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79 Cards in this Set

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1. What is distance made good on original course?
2. What is transfer?
Forward movement in turn
3. What is the point about which the ship turns?
Pivot point [frame 110]
4. What is the minimum steering speed for the JFK?
5. What is JFK's turning circle?
2,000yds[15kts and 15deg rudder]
6. What is true bearing?
Bearing in reference to True North
7. What is relative bearing?
Bearing in reference to Ship's Bow
8. What does DIW mean?
Dead in Water: not making way
9. What term describes the ship that will continue on current path?
Stand On [not the Give Way ship]
10. What is another term for the Stand On ship?
11. When is low visibility set on board JFK?
3nm or less
12. What signal is given for low visibility?
One prolonged blast every 2 min or less (Making way)
13. What optical device gives a wide range of vision and is best suited for searching over a wide area?
Binoculars [7x50]
14. What does a Stadimeter do?
Measures distance of an object of known height
15. What is a Sextant?
Gives an azimuth (zenith) of a celestial body above the horizon
16. What is a Chronometer?
Ships quarts powered time piece
17. What is a Bearing Circle?
Device fitted over a gyro repeater, which allows taking bearings by sighting though vanes
18. What is used with a gyro repeater, which allows taking visual bearings?
Telescopic alidade
19. What is a Parallel Motion Protractor (PMP) used for?
To lay out ships heading and plot visual bearings
20. What is similar a to Parallel Motion Protractor but is portable?
Parallel Rulers
21. What is a chart?
A special purpose map generally designed for purposes of navigation
22. What does a gyrocompass do?
Indicates True north & Allows for more accurate fixes
23. What does a Magnetic Compass do?
Measures bearing referenced to magnetic north
24. What is RADAR used for?
It enables the OOD to determine range and bearing to targets or objects
25. What does a fathometer do?
Measures depth of water underneath the keel of the ship (uses 4,800 ft/sec sound traveling)
26. What is SATNAV?
Satellite Navigation (not used/JFK)
27. What is GPS and what does it provide?
Global Positioning System; Gives constant latitude and longitude corrections
28. What storm warning symbols accompany a Gale?
34-47kts; 2 red pennants & White over Red lights
29. What storm warning symbols accompany a Storm?
48-63kts; 1 red flag/black center & Red over Red lights
30. What storm warning symbols accompany a Hurricane/Typhoon?
64kts-UP; 2 red flags/black center & Red over White over Red lights
31. What storm warning symbols accompany a Small craft?
15-33kts; 1 red pennant & red over White lights
32. What is an LOP?
Line of Position; used for positioning based on celestial or geographic references
33. What is needed for an exact fix?
Three or more LOPs
34. What is Latitude?
Degrees run North and South (lines E & W)
35. What is Longitude?
Degrees run East and West (lines N & S)
36. What is set and drift?
Direction measured in degrees & Velocity measured in knots
37. What is Variation?
Difference in the earth's magnetic field
38. What is Deviation?
Difference between the magnetic compass & true magnetic heading
39. What is GMT?
Greenwich Mean Time {Zulu time & Universal time}
40. What is IALA (A/B) Buoyage System?
International Association of Lighthouse Authorities; "A" world wide & "B" Europe and Middle East
41. What is the Cardinal System?
Part of IALA "B" system and marks: N, S, E & W
42. How many time zones are there?
43. How many degrees apart are time zones and where are they measured from?
15 degrees; Greenwich, England
44. What day shape is for vessel at anchor?
45. What day shape is for vessel not under command?
Ball Ball
46. What day shape is for vessel aground?
Ball Ball Ball
47. What day shape is for Restricted in ability to maneuver?
Ball Diamond Ball
48. What day shape is for Constrained by Draft?
49. What flashing light is Directional?
12' Searchlight (communicate w/ 1 ship at a time)
50. What flashing light is Omni-Directional?
Yardarm Blinkers (coms w/ 2 or more ships at a time)
51. What is Romeo at the Dip (Delivery ship)?
Preparing to receive you alongside
52. What is Romeo close up (Delivery ship)?
Ready to receive you alongside
53. What is Romeo at the Dip (Receiving ship)?
Preparing to come alongside
54. What is Romeo close up (Receiving ship)?
Ready to come alongside
55. What is Romeo hauled down?
Messenger line in hand
56. What is Prep at the Dip?
Receiving ship: 15 min prior to breakaway
57. What is Prep close up?
Receiving Ship: Disengaging Final Station
58. What is Prep hauled down?
Receiving ship: All lines clear of side of ship
59. What is Bravo at the Dip?
Temporarily Ceased Pumping (either ship)
60. What is Bravo close up?
Pumping (both ships)
61. What is Bravo hauled down?
Completed Pumping (both ships)
62. What does a Barometer do?
Measures barometric pressure (indicates forthcoming changes in the weather)
63. What does a Psychomotor do?
Measure dew point & relative humidity
64. What are JX circuits?
Radio & Signal circuit
65. What are JL circuits?
Lookout circuits
66. What is a bullhorn?
Hand held announcing system used during underway replenishments
67. What gives an audible and visual alarm when the primary filament burns out in any one of the five running lights?
Telltale Panel
68. What happens when a primary filament burns out in any of the five running lights?
Secondary filament
69. What color are the starboard running lights?
Green (112.5deg)
70. What color are the port running lights?
Red (112.5deg)
71. What color are the Stern lights?
White (Blue/flight ops) (135deg)
72. What color is the Mast and Range lights?
White (225deg)
73. How far can the Mast lights be seen?
6 nautical miles
74. What lights are used for Underway?
Mast lights (White); Range lights (White); Stern lights (White/Blue for flight ops); Port running lights (Red) & Starboard running lights (Green)
75. What lights are used for man overboard?
Red over Red blinking
76. What lights are used when in Port/Moored?
Fwd & Aft anchor lights (White); Aircraft Warning lights (Red) & Big 67
77. What lights are used for Anchoring?
Same as in port/moored
78. What lights are used for vessel not under command?
Red over Red (if not making way) & Red over Red (with normal underway lights if making way)
79. When is low visibility set on JFK, what signal is given?
3nm: One prolonged blast (every two minutes or less, when making way)