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1. 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?

 
 
 
 

2. A seaman lost his continuous discharge book during the voyage. Upon discharge from Articles, he should be issued a __________.

 
 
 
 

3. 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?

 
 
 
 

4. A seaman may not make an allotment to his __________.

 
 
 
 

5. 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?

 
 
 
 

6. A seaman you have just discharged has a Continuous Discharge Book. Which statement is TRUE?

 
 
 
 

7. A serving mallet is used in __________.

 
 
 
 

8. A set of interior steps on a ship leading up to a deck from below is know as __________.

 
 
 
 

9. A sheave is a __________.

 
 
 
 

10. A shipper of cargo aboard your vessel offers a letter of indemnity for the cargo. This is done in order to obtain a(n) __________.

 
 
 
 

11. A shore is a piece of securing dunnage that __________.

 
 
 
 

12. A short splice in a line __________.

 
 
 
 

13. A short ton is a unit of weight consisting of __________.

 
 
 
 

14. 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 __________.

 
 
 
 

15. A single-screw vessel going ahead tends to turn more rapidly to port because of propeller __________.

 
 
 
 

16. 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 __________.

 
 
 
 

17. A situation has occurred where it becomes necessary for you to be towed. What action should be taken to prevent your vessel from yawing?

 
 
 
 

18. A six-strand composite rope made up of alternate fiber and wire strands around a fiber core is called __________.

 
 
 
 

19. A sling is a device used in __________.

 
 
 
 

20. A small light tackle with blocks of steel or wood that is used for miscellaneous small jobs is called a __________.

 
 
 
 

21. A smooth, tapered pin, usually of wood, used to open up the strands of a rope for splicing is called a(n) __________.

 
 
 
 

22. A snag or other underwater obstruction may form a __________.

 
 
 
 

23. A snatch block is a __________.

 
 
 
 

24. A snatch block would most likely be used as a __________.

 
 
 
 

25. A spreader bar is used to __________.

 
 
 
 

26. A hygroscopic cargo is defined as a cargo __________.

 
 
 
 

27. A journal kept by the officer of the watch in which day to day happenings are recorded regarding the deck department is the __________.

 
 
 
 

28. A Kort nozzle is a(n) __________.

 
 
 
 

29. A large basin cut into the shore, closed off by a caisson, and used for dry docking of ships is known as a __________.

 
 
 
 

30. A large vessel is equipped with a controllable pitch propeller. Which statement is TRUE?

 
 
 
 

31. A lashing used to secure three or four barges at a common corner, lashed in an "X" fashion, is called a __________.

 
 
 
 

32. A license for apprentice mate (steersman) of uninspected towing vessels shall be renewed within what time period before or after the expiration date?

 
 
 
 

33. A license issued by the U.S. Coast Guard for apprentice mate (steersman) of Uninspected Towing Vessels is valid for __________.

 
 
 
 

34. A license for apprentice mate (steersman) of uninspected towing vessels shall be renewed within what time period before or after the expiration date?

 
 
 
 

35. A license issued by the U.S. Coast Guard for Master of Towing Vessels is valid for __________.

 
 
 
 

36. A licensed Master of Towing Vessels may NOT serve as the Captain of which towing vessel?

 
 
 
 

37. A licensed Master of Towing Vessels may NOT serve as the person in charge of which towing vessel?

 
 
 
 

38. A licensed Master of Towing Vessels may NOT serve as the person in charge of which towing vessel?

 
 
 
 

39. A list man would expect to see any of the following light signals EXCEPT __________.

 
 
 
 

40. A list signal of one white light indicates that the vessel is __________.

 
 
 
 

41. A load line certificate is valid for how many years?

 
 
 
 

42. A load line is assigned by __________.

 
 
 
 

43. A long pole with a hook at one end, used to reach for lines, is known as a __________.

 
 
 
 

44. A long splice in a line __________.

 
 
 
 

45. A long ton is __________.

 
 
 
 

46. A look-out at the bow sights an object on your port side. How many bell strokes should he sound?

 
 
 
 

47. A lookout can leave his station __________.

 
 
 
 

48. A lookout can leave his station __________.

 
 
 
 

49. A look-out should report objects sighted using __________.

 
 
 
 

50. 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 __________.

