great Lakes vessels, midsummer load lines apply __________.

 
 
 
 

70. On stud-link anchor chain the addition of the stud increases the strength of the link by about __________.

 
 
 
 

71. On the cargo manifest, the gross weight of a box containing cargo is the weight of the __________.

 
 
 
 

72. On the cargo manifest, the total weight of a box containing cargo is the __________.

 
 
 
 

73. On the cargo manifest, the total weight of an empty cargo box is the __________.

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

75. 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 __________.

 
 
 
 

76. On the Great Lakes, short-term fluctuations in water levels may be a result of any of the following EXCEPT __________.

 
 
 
 

77. On the Great Lakes, the term "controlling depth" means the __________.

 
 
 
 

78. 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 __________.

 
 
 
 

79. On U.S. flag vessels, which certificate is always issued by the Coast Guard?

 
 
 
 

80. On vessels over 100 gross tons, whose responsibility is it to ensure that all able seamen in the vessel's crew have the documents and qualifications required by law and regulation?

 
 
 
 

81. On which of the Great Lakes would shore ice be the most pronounced?

 
 
 
 

82. On which vessels are the officers and deck crew allowed to operate under a two-watch system on voyages of less than 600 miles?

 
 
 
 

83. On which vessels may licensed individuals be required to stand watch under the two-watch system, on voyages of more than 600 miles in length?

 
 
 
 

84. 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?

 
 
 
 

85. Onboard a Ro-Ro vessel many decks are used for the carriage of both rolling and container cargoes, as such it is most useful if a deck socket accepts both __________.

 
 
 
 

86. Once a towline is connected between the towing vessel and the disabled vessel, the towing vessel should __________.

 
 
 
 

87. 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 __________.

 
 
 
 

88. One advantage of chain over wire rope for a tow bridle is that chain __________.

 
 
 
 

89. One function of a bulwark is to __________.

 
 
 
 

90. One major advantage of the round turn maneuver in a man overboard situation is that it __________.

 
 
 
 

91. One of the requirements for a general average act is __________.

 
 
 
 

92. One of your crew members falls overboard from the starboard side. You should IMMEDIATELY __________.

 
 
 
 

93. One reason a tug's towing bitts are located forward of the rudders is because __________.

 
 
 
 

94. One shot of anchor chain is equal to how many feet (meters)?

 
 
 
 

95. Operators of Uninspected Passenger Vessels are required to keep their Coast Guard License aboard __________.

 
 
 
 

96. 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 __________.

 
 
 
 

97. Panting frames are located in the __________.

 
 
 
 

98. Particular average is __________.

 
 
 
 

99. Particular average is __________.

 
 
 
 

100. 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 __________.

 
 
 
 


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