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1

Your GPS position is LAT 3659.0'N, LONG 7548.6'W. What is the course per standard magnetic compass to a position one mile south of Cape Charles Buoy "14" (which is positioned at LAT 3707.4'N, LONG 7541.0'W)?

045psc

049psc

053psc

057psc

2

Your GPS position is LAT 3659.0'N, LONG 7548.6'W. What is the course per standard magnetic compass to a position one mile east of Cape Charles Lighted Bell Buoy "14" (LAT 3707.4'N, LONG 7541.0'W)?

040psc

045psc

049psc

053psc

3

Your GPS position is LAT 3707.5'N, LONG 7539.1'W. What is the course per standard magnetic compass (psc) to a position 0.3 mile due north of North Chesapeake Entrance Buoy NCA (LL #375)?

222psc

228psc

231psc

234psc

4

Your GPS position is LAT 3701.5'N, LONG 7531.7'W. What is the course per standard magnetic compass to Chesapeake Light?

243

240

237

231

5

Your GPS position is LAT 3655.2'N, LONG 7533.1'W. What is the course per standard magnetic compass to Rudee Inlet (LAT 3649.8'N, LONG 7558.0'W)?

246.0psc

254.5psc

261.0psc

265.5psc

6

What is the course psc from Chesapeake Light to North Chesapeake Entrance Buoy NCA?

313psc

317psc

321psc

325psc

7

What is the course per standard magnetic compass from Chesapeake Light to North Chesapeake Entrance Lighted Whistle Buoy NCA?

316psc

321psc

323psc

326psc

8

What is the first course per standard magnetic compass (psc) in the outbound southeasterly traffic lane of the Chesapeake Bay entrance traffic separation scheme?

133psc

138psc

143psc

148psc

9

What is the base course per standard magnetic compass while southbound in the middle leg of York Spit Channel?

161.0psc

165.5psc

180.0psc

184.0psc

10

What is the base course (psc) in the inbound northeasterly traffic lane of the Chesapeake Bay entrance traffic separation scheme?

261psc

258psc

250psc

244psc

11

Your GPS position is LAT 4110.0'N, LONG 7252.5'W. What is the course per standard magnetic compass to a position one mile due south of Falkner Island Light?

065psc

081psc

093psc

097psc

12

Your present position is LAT 4105.5'N, LONG 7238.0'W. Assuming that there are no set and drift, what course must you steer per standard magnetic compass (psc) to arrive at a position 0.5 mile due south of New Haven Lighted whistle Buoy NH?

315.5psc

310.5psc

290.5psc

284.5psc

13

Your present position is LAT 4105.5'N, LONG 7238.0'W. Assuming that there is no set and drift, what course must you steer per standard magnetic compass (psc) to arrive at a position midway between New Haven Harbor Channel buoys #1 and #2?

137psc

309psc

315psc

319psc

14

Your present position is LAT 4105.5'N, LONG 7238.0'W. Assuming there is no set and drift, what course must you steer per standard magnetic compass (psc) to arrive at a position 3 miles due north of Horton Point Light?

077psc

081psc

085psc

088psc

15

Your present position is LAT 4105.5'N, LONG 7238.0'W. Assuming that there is no set and drift, what course must you steer per standard magnetic compass (psc) to arrive at a position 5 miles due south of Saybrook Breakwater Light?

089psc

080psc

077psc

066psc

16

Your present position is LAT 4105.5'N, LONG 7238.0'W. Assuming that there is no set and drift, what course must you steer per standard magnetic compass (psc) to arrive at a position 2 miles due west of Twenty-Eight Foot Shoal Lighted Buoy (LAT 4109. ' , LONG 7230.5'W)?

055psc

059psc

064psc

069psc

17

Your 2230 position is LAT 4107.4'N, LONG 7244.0'W. Assuming that there are no set and drift, what course must you steer per standard magnetic compass (psc) to leave Twenty- Eight Foot Shoal Lighted Buoy (LAT 4109.3'N, LONG 7230.4'W) 1 mile abeam to port?

084psc

091psc

094psc

098psc

18

Your 2230 position is LAT 4107.4'N, LONG 7244.0'W. Assuming that there is no set and drift, what course must you steer per standard magnetic compass to leave Twenty-Eight Foot Shoal Lighted Buoy 1 mile abeam to starboard?

086psc

091psc

094psc

098psc

19

Your GPS position is LAT 4108.5'N, LONG 7228.8'W. What course must you steer per standard magnetic compass (psc) to leave Cornfield Lighted Whistle Buoy "CF" 0.5 mile abeam to starboard?

032psc

048psc

055psc

067psc

20

Your GPS position is LAT 4108.5'N, LONG 7228.8'W. What course must you steer per standard magnetic compass (psc) to leave Cornfield Lighted Whistle Buoy "CF" 0.5 mile abeam to port?

064psc

077psc

088psc

092psc

21

Your present position is LAT 4107.4'N, LONG 7244.0'W. Assuming that there is no set and drift, what course must you steer per standard magnetic compass (psc) to a position of LAT 4108.5'N, LONG 7228.8'W?

073psc

084psc

091psc

097psc

22

Determine the course per standard magnetic compass from the entrance to Quonochontaug Pond (LAT 4119.8'N, LONG 7143.2'W) to the entrance to Great Salt Pond on Block Island.

129.5psc

134.0psc

156.0psc

159.0psc

23

Determine the course per standard magnetic compass from Cerberus Shoal Buoy 9 (LAT 4110.4'N, LONG 7157.1'W) to the entrance to Quonochontaug Pond (LAT 4119.8'N, LONG 7143.2'W).

030psc

036psc

059psc

067psc

24

Determine the course per standard magnetic compass from Cerberus Shoal Buoy 9 (LAT 4110.4'N, LONG 7157.1'W) to a position 0.2 mile south of Race Rock Light (LAT 4114.6'N, LONG 7202.8'W).

326.5psc

324.0psc

298.5psc

296.0psc

25

Determine the course per standard magnetic compass from 0.2 mile south of Race Rock Light (LAT 4114.6'N, LONG 7202.8'W) to the entrance of the channel to Lake Montauk (west of Montauk Point).

137.0psc

152.0psc

165.5psc

168.5psc

26

Determine the course per standard magnetic compass from the entrance to Ninigret Pond (LAT 4121.3'N, LONG 7138.3'W) to the entrance to Great Salt Pond on Block Island.

192.0psc

184.0psc

154.5psc

152.5psc

27

You are 3 miles due east of Montauk Point Light. What is the course per standard magnetic compass to a position one mile due south of Block Island Southeast Point Light?

070.0

076.5

082.5

087.5

28

You are 3 miles due east of Montauk Point Light. What is the course per standard magnetic compass to LAT 4100.0'N, LONG 7140.0'W?

145.5psc

142.5psc

138.5psc

127.0psc

29

You are 3 miles due east of Montauk Point Light. What is the course per standard magnetic compass to a position 0.5 mile due south of Race Rock Light?

324psc

328psc

331psc

339psc

30

You are 3 miles due east of Montauk Point Light. What is the course per standard magnetic compass to a position 1.5 miles due east of Watch Hill Point Light?

341psc

337psc

011psc

007psc

31

You are 3 miles due east of Montauk Point Light. What is the course per standard magnetic compass to LAT 4100.0'N, LONG 7130.0'W?

108psc

122psc

124psc

130psc

32

At 1712 your GPS indicates a position of LAT 3654.8'N, LONG 7539.8'W. You are on course 319 per standard magnetic compass at a speed of 9.9 knots. At 1800 your GPS indicates your position at LAT 3700.0'N, LONG 7545.8'W. What were the set and drift?

262T at 0.9 knot

267T at 1.3 knots

087T at 1.2 knots

093T at 0.8 knot

33

At 0939 your GPS position is LAT 3657.0'N, LONG 7541.0'W. You are on course 119 per standard magnetic compass at a speed of 12.8 knots. At 1017 your GPS indicates your position as LAT 3654.2'N, LONG 7533.1'W. What were the set and drift?

280T at 1.0 knot

275T at 1.8 knots

091T at 1.6 knots

103T at 1.1 knots

34

At 1239 your GPS indicates a position of LAT 3655.2'N, LONG 7533.1'W. You are on course 281 per standard magnetic compass at a speed of 9.2 knots. At 1318 your GPS indicates your position as LAT 3654.8'N, LONG 7539.8'W. What were the set and drift?

130T at 1.2 knots

156T at 0.6 knot

352T at 1.3 knots

335T at 1.0 knot

35

At 0817 your GPS indicates a position of LAT 3701.6'N, LONG 7531.7'W. You are on course 182 per standard magnetic compass at a speed of 9.2 knots. At 0913 your GPS indicates your position at LAT 3652.3'N, LONG 7530.8'W. What were the set and drift?

121T at 0.8 knot

139T at 1.1 knots

219T at 1.1 knots

298T at 0.7 knot

36

At 1354 your GPS indicates a position of LAT 3700.0'N, LONG 7545.8'W. You are on course 088 per standard magnetic compass at a speed of 9.5 knots. At 1500 your GPS indicates your position as LAT 3701.6'N, LONG 7531.7'W. What were the set and drift?

273T at 0.8 knot

241T at 1.1 knots

061T at 1.3 knots

092T at 0.9 knot

37

At 0919 your position is LAT 3700.0'N, LONG 7530.0'W. You are on course 270T at 8.7 knots. At 1000 your position is LAT 3659.5'N, LONG 7537.0'W. What was the current?

137 at 0.6 knot

150 at 1.0 knot

331 at 0.7 knot

347 at 0.7 knot

38

At 0919 your position is LAT 3700.0'N, LONG 7530.0'W. You are on course 270T at 8.7 knots. At 1031 your position is LAT 3659.5'N, LONG 7544.9'W. What was the set and drift?

239 at 0.8 knot

252 at 1.3 knots

060 at 0.7 knot

073 at 1.2 knots

39

At 0919 your position is LAT 3700.0'N, LONG 7530.0'W. You are on course 270T at 10.5 knots. At 1020 your position is LAT 3659.5'N, LONG 7544.9'W. What was the current?

026 at 0.7 knot

046 at 1.0 knot

226 at 0.8 knot

246 at 1.4 knots

40

At 0919 your position is LAT 3700.0'N, LONG 7530.0'W. You are on course 270T at 8.7 knots. At 1000 your position is LAT 3700.5'N, LONG 7537.0'W. What was the set and drift?

010 at 0.5 knot

017 at 1.0 knot

020 at 0.4 knot

032 at 0.9 knot

41

At 0919 your position is LAT 3700.0'N, LONG 7530.0'W. You are on course 270T at 7.8 knots. At 1035 your position is LAT 3700.5'N, LONG 7543.8'W. What was the set and drift?

