Piece of rope either fiber or wire cut for a specific purpose.
how is line measured?
how is wire rope measured?
what are the three braids of line?
line handling command: hold.
do not allow any more line to go out
line handling command: check
hold the line slack and ease the line so it will not part
line handling command: ease
let the line out until it is under less tension but not slack
line handling command: slack
take all tension off the line and lit it hang but not touching the water
line handling command: take in
to have all lines cast off from the pier and brought aboard.
line handling command: cast off
command to those on the pier to thow off the line from the bollards or cleats
line handling command: avast
stop the capstan or stop heaving around
line handling command: heave around
apply tesnion on the line by hauling on it with the capstan
the sum of the ships lenght plus the length of the chain let out.
radius equal to the sum of the hawse pipe to the ship's Polaris and final length of the chain.
a line well forward on the ship used to tie a boat alongside.
what is the most dangerous time for a boat to get underway?
right before it is cast off
where is a sea painter on a boat?
line used to keep the boat from moving while being lowered into the water
a safety line made up with a series of overhand or figure eight knots evely spaced to assist peronnel climbing up and down from a boat.
Manropes (monkey lines)
how much of your bodyweight should be on the monkey lines during lowering of a boat?
a short metal or wood column extedning up from a base plate secured to a deck used to secure rope hawsers and cables
a heavy, smooth surfaced fitting usually located near the edge of the weather deck through which wire rope or fiber hawsers may be led.
pieces of wood or metal of various shapes according to their use usually having two projectiong arms or horns upon which to belay ropes
a closed chock at the bow of a vessel, primary use is towing.
heavy casting through which the anchor chain rus from the deck down and forward through the ship's bow plating
a connected fexible series of links, usually of metal used for binding connections or other purposes
a metal appliance consisting of a threaded link, bolt and a pair of opposite threaded screws, capable of being set up or slacked off and used for setting up standing rigging or stoppers
a drum attached to a winch around which a rope is turned for heaving in
a revolving device with a vertical axis used for heaving in moring lines
a joining link or chain used to connect chain to anchors, chain or other pieces of morring, towing, or beach gear equipment, non interchangeable.
what are the pieces of a detachable link
what are the pieces of a chain stopper
describe chain markings
painted red, white or blue for every 15 fathoms. White detachable links on either side indicate which shot you are on
a heavy iron or steel implement attached to a vessel by means of a rope or chain cable for holding the vessel at rest in the water.
Anchor (standard Navy Stockless)
A device used to secure chain, thereby relieving the strain on the windlass also used to secure the anchor in the housed position in the hawse pipe
a hook that can be opened while under strain by knocking away a locking ring which holds it closed. Used to provide an instant release
a special type of drum whose faces are formed to fit the links of a chain of given size
a heavy line or wire rope used in warping, towing, and mooring, any line over 5 inches in circumference
a term frequently applied to a fiver or synthetic rope especially if it moves or is used to transmit a force
a rpoe combined or rope fiber and wire, used to spring a ship
any line that measurse 1 1/2" in diameter or less
method of disposing of a line by coiling it tightly flat of the deck starting from the center and coiling it around itself
two strand left laid tarred hemp small stuff
a loop of line rope or chain
the inboard end of a vessel's anchor chain which is made fast in the chain locker, the free end of a fiver or wire rope
a loop formed in the end of a rope
a loop formed in the end of a rope by tucking the strand ends under or around the strands of the line part of the rope. a thimble is often used in the loop
two lines joined by splicing diameter does ont change
two lines joind by slicing diameter changes
metal tool used to splice wire rope
wooden tool used to splice line
a form of seizing two points
where should line handlers be positioned from the direction of tension force when hauling line
what is a safe distance from blocks, cleats, gypsy heads, capstains, etc. through which line passes?
how should lines be handled?
hand over hand
a line used specifically for securing a ship to a pier
a mooring line from ship to pier, perpendicular to the ship's center line
led from the ship forward to the pier to keep the ship from moving aft.
forward spring line
led from the ship aft tot he pier to keep the ship from moving forward
after spring line
line to secure the stern to the pier
lines placed mid ship on dutch ballards and back to the pier. all lines are double fwd and aft.
cord made from natural fiber attached to synthetic line that are subject to loads that may exceed it's safe working load. when SWL is close to being exceeded this line breaks
to make a turn around forward bitts back around aft bitt making the figure eight
figure eight turn
passing the eye of a line throught that of another line then around a ballard
dip the eye
to double mooring lines for added strength
line passed around the forward and aft boat falls to steady a boat when hoisting or lowering.
a hinged conical metal shield secured around mooring lines immediately after mooring to prevent rats from coming aboard the ship
canvas, line, or other material placed around rigging and mooring lines to prevet wear
a braided tapering, stopper used on boat falls and mooring lines
this is indicated by a line stretching to a certain percentage of it's length
Safe working load
Term applied to all methods of transfer rig fuel, munition, supplies and personnel from one vessel to another while underway
underway replenishment (UNREP)
what are the two methods of UNREP.
what is the average replenishment speed.
who decides the replenishment course?
officer of tactical command (OTC)
which ship is the control ship during UNREP?
the delivery ship
Which ship is the approach ship during UNREP?
