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Golf

Used to identify guid ship

Romeo at the dip

For delivery ship means they are ready for us to come alongside / for receiving ship means we are ready to come alongside.

Romeo closed up

For delivery ship means they ready to come alongside / for receiving ship means we are making our approach alongside.

Romeo hauled down

For both ships means Messenger is in hand

Prep at the dip

For both ships means 15 minutes standby

Prep closed

For both ships mean 5 minutes standby and breaking down last station

Prep hauled down

For both ships means all lines are clear

Bravo at the dip

For both ships means temporarily stop refueling

Bravo closed up

For both ships means fuel is being transferred

Bravo hauled down

For both ship it means stop transferring fuel

Advance

Advanced is the distance a vessel moves along its original course from the time the rudder is put over untill the new course is reached.

Transfer

Transfer is the distance the vessel moves along the new course during the turn

Pivot point

Point inwhich the ship pivotes on when her rudders are turned.

Turning circle

The path of the vessel making a turn of 360 degrees or more at a constant ruttter angle and speed

True bearing

True north

Relative bearing

Bearing related to the ship, forward being 000 degrees

DIW

Dead in water

Head on

Two ships traveling towards each other

Crossing

One ship crossing in front of the other

Overtaking

One ship passing another

Stand on

The ship that maintains course and speed in a crossing situation

Give way

The ship that alters course and/or speed in a crossing situation to avoid collision

Swing circle

Length of chain to hawspie + length of ship/ use when anchored to see if any hazards of navigation exists and I swing circle

Drag circle

Length of chain to hawspipe + distance from hawspipe to the pelorus/ used when anchored to let the QMs know if we're dragging anchor

NAV LIGHT


underway

Fed/aft masthead lights, port/stbd running lights, stern light.

NAV LIGHTS


In port moored

Dress ship lights, waterline security lights, fwd/aft jackstaff lights, aircraft warning lights

NAV LIGHTS


Engaged in signaling operations

Red / white / red, ( restricted in our ability to maneuver)

NAV LIGHTS


Man Overboard

2 blinking red lights, (hand crank behind the QMs table)

NAV LIGHTS


not under command

Red / Red

NAV LIGHTS


Anchored

Same as import lights

NAV LIGHTS


Aground

Red/Red

DAY SHAPES


Vessel at anchor

One ball

DAY SHAPE


vessel not under command

Two balls

DAY SHAPES


Restricted in ability to maneuver

Ball, diamond, bal

DAY SHAPE


Vessel aground

Ball,Ball,Ball

DAY SHAPES


Constrained by draft

Cylinder

Refueling/ammunition handeling

Bravo

Senior officer pressent afloat (SOPA)

Desig, pier #, stbd

Personnel recall

Papa

Boat recall

Quebec

Divers

Code alpha

Personnel working aloft/ over the side

Kilo = aloft


Kilo 1 = over the side


Kilo 3 = aloft and over the side

Hazards of electromagnetic radiation to ordnance (HERO)

Lima

Ready to receive ship along side

India at the dip for receiving ship they are preparing for us to come alongside/ India at the dip for ship moring means we are making preps, India closed up means both ships are ready to morre

MOB

Oscar

Anchoring

Uniform

Absentee pennants

1st sub commodore


2nd sub is staff


3rd sub is for CO


4th sub is for civilian or military officials

LOW VIS SOUND SIGNALS


Underway making way

One prolonged blast every two minutes

LOW VIS SOUND SIGNALS


Underway not making way

To prolonged blast every two minutes

LOW VIS SOUND SIGNALS


Anchored

Rapid ringing of Bell up forward for 5 seconds then rapid ringing of gone back aft for 5 seconds every minute/ additional sound signal one short one prolonged and one short blast

STORM WARNING SIGNALS


Gales

2 red pennants. Winds 34 to 47 knots

STORM WARNING SIGNALS


Storms

1 red flag with black square in center. Winds 48 to 64 knots.

