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6 min rule
speed*200=dist in yds
3 min rule
speed*100=dist in yds
Level of Classified Material
1. Top Secret
2. Secret
3. Confidential
What are the 8 categories of classified information?
1. Military plans, weapon systems, operations
2. Foreign gov't info
3. Intelligence activities, sources, methods, or cryptology
4. Foreign relations or activities of the US including confidential sources
5. Scientific, technological, or economic matters relating to national security
6. US gov't programs for safeguarding nuclear materials or facilities
7. Vulnerabilities or capabilities of systems, installations, infrastructures, projects, plans or protection services relating to national security
8. WMDs
How long is the first SWO tour?
48 months
When does
what is a vessel
includes every description of water craft used or capable of being used as a means on transportation on water such as: power-driven vessels, sailboats, seaplanes, non-displacement craft
what is a vessel engaged in fishing
any vessel fishing with nets, lines, trawls or other fishing apparatus which restrict maneuverability (although it is not RAM).
what is a vessel not under command
a vessel which through some exceptional circumstances is unable to maneuver to comply with the Rules.
what is vessel restricted in ability to maneuver
a vessel which from the nature of her work is unable to keep out of the way of another vessel.
vessel constrained by draft (only int'l)
a power driven vessel which, because of her draft in relation to the available depth is severely restricted in her ability to deviate from her present course.
safe speed is a speed at which...
a vessel can take proper and effective action to avoid collision and be stopped within a distance appropriate to the prevailing circumstances and conditions
power-driven vessel making way
1 prolong blast
power-driven vessel not making way
2 prolong blasts
vessel not under command, restricted in ability to maneuver, sailing vesseles, vessels fishing, vessels constrained by draft
1 prolong blast, 2 short
vessels being towed
1 prolong blast, 3 short
In a meeting/crossing situation, inland:
“I intend to leave you on my PORT or STBD side.”
In a meeting/crossing situation, international:
“I am altering my course to PORT or STBD.”
In an overtaking situation (inland and int'l):
“I intend to overtake you on your PORT or STBD side.”
what are factors to be considered when determining safe speed
visibility traffic density maneuverability of vessel especially in stopping distance and turining ability presence of background lighting at night state of wind/current/sea/proximity to navigational hazards draft of vessel in relation to depth of water
vessels with radar should consider the radar's
characteristics, efficiency, and limitations range scale in use effect against sea state, weather, and othersources of interference ability to detect small vessels and objects such as ice ability to differentiate between a number of vessels in the immediate vicinity and their proximity to one another effective use in determining a more exact range of visibility
SOP LOW
starboard over port, leeward over windward
a vessel is overtaking if she is approaching another vessel from more than ____ degrees abaft the beam
22.5 degrees
What is the right of way order for vessels from most to least privileged
Not under command Restricted in ability to maneuver Constrained by draft (int'l only) Fishing (engaged in) Sailing vessel Power-driven vessel Seaplan
rules concerning lights shall be complied with from...
sunset to sunrise and sunrise to sunset in restricted visibility or when deemed necessary
flashing light flashes at regular intervals __ per min
120 per min
special flashing light flashes at regular intervals ___ to ___ per min
50 to 70 per min
W G W ' or W W G R
power driven vessel >50m
W G or W G R
power driven vessel <50m
W W G or Y W
vessel engaged in towing <200m
W W W G
vessel engaged in towing >200m
R G G
sailing vessel underway (red over green, sailing machine)
towing >200m
sailing vessel under power
▼ ▲ R W
fishing vessel (red over white, fishing at night)
▼ ▲ G W
trawler (green over white, trawling at night)
● ♦ ● R W R
restricted ability to maneuver
● ● ● R R
aground
● ● R R
not under command (red over red, captain's dead)
● W
anchor
● ●---I---● G G G
mine clearance
█ R R R
constrained by draft (only int'l)
W R
piloting vessel (white over red, pilot ahead)
gear extends past 150m
● ● ♦ ♦ ● ● ♦
dredging engaged side (ball-ball) and unengaged side (diamond-diamond)
rigid code alpha flag
diving
how long is a short blast?
1 s
how long is a prolonged blast
4-6 s`
meeting inland, 1 short blast means:
"i intend to leave you on my port side"
meeting inland, 2 short blasts mean:
"i intend to leave you on my starboard side"
inland, 3 short blasts mean:
"i am operating astern propulsion:
if in agreement, the vessel answering will sound:
the same signal
in not in agreement, the vessel answering will sound:
the danger signal: 5 short blasts
overtaking inland, 1 short blast means:
I intend to overtake you on your starboard side
overtaking inland, 2 short blasts mean:
I intend to overtake you on your port side
a vessel nearing a bend or an area of a channel shall sound:
1 prolonged blast
A power driven vessel leaving a dock or berth shall sound:
one prolonged blast
in restricted vis., a power driven vessel underway will sound:
1 prolonged blast nmt 2 miin interval
in restricted vis., power driven vessel underway but not making way will sound
2 prolonged blasts with a 2 s gap nmt 2 min interval
in restricted vis., vessels: not under command, ram, sailing, fishing, towing or pushing sound:
1 prolonged blast followed by 2 short blasts nmt 2 min intervals
in restricted vis., the last vessel in a tow will sound:
1 prolonged blast followed by 3 short blasts
in restricted vis., a vessel at anchor will sound:
ring the bell rapidly for 5 s at interval nmt 1 min
in restricted vis., a vessel >100m will sound:
ring the bell rapidly for 5 s and then a gong sound for about 5 s
what is dead reckoning?