281 at 0.7 knot

292 at 1.0 knot

305 at 1.3 knots

113 at 1.2 knots

42

At 1620 your GPS indicates a position of LAT 4109.0'N, LONG 7240.0'W. You are on course 134 per standard magnetic compass at a speed of 10 knots. At 1700 your GPS indicates your position as LAT 4105.3'N, LONG 7233.7'W. What were the set and drift?

067T at 1.7 knots

078T at 1.1 knots

243T at 1.0 knot

249T at 1.6 knots

43

At 1645 your GPS position is LAT 4109.2'N, LONG 7236.9'W. You are steering course 262 per standard magnetic compass at a speed of 12 knots. At 1721 you fix your position by plotting several compass bearings on nearby known fixed objects. These result in a position of LAT 4107.2'N, LONG 7244.9'W. What were your set and drift?

040T at 0.8 knot

030T at 1.7 knots

225T at 0.9 knot

242T at 1.1 knots

44

At 1815 your GPS position is LAT 4109.2'N, LONG 7236.9'W. You are steering course 285 per standard magnetic compass at a speed of 16 knots. At 1909 you fix your position by plotting several compass bearings on nearby known fixed objects. These result in a position of LAT 4108.5'N, LONG 7253.7'W. What were your set and drift?

292T at 1.8 knots

243T at 1.0 knot

118T at 1.9 knots

111T at 2.1 knots

45

At 1300 your GPS position is LAT 4109.2' N, LONG 7236.9'W. You are steering course 291 per standard magnetic compass at a speed of 8 knots. At 1345 you fix your position by plotting several compass bearings on nearby known fixed objects. These result in a position of LAT 4109.9'N, LONG 7246.1'W. Which statement is TRUE with respect to the combined effects of wind and current experienced since 1300?

There has been no set and drift.

Set and drift are westerly at approximately 0.9 knot.

Your speed over the bottom is approximately 9.2 knots.

Set and drift are easterly at approximately 1.0 knot.

46

At 2245 your GPS position is LAT 4101.75'N, LONG 7248.40'W. You are steering course 086 per standard magnetic compass at a speed of 6.0 knots. At 2400 you fix your position by plotting several compass bearings on nearby known fixed objects. These result in a position of LAT 4104.20'N, LONG 7238.85'W. What were your set and drift?

162T at .2 knot

180T at .4 knot

339T at .5 knot

007T at .4 knot

47

At 0620 your GPS position is LAT 4101.8'N, LONG 7248.40'W. You are steering course 274 per standard magnetic compass at a speed of 10 knots. At 0735 you fix your position by plotting several compass bearings on nearby known fixed objects. These result in a position of LAT 4059.50'N, LONG 7306.50'W. What were your set and drift?

304T at 0.8 knot

276T at 1.2 knots

099T at 0.5 knot

094T at 1.3 knots

48

At 0915 your GPS position is LAT 4104.9'N, LONG 7242.1'W. You are on course 085 per standard magnetic compass at a speed of 6 knots. At 1030 your GPS position is 0.5 mile due south of Twenty-Eight Foot Shoal Lighted Buoy "TE". What were your set and drift?

042T at 2.4 knots

045T at 1.9 knots

221T at 2.0 knots

225T at 2.3 knots

49

At 0912 your GPS position is LAT 4104.9'N, LONG 7242.1'W. You are on course 085 per standard magnetic compass at a speed of 6 knots. At 1052 your GPS position is 0.5 mile due south of Twenty-Eight Foot Shoal Lighted Buoy "TE". What were your set and drift?

145T at 1.2 knots

148T at 0.9 knot

320T at 1.3 knots

325T at 0.7 knot

50

At 1825 your GPS position is LAT 4104.9'N, LONG 7242.1'W. You are on course 085 per standard magnetic compass at a speed of 10 knots. At 1910 your GPS position is 1 mile due south of Twenty-Eight Foot Shoal Lighted Buoy. What were your set and drift?

233T at 2.9 knots

227T at 2.5 knots

054T at 2.8 knots

051T at 2.1 knots

51

At 1922 your GPS position is LAT 4104.9'N, LONG 7242.1'W. You are on course 085 per standard magnetic compass at a speed of 10 knots. At 2019 your GPS position is 1 mile due south of Twenty-Eight Foot Shoal Lighted Buoy "TE". What were your set and drift?

343T at 0.7 knot

340T at 1.2 knots

164T at 0.9 knot

161T at 1.1 knots

52

At 1645 your GPS position is LAT 4104.9' N, LONG 7242.1'W. You are on course 072 per standard magnetic compass at a speed of 14 knots. At 1727 another GPS fix places your vessel 1 mile due north of Twenty-Eight Foot Shoal Lighted Buoy TE. What were your set and drift?

032T at 1.2 knot

026T at 1.1 knot

207T at 0.9 knot

212T at 1.2 knots

53

At 1020 your position is LAT 4111.0'N, LONG 7150.0'W. You are on course 056 per standard magnetic compass at 9.2 knots. At 1112 your position is LAT 4115.9'N, LONG 7141.7'W. What were the set and drift?

130T at 0.9 knot

141T at 1.2 knots

331T at 0.8 knot

346T at 1.1 knots

54

At 0947 your position is LAT 4115.9'N, LONG 7141.7'W. You are on course 182 per magnetic compass at 11.3 knots. At 1020 your position is LAT 4109.2'N, LONG 7140.6'W. What were the set and drift?

211T at 1.0 knot

229T at 2.0 knots

058T at 1.8 knots

043T at 1.1 knots

55

At 1922 your position is LAT 4109.2'N, LONG 7140.6'W. You are on course 028 per standard magnetic compass at 6.4 knots. At 2046 your position is LAT 4117.2'N, LONG 7138.6'W. What were the set and drift?

235T at 0.8 knot

247T at 1.1 knots

049T at 0.7 knot

062T at 1.0 knots

56

At 1516 your position is LAT 4111.3'N, LONG 7148.6'W. You are on course 300 per standard magnetic compass at 9.4 knots. At 1600 your position is LAT 4114.0'N, LONG 7158.1'W. What were the set and drift?

142T at 1.9 knots

153T at 1.4 knots

332T at 1.5 knots

347T at 1.1 knots

57

At 2038 your position is LAT 4109.2'N, LONG 7140.6'W. You are on course 301 per standard magnetic compass at 7.2 knots. At 2152 your position is LAT 4111.3'N, LONG 7148.6'W. What were the set and drift?

080T at 1.0 knot

096T at 2.0 knots

261T at 1.2 knots

277T at 0.9 knot

58

At 0726 you depart Lake Montauk with light 1 close aboard and set course 013.5 per standard magnetic compass at 7.6 knots. At 0812 your GPS position is LAT 4110.0'N, LONG 7155.9'W. What is the current?

151T at 1.0 knot

164T at 0.7 knot

334T at 1.1 knots

321T at 0.8 knot

59

At 0726 you depart Lake Montauk with light 1 close aboard and set course 310.5 per standard magnetic compass at 7.6 knots. At 0812 your GPS position is LAT 4108.1'N, LONG 7203.7'W. What is the current?

151T at 1.0 knot

164T at 0.7 knot

334T at 1.4 knot

321T at 0.8 knot

60

At 0726 you depart Lake Montauk with light 1 close aboard and set course 065 per standard magnetic compass at 6.7 knots. At 0912 your GPS position is LAT 4112.8'N, LONG 7148.2'W. What is the current?

151T at 1.0 knot

164T at 0.7 knot

287T at 2.0 knots

321T at 0.8 knot

61

At 0726 you depart Lake Montauk with light 1 close aboard and set course 309 per standard magnetic compass at 6.7 knots. At 0818 your GPS position is LAT 4107.1'N, LONG 7202.6'W. What is the current?

102T at 0.6 knot

164T at 0.7 knot

334T at 0.9 knot

321T at 0.6 knot

62

At 0726 you depart Lake Montauk with light 1 close aboard and set course 065 per standard magnetic compass at 6.7 knots. At 0912 your GPS position is LAT 4110.5'N, LONG 7146.6'W. What is the current?

151T at 1.2 knots

164T at 0.7 knot

227T at 0.9 knot

240T at 1.4 knots

63

The abandoned lighthouse west of Cape Henry Light is .

painted black and white

a low mound of rubble

a gray, pyramidal structure

a steel skeleton structure

64

The area around Cape Charles is .

low and bare, but the land back of it is high and wooded

composed of low to medium rolling hills

well defined with rocky outcroppings

marked by high, barren hills

65

Fishermans Island (LAT 3705.0'N, LONG 7557.7'W) is .

privately owned

sparsely wooded and awash at spring tides

a high rocky promontory with marshy backwater

a National Wildlife Refuge

66

What is the distance from Norfolk to Philadelphia for a deep draft vessel via the Chesapeake Bay and C and D Canal ?

209 miles

245 miles

286 miles

302 miles

67

What is the distance from Chesapeake Bay entrance to Baltimore?

150 nm

162 nm

173 nm

247 nm

68

You wish to anchor and fish in the regulated navigation area in the vicinity of LAT 3702'N, LONG 7601'W. Which of the following statements is TRUE?

Anchoring is prohibited in this area due to the danger of unexploded mines on the bottom.

You may anchor in this area only in the event of an emergency such as loss of main propulsion.

You may anchor in this area if your vessel is less than 65 feet in length or if you have the Captain of the Port's permission.

Any vessel can anchor without restriction as the regulations only apply to vessels underway.

69

What correction should be applied to the charted depths of the Poquoson River at York Point at the PM low water on 18 December 1983?

+1.9 feet

-0.1 feet

-0.4 feet

No correction is necessary

70

What is the time (DST ZD +4) of the AM high tide at York Point, Poquoson River on 8 September 1983?

955

1048

1055

1102

71

What is the velocity of the first maximum flood current in Lynnhaven Roads on 23 July 1983?

0.4 knot

0.5 knot

0.8 knot

1.3 knots

72

What will be the average direction of the current in Lynnhaven Roads at 1000 DST (ZD +4) on 23 July 1983?

305T

125T

070T

Almost slack water

73

Charles Island (LAT 4111.5'N, LONG 7303.4'W) is .

a high, rocky pinnacle with steep cliffs

a low, sandy island barren of all vegetation

identified by a tall prominent flagpole

low and partly covered by trees

74

What time will high water occur at Saybrook Jetty on the morning of 29 October 1983?

145

255

405

920

75

What was the height of the high water at Saybrook Jetty on the afternoon of 18 February 1983?

1.4 ft.

2.0 ft.

2.4 ft.

2.9 ft.

76

What best describes the condition of the tidal current at New London Harbor Entrance, at 0945 on 3 March 1983?

It is slack water.

The current has reached its maximum flood velocity.

It has reached its maximum ebb velocity.

The current is approaching slack water.

77

What is the maximum speed permitted in the Main Entrance Channel to Port Jefferson Harbor?

3 mph

5 mph

7 mph

12 mph

78

At what time will the first maximum flood occur 1 mile east of Old Field Point on 29 April 1983? (You are keeping daylight saving time ZD +4).