W400 ft of 3" line or 200 ft of 1.5" line used to send trolley block back and forth during UNREP.
the main line used to haul any basic rig across between ships.
what is the perferred location for handling the messenger and other lines?
forward of the rig
the line used for communication and measuring the distance between tow ships performing the UNREP.
phone and distance line
how long is the phone and distance line?
how is the phone and distance line marked?
flags every 20 ft.
(Rub Your Balls With Grease)
During UNREP for fuel, line with hooks that secures the hose on the receiving ship and takes the strain of the hose from the terminal coupling.
Describe the standard riding line.
4" manila line 25-45 ft long.
12-21 thread manila with whipped ends. rigged through the spanwire and belayed to a cleat so line is ready for easing out.
easing out line
600ft 1"wire rope used for refueling and delivering supply.
350ft 4" line used for personnel transfer.
what type of fuel connections do we have?
This line provides communication link between the bridges of the two ships during UNREP.
Station to station phone line
primary source of power for cargo handling and replenishment at sea
hand heaved nylon shot line used during UNREP
what type of weapon is the line throwing gun?
a single sheave block used for changing direction of line pull during UNREP
fair lead block
What is the standard CONREP method?
standard tension replenishment alongside method
what method of CONREP is perfered for ships with nonsliding padeye stations?
Surf Traveling Actuated Remote
STAR rig assembly is bolted to what?
This type of station is used during CONREPS with kingpost, tripod or STEAM SUPPORT LEG
Pendant receiving station
An all tensioned wire rig with highline, inhaul and outhaul lines being tended by winches in the delivering ship during CONREP.
Holds the STAR latch assembly when being used with the STAR rig. The outhaul wires are received through sheaves in this.
this carries the load up and down on the king post.
Stream transfer head
personnel hard hat colors during UNREP: Safety observer
white with green cross
personnel hard hat colors during UNREP: rig captain
personnel hard hat colors during UNREP: rigger
personnel hard hat colors during UNREP: signalman
personnel hard hat colors during UNREP: corpsman
white with red cross
personnel hard hat colors during UNREP: Gunners mate
personnel hard hat colors during UNREP: winch operator
personnel hard hat colors during UNREP: phone talker
what are the whistle signals for the delivery ship before the shot is fired?
1 blast each station
what are the whistle signals on the receiving ship when ready to receive the shot during UNREP?
Describe how the Romeo flag is used on the control ship, and where it is displayed, during UNREP
displayed on fore yardarm on side rigged
at the dip- preparing to receive you
close up- am ready for your approach
hauled down- when messenger in hand
Describe how the Romeo flag is sued on the approach ship, and where it is displayed, during UNREP
displayed on fore yardarm on side rigged
at the dip- am ready to come alongside
Close up- am commencing approach
hauled down- when messenger is in hand
Describe how prep is used on the receiving ship, and where it is displayed, during UNREP.
dispayed on outboard yardarm
at the dip- expect to disengage in 15 min
close up- repelenishment completed, am disengaging at final station
Hauled down- All lines clear
How is bravo used on the approach ship and where is it displayed during UNREP?
Where best seen when fuel or explosive are being transfered
at the dip- have temporarily stopped supplying
Close up- fuel or explosive are being received
Hauled down- delivery complete
How is bravo used on the receiving ship and where is it displayed during UNREP?
At the dip- Temporarily stopped transfering
Close up- Fuel or explosives are being transfered
Hauled down- delivery complete
is permission from CO required during emergency break away during UNREP?
how many blasts are sounded during emergency breakway?
what is the visual aid for restricted maneuvering?
Who orders abandon ship?
What type of life rafts are aboard
MK5 mod 2
how many life rafts are onboard
How many people can fit on a life raft?
MK5 mod 2- 15
What is some equipment in a life raft?
100 ft sea painter,
What are the three ways a life raft can be released?
Cut the rope
what can be used to mark last known position of a man overboard?
Smoke float (MK 58)
Dead Reckoning Tracer (DRT)
what are the three methods of overboard recovery?
What is the J-bar Davit used for?