an estimated position based on the ordered course and speed that predicts where your ship will be without the effects of wind and current
what is an estimated position?
an estimated position based on course and speed AND the effects of wind and current that predicts where your ship will be
what are the 6 rules of dead reckoning
1. every hour on the hour 2. every course change 3. every speed change 4. every single LOP 5. every fix or running fix 6. new course line shall be drawn from each fix with 2 DRs
what are causes of gyro error
friction ship's motion electronic malfunctions power fluctuations
define set and drift
set is the direction of the actual/estimated current drift is the velocity of the actual/estimated current
name nav instruments that can be used to obtain an LOP
telescopic alidate bearing circle azimuth circle radar
T/F: all US safe water marks show a white light with a Morse Alpha with a period of normally 8 sec
T
what are the symbols for an electronic fix, a visual fix, a DR, and an estimated position
a triangle, a circle, a half circle, and a square
in a IALAA scheme, green buoys should be:
on the right when returning from sea
define compass error
the sum of deviation and variation
what does Truly Valiant Marines Don't Cry At Weddings mean
True bearing, Variation, Magnetic Head, Deviation, Add West
what is the 3 min rule?
S*100= D in yards
what is the 6 min rule?
S/10= D in nautical miles
when do you sound 3 short blasts?
when backing up (astern propulstion)
what do you sound for a port to port signal (inland)
1 short blast
what do you sound for a port to port passage in internation waters
1 short blast
what type of vessel is not mentioned in the inland navigation rules?
a vessel conducting unrep
define safe speed and 6 factors that can be used to determine it
speed deemed necessary to operate ship and avoid collision. 1. weather 2. background lighting 3. visibility 4. maneuverability 5. traffic density 6. depth in relation to draft
what is the day shape for vessel constrained by draft
cylinder
what is the day shape for vessel not under command
ball over ball
what is the day shape for sailboat under power
downward apex
what is the day shape for restricting in ability to maneuver
ball over diamond over ball
what is the day shape for vessel aground
ball over ball over ball
what is the day shape for vessel at anchor
1 ball
what is the light configuration for vessel constrained by draft
R R R
what is the light configuration for vessel not under command
R R
what is the light configuration for sailboat under power
R W
what is the light configuration for vessel ram
R W R
what is the light configuration for vessel aground
R R and all deck lights
what is the light configuration for vessel at anchor
<50m: 1 all around white light >50m: 2 all around white lights (forward and aft)
if a vessel does not understand the course or intention of an approaching vessel it should sound
at least 5 short blasts
7 international distress signals
red shell stars foghorn continuous sounding flames on vessel gun fired at intervals of 1min orange background black ball and square sos mayday by radio dye marker wave arms
what is the sound signal and duration for a pilot vessel in restricted visibility?
4 short blasts (optional)
In international waters what does 1 short blast mean?
I am altering course to stbd
In inland waters what does 1 short blast mean?
I intend to leave you on my port side
When does slating take place?
6-9 months prior to transfer
How much time is given to get SWO qualed?
22 months
What are the 3 most important quals as a JO?
1. SWO pin
2. OOD
3. EOOW letter
What principle is at work when there is a Venturi effect?
Bernoulli's principle
Who does the OOD report to?
The CO, XO, and Navigator.
According to Executive Order 12958, what is classified information?
Information that has been determined pursuant to this order or any predecessor order to require protection against unauthorized disclosure and is marked to indicate its classified status when in documentary form.
According to Dept of the Navy, what is classified information?
Information that has been determined to require protection against unauthorized disclosure in the interest of national security and is classified for such purpose by appropriate classifying authority per the provisions of EO 12958, as amended, or any predecessor order.
What is Restricted Date?
All data concerning
1) design, manufacture, or utilization of atomic weapons
2) the production of special nuclear material
or 3) the use of special nuclear material in the production of energy
What is compartmented information?
Information within a formal system, which strictly controls dissemination, handling, and storage of a specific class of classified information, thereby limiting access to individuals with a specific need-to-know.
What resources must you understand in order to succeed as an OOD when you get to your ship?
1. CO's standing orders
2. ROR
3. Ship dimens and capabilities
4. Watch Officer's Guide
5. MO Boards
6. Shiphandler's Guide
6. NAVDORM
7. Checklists
What is OPSEC?
OPSEC is a process that identifies info regarding friendly intentions, capabilities, and activities
assesses the risk based on threat and vulnerabilities, and applies relevant countermeasures
What are the 3 MOB recovery maneuvers?
1. Anderson
2. Williamson
3. Race Track
Which PERS office is responsible for 1st and 2nd tour divisions?
PERS 412
Who is my detailer?
LT Lobecker
What is the Radian Rule?
Used to determine lateral separation b/n objects:
(angle of sep/60) * Range (yds) = Lat sep in yds
What are the MOB immediate actions?
1. Rudder over FULL towards man
2. Engines ahead FULL
3. Inform abt MOB on 1MC, 6SB, Close up OSCAR flag
4. Determine recovery maneuver
5. Determine recovery method