 
 
 
 

51. 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

 
 
 
 

52. A maritime lien may be placed against __________.

 
 
 
 

53. A Master should file a marine note of protest if __________.

 
 
 
 

54. A mechanical davit is designed to automatically __________.

 
 
 
 

55. A metal eye spliced into a wire is called a __________.

 
 
 
 

56. A metal object on the pier resembling a tree stump and made to receive mooring lines is a __________.

 
 
 
 

57. A metal ring on the bottom of a block, to which the standing part of a tackle is spliced, is known as a(n) __________.

 
 
 
 

58. A method used to make an eye in a bight of line where it cannot be spliced is known as __________.

 
 
 
 

59. A monkey fist is found on a __________.

 
 
 
 

60. A mooring line is described as being 6x24, 1-3/4 inch wire rope. What do the above numbers refer to?

 
 
 
 

61. A mooring line leading 45° to the keel, used to check forward or astern movement of a vessel, is called a __________.

 
 
 
 

62. A mooring line leading at nearly right angles to the keel is a __________.

 
 
 
 

63. A mooring line that checks forward motion of a vessel at a pier is a __________.

 
 
 
 

64. A natural fiber rope can be ruined by dampness because it may __________.

 
 
 
 

65. A new coil of nylon line should be opened by __________.

 
 
 
 

66. A new coil of nylon line should be opened by __________.

 
 
 
 

67. A new crewman reports on board. He must be trained in the use of the ship's lifesaving appliances within what time period?

 
 
 
 

68. A normal safe working load for used nylon rope in good condition is __________.

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

70. 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?

 
 
 
 

71. A partial deck in a hold is called a(n) __________.

 
 
 
 

72. A pelican hook __________.

 
 
 
 

73. A periodic thorough examination of the cargo gear proves satisfactory. What percentage of the total gear must be dismantled to determine actual internal condition?

 
 
 
 

74. A Permit to Proceed is issued by the __________.

 
 
 
 

75. 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 __________.

 
 
 
 

76. A person is found operating a vessel while under the influence of alcohol. He/she is liable for __________.

 
 
 
 

77. A person who sees someone fall overboard should __________.

 
 
 
 

78. A petroleum liquid has a flash point of 135°Fahrenheit. This liquid is classed as a grade __________.

 
 
 
 

79. A petroleum liquid has a flash point of 85°F. This is a grade __________.

 
 
 
 

80. A piece of small stuff (small line) secured to an object to prevent it from going adrift is a __________.

 
 
 
 

81. A post on a dock or wharf used to secure mooring lines or hawsers is called a __________.

 
 
 
 

82. A precaution you should take before bunkering is to __________.

 
 
 
 

83. A predictable result of a vessel nearing a bank or edge of a channel is that the __________.

 
 
 
 

84. A proper look-out must be kept __________.

 
 
 
 

85. A racetrack turn would be better than a Williamson turn in recovering a man overboard if __________.

 
 
 
 

86. A relief valve for a cargo pump is generally installed __________.

 
 
 
 

87. A report of casualty to a vessel must include __________.

 
 
 
 

88. A rescue helicopter's hoist area should have a radius of at least __________.

 
 
 
 

89. A rolling hitch can be used to __________.

 
 
 
 

90. A rope ladder with wooden rungs is a __________.

 
 
 
 

91. A rope made of a combination of wire and fiber is known as __________.

 
 
 
 

92. A safety shackle is identified by its __________.

 
 
 
 

93. A sail hook is used for __________.

 
 
 
 

94. A seaman about to be discharged has a Continuous Discharge Book. Which statement is TRUE?

 
 
 
 

95. 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, __________.

 
 
 
 

96. 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?

 
 
 
 

97. A seaman dies during a voyage. What is NOT required to be entered into the Official Log?

 
 
 
 

98. A seaman is entitled by law to a release from Foreign Articles when __________.

 
 
 
 

99. A seaman is entitled by law to a release from Foreign Articles when __________.

 
 
 
 

100. 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 track-line steamed during the night?

 
 
 
 

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