957

1059

1328

1423

79

What will be the height of the high water at Mount Sinai Harbor on the morning of 26 August 1983?

4.1 feet

6.3 feet

7.2 feet

8.4 feet

80

What best describes the structure from which Stratford Point Light is shown?

Brown conical tower with white horizontal band in center of light on black pier

Red conical tower on brown cylindrical pier

White octagonal house on brown cylindrical pier

White conical tower, with brown band midway of height

81

What is the maximum speed permitted in Clinton Harbor?

6 mph

8 mph

10 mph

12 mph

82

According to the U.S. Coast Pilot, what is the depth of the channel between State Pier No. 1 and the U.S. Navy Submarine Base in New London Harbor?

40 feet (12.1 meters)

38 feet (11.5 meters)

36 feet (10.9 meters)

34 feet (10.3 meters)

83

Which statement is FALSE with regard to Plum Island Harbor West Dolphin Light?

The light is maintained from sundown to 0130 daily.

The light is white.

The light is maintained by the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture.

The light is located on a dolphin.

84

What will be the height of the tide at Horton Pt., New York, on 16 June 1983, at 1845 DST (ZD +4)?

0.2 foot

2.7 feet

4.1 feet

5.5 feet

85

What will be the velocity of the tidal current outside the breakwater at New Haven Hbr. entrance on 26 May 1983 at 1045 DST (ZD +4)?

0.0 knot

0.3 knot

0.5 knot

1.3 knots

86

Block Island is .

surrounded by wide sandy beaches

a low, marshy island

hilly with elevations to 200 feet (60.5 m)

a national bird sanctuary

87

Great Salt Pond on Block Island is .

entered through a dredged cut

not accessible in easterly gales

available for vessels up to a maximum draft of 8 feet (2.4m)

not affected by the tide

88

What is the velocity of the first PM (Daylight Savings Time) maximum ebb current at Plum Gut on 10 August 1983?

3.3 knots

4.0 knots

4.5 knots

5.4 knots

89

Point Judith Harbor of Refuge (LAT 4122'N, LONG 7130'W) .

is used only by tows

has moorings for small craft along the breakwater

is easily entered in all sea conditions

is entered through either the East Gap or the West Gap

90

What is the time of the first PM (Daylight Savings Time) maximum ebb current at Plum Gut on 10 August 1983?

1231

1249

1340

1445

91

What is the height of the tide at Great Salt Pond on Block Island at the afternoon high water (daylight savings time) on 1 July 1983?

3.9 feet

3.0 feet

2.4 feet

2.1 feet

92

What is the height of the tide at Great Salt Pond, on Block Island, at the morning high water (daylight savings time) on 1 July 1983?

1.3 feet

2.3 feet

3.2 feet

There is no morning high water

93

What is the time (Daylight Savings Time) of the first high tide on 1 July 1983 at Great Salt Pond on Block Island?

27

448

1158

1203

94

The passage between Great Gull Island and Plum Island .

is subject to weak and variable tidal currents

uncovers at extreme low water

should be avoided

shows a whirlpool at maximum ebb current when accompanied by NW gales

95

What is the velocity of the maximum ebb current approximately 1.1 miles ENE of Little Gull Island in the afternoon of 25 April 1983?

5.5 knots

4.7 knots

4.2 knots

1.3 knots

96

At 1256 your GPS position is LAT 3657.0'N, LONG 7541.0'W. At 1336 your position is LAT 3707.5'N, LONG 7539.1'W. What was the speed made good between the fixes?

14.6 knots

15.2 knots

16.0 knots

18.6 knots

97

At 1256 your GPS position is LAT 3657.0'N, LONG 7541.0'W. At 1331 your position is LAT 3707.5'N, LONG 7539.1'W. What was the speed made good between the fixes?

14.6 knots

15.2 knots

16.6 knots

18.3 knots

98

At 1614 your GPS position is LAT 3701.6'N, LONG 7531.7'W. At 1703 your position is LAT 3657.0'N, LONG 7541.0'W. What was the course made good between the fixes?

238T

242T

247T

250T

99

At 0856 your GPS position is LAT 3701.6'N, LONG 7531.7'W. At 0945 your position is LAT 3657.0'N, LONG 7541.0'W. What was the speed made good between the fixes?

8.4 knots

8.9 knots

9.6 knots

10.7 knots

100

At 1422 your GPS position is LAT 3707.5'N, LONG 7539.1'W. At 1549 your position is LAT 3657.0'N, LONG 7541.0'W. What was the course made good between the fixes?

185T

188T

194T

198T

101

At 1919 your position is LAT 3700.0'N, LONG 7530.0'W. At 2000 your position is LAT 3659.5'N, LONG 7537.0'W. What was the speed made good?

5.6 knots

6.6 knots

8.2 knots

9.1 knots

102

At 1919 your position is LAT 3700.0'N, LONG 7530.0'W. At 1950 your position is LAT 3659.5'N, LONG 7537.0'W. What is the speed made good?

5.6 knots

8.2 knots

9.1 knots

10.9 knots

103

At 1919 your position is LAT 3700.0'N, LONG 7530.0'W. At 2031 your position is LAT 3659.5'N, LONG 7544.9'W. What was the speed made good?

8.2 knots

9.3 knots

10.0 knots

10.9 knots

104

At 1919 your position is LAT 3700.0'N, LONG 7530.0'W. At 2011 your position is LAT 3659.5'N, LONG 7544.9'W. What was the speed made good?

13.7 knots

12.0 knots

11.6 knots

10.9 knots

105

At 1919 your position is LAT 3700.5'N, LONG 7543.8'W. At 2019 your position is LAT 3700.0'N, LONG 7530.0'W. What is the course made good?

090T

093T

096T

099T

106

At 1035 your GPS position of LAT 4105.3'N, LONG 7233.7'W. At 1103 your position is LAT 4109.0'N, LONG 7240.0'W. What was your speed made good?

6.1 knots

9.5 knots

13.0 knots

14.8 knots

107

At 1520 your GPS position is LAT 4113.1'N, LONG 7216.1'W. At 1630 your position is LAT 4117.5'N, LONG 7204.7'W. What were your true course and speed made good?

344 at 8.2 knots

077 at 9.5 knots

063 at 8.3 knots

059 at 8.1 knots

108

At 1018 your position is LAT 4114.4'N, LONG 7207.2'W. At 1036 your vessels position is LAT 4113.1'N, LONG 7216.1'W. What was your true course and speed made good?

259 at 22.6 knots

245 at 23.1 knots

079 at 22.8 knots

065 at 25.5 knots

109

At 2115 your position is LAT 4114.4'N, LONG 7207.2'W. At 0015 your position is LAT 4103.3'N, LONG 7237.9'W. What was your true course made good?

062T

076T

245T

259T

110

At 2115 your GPS position is LAT 4103.3'N, LONG 7237.9'W. At 0027 your position is LAT 4114.4'N, LONG 7207.2'W. What was your speed made good?

7.0 knots

7.5 knots

8.0 knots

8.5 knots

111

At 2125 your GPS position is LAT 4105.7'N, LONG 7246.5'W. At 2208 your position is LAT 4103.3'N, LONG 7237.9'W. What was your course made good by standard magnetic compass?

123psc

287psc

303psc

326psc

112

At 2021 your position is LAT 4109.7'N, LONG 7259.8'W. At 2057 your position is LAT 4100.5'N, LONG 7249.5'W. What are your true course and speed made good?

140 at 20 knots

145 at 18 knots

316 at 19 knots

320 at 17 knots

113

At 1930 your GPS position is LAT 4100.5'N, LONG 7249.5'W. At 2018 your position is LAT 4108.6'N, LONG 7241.6'W. What was your true course and speed made good?

219 at 10.1 knots

214 at 12.5 knots

036 at 12.6 knots

039 at 11.2 knots

114

At 1930 your GPS position is LAT 4108.6'N, LONG 7241.6'W. At 2024 your position is LAT 4100.5'N, LONG 7249.5'W. What is your true course and speed made good?

219 at 10.1 knots

216 at 11.2 knots

039 at 9.9 knots

036 at 11.1 knots

115

At 0647 your position is LAT 4108.6'N, LONG 7241.6'W. At 0729 your position is LAT 4110.3'N, LONG 7229.2'W. What were your true course and speed made good?

074 at 9.5 knots

080 at 13.6 knots

253 at 9.7 knots

258 at 13.5 knots

116

At 0647 a GPS fix places your vessel 1 mile due south of buoy "8C" (buoy position LAT 4110.8'N, LONG 7229.4'W). At 0753 another GPS fix places your vessel at LAT 4108.6'N, LONG 7241.6'W. What were your true course and speed made good?

088 at 9.6 knots

192 at 8.8 knots

263 at 8.5 knots

268 at 9.1 knots

117

At 2016 your GPS position is LAT 4107.6'N, LONG 7137.8'W. At 2128 your GPS position is LAT 4100.4'N, LONG 7129.4'W. What was the speed made good between the two positions?

11.9 knots

10.2 knots

8.0 knots

7.4 knots

118

At 2016 your GPS position is LAT 4107.6'N, LONG 7133.8'W. At 2128 your position is LAT 4100.4'N, LONG 7129.4'W. What was the speed made good between the two positions?

11.9 knots

10.2 knots

8.9 knots

6.7 knots

119

At 1016 your GPS position is LAT 4107.6'N, LONG 7138.5'W. At 1104 your position is LAT 4100.4'N, LONG 7129.4'W. What was the speed made good between the two positions?

10.9 knots

11.7 knots

12.5 knots

13.6 knots

120

At 1016 your GPS position is LAT 4107.6'N, LONG 7137.9'W. At 1104 your position is LAT 4100.2'N, LONG 7129.4'W. What was the true course made good between the two positions?

134T

139T

143T

145T

121

At 1016 your position is LAT 4107.6'N, LONG 7138.5'W. At 1116 your position is LAT 4101.4'N, LONG 7129.4'W. What was the course made good between the two positions?

132T

135T

140T

143T

122

At 1014 you depart the entrance to Lake Montauk with light "1" close aboard. Your course is 066 per standard magnetic compass, and the speed is 8.6 knots. At 1230 your position is LAT 4120.0'N, LONG 7140.0'W. What is the speed made good?

8.0 knots

8.3 knots

8.6 knots

8.9 knots

123

At 1014 you depart the entrance to Lake Montauk with Light "1" close aboard. Your course is 066 per standard magnetic compass, and the speed is 8.6 knots. At 1238 your position is LAT 4120.0'N, LONG 7140.0'W. What is the speed made good?

8.2 knots

8.6 knots

8.9 knots

9.2 knots

124

At 1014 you depart the entrance to Lake Montauk with light "1" close aboard. Your course is 066 per standard magnetic compass, and the speed is 8.6 knots. At 1222 your position is LAT 4120.0'N, LONG 7140.0'W. What is the speed made good?

