Summer 2016 Proceedings
Prepared by NMC Deck
1. INTERNATIONAL ONLY: Which of the following statements is true when your vessel is moving from a berth
alongside a quay (wharf)?
A. You must sound a prolonged blast.
B. You must sound three short blasts.
C. You must sound a long blast.
D. No signal is required.
2. Which firefighting method is an example of an indirect attack on a fire?
A. spraying foam on a bulkhead and letting it flow down and over a pool of burning oil
B. cooling adjacent bulkheads with water to prevent the spread of the fire by conduction
C. bouncing a straight stream of water off the overhead to create spray effect
D. flooding a paint locker with CO
and sealing the compartment
3. When a buoy is in position only during a certain period of the year, where may the dates the buoy is in position be
A. in the Notice to Mariners
B. on the chart
C. in the Coast Pilot
D. on the Light List
4. What is the computed breaking strength of a 4-inch manila line?
A. 5,280 lbs.
B. 7,700 lbs.
C. 12,200 lbs.
D. 14,400 lbs.