Man overboard recovery
what are the manuevers Manuvers for man overboard recover?
an unexpected encounter between ships or between a ship and an immovable object
tables used to determine when to turn the ship in order to steady on course without overshooting the turn.
the distance traved on original course
distance traveled along the new course
the point of the hull in which ship actually turns approx 1/3 length of the ship
the amount of distance the ship travels when changing direction 180 degrees measured from the point the ship steadies on the opposite course
using the north pole as a reference point
bearing to an object using the bow as a reference, clock method
in a head on situation who is the give way ship
bot ships are required to turn starboard
in a crossing situation who is the stand on vessel?
the vessel that sees the staboard side of the other vessel
The vessel that maintains course and speed.
the vessel that changes course to avoid crossing in from of the stand on vessel
lights for special operations (UNREP)
lights for man overboard
red over red on mast flashing 1 per second
lighst for not under command
red over red on the mast
lights for aground
normal anchor lights red over red
day shape for vessel at anchor
1 black ball
day shape for vessel not under command
2 black balls
day shape for restricted maneuverability
day shape for vessel aground
3 black balls
day shape for constrained by draft
refueling/ammo handling flag
personnel recall flag
personnel recall flag
boat recall flag
flag for divers in the water
code alpha flag
personnel working aloft flag
Ready to receive ship alongside
man overboard flag
what are the three types of low visibilty sound signals
gong (fantail) (aground)
how do you sound the whistle while under power in low visibility
not more than 2 min intervals
instrument used to measure distance to an object of a know height.
instrument used to measure angles. celestial navigation
Timepieces used as the ship's official clocks.
How many Chornometers do we have onboard and where are they located.
A compass that points toward the north pole. displays true direction.
What is the purpose of dead reckoning?
used to look out ahead, to see if your track will cross over any hazards
also used to determine set and draft
in charge of the ship and is responsible to the CO for her safe and proper operation. This includes navigation, ship handling, communications, routine test inspections, reports, supervision of the watch and carrying out the POD
works directly for the OOD and is responsible for the movement of the ship. Only one authorized to give helm orders to the helmsman and lee helmsman
responsible to the OOD that the lookouts be well trained and keep a proper watch on the seas and air/.
Also called the steersman, normally assigned from weapons or deck dept. steers courses perscribed by the conning officer.
stands watch in the engine order telegraph on the bridge and rings up the conning officers orders to the engines ensuring all bells are correctly answered.
assigned from navigation dept. maintains the ships log and assists the OOD in navigational matters including changes of weather and the movement of shipping.
used to measure atmospheric pressure, warns of approaching bad weather or indicates approaching good weather.
used to measure temp and dew point
lighting panel used to control underway running lights.
give example of orders given by conning officer to helmsman
right full rudder
left full rudder
used to relay speed orders information between the bridge and main control. Operated by lee helmsman
Engine order telegram
what alarms are on the bridge and their colors.
how many unrep stations does the ship have? where are they located?
4 refueling stations
(2 FWD Port/STBD and 2 AFT Port/STBD)
6 Replenishment stations
(2 on 03 level on the front porch port/STBD)
(2 on the 03 level midship/port/STBD)
(2 on the 03 level Back Porch Port/STBD)
Name personnel on a boat crew
this person drives a small boat, responsible for personnell and responsible to the OOD and divo.
This person is responsible to cast off the bow line and sea painter so the boat can get underway, should always have a fender ready to drop over the proper spot if a bump is unavoidable.
This person casts off the stern line before the bow hook casts off.
Who gives order to cast off to bow and stern hook?
This person resumes responsibility for care of the boat in the absence of the crew.
doe sthe boat officer assume the coxswains responsibilites if onboard a boat?
how many utility boats (UB) are onboard. Describe them.
holds 75 people
used as cargo and personnel carriers or heavy duty workboats.
how many RHIB boats are onboard, describe them.
holds 18 personnel
how many PB boats do we have onboard? descirbe them.
2 CO's gig/OMB
holds 24 personnel
how many achors do we have onboard? describe them
3 standard navy stockless
2, 20 ton anchors on foc'sle
1, 10 ton anchor on the fantail
describe the ship's achor chain.
made out of die lock steel
180 fathoms fwd (12 shots)
150 fathoms aft (10 shots
3.5"links fwd/3" links aft
same number of wires as shot wrapped around furthest colored shot.
when the crwon of the anchor is resting on the bottom or the anchor is jst short of breaking out from the bottom
whe the crown is resting on the bottom and the chain is at 90 degree angle from the anchor to the ship
up and down
whe the crown of the anchor comes off the bottom as it is hauled aboard
there is something on the anchor that will prevent it from being housed.
anchor is caked with mud and debris which must be hosed off prior to hawsing anchor.