Navy Military Terms

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Navy Military Terms
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Navy Military Terms
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  1. Loose from moorings and out of control (Applied to anything lost, out of hand, or left lying about)
    Adrift
  2. Near or toward the stern of the vessel
    Aft-end
  3. The entire ship's company, both officer and enlisted
    All Hands
  4. An amount of money a member has coming out of his regular pay
    Allotment
  5. Reply to an order or command meaning "I understand and will comply"
    Aye-aye
  6. Building where Sailors live
    Barracks
  7. Downstairs
    Below
  8. Brass or shiny metal kept polished rather than painted
    Brightwork
  9. Bed
    Bunk or rack
  10. An anchored float used as an aid to navigation or to mark the location of an object
    Buoy
  11. An order to resume work or duties
    Carry on
  12. To throw off; to let go; to unfurl
    Cast off
  13. Compartment in which anchor chain is stowed
    Chain locker
  14. Coupon or Receipt book
    Chit, Chit Book
  15. Place to Eat
    Chow Hall (Mess Deck)
  16. Raising or lowering of a national flag, Ceremonies held at 0800 and sunset for hoisting and hauling down the national ensign
    Colors
  17. To dispose of by throwing over the side
    Deep Six
  18. National flag; Commissioned officer between the rank of Chief Warrant Officer and Lieutenant Junior Grade
    Ensign
  19. Snugly Secured
    Fast
  20. A unit of length (equal to 6 feet) used for measuring the depth of water
    Fathom
  21. Any commissioned officer in paygrade O-7 or above
    Flag Officer
  22. Kitchen
    Galley
  23. An opening in a bulwark or lifeline that provides access to a brow or accommodation ladder; an order meaning to clear the way
    Gangway
  24. Storage Room
    Gear Locker
  25. Candy, Gum or cafeteria
    Geedunk
  26. Battle Stations
    General Quarters
  27. Permission to leave the base (usually for not more than 48 hours)
    Liberty
  28. Lines erected around the weatherdecks of a ship to prevent personnel from falling or being washed over the side
    Lifeline
  29. Ceiling
    Overhead
  30. Hallway
    Passageway
  31. Assembling of all hands for muster, instruction, and inspection
    Quarters
  32. A job specialty title
    Rating
  33. Wake up, Start a new day
    Reveille
  34. Place to wash dishes
    Scullery
  35. Drinking fountain; A Rumor
    Scuttlebutt
  36. Lock, Put away or stop work
    Secure
  37. Hospital or Medical clinic
    Sickbay
  38. Mop
    Swab
  39. Time to sleep, End of Day
    Taps
  40. Five minutes before taps
    Tattoo
  41. Upstairs
    Topside
  42. Begin Work
    Turn to
  43. Working above the highest deck; generally performing maintenance on the ship's mast
    Working Aloft

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