REVIEW 1 ANSWERS
A1. Ground tackle used on board ship includes
b. Anchor cable and chains
c. Chain stoppers
d. Bending shackles
e. Outboard swivel shots
f. Detachable links
A2. 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
b. Forward bow spring
c. After bow spring
d. Forward quarter spring
e. After quarter spring
f. Stern line
A4. Aboard ship, deck fittings are used in securing
mooring lines, in towing operations, and in
securing heavy objects and equipment.
A5. Boat booms are used to moor the ships boat
REVIEW 2 ANSWERS
A1. Combatant craft include
a. Mechanized landing craft (LCM)
b. Utility landing craft (LCU)
A2. 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
shouldnt panic because fear is easily
transmitted from one person to another.
A4. 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
a. Nylon line is 2 1/2 times stronger than
b. Nylon has greater strength and elasticity.
c. 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.
A3. 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.