8.4 knots

8.6 knots

9.2 knots

9.6 knots

125

At 1014 you depart the entrance to Lake Montauk with light "1" close aboard. Your course is 066 per standard magnetic compass, and the speed is 8.6 knots. At 1232 your position is LAT 4120.0'N, LONG 7140.0'W. What is the speed made good?

8.2 knots

8.5 knots

8.9 knots

9.2 knots

126

At 1014 you depart the entrance to Lake Montauk with light "1" close aboard. Your course is 066 per standard magnetic compass, and the speed is 8.6 knots. At 1232 your position is LAT 4120.0'N, LONG 7140.0'W. What is the course made good?

036T

040T

044T

047T

127

What is the true heading to steer outbound in Thimble Shoal Channel if your engines are turning for 8.0 knots, the current is 050T at 1.0 knot and a northerly wind causes 3 of leeway?

111T

104T

101T

098T

128

What is the true heading to steer inbound in the York River Entrance Channel if your engines are turning for 9.5 knots, the current is 076T at 1.2 knots, and a southwesterly wind causes 3 of leeway?

313T

308T

303T

300T

129

You are eastbound in the Thimble Shoal Channel. What is the true heading to steer if the engines are turning for 9.5 knots, the current is 110T at 1.2 knots, and a southerly wind causes 3 of leeway?

111

108

105

100

130

What is the true heading to steer inbound in York River Entrance Channel if your engines are turning for 9.8 knots, the current is 220T at 1.2 knots, and a northeasterly wind causes 3 of leeway?

319T

315T

301T

298T

131

What is the true heading to steer in York River Entrance Channel if your engines are turning for 10.2 knots, the current is 220T at 1.2 knots and a southwesterly wind causes 3 of leeway?

316T

313T

309T

300T

132

Your position is LAT 3700.0'N, LONG 7530.0'W. What is the course to steer per standard magnetic compass to arrive at LAT 3659.0'N, LONG 7548.5'W, if the current is 043T at 1.3 knots, a south-southeasterly wind is causing 3 of leeway, and you are turning for 8.7 knots?

260.5psc

264.0psc

268.0psc

271.5psc

133

Your position is LAT 3700.0'N, LONG 7530.0'W. What is the course to steer per standard magnetic compass to arrive at LAT 3659.0'N, LONG 7548.5'W, if you are turning for 8.7 knots, the current is 039T at 1.3 knots, and a northwesterly wind is causing 3 of leeway?

264.0

267.5

270.0

273.0

134

Your position is LAT 3700.0'N, LONG 7530.0'W. What is the course to steer per standard magnetic compass to arrive at LAT 3659.0'N, LONG 7548.5'W, if you are turning for 7.8 knots, the current is 139T at 1.3 knots, and a northwesterly wind is causing 3 of leeway?

290.0psc

286.0psc

283.5psc

280.5psc

135

Your position is LAT 3700.9'N, LONG 7530.0'W. What is the course to steer per magnetic compass to arrive at LAT 3659.0'N, LONG 7548.5'W, if you are turning for 7.8 knots the current is 339T at 1.3 knots, and a northwesterly wind is causing 3 of leeway?

265psc

267psc

269psc

271psc

136

Your position is LAT 3700.0'N, LONG 7530.0'W. What is the course to steer per standard magnetic compass to arrive at LAT 3659.0'N, LONG 7548.5'W, if you are making 7.8 knots, the current is 239T at 1.3 knots, and a southeasterly wind is causing 3 of leeway?

271psc

274psc

278psc

282psc

137

What is the course to steer between Port Jefferson Approach buoy "PJ" and New Haven Lighted Buoy "NH"? Your engine speed is 12 knots and you allow for a current of 93T at 0.8 knot. A NW'ly wind causes 3 leeway.

030T

034T

037T

044T

138

What course should you steer by standard magnetic compass (psc) between Horton Pt. Light and Falkner Island Light, if the set and drift of the current are 040T at 0.9 knot, and a westerly wind will cause 2 of leeway? Your engines are making turns for 10 knots.

314.0psc

319.0psc

324.5psc

328.5psc

139

What course should you steer by your standard magnetic compass (psc), between New Haven Light and Stratford Pt. Light, if the set and drift of the current are 345T at 3.0 knots, and a northerly wind will cause 1 of leeway? Your engines are making turns for 18.0 knots.

245.0psc

247.0psc

264.0psc

266.5psc

140

What is the true course to steer between Falkner Island Light and Horton Point Light, if the set and drift of the current are 041 at 2.4 knots, and a northeasterly wind will cause 4 of leeway? Your engines are making turns for 15 knots.

116T

124T

134T

142T

141

Your engines are making turns for 8 knots and a northerly wind is causing 3 of leeway. There is a current of 220T at 1.5 knots. What is the course to steer between Branford Reef Light and Faulkner Island Light?

084T

095T

102T

108T

142

What is the true course to steer between Stratford Shoal (Middle Ground Light) and New Haven Light, if the set and drift of the current are 048T at 2 knots, and a southeasterly wind will cause 2 of leeway? Your engines are making turns for 10 knots.

032T

037T

039T

041T

143

What course should you steer by standard magnetic compass between Mattituck Inlet and Branford Reef Light, if the set and drift of the current are 027 at 2.5 knots, and a northeasterly wind will cause 1 of leeway? Your engines are turning for 12 knots.

295psc

305psc

317psc

320psc

144

What course should you steer by your standard magnetic compass (psc) between Horton Pt. Light and a position 2 miles due south of Branford Reef Light, if the set and drift of the current are 111T at 2.5 knots, and a southwesterly wind will cause 4 of leeway? (Your engines are turning for 18 knots.)

306psc

301psc

295psc

275psc

145

What is the true course to steer from a position 2 miles due south of Branford Reef Light to Horton Pt. Light, if the set and drift of the current are 247T at 3 knots, and a southwesterly wind will cause 3 of leeway? (Your engines are making turns for 10 knots.)

104T

100T

095T

087T

146

What course should you steer by your standard magnetic compass (psc) from a position 2 miles due south of Branford Reef Light to Horton Pt. Light, if the set and drift of the current are 065T at 2 knots, and a northerly wind will cause 2 of leeway? Your engines are turning for 14 knots.

113psc

118psc

128psc

134psc

147

What is the true course to steer between Horton Pt. Light and a position 2 miles due south of Branford Reef Light, if the set and drift of the current are 40T at 1.5 knots, and an easterly wind will cause 3 of leeway? Your engines are making turns for 12 knots.

277T

283T

287T

291T

148

What is the true course to steer between the entrance to Great Salt Pond (LAT 4112.0'N, LONG 7135.6'W) and the entrance to Quonochontaug Pond (LAT 4119.8'N, LONG 7143.2'W), if you are turning for 8.5 knots, and you allow for a current of 247T at 1.2 knots, and an easterly wind is causing 2 of leeway?

314T

320T

328T

333T

149

You are turning for 7.5 knots and a westerly wind is causing 2 of leeway. There is a current of 047T at 1.2 knots. What course should you steer between the entrance to Quonochontaug Pond (LAT 4119.8'N, LONG 7143.2'W) and the entrance to Great Salt Pond (LAT 4112.0'N, LONG 7135.6'W)?

156T

155T

144T

140T

150

What is the true course to steer between the entrance to Lake Montauk (LAT 4104.8'N, LONG 7156.3'W) and Winnapaug Pond entrance) LAT 4119.6'N, LONG 7145.8'W), if you are turning for 9.5 knots, allow for a current of 075T at 1.2 knots, and a westerly wind is causing 3 of leeway?

021T

024T

027T

029T

151

What is the true course to steer between the entrance to Winnapaug Pond (LAT 4119.6'N, LONG 7145.8'W) and the entrance to Lake Montauk (LAT 4104.8'N, LONG 7156.3'W), if you are turning for 8.5 knots, allowing for a current of 095T at 0.9 knot, and an easterly wind is causing 3 of leeway?

200T

208T

211T

214T

152

What is the true course to steer between the entrance to Winnapaug Pond (LAT 4119.6'N, LONG 7145.8'W) and the entrance to Lake Montauk (LAT 4104.8'N, LONG 7156.3'W), if you are turning for 6.5 knots, allow for a current of 295T at 0.9 knot, and an easterly wind is causing 4 of leeway?

196T

200T

213T

217T

153

Your position is 3 miles due east of Montauk Point Light. What is the course to steer to arrive one mile due south of Block Island Southeast Point Light, if you are turning for 8.6 knots, the current is 130 at 1.2 knots, and a northerly wind causes 3 of leeway?

061T

064T

067T

070T

154

Your position is 3 miles due east of Montauk Point Light. What is the course to steer to arrive at LAT 4100.0'N, LONG 7130.0'W, if you are turning for 8.7 knots, the current is 130 at 1.2 knots, and a northerly wind causes 3 of leeway?

112T

108T

105T

102T

155

Your position is 3 miles due east of Montauk Point Light. What is the course to steer to arrive at LAT 4100.0'N, LONG 7130.0'W, if you are turning for 7.8 knots, the current is 130 at 1.2 knots, and a southerly wind causes 3 of leeway?

112T

108T

105T

102T

156

Your position is 3 miles due east of Montauk Point Light. What is the course to steer to arrive at LAT 4100.0'N, LONG 7130.0'W, if you are turning for 7.8 knots, the current is 330 at 1.2 knots, and a southerly wind causes 3 of leeway?

117T

112T

104T

102T

157

Your position is 3 miles due east of Montauk Point Light. What is the true course to steer to arrive one mile due south of Block Island Southeast Point Light, if you are turning for 6.8 knots, the current is 330 at 1.2 knots, and a southerly wind causes 3 of leeway?

081T

084T

087T

090T

158

You sight Wolf Trap Light in line with New Point Comfort Spit Light "2" bearing 040 per standard magnetic compass. You are on course 319 per standard magnetic compass. Based on this, you .

know the compass error is 8W

should apply 3Easterly deviation to the bearing

know the deviation table is incorrect

should suspect the compass may be affected by a local magnetic disturbance

159

You sight Thimble Shoal Light in line with Old Point Comfort Light bearing 267 per standard magnetic compass. You are on course 182psc. Based on this, you know .

the existing deviation is correct for that heading

you should adjust your compass

the compass error is 2W

the variation is 11W

160

You sight Thimble Shoal Light in line with Old Point Comfort Light bearing 265 per standard magnetic compass. You are on course 135psc. Based on this, you know .

there is no compass error

there is a local magnetic disturbance

you should swing your vessel and check the deviation table

the deviation is 0

161

You sight Wolf Trap Light in line with New Point Comfort Spit Light "2" bearing 048 per standard magnetic compass. You are on course 203psc. Based on this, you know .

the compass error is 12W

the deviation is 9W

that the deviation table is in error

the deviation is 3E for bearings of 048 per standard magnetic compass

162

You sight Wolf Trap Light in line with New Point Comfort Spit Light "2" bearing 234 per standard magnetic compass. You are on course 329psc. Based on this, you .

know the compass error is 8W

should swing the vessel to check the deviation table

know the deviation is 1W

know the deviation table is accurate for that bearing

163

While in the Back River, you sight the two tanks along the Northwest Branch (vicinity LAT 3705.6'N, LONG 7622.0'W) in line bearing 274psc. If your vessel is heading 300psc, what is TRUE?

