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First General Order
To take charge of this post and all government property in view
post and government property
Second general order
To walk my post in a military manner keeping always on the alert and observing everything that takes place within sight or hearing
military manner; sight or hearing
Third General Order
To report all violations of orders I am instructed to enforce
report violations
Fourth General Order
To repeat all calls from posts more distant from the guard house than my own
repeat all calls
Fifth General Order
to quit my post only when properly relieved
properly relieved
Sixth General Order
to receive, obey, and pass on to the sentry who relieves me all orders from the commanding officer, command duty officer, officer of the deck, and officers and petty officers of the watch only.
relieves all orders from command
seventh general order
To talk to no one except in the line of duty
line of duty
Eighth General Order
To give the alarm in case of fire or disorder
give alarm
Ninth General Order
To call the officer of the deck in any case not covered by instructions
call officer of the deck
Tenth General Order
to salute all officers and all colors and standards not cased
salute not cased
eleventh General Order
To be especially watchful at night, and during the time for challenging, to challenge all persons on or near my post, and to allow no one to pass without proper authority
watchful at night, during challenging, no one passes with proper authority
adrift
lose from moorings and out of control
aft-end
near or toward the stern of the vessel
all hands
the entire ship's company both officer and enlisted
allotment
amount of money a member had coming out of his regular pay
aye aye
reply to an order or command meaning I understand and comply
barracks
building where sailors live
below
downstairs
brightwork
brass or shiny metal kept polished rather than painted
bunk or rack
bed
buoy
an anchored float used as an aid to navigation or to mark the location of an object
carry on
an order to resume work or duty
cast off
To throw off to let go to unfurl
chain locker
Compartment in which anchor chain is stowed
chit or chit book
Coupon or receipt book
chow hall
Place to eat
colors
Raising or lowering of a national flag ceremony is held at 0800 and sunset for hoisting in Hauling down the National ensign
deep six
To dispose of by throwing over the side
ensign
National flag commissioned officer between the rank of Chief Warrant Officer and lieutenant junior grade
fast
snugly secured
fathom
unit of length equal to 6 feet
flag officer
any commission officer in pay grade O-7 or above
galley
kitchen
gangway
An opening in a bulwark or lifeline that provides access to a brow or acommendation ladder; in order meaning to clear the way
geedunk
candy or gum; cafeteria
general quarters
battle station
liberty
Permission to leave the base usually not more than 48 hours
overhead
ceiling
lifeline
Lines erected around the waterdeck of a ship to prevent personnel from falling or being washed over the side
passageway
hallway
quarters
Assembling of all hands for muster instructions and inspection
rating
a job specialty
Reveille
wake up, start a new day
scullery
place to wash dishes
scuttlebutt
drinking fountain, rumor
secure
lock put away or stop work
sickbay
hospital or medical clinic
swab
mop
taps
time to sleep or end of day
tattoo
five minutes before taps
topside
upstairs
turn to
begin work
working aloft
Working above the highest deck generally performing maintenance on the ship's mast