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SEAMANSHIP (Ship Handling) Quiz

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Category: MASTERS – SEAMANSHIP – Ship Handling

What do river currents have a basic tendency to do?

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While in a narrow channel your intention is to overtake another vessel. What will occur as you approach the other vessel’s stern to pass alongside?

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Category: MASTERS – SEAMANSHIP – Ship Handling

When would conditions be best for crossing a rough bar?

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Category: MASTERS – SEAMANSHIP – Ship Handling

What does the term to “warp a vessel” mean?

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Category: MASTERS – SEAMANSHIP – Ship Handling

What would most likely be the cause if you notice that your speed has decreased, the stern of your vessel has settled more into the water, and your rudder is sluggish in responding?

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Category: MASTERS – SEAMANSHIP – Ship Handling

Your single screw vessel is proceeding along a narrow channel. The effect known as “bank suction” acts in which of the following ways?

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Category: MASTERS – SEAMANSHIP – Ship Handling

Squat affects what part of the vessel for most large merchant vessels?

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Category: MASTERS – SEAMANSHIP – Ship Handling

Your vessel suddenly sheers toward the opposite bank while you are proceeding at a slow speed with your starboard side near the bank of the channel. What would be the best maneuver?

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Your single-screw right hand vessel is going ahead. It tends to turn more rapidly to port because of propeller:

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Category: MASTERS – SEAMANSHIP – Ship Handling

Your vessel is steaming through an anchorage. You should:

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Category: MASTERS – SEAMANSHIP – Ship Handling

What does the term lee side refer to?

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What is a common occurrence when a vessel is running into shallow water?

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Your vessel is traveling down a narrow channel and your draft is nearly equal to the depth of the water when your vessel sheers towards the opposite bank. This effect is known as:

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Category: MASTERS – SEAMANSHIP – Ship Handling

What is a wedge of water building up between the bow of a vessel and nearer bank forcing the bow out and away?

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Category: MASTERS – SEAMANSHIP – Ship Handling

While in a narrow channel, to reduce your wake you should:

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