There is no deviation.

The deviation is equal to the variation.

The deviation is 9E.

The deviation is 0 only for a bearing of 274psc.

164

While in the Back River, you sight the two tanks along the Northwest Branch (vicinity LAT 3705.6'N, LONG 7622.0'W) in line bearing 277 per standard magnetic compass. If your vessel is heading 243psc, what is TRUE?

There is no deviation.

The deviation table is incorrect.

The compass error is 12W.

The deviation is 3E for bearings of 277psc.

165

You sight Tue Marshes Light (LAT 3714.1'N, LONG 7623.2'W) in line with Goodwin Thorofare Light "16" (LAT 3713.7'N, LONG 7625.0'W) bearing 267 per standard magnetic compass. What is TRUE if your vessel's heading is 056psc?

The compass error is 13E.

The deviation table is in error and should be corrected.

The deviation is 4E.

The deviation table is correct for a heading of 056psc.

166

You sight Tue Marshes Light (LAT 3714.1'N, LONG 7623.2'W) in line with Goodwin Thorofare Light "16" (LAT 3713.7'N, LONG 7625.0'W) bearing 262 per standard magnetic compass. What is TRUE if your vessel's heading is 119psc?

The compass error is 10W.

The deviation table must be corrected for the change in date.

The deviation is 1W.

The deviation table is correct for a heading of 119psc.

167

You sight Tue Marshes Light (LAT 3714.1'N, LONG 7623.2'W) in line with Goodwin Thorofare Light "16" (LAT 3713.7'N, LONG 7625.0'W) dead ahead bearing 264 per standard magnetic compass. Which statement is TRUE?

The compass error is 11W.

The deviation table must be corrected for the change in date.

The deviation is 1W for a bearing of 264 only.

The variation is 9W for a bearing of 264 only.

168

You are on course 119psc. You sight New Haven Outer Channel Range Rear Light in line with the Outer Channel Range Front Light bearing 346 per standard magnetic compass. This indicates that .

you should swing the vessel to determine the deviation

the existing deviation table is correct for that heading

your compass is affected by a local magnetic disturbance

the compass error is 16W

169

Your vessel is steady on a heading of 203 per standard magnetic compass when you sight New Haven Light and New Haven Outer Channel Range Front Light in line over the stern. This information indicates that the .

existing deviation table is correct for this heading

compass error is 17W

deviation table is in error for this heading

deviation is 1E

170

Your vessel is steady on a heading of 310 per standard magnetic compass when you sight Stratford Point Light and Igor I. Sikorsky Airport Aero Beacon in line dead ahead. This information indicates that the .

existing deviation table is correct for this heading

deviation is 1E

variation is 18W for this area

compass error is 10W

171

You sight Stratford Shoal (Middle Ground) Light and Old Field Pt. Light in line and bearing 200 per standard magnetic compass. What is the deviation of the compass?

7E

7W

3E

3W

172

Your vessel is steady on a heading of 160 per standard magnetic compass when you sight Southwest Ledge Light and New Haven Outer Channel Range Rear Light in line dead astern. What is the deviation of the compass based on this observation?

2E

2W

5E

5W

173

You sight Bartlett Reef Light (LAT 4116.5'N, LONG 7208.2'W) in line with New London Harbor Light (LAT 4119.0'N, LONG 7205.4'W) and bearing 059 per standard magnetic compass. What is the compass deviation?

4E

4W

10E

10W

174

You sight Stratford Pt. Light in line with the Igor I. Sikorsky Airport Aero Beacon bearing 319 per standard magnetic compass. What is the compass deviation?

4W

4E

18W

18E

175

You sight Stratford Pt. Light in line with the Igor I. Sikorsky Airport Aero Beacon bearing 319 per standard magnetic compass. What is the compass error?

4E

10W

14E

18W

176

You sight South West Ledge Light in line with New Haven Outer Channel Range Rear Light bearing 338.5 per standard magnetic compass. What is the deviation?

3E

4W

6E

9W

177

You sight New Haven Outer Channel Range Rear Light in line with the Outer Channel Range Front Light bearing 343 per standard magnetic compass. What is your compass error?

5E

5W

9E

9W

178

You are on course 244 per standard magnetic compass when you sight Block Island Southeast Point Light in line with Block Island Aero Beacon bearing 326 per standard magnetic compass. Based on this you .

should swing your vessel to check the deviation table

know the compass error is 12W

should suspect that there is a local magnetic disturbance

should apply 3W deviation to any bearing (psc) while on a heading of 244psc

179

You are on course 055 per standard magnetic compass when you sight Block Island Southeast Point Light in line with the Block Island Aero Beacon bearing 319 per standard magnetic compass. Based on this you .

should use 4W deviation on true courses of 040

know the compass error is 19W

know the deviation table is correct for that heading

should apply 4W deviation to all bearings

180

You are on course 203 per standard magnetic compass when you sight Block Island North Light in line with the Block Island Aero Beacon bearing 194 per standard magnetic compass. Based on this you .

know the correct deviation is 3W

should swing your vessel to check the deviation table

should apply 15W compass error to all compass readings

know you are steering a true course of 185

181

You are on course 056 per standard magnetic compass when you sight Block Island North Light in line with the Block Island Aero Beacon bearing 193 per standard magnetic compass. Based on this you .

know the compass error is 4E

should swing your vessel to check for deviation

know the deviation table is correct for that heading

should use 3W deviation on bearings of 193psc

182

You are on course 302 per standard magnetic compass when you sight Block Island Southeast Point Light in line with the Block Island Aero Beacon bearing 323 per standard magnetic compass. Based on this you .

know the deviation table is correct for that heading

know the deviation is 15E

should swing your vessel to check the deviation table

know the deviation is equal to the variation

183

You sight North Dumpling Island Light in line with Latimer Reef Light (LAT 4118.2'N, LONG 7156.0'W) bearing 095 per standard magnetic compass. If your vessel was heading 056 per standard magnetic compass at the time, which of the following is TRUE?

You should subtract 15Compass error for bearings of 095.

The deviation table is correct for all bearings of 095.

The vessel should be swung, and the deviation table checked.

The compass error is 19W for all headings.

184

You sight North Dumpling Island Light in line with Latimer Reef Light (LAT 4118.2'N, LONG 7156.0'W) bearing 093 per standard magnetic compass. If your vessel was heading 185 per standard magnetic compass at the time, which of the following is TRUE?

The compass error is 2W.

The deviation is 17W.

The deviation is 2W for all bearings of 093.

The deviation table is correct for that heading.

185

You sight North Dumpling Island Light in line with Latimer Reef Light (LAT 4118.2'N, LONG 7156.0'W) bearing 094 per standard magnetic compass. If your vessel was heading 207 per standard magnetic compass at the time, which of the following is TRUE?

The deviation table is correct for that heading.

The deviation by observation is 3E.

The compass error is 12W.

You should subtract 18 from all bearings of 094.

186

You sight North Dumpling Island Light in line with Latimer Reef Light (LAT 4118.2'N, LONG 7156.0'W) bearing 089 per standard magnetic compass. If your vessel was heading 297 per standard magnetic compass at the time, which of the following is TRUE?

The deviation table is correct for that heading.

The deviation equals the variation.

You should swing your vessel to check the deviation table.

The compass error is 13W for all bearings of 089psc.

187

You sight North Dumpling Island Light in line with Latimer Reef Light (LAT 4118.2'N, LONG 7156.0'W) bearing 091 per standard magnetic compass. If your vessel was heading 246 per standard magnetic compass at the time, which of the following is TRUE?

The deviation table is correct.

The compass error is 18W for that heading.

The deviation is equal to the variation.

The deviation is equal to but of opposite sign to the variation.

188

You are on course 135 per standard magnetic compass when you take the following bearings per standard magnetic compass: Cape Henry Light 266 Cape Charles Light 353Chesapeake Light 124 What is your position?

LAT 3657.3'N, LONG 7550.9'W

LAT 3657.5'N, LONG 7550.1'W

LAT 3657.6'N, LONG 7551.6'W

LAT 3557.9'N, LONG 7550.8'W

189

You are on course 056 per standard magnetic compass when you take the following bearings: Cape Henry Light 262psc Cape Charles Light 344psc Chesapeake Light 125psc What is your position?

LAT 3658.4'N, LONG 7549.1'W

LAT 3658.1'N, LONG 7550.0'W

LAT 3657.8'N, LONG 7549.2'W

LAT 3657.6'N, LONG 7549.8'W

190

You are on course 262 per standard magnetic compass when you take the following bearings: Cape Henry Light 252psc Cape Charles Light 003psc Chesapeake Light 131psc What is your position?

LAT 3659.0'N, LONG 7552.9'W

LAT 3658.1'N, LONG 7552.6'W

LAT 3657.9'N, LONG 7553.2'W

LAT 3658.6'N, LONG 7552.2'W

191

You are on course 056psc, when you take the following bearings: New Point Comfort Spit Light "2" 260psc Horn Harbor Entrance Light "HH" 285psc Wolf Trap Light 336psc What is the position of the fix?

LAT 3719.3'N, LONG 7608.5'W

LAT 3719.3'N, LONG 7608.8'W

LAT 3719.2'N, LONG 7608.2'W

LAT 3719.2'N, LONG 7608.7'W

192

You are on course 203 per standard magnetic compass when you take the following bearings: New Point Comfort Spit Light "2" 267psc Horn Harbor Entrance Light HH 304psc Wolf Trap Light 006psc What is the position of the fix?

LAT 3718.9'N, LONG 7610.4'W

LAT 3718.8'N, LONG 7610.8'W

LAT 3718.7'N, LONG 7611.1'W

LAT 3718.5'N, LONG 7610.7'W

193

You are on course 300 per standard magnetic compass (psc) when you take the following bearings: New Point Comfort Spit Light "2" 240psc Horn Harbor Entrance Light HH 268psc Wolf Trap Light 003psc What is the position of the fix?

LAT 3720.8'N, LONG 7609.6'W

LAT 3720.8'N, LONG 7611.0'W

LAT 3720.9'N, LONG 7611.5'W

LAT 3721.1'N, LONG 7608.2'W

194

You are on course 319 per standard magnetic compass when you take the following bearings: New Point Comfort Spit Light "2" 244psc Horn Harbor Entrance Light "HH" 267psc Wolf Trap Light 335psc What is the position of the fix?

