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List the three main reasons for a ship to maintain a watch.
communication, security, safety
To find the ship's organized plan for action, you would look in the?
ships battle bill
What person assigns qualified personnel to stations and enters their names on the Watch, Quarter, and Station Bill?
division officer and division chief
What condition requires a battle station with a special watch used by gunfire support?
condition II
What condition requires a battle station with the normal wartime cruising watch?
condition III
What condition requires a battle station with all battle stations manned?
condition I
You are relieving a watch. How many minutes ahead of time should you arrive at your statoin?
15 minutes
The ship's bell is usually restricted to what hours?
reveille and taps
How many bells are sounded at 0700?
6 bells
what are the types of watches from
0000-0400
0400-0800
0800-1200
1200-1600
1600-2000
2000-2400
midwatch
morning watch
forenoon watch
afternoon watch
first dog watch
second dog watch
evening watch
What is the purpose of the dog watch?
to rotate watches
What type of watch is stood by most sailors?
security watches
The watch system is divided into what two parts?
underway and in port watches
List four puposes of a security watch.
prevent sabatoge/ protect property from theft/ prevent access to restricted areas/ protect personnel
What person is responsible for maintaining the ship's deck log while under way?
OOD/ ship's deck log
The fog lookout normally stands?
in the bow where approaching ships can better be seen and heard
List the conditions under which you would normally stand an after steering watch. (3)
general quarters/ under way replenishment/ sea and anchor detail
The sound and security watch reports directly to the (a), and the results or their inspections are logged in (b)
OOD/ ship's deck lock
There are 11 general orders and these orders don'g change. General orders cover what situation(s)?
routine nature common to most sentry posts
List the precautions that must be strictly adhered to while standing an armed watch with a pistol. (5)
keep the pistol in the holster/ don't engage in horseplay with the pistol/ don't surrender the pistol to any unauthorized person/ leave two loaded magazine clips in their pouch and remember there is one round loaded in the chamber/ when relieved, unload the pistol in a safe designated area. Remove the round from the chamber and check the chamber clear. Release the slide and let the hammer go home. Dry fire the pistol then engage the safety.
List the conditions under which deadly force may be used (3)
to protect your life or the life of another person where no other means of defense will be effective/ when no ther means is available to prevent the commsion of or to prevent the escape of a person known to have commetted robbery, murder, rape, arson, or kidnapping/ to prevent acts of sabotage, espionage, or other crimes against the government after failure of all other available means of preventing such crime
Describe how bearings are measured?
in degrees, clockwise around a circle from 000 degrees to 360 degrees
List the three different types of bearings.
relative, true, magnetic
Explain the difference between reporting bearing angles and position angles.
bearings are reported in three digits, spoken digit by digit: positions are reported in one or two digits and spoken whole
You are using your hand as an aid to determine the position angle of an aircraft. What is the approximate width of a closed fist (in degrees)
approximately 8 degrees
If the binocular IPD is adjusted properly, what will you see when viewing through them?
one circle
List the three adjustments that must be made when using binoculars.
adjust each eyepiece and set the IPD
The improvement of vision in dim light is known as ?
dark adaptation
How many minutes will it take for you to reach your best night vision?
30 minutes
Explain the difference between the method used for a day lookout and a night lookout.
day lookout moves his/her eyes in 5 steps, pausing at each step; the night lookout keeps moving his/her eyes