Vessel Familiarization Study Guide Units 1 through Units 7

Vessel Familiarization Study Guide Units 1 through Units 7...

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Vessel Familiarization Study Guide Units 1 through Units 7 Unit 1-Emergencies Types of Casualties 1. Explosion and Fire 2. Collision -Ships or vessels striking together while underway. 3. Allision -Striking a vessel which is underway against a vessel which is not underway or stationary objects such as piers, landing stages, and dock grates. 4. Foundering - to sink in deep water by being overcome by the weight of the water entering the vessel. 5. Stranding -running a ship or vessel on shore either voluntarily or involuntarily. It is either accidental or voluntary and the vessel cannot refloat herself without assistance. 6. Grounding- Coming into contact with the sea bottom. Striking a submerged object. 7. Hull failure - A failure of the integrity of the hull due to explosion, collision, or grounding. A whole in the ship. 8. Shift of cargo- Lateral displacemtent of stowed cargo caused by heavy rolling, extraordinary lurch, or list of the vessel. 9. Adverse reaction from dangerous goods or bulk Hazmats. Muster list/Emergency station bill - ensures all hands are present and accounted for. Provides clear instructions of duties to be followed by all hands. Exhibited in conspicuous places throughout the ship including navigating bridge, engine room, and crew accom spaces. U.S.T.S. ENTERPRISE BILLET #: 0560 NAME: SILVER, Long-John CLASS: 4/C DIVISION: 01 BERTHING ASSIGNMENT: Hold No. 3 FIRE & EMERGENCY: On scene, Fire Party Messenger LIFEBOAT STATION: Lifeboat No. 2, Assist as directed. LIFEBOAT: # 2 1
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SIGNALS Fire and Emergency Signal - A continuous blast of the ship’s whistle and a continuous ringing of the general alarm tone, for a period of at least ten (10) seconds. Abandon Ship Signal – More than six (6) short blasts and one (1) long blast on the ship’s whistle and the same signal on the general alarm . Man Overboard - Three (3) prolonged blasts on the ship’s whistle and the same signal on the general alarm tone. Dismissal from Fire and Emergency Stations - Three (3) short blasts of the whistle , and 3 short rings on the general alarm tone . Lower Boats - One (1) short blast of the ship’s whistle. Stop Lowering Boats - Two (2) short blasts of the ship’s whistle. Dismissal from Boat Stations
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