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Date : 7th October'13
Place : Leith marine office
Examiner : Capt. Miller
at 3.15pm i was called in and he took my all papers, then he noted on a piece of paper what type of ships i did.
HYDROMETER: he showed it to me and asked me how will you check error in it and how do you use it, then gave me a beaker and told me to check the reading of the hydrometer.
STEVENSON SCREEN : asked me what it is used for, he asked me where it was installed in you ship, i told him bth sides of bridge deck, so he asked me which side you will use to take reading windward or leeward? its windward. and then how can you predict fof from dry and wet bulb.
SEXTANT : asked me about all three adjustable errors and how to correct them, then asked me how do you take a sight.
AZIMUTH RING : whats the arrow used for ? and how do you check error in prism.
dangers of loading grain
dangers of loading coal
dangers of liquification of cargo
pilot ladder arrangement when you ship is in ballast.
how will you take over a cargo watch
use of deck seal
as oow on bridge, you see smoke coming out of the crane. actions ??
steering failure emergency
RULES AND BOUYAGE
explain rule 6 and 8
pdv on port crossing
pdv on starboard crossing
pdv overtaking from starboard quarter
fv on port bow
sailing vessel on port bow
and few tss situations
explain the rule
and the he gave few situations on it
he made all four directions north east west south on a paper and was placing bouys and randomly changing thr directions.
then asked me the topmark, light and rhytm of emergency wreck bouy, safe water mark and islolated danger mark
anchored vessel probably more then 50m
vessel engaged in underwater operations
tug and tow
fv making way
pilot boat making way
trawler nets fast upon obstruction
In the end he asked me to tie a bowline know
and said you hav passed, he was a very good examiner who islooking for your general knowledge on the ship and helps you as well by giving small hints. best of luck to everyone and i hope it comes in help for others.