STORM WARNING SIGNALS


Hurricanes/Typhoons


2 red flags with black squares in the center. Winds 64 knots and above.

STORM WARNING SIGNALS


Small craft

1 red pennant. Wind up to 33 knots.

STORM WARNING SIGNALS


These flags are used on shore to indicate the type of storm warning.

Binoculars

To ship mounted binoculars on the bridge/ handheld binoculars use for watch stations in lookout

Stadimeter

Used to measure distance to an object of known height

Sextant

Used for celestial navigation (stars, Sun, planet)

Bearing circle

Used to find the bearing of an object

Telescopic alidade

Used to find bearings of objects and used for amplitudes for checking gyro compass error

Parsllel mottion protractor (PMP)

Used for a quick fix plutting of bearings and courses on charts

Parallel rules

Used to move lines from one place on a chart to another

Chart

Used to plot position and course

Gyrocompass

Used to indicate true north

Magnetic compass

Used to indicate magnetic north

Radar

Used to find surface contacts

Fathometer

Used to determine depth

Satillite navigation (SATNAV)

Amount of satellites used to determine ship position. FOM (figure of merit) 1 is best. FOM 7 is the worst.

Global positioning system (GPS)

Same as what you used in your car or on your phone. At least three satellites are used to triangle position. 24 Satellites in geosynchronous orbit are used to calculate position

Laser rang finder

Used to find the range of an object

Integrated bridge system

Links various components like the gyrocompass, magnetic heading and the helm on the bridge to work together

6 rulles of DDR

1- every course change


2- every speed change


3- every running fix


4- every LOP (Line Of Position)


5- every hour on the hour


6- label course, speed and time and DR out twice

EP

Estimated position

Latitude/longitude

Let run east to west, measures north this south. Latitude run north east south, measures east to west

Set/drift

Set is direction of current. Drift speed of current

GMT/ Coordinated Universal Standard Time

Greenwich Mean Time, also means Zulu time

Time Zones

there are 24 time zones separated by 15 degrees. Labeled A to Z, no Juliet time zone and Mike and Yankee share a time zone

Variation/deviation

Variation is the difference between true north and magnetic north. Deviation is the difference between magnetic north and magnetic compass

IALA (A/B) Buoyage system

International Association of Lighthouse authorities. IALA (A) is used in Europe, Africa, most of Asia, Australia, and New Zealand. . Green green on starboard side entering port. IALA (B) is used in North, Central, and South America, Japan, South Korea, and the Philippines. Red buoys on the starboard side entering port.

Cardinal systems

Who is used to mark hazards navigation. North is two cones pointing up. South is to cones pointing down. East is two cones apexes touching. West is to come on apax is touching.

Diferent methods of attaining a ships position

Visual, radar, electronic, celestial

Purpose of range/channel markings

Lighted are unlighted day markers used to keep vessels in the center of a channel or to mark the outer edges of a channel

Officer of the deck (OOD)

Responsibility for the overall safe navigation and operation of the ship

Conning Officer

Gives course and speed orders to the helmans and Lee helmsman.

Boatswains mate of the watch (BMOW)

Assist the OOD in carrying out the plan of the day and maintains bridge cleanliness

Helmsman/lee Helmsman

Helmsman drives the ship. Lee helmsman controls the throttles

Lookouts

Reports to the OOD any service and air contacts, marine life, and man overboard

Quartermaster of the watch (QMOW)

Assist the OD and safe navigation of the ship and maintains the decklog underway

Barometer

Used for measuring atmospheric pressure. Rise and pressure usually means good weather and a falling pressure means weather is the G rating

Psychrometer

Consists of a dry bulb and wet bulb be used to determine due point.

Communication circuits

Red phones, bridge to bridge

Bull horn

Megaphone

Telltale panel

Turns on navigation lights and used to identify if any filaments are out and the navigation lights