Bower anchors are carried on the bow of a ship
and secured in the hawspipe.
A3. The standard mooring lines used to secure a
normal size ship at a pier include the
Forward bow spring
After bow spring
Forward quarter spring
After quarter spring
Aboard ship, deck fittings are used in securing
mooring lines, in towing operations, and in
securing heavy objects and equipment.
Boat booms are used to moor the ships boat
REVIEW 2 ANSWERS
A1. Combatant craft include
Mechanized landing craft (LCM)
Utility landing craft (LCU)
As a passenger, you should obey all orders from
the boat officer and the coxswain.
A3. If a boat youre a passenger in capsizes, you
s h o u l d n t p a n i c b e c a u s e
f e a r i s e a s i l y
transmitted from one person to another.
The term athwartships refers to the position of
something that is across the boat from side to
side at a right angle.
REVIEW 3 ANSWERS
A1. Three advantages of using nylon line over
natural fiber line include
Nylon line is 2 1/2 times stronger than
Nylon has greater strength and elasticity.
Nylon has greater resistance to weather.
A2. To protect a natural fiber line from sharp edges
and rough surfaces, you should use a chafing
gear between the contact point of the line and
the damaging surface.
You should use a wire rope when a great deal of
wear and tear and weathering and heat is met,
and greater strength is needed.
A4. The overhand loop should be turned in a
A5. The first step you should take when joining two
separate lines together using a beck bend is to
make a bight on one line and run the bitter
end of the other line up through the bight.