LAT 3720.9'N, LONG 7609.7'W

LAT 3721.0'N, LONG 7609.2'W

LAT 3721.0'N, LONG 7609.9'W

LAT 3721.1'N, LONG 7609.5'W

195

You are on course 027 per magnetic compass when you take the following bearings per magnetic compass: New Point Comfort Spit Light "2" 253 Horn Harbor Entrance Light HH 282 Wolf Trap Light 348 What is the position of the fix?

LAT 3719.4'N, LONG 7609.5'W

LAT 3719.4'N, LONG 7609.8'W

LAT 3719.7'N, LONG 7610.3'W

LAT 3719.7'N, LONG 7609.9'W

196

You are on course 243 per standard magnetic compass when you take the following bearings: Falkner Island Light 342psc Mattituck Inlet Light 207psc Horton Point Light 112psc What is your position?

LAT 4105.9'N, LONG 7232.7'W

LAT 4105.7'N, LONG 7231.8'W

LAT 4105.5'N, LONG 7232.6'W

LAT 4105.3'N, LONG 7231.9'W

197

You are on course 062 per standard magnetic compass when you take the following bearings: Branford Reef Light 060psc Stratford Point Light 272psc New Haven Light 324psc What is your position?

LAT 4107.1'N, LONG 7253.4'W

LAT 4110.5'N, LONG 7252.8'W

LAT 4111.6'N, LONG 7250.0'W

LAT 4113.3'N, LONG 7248.7'W

198

You are on course 087 per standard magnetic compass (psc) when you take the following bearings: Falkner Island Light - 022.0psc Horton Point Light - 111.5psc Mt. Sinai Breakwater Light - 254.0psc What is your position?

LAT 4113.6'N, LONG 7246.6'W

LAT 4110.5'N, LONG 7240.5'W

LAT 4107.0'N, LONG 7244.5'W

LAT 4106.8'N, LONG 7240.7'W

199

You are on course 082 per standard magnetic compass (psc) when you take the following bearings: New London Ledge Light - 036.5psc Little Gull Island Light - 157.0psc Saybrook Break Water Light - 294.5psc What is your position?

LAT 4102.3'N, LONG 7204.5'W

LAT 4109.5'N, LONG 7207.1'W

LAT 4113.6'N, LONG 7207.5'W

LAT 4114.1'N, LONG 7212.8'W

200

You are on course 209 per standard magnetic compass when you take the following bearings: New Haven Light - 331.5psc Branford Reef Light - 066.5psc Old Field Point Light - 240.5psc What is your position?

LAT 4110.5'N, LONG 7252.8'W

LAT 4111.3'N, LONG 7249.9'W

LAT 4113.6'N, LONG 7253.0'W

LAT 4114.5'N, LONG 7248.8'W

201

You are on course 240 per standard magnetic compass when you take the following bearings: Old Field Point Light 253psc New Haven Light 357psc Mattituck Inlet Light 126psc What is your position?

LAT 4104.5'N, LONG 7249.2'W

LAT 4105.7'N, LONG 7250.2'W

LAT 4105.9'N, LONG 7253.1'W

LAT 4108.6'N, LONG 7253.5'W

202

You are on course 083 per standard magnetic compass when you take the following bearings: Branford Reef Light 344.5psc Falkner Island Light 053.5psc Mattituck Inlet Light 141.5psc What is your position?

LAT 4110.4'N, LONG 7243.0'W

LAT 4109.6'N, LONG 7244.9'W

LAT 4108.4'N, LONG 7243.7'W

LAT 4108.0'N, LONG 7244.8'W

203

You are on course 239 per standard magnetic compass when you take the following bearings: Falkner Island Light 314psc Duck Island West Breakwater Light 2DI 039psc Horton Point Light 157psc What is your position?

LAT 4109.9'N, LONG 7232.0'W

LAT 4109.3'N, LONG 7233.0'W

LAT 4110.5'N, LONG 7232.1'W

LAT 4111.6'N, LONG 7233.6'W

204

You are on course 061 per standard magnetic compass when you take the following bearings: Bartlett Reef Light 070psc Saybrook Breakwater Light 010psc Horton Pt. Light 218psc What is your position?

LAT 4110.4'N, LONG 7219.6'W

LAT 4111.2'N, LONG 7220.6'W

LAT 4113.7'N, LONG 7223.9'W

LAT 4115.4'N, LONG 7224.3'W

205

You are on course 262 per standard magnetic compass when you take the following bearings: Saybrook Breakwater Light - 338.5psc Little Gull Island Light - 107.5psc Horton Point Light - 240.0psc What is your position?

LAT 4111.9'N, LONG 7216.7'N

LAT 4112.6'N, LONG 7217.2'W

LAT 4113.0'N, LONG 7217. '

LAT 4112.1'N, LONG 7217.3'W

206

You are on course 242 per standard magnetic compass (psc) when you take the following bearings: Stratford Point Light 325psc Old Field Point Light 239psc Middle Ground Light 270psc What is your position?

LAT 4104.4'N, LONG 7259.5'W

LAT 4105.1'N, LONG 7259.3'W

LAT 4105.4'N, LONG 7300.1'W

LAT 4104.8'N, LONG 7359.3'W

207

You are on course 073 per standard magnetic compass when you take the following bearings: Watch Hill Point Light 037psc Montauk Point Light 179psc Race Rock Light 289psc What is your position?

LAT 4113.6'N, LONG 7154.6'W

LAT 4113.7'N, LONG 7153.8'W

LAT 4113.7'N, LONG 7154.9'W

LAT 4113.8'N, LONG 7154.3'W

208

You are on course 298 per standard magnetic compass when you take the following bearings: Block Island Southeast Point Light - 058psc Block Island Aero Beacon - 005psc Montauk Point Light - 268psc What is your position?

LAT 4108.3'N, LONG 7135.0'W

LAT 4108.2'N, LONG 7134.4'W

LAT 4108.1'N, LONG 7133.8'W

LAT 4108.0'N, LONG 7134.1'W

209

You are on course 282 per standard magnetic compass when you take the following bearings: Point Judith Light - 073psc Block Island North Light - 156psc Watch Hill Point Light - 293psc What is your position?

LAT 4117.0'N, LONG 7138.2'W

LAT 4117.1'N, LONG 7139.1'W

LAT 4117.2'N, LONG 7138.7'W

LAT 4117.2'N, LONG 7137.8'W

210

You are on course 025 per standard magnetic compass when you take the following bearings: Point Judith Light - 072psc Block Island North Point Light - 118psc Watch Hill Light - 306psc What s your position?)

LAT 4114.9'N, LONG 7143.2'W

LAT 4115.1'N, LONG 7144.0'W

LAT 4115.4'N, LONG 7143.1'W

LAT 4115.6'N, LONG 7142.8'W

211

You are on course 137 per standard magnetic compass when you take the following bearings: Watch Hill Point Light - 051psc Montauk Point Light - 184psc Race Rock Light - 279psc What is your position?

LAT 4115.2'N, LONG 7154.4'W

LAT 4115.1'N, LONG 7153.8'W

LAT 4115.1'N, LONG 7154.9'W

LAT 4115.0'N, LONG 7153.7'W

212

You are on course 087 per standard magnetic compass when you take the following bearings: Little Gull Island Light 277psc Race Rock Light 303psc Latimer Reef Light 025psc What is your position?

LAT 4113.1'N, LONG 7157.5'W

LAT 4113.1'N, LONG 7156.9'W

LAT 4113.0'N, LONG 7158.0'W

LAT 4112.9'N, LONG 7157.2'W

213

You are on course 053 per standard magnetic compass when you take the following bearings: Little Gull Island Light 275psc Race Rock Light 296psc Latimer Reef Light 011psc What is your position?

LAT 4112.9'N, LONG 7156.3'W

LAT 4113.2'N, LONG 7156.0'W

LAT 4113.4'N, LONG 7155.5'W

LAT 4113.8'N, LONG 7156.1'W

214

You are on course 246 per standard magnetic compass when you take the following bearings: Little Gull Island Light 286 Race Rock Light 308 Latimer Reef Light 018What is your position?

LAT 4112.6'N, LONG 7155.7'W

LAT 4112.6'N, LONG 7156. '

LAT 4112.7'N, LONG 7156.0'W

LAT 4113.1'N, LONG 7156.1'W

215

You are on course 302 per standard magnetic compass when you take the following bearings: Little Gull Island Light 283psc Race Rock Light 311psc Latimer Reef Light 027psc What is your position?

LAT 4112.2'N, LONG 7157.6'W

LAT 4112.4'N, LONG 7157.4'W

LAT 4112.4'N, LONG 7157.9'W

LAT 4112.6'N, LONG 7157.6'W

216

You are on course 157 per standard magnetic compass when you take the following bearings: Little Gull Island Light 276psc Race Rock Light 301psc Latimer Reef Light 028psc What is your position?

LAT 4113.5'N, LONG 7157.9'W

LAT 4113.5'N, LONG 7157.4'W

LAT 4113.6'N, LONG 7157.0'W

LAT 4113.6'N, LONG 7157.8'W

217

Your 1302 position is LAT 3714.7'N, LONG 7622.7'W. You are turning for 9.6 knots. What is your ETA at Trestle C of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel if you follow York River Entrance Channel?

1516

1505

1500

1451

218

Your 1152 position is LAT 3723.9'N, LONG 7605.5'W. You are turning for 10.3 knots. What is your ETA at Trestle C of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel if you follow York Spit Channel?

1404

1349

1342

1339

219

Your 1312 position is LAT 3710.9'N, LONG 7529.6'W. You are turning for 8.3 knots. What is your ETA at LAT 3721.9'N, LONG 7542.6'W?

1449

1456

1502

1511

220

Your 1426 position is LAT 3710.9'N, LONG 7529.6'W. You are turning for 9.3 knots. What is your ETA at Chesapeake Light?

1616

1621

1626

1633

221

Your 0916 position is LAT 3710.9'N, LONG 7529.6'W. You are turning for 12.3 knots. What is your ETA at North Chesapeake Bay Entrance Buoy NCA?

1035

1043

1051

1101

222

At 0919 you are in Chesapeake Channel between Trestle B and Trestle C of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel. What is your ETA to a point between York Spit Channel Buoys "35" and "36" if you are making 11.3 knots and follow the buoyed channel?

1025

1028

1033

1037

223

At 0919 you are in Chesapeake Channel between Trestle B and Trestle C of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel. What is your ETA between York River Entrance Channel Buoys "17" and "18" if you are making 11.3 knots?

1034

1039

1044

1049

224

At 0914 you are in Chesapeake Channel between Trestle B and Trestle C of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel. What is your ETA at North Chesapeake Entrance Buoy NCA if you are making good 10.9 knots (Use the buoyed channel and appropriate sea lane)?

