The shipboard general alarm system must receive its main source of power from which of the following?
A. a storage battery
B. the emergency generator
C. an auxiliary generator
D. the ship's service generator
A continuous sounding of a fog whistle by a vessel indicates that a vessel is:
B. in distress
C. requesting the draw span bridge to be opened
D. without engines and drifting
Which of the following smoke signals can be given off by a vessel in distress or in need of assistance?
A. orange colored smoke
B. green colored smoke
C. black smoke
D. blue smoke
When beaching a vessel and the vessel is heavily trimmed by the head, beaching __________ may be advantageous.
A. head on
B. bow first
C. parallel to the beach
D. stern first
What will be your first action to alarm the persons on board when your vessel runs aground?
A. Call the Master
B. Call the Bosun to dropped anchor
C. Sound the general alarm system
D. Call the Engine room