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The officer, petty officer, or JOOD (in port) in charge of the gangway watch for the maintenance of a properly posted and alert watch on the crew’s brow or accommodation ladder. The petty officer of the watch supervises the quarterdeck watch, anchor watch, fog look-outs, brow and dock sentries. When there is no Marine Detachment assigned, and security watches and patrols are also under the control of the in-port OOD. The duty Master-At-Arms for maintenance of good order and discipline and the security and processing of prisoners. The sergeant of the guard for direction of the guard in performing their duties (in ships having a Marine Detachment). The in-port watch organization chart, shown in figure 5-1, shows the relationship of the OOD to the in-port watch. DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES, AND AUTHORITY OF THE OFFICER OF THE DECK Your OOD duties will vary from ship to ship and station to station. The type of command and your commanding officer will dictate modifications to the OOD orders. The following duties, responsibilities, and authorities are listed from the SORN. The OOD (in port) shall: (1)  Keep  continually  informed  of  the  unit’s position, mooring lines or ground tackle in use, tide and weather information, the status of the engineering  plant,  the  status  of  the  unit’s boats, and all other matters affecting the safety and security of the unit; and take appropriate action to prevent grounding, collision, dragging, or other danger in accordance with the U.S. Coast Guard navigation rules of the road and the orders of the commanding officer and other proper authority. 1  Reports directly to the OOD on general information signals, absentee pennants, honors, ship movements, and other sight- ings. COMMANDING OFFICER 2  Report to the corporal of the guard on ships having a Marine detachment. EXECUTIVE OFFICER 3  Those posted within a single department report to cognizant department duty COMMAND DUTY OFFICER SENIOR WATCH OFFICER officer or pety officer of the watch as specified in orders of the watch. OFFICER OF THE DECK         COMMAND - - - - ADMINISTRATIVE JUNIOR OFFICER OF THE WATCH JUNIOR OFFICER OF THE DECK COMMUNICATIONS WATCH OFFICER DEPARTMENT DUTY OFFICERS 1 MESSAGE CENTER SIGNAL-BRIDGE WATCH RADIO WATCH DEPARTMENT WATCHES (Traffic) BOAT COXSWAINS PETTY OFFICER QUARTERMASTER SGT. OF THE GUARD (boat off, when assigned) GANGWAY WATCH OF THE WATCH   OF THE WATCH DUTY MAA (Marine department) 2 QUARTERDECK WATCH BROW AND PIER ANCHOR WATCH SECURITY WATCHES BRIG SENTRIES, (Messengers, Talkers, and SIDE BOYS SENTRIES AND FOG LOOKOUTS AND PATROLS 3 GUARD, ORDERLIES Buglers) Figure 5-1.—Watch Organization chart (in port). 5-4



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