1038

1044

1049

1055

225

At 0919 you are inbound, approximately 3.3 miles east of Cape Henry with buoy "15" close aboard to port. What is your ETA between Trestle B and Trestle C of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel if you are making 11.3 knots?

1010

1014

1019

1025

226

At 0914 you are in Chesapeake Bay southeast inbound lane with buoy "CBJ" close aboard to port. What is your ETA at Thimble Shoal Channel Buoy "19" if you are making 10.9 knots?

1034

1038

1046

1042

227

Your 2108 position is LAT 4110.0'N, LONG 7230.0'W. You are turning for 12.5 knots. What is your ETA at Buoy NH (LAT 4112.1'N, LONG 7253.8'W)?

2133

2227

2235

2248

228

At 1222 your position is LAT 4105.5'N, LONG 7247.3'W. You are making turns for 14.5 knots. What is your ETA at Twenty- Eight Foot Shoal Lighted Buoy (LAT 4109.3'N, LONG 7230.5'W)?

1309

1317

1321

1328

229

At 0829 your position is LAT 4102.9'N, LONG 7257.4'W. You are making turns for 8.5 knots. What is your ETA at a position midway between buoys "1" and "2" at the entrance of New Haven Outer Channel?

925

931

938

944

230

At 2102 your position is LAT 4102.9'N, LONG 7257.4'W. You are making turns for 16 knots. What is your ETA at a position 5 miles due south of Falkner Island Light?

2149

2155

2159

2204

231

At 1815 your position is LAT 4105.5'N, LONG 7247.3'W. You are making turns for 12.6 knots. What is your ETA at Plum Island Mid Channel Buoy PI (LAT 4113.3'N, LONG 7210.8'W)?

2019

2028

2032

2038

232

At 1715 your position is LAT 4100.0'N, LONG 7240.0'W. You are making turns for 15.5 knots. What is your ETA at a position 1.5 miles due south of Stratford Shoal Middle Ground Light?

1820

1824

1828

1832

233

Your 1600 position is LAT 4108.0'N, LONG 7244.8'W. You are making turns for 14 knots. What is your ETA at Mattituck Inlet?

1636

1643

1647

1651

234

Your 1600 position is LAT 4108.0'N, LONG 7244.8'W. You are making turns for 10 knots. What is your ETA at Twenty- Eight Foot Shoal Lighted Buoy "TE" (LAT 4109.3'N LONG 7230.5'W)?

1647

1651

1702

1706

235

Your 2215 position is LAT 4105.4'N, LONG 7259.4'W. You are making 15 knots. What is your ETA at Twenty-Eight Foot Shoal Lighted Buoy (LAT 4109.3'N, LONG 7230.5'W)?

2338

2343

2349

2354

236

Your 1830 position is LAT 4105.4'N, LONG 7259.4'W. You are making turns for 9 knots. What is your ETA at Mattituck Inlet?

2044

2052

2059

2106

237

Your 0620 position is LAT 4059.5'N, LONG 7300.5'W. You are making turns for 8 knots. What is your ETA at LAT 4108.0'N, LONG 7244.8'W?

748

802

809

814

238

Your position is LAT 4115.2'N, LONG 7150.1'W at 1347. You are turning for 6.9 knots. What is your ETA at Shagwong Reef Buoy "7SR"?

1506

1515

1521

1527

239

At 1523 your position is LAT 4108.2'N, LONG 7134.4'W. You are turning for 8.7 knots. What is your ETA at Shagwong Reef Buoy "7SR"?

1653

1700

1711

1718

240

At 2330 your position is LAT 4116.9'N, LONG 7138.2'W. You are turning for 9.3 knots. What is your ETA at the entrance to Great Salt Pond on Block Island?

2355

5

12

19

241

At 0943, your position is LAT 4114.8'N, LONG 7154.3'W. You are turning for 12.2 knots. What is your ETA at the entrance to Great Salt Pond on Block Island?

1054

1048

1040

1032

242

At 0242 your position is LAT 4116.8'N, LONG 7139.9'W. You are turning for 9.3 knots. What is your ETA at the West Gap of Pt. Judith Harbor of Refuge?

319

325

329

336

243

At 1048 you are in the entrance to Great Salt Pond on Block Island with buoy "5" close aboard. What is your ETA at the west gap of Point Judith Harbor of Refuge if you make good 8.3 knots?

1149

1154

1158

1203

244

At 1048 you are in the entrance to Great Salt Pond on Block Island with buoy "5" close aboard. What is your ETA at the west gap of Point Judith Harbor of Refuge if you make good 11.3 knots?

1144

1154

1159

1205

245

At 1103 your position is LAT 4112.5 N, LONG 7137.4 W. What is your ETA at the west gap of Point Judith Harbor of Refuge if you make good 11.3 knots?

1144

1154

1159

1205

246

At 1103 you are in the entrance to Great Salt Pond on Block Island with buoy "5" close aboard. What is your ETA at light "1" at the mouth of the approaches to Lake Montauk if you make good 8.2 knots?

1249

1254

1259

1310

247

At 1113 you are in the entrance to Great Salt Pond on Block Island with buoy "5" close aboard. What is your ETA at light "1" at the mouth of the approaches to Lake Montauk if you make good 9.6 knots?

1310

1301

1254

1249

248

The soundings on this chart are measured in .

feet

yards

fathoms

meters

249

The approach channel to the town of Cape Charles (LAT 3716'N, LONG 7601'W) has what controlling depth?

9 feet

17 feet

20 feet

40 feet

250

The shoal spanned by Trestle B of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel is .

Chesapeake shoal

the Middle ground

Lynnhaven roads

the Tail of the Horseshoe

251

You are considering anchoring approximately three miles northeast of Chesapeake Light. After examining the chart you decide not to because of the .

large number of wrecks

coral being designated as a special protected area

danger of unexploded mines

area being designated as a National Marine Sanctuary

252

What are the bottom characteristics of Nautilus Shoal (LAT 3703'N, LONG 7556'W)?

Sand and shells

Hard sand

Fine gray sand

Mud and sand

253

In the northern quadrant of the circle surrounding Chesapeake Bay Entrance Junction Buoy CBJ the number 20 over a bracket appears 5 times. What do these indicate?

Markers or piles are 20 feet above mean low water.

The maximum draft permitted in this area is 20 feet.

Obstructions have been cleared by a wire drag to 20 feet.

Bench marks used to measure channel depths while dredging.

254

The soundings on the chart are based on the depth of water available at .

mean low water

mean lower low water

mean high water

mean high water springs

255

You are navigating 1 mile north of Cape Henry Lighthouse at the southern entrance to Chesapeake Bay. You observe that this area is bounded on the chart by magenta bands. This indicates a(n) .

fish trap area

explosive anchorage

pilotage area

danger zone

256

What type of bottom can be expected at the northern end of York Spit Channel?

Hard clay

Fine gray sand

Soft black mud

Mud and sand

257

You are going to anchor at Gardiners Bay in LAT 4104.5'N, LONG 7213.0'W. What type of bottom should you expect?

Streaked mud

Sand

Hard rocks

Soft mud

258

You are planning to anchor in Orient Harbor at LAT 4107.9'N, LONG 7218.5'W. Assuming that normal conditions exist, how much anchor cable should you put out?

16 to 18 feet

40 to 60 feet

80 to 112 feet

120 to 140 feet

259

You are planning to anchor in Orient Harbor at LAT 4107.9'N, LONG 7218.5'W. What type of bottom should you expect?

Sticky

Soft

Stiff

Streaky

260

Your vessel has become disabled and is dead in the water. Your GPS set fixes your position at LAT 4112.1'N, LONG 7243.5'W. You decide to anchor at this position. Which type of bottom should you expect?

Soft clay and sand

Soft mud and shell

Hard sand and rocks

Blue mud and gray sand

261

Your vessel has become disabled and is dead in the water. Your GPS position is LAT 4112.1'N, LONG 7243.5'W. You decide to anchor at this position. Under normal conditions, how much anchor chain should you expect to put out?

80 to 190 feet

190 to 240 feet

245 to 343 feet

345 to 420 feet

262

At 0400 your vessel is dead in the water and in heavy fog. Your GPS position is LAT 4112.1'N, LONG 7243.5'W. Bottom samples are taken and indicate a composition of soft mud and shell. Your fathometer reads 40 feet. If the vessel draws 9 feet of water, which of the following is TRUE?

The bottom samples and fathometer reading prove the fix is reliable.

The bottom samples and fathometer readings indicate that the fix is unreliable.

The information collected indicates that the fathometer may be in error.

The information collected indicates that the chart is most likely in error.

263

You are planning to anchor your vessel at LAT 4101.1'N, LONG 7302.8'W. What type of bottom should you expect at this position?

Gray sand

Soft mud

Gray mud

Hard sand

264

Your position is LAT 4103.0'N, LONG 7242.1'W. If your draft is 8 ft, what should your fathometer read at this position?

80 ft

88 ft

96 ft

99 ft

265

You plan to anchor your vessel at LAT 4100.5'N, LONG 7302.8'W. What type of bottom should you expect at this position?

Gray sand

Soft mud

Hard sand

Gray mud

266

You plan to anchor your vessel at LAT 4105.1'N, LONG 7259.3'W. Assuming that normal conditions exist, how much anchor cable should you put out?

150 to 300 feet

300 to 440 feet

440 to 600 feet

640 to 750 feet

267

The soundings on this chart are measured in .

feet

yards

meters

fathoms

268

What type of bottom is found off the southern coast of Long Island?

Blue Mud

Shingle

Brown Sand

Shells

269

The four soundings in the vicinity of LAT 4112.2'N, LONG 7133.0'W, that are underlined with a bracket indicate .

that no bottom was found at the sounding depth indicated

a submerged rock not dangerous to surface navigation

the height a rock uncovers at low water springs

a submerged danger that is cleared to the indicated depth by a wire drag

270

You are proceeding from a point 4 miles due east of Montauk Point enroute to Long Island Sound via The Race. You should expect the soundings to .

remain fairly constant

increase rapidly at first then remain constant until through the Race

start increasing when north of Montauk Point

be inaccurate due to sound absorption by the mud bottom

271

A vessel anchoring in the middle of Cherry Harbor, 1 mile off Gardiner's Island, will find what type of bottom?

Rocky

Shells

Mud

Silt

272

What soundings are indicated by a blue tint on this chart?

30 fathoms or more

30 feet or less

30 feet or more

30 fathoms or less

273

The broken magenta lines starting at Montauk Point and running generally ENE to Block Island indicate .

recommended tracks to Block Island

a submerged cable area

a military exercise area

demarcation lines for application of the COLREGS

274

Areas enclosed by a long and short dashed magenta line indicate .

cable areas

dumping grounds

fish trap areas

precautionary areas

275

The bottom approximately three miles to the ESE of Block Island Southeast Point has .

gravel

shale

stones

grit

276

Sounding contours in unshaded water areas are at what interval?

