Proceedings Of The Marine

SUM 2016

Proceedings magazine is a communication tool for the Coast Guard's Marine Safety & Security Council. Each quarterly magazine focuses on a specific theme of interest to the marine industry.

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73 Summer 2016 Proceedings www.uscg.mil/proceedings Prepared by NMC Deck Examination Team Nautical Deck Queries Nautical Deck Queries 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 2 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 found? 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. Q uestions

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