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45 Cards in this Set

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ship’s deck log has both
historical importance and
legal standing.
At sea, the ship’s deck log is kept by the
quartermaster of the watch (QOOW).
The billet number consists of either four numbers or a
letter and three numerals
first number (or letter)
indicates the person’s division; the second number
indicates the section; the last two numbers show the
person’s seniority in the section.
Condition I is
general quarters
Condition II is
a special watch used by gunfire support ships for
situations such as extended periods of shore
Condition III is
the normal wartime
cruising watch.
Condition IV is
for normal peacetime cruising
0000 to 0400
0400 to 0800
Morning watch
0800 to 1200
Forenoon watch
1200 to 1600
Afternoon watch
1600 to 1800
First dog watch
1800 to 2000
Second dog watch
2000 to 2400
Evening watch
Sailors having the midwatch are permitted to sleep
1 hour past reveille (late sleepers
is eligible for command at
sea and is designated and empowered by the captain to
advise, supervise, and direct the officer of the deck
(OOD) in matters concerning the general operation and
safety of the ship or station.
is in charge of the ship
and is responsible to the commanding officer (CO) for
the safe and proper operation of the ship or station
is a qualified steersman who steers
courses prescribed by the conning officer
who stands watch at the engine
order telegraph on the bridge rings up the conning
officer’s orders to the engine room, making sure all bells are correctly answered
lee helmsman
In the event of a fire, your duties are to do the
1. Report the fire.
2. Spread the alarm—pass the word.
3. If time permits, close doors and windows to confine the fire and prevent drafts
4. Fight the fire if possible
(which do not change) cover situations of a routine nature common to most sentry posts.
General orders
cover a certain time
or situation peculiar to a particular post and are issued in addition to the general orders
Special orders
1st General Orders of a Sentry
To take charge of this post and all government
property in view.
2nd General Orders of a Sentry
To walk my post in a military manner,
keeping always alert and observing everything that
takes place within my sight or hearing.
3rd General Orders of a Sentry
To report all violations of orders I am instructed to enforce.
4th General Orders of a Sentry
To repeat all calls from posts more distant from the guardhouse (quarterdeck) than my own.
5th General Orders of a Sentry
To quit my post only when properly relieved.
6th General Orders of a Sentry
To receive, obey, and pass on to the sentry who relieves me all orders from the commanding officer,
officer of the day, and officers and petty officers of the guard only.
7th General Orders of a Sentry
To talk to no one except in the line of duty.
8th General Orders of a Sentry
To give the alarm in case of fire or disorder.
9th General Orders of a Sentry
To call the petty officer of the guard in any case not covered by instructions.
10th General Orders of a Sentry
To salute all officers and all colors and standards not cased.
11th General Orders of a Sentry
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.
deadly force is defined as
that force which, if used, has the potential to cause death or serious bodily
pistol or rifle should be used only as a last
resort and then only under the following conditions:
To protect your life or the life of another person
where no other means of defense will be effective in the particular situation.
2. When no other effective means is available to
prevent the commission of or to prevent the escape of a person known to have committed
robbery, murder, rape, arson, or kidnapping.
3. To prevent acts of sabotage, espionage, or other
crimes against the government after failure of all
other available means of preventing such crime
Relative bearings
use the ship’s bow as a
reference point
True bearings
use true north (the geographic
north pole) as the reference point.
Magnetic bearings
use the magnetic north pole
as the reference point.
Describe how bearings are measured?
Bearings are measured in degrees, clockwise
around a circle from 000° to 360°.
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 whol
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)?
When using your hand as an aid to determine the
position angle of an aircraft, your closed fist is
approximately 8°.
If the binocular IPD is adjusted properly, what
will you see when viewing through them?
a. One circle
b. Two separate circles
c. Two circles
If the binocular IPD is adjusted properly, you
will see one circle when viewing through them.
List the three adjustments that must be made
when using binoculars.
T he three adjustments that must be made when
using binoculars are to adjust each eyepiece
and set the IPD.
The improvement of vision in dim light is known
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?
It will take 30 minutes for you to reach your best
night vision.