10 foot up to 100 ft depths then at 30 foot intervals

30 foot intervals

10 fathom intervals

The interval will vary to ensure any major underwater hazard is highlighted.

277

Sounding contours in unshaded water areas are at what interval?

10 foot up to 100 ft depths then at 30 foot intervals

30 foot intervals up to 180 feet

10 fathom intervals

The interval will vary to ensure any major underwater hazard is highlighted.

278

Local magnetic disturbances of up to how many degrees have been noted from Cape Henry to Currituck Beach Light?

2 degrees

6 degrees

11 degrees

17 degrees

279

Why are there no buoys charted at the approach to Sand Shoal Inlet (LAT 3716'N, LONG 7546'W)?

No buoys are stationed there.

They frequently shift position due to heavy weather.

They are frequently shifted to conform to the changing channel.

The buoys are being replaced with fixed lights.

280

What chart should you use in Lynnhaven Bay (west of Cape Henry)?

12221

12256

12205

12254

281

NOAA weather broadcasts can be received on what frequency while navigating off Cape Henry?

162.45 MHz

162.55 MHz

162.65 MHz

162.70 MHz

282

The broken magenta lines (long and short dashes) in and around Mobjack Bay (LAT 3720'N, LONG 7622'W) indicate .

amphibious training areas

grounds for dredge spoil

fish trap areas

gunnery exercise areas

283

What is the horizontal clearance of the navigation opening of Trestle B of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel?

21 feet

70 feet

75 feet

300 feet

284

The level of mean high water at Old Point Comfort is how many feet above the sounding datum?

1.5 feet

2.2 feet

2.5 feet

3.5 feet

285

A note on the chart indicates that currents in excess of how many knots can be expected in the vicinity of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel?

3.00 knots

2.20 knots

1.75 knots

1.50 knots

286

Anchorage regulations for this area may be obtained from .

Office of the Commander 5th Coast Guard District

Commanding General, Corps of Engineers, Washington, DC

Virginia - Maryland Pilots Association

Chesapeake Bay Port Authority, Hampton, VA

287

Anchorage regulations for this area may be obtained from .

Commanding General, Corps of Engineers, Washington, D.C.

Office of the Commander 5th Coast Guard District

Virginia - Maryland Pilots Association

Chesapeake Bay Port Authority, Hampton VA

288

Anchorage regulations for this area may be obtained from .

Chesapeake Bay Port Authority, Hampton VA

Virginia - Maryland Pilots Association

Office of the Commander 5th Coast Guard District

Commanding General, Corps of Engineers, Washington, D.C.

289

In addition to those found in the Coast Pilot, information concerning anchorage regulations for this area may be obtained from .

Chesapeake Bay Port Authority, Hampton VA

Virginia - Maryland Pilots Association

Commanding General, Corps of Engineers, Washington, D.C.

Office of the Commander 5th Coast Guard District

290

Anchorage regulations for this area may be obtained from .

Office of Commander 2nd Coast Guard District

District Engineer, Corps of Engineers, Norfolk, VA

Virginia - Maryland Pilots Association

Chesapeake Bay Port Authority, Hampton VA

291

You are operating in the area approximately 2 miles southeast of Kelsey Point when you realize that your vessel's intended track will carry you over the wreck charted at LAT 4113.5'N, LONG 7229.6'W. Which statement is TRUE?

The chart indicates the exact position of the wreck.

The wreck has been cleared by wire drag to a depth of 39 ft.

The wreck represents a danger to surface navigation.

The wreck is visible above the sounding datum.

292

Which chart would you use for more detailed information on the Connecticut River?

12354

12370

12371

12375

293

NOAA Weather Broadcasts for the New London area may be received by turning your radio to .

162.550 MHz

162.475 MHz

162.400 MHz

162.350 MHz

294

What is the significance of the broken magenta lines which roughly parallel the shore between Roanoke Point and Orient Point on Long Island?

They mark the limits of breakers in that area.

These lines warn the mariner of submerged rocks.

They mark the boundary lines of fish trap areas.

These lines warn the mariner of submerged pipelines.

295

What is the danger associated with anchoring your vessel within a 300 yard radius of Gardiners Point?

An unusually strong current exists in this area.

The bottom is not suitable for holding the anchor.

Submerged pilings may exist in this area.

Your anchor could become fouled on undetonated explosives.

296

The chart symbol surrounding Saybrook Breakwater Light warns mariners that the navigational light structure is .

no longer maintained

protected by riprap

privately maintained

awash at high tide

297

The chart symbol depicted at LAT 4058.5'N, LONG 7243.4'W indicates a(n) .

abandoned lighthouse

light ship

wreck with only its mast visible

wreck showing a portion of the hull above the sounding datum

298

The chart symbol depicted at LAT 4113.5'N, LONG 7229.7'W indicates .

the exact position of a dangerous wreck

the approximate position of a wreck dangerous to surface navigation

a wreck cleared by wire drag to a depth of 39 feet

a wreck not dangerous to surface navigation

299

Which chart, of the same scale, continues eastward from this chart?

13205

13212

13214

13216

300

Which chart would you use if you planned to continue westward beyond the coverage of this chart?

12363

12373

13205

13218

301

The trapezoidal shaped areas enclosed by a thin broken magenta line and located along the south coast of Long Island are .

designated training areas for Navy amphibious craft

disposal areas for unexploded munitions

fish trap areas

anchorage areas for small craft

302

The precautionary area southeast of Block Island refers to a .

recommended traffic lane

military exercise area

national marine refuge

dumping ground for hazardous wastes

303

A vessel enroute to Long Island Sound from sea will enter waters governed by the Inland Rules of the Road .

when crossing the Territorial Sea boundary

between Montauk Point and Block Island

when north of latitude 4110.0'N

when passing through The Race

304

On the south and the east coasts of Block Island are circles with a dot in the center and labeled CUP. This is a .

conspicuous object

steep depression in the surrounding hills that resembles a cup

domed structure useful for navigation

calling-up-point used for traffic control

305

The Ruins (LAT 4108.5'N, L0NG 7208.8'W) is .

a classic example of 18th century military fortifications

in an area of unpredictable, treacherous currents

restricted to surface navigation due to fishery conservation projects nearby

prohibited to the public

306

When approaching Block Island Sound from Long Island Sound, you will enter waters governed by the International Rules of the Road when you .

pass through The Race

cross the territorial sea boundary

exit Block Island Sound to the east or south

None of the above, as Long Island Sound is governed by the International Rules of the Road

307

Montauk Point Light is 168 feet above what reference level?

Mean low water

Mean tide level

Ground level

Mean high water

308

The irregular black line around a charted light such as Race Rock Light indicates that it is .

unwatched

surrounded by riprap

a minor light

constructed on an artificial island

309

Your position is LAT 4112.4'N, LONG 7153.2'W. You are on course 163T enroute to sea. If you maintain this course and your speed is 10 knots, the bearing and range to Montauk Point Light when abeam, is .

073 T, 1.1 miles

253 T, 1.2 miles

073 T, 1.4 miles

253 T, 1.5 miles

310

At 0800 your vessel is at mile 110 on the Columbia River. You are steaming in an easterly direction. At 0854 Lady Island Range is in line dead astern and Government Island Upper Range is in line on your port quarter. What speed have you averaged?

8.1 mph

8.5 mph

9.4 mph

10.2 mph

311

At 1745 Lady Island Range is in line dead ahead and Government Island Upper Range is in line on your starboard bow. Your vessel is steaming in a westerly direction. At 1851 you pass under the Interstate 5 highway bridge. What speed have you averaged?

10 mph

11 mph

12 mph

13 mph

312

At 1630 your vessel exits Bonneville Lock steaming in a westerly direction. What speed must you average to arrive at the Interstate 5 highway bridge with an ETA of 2120?

6 mph

7 mph

8 mph

9 mph

313

At 1430 your vessel passes under the Interstate 5 highway bridge east bound. Your engines are making RPM's for 12 mph. If the current is ebbing at 3 mph, what is your ETA at Bonneville Lock?

1744

1753

1834

1848

314

At 1745 Lady Island Upper Range is in line dead astern and Washougal Lower Range is in line on the starboard bow. You are steaming in an easterly direction. What speed must you average to arrive abeam of Cape Horn Light No. 67 at 1839?

9.3 mph

9.8 mph

10.2 mph

10.8 mph

315

Your vessel is awaiting lockage at Bonneville Lock. The staff gauge on the guide wall reads 18'-06". What is the maximum vessel draft allowed to enter the lock?

17'-00"

17'-06"

18'-00"

18'-06"

316

What signal is given by air horn to indicate that Bonneville Lock is ready for entrance?

two long blasts

two short blasts

one short blast

one long blast

317

You are approaching Bonneville Lock and Dam and desire lockage. Which call sign should you use to contact the lock?

WUJ 33

WUJ 34

WUJ 41

WUJ 45

318

You are approaching Bonneville Lock and Dam. Which FM- radio channel should be used to communicate with the lockmaster?

13

14

15

16

319

What is the length of the city wharf at The Dalles on the Columbia River?

20 feet

over 1000 feet

800 feet

600 feet

320

At what scheduled time can the draw of the Burlington Northern railroad bridge, across the Columbia River, at mile 328.0 be opened on signal without prior notice?

6:00 am to 6:00 pm

6:00 pm to 6:00 am

8:00 pm to 4:00 am

8:00 am to 4:00 pm

321

What is the minimum clearance for the bridge across the entrance to the Wind River at Home Valley, WA.?

14 feet

26 feet

34 feet

38 feet

322

What is the vertical clearance of the fixed bridge across the entrance to Rock Creek at Stevenson, Washington?

19 feet

36 feet

54 feet

70 feet

323

The mooring float at Beacon Rock State Park is restricted to pleasure boats, what is the maximum duration of mooring in the state park?

1 night

2 nights

5 nights

7 nights

324

What is the height above the water of Government Island Upper Range, lower light?

35 feet

24 feet

38 feet

42 feet

325

What are the characteristics of Washougal Light on the Columbia River?

Equal interval green, 6 seconds

Quick flashing red, 2 seconds

Flashing green, 4 seconds

Flashing red, 2.5 seconds

326

What are the characteristics of the upper light of Government Island Lower Range, on the Columbia River?

Isophase red, 6 seconds

Green group flas ing, seconds

Quick flashing red, 6 seconds

Isophase green, 6 seconds

327

What is the height above the water of light No. 84 on the Columbia River below Bonneville lock & dam?

10 feet

4 feet

14 feet

24 feet

328

What is a characteristic of light No. "68A" on the Columbia River below Bonneville Lock?

The light shows an isophase characteristic.

The light is 3 meters above the water.

The light is equipped with a radar reflector.

The light is green in color.

329

You are underway and steaming in an easterly direction on the Columbia River. Your vessel is positioned in the middle half of Cape Horn Channel and is abeam of Cape Horn Light. What should your fathometer read at this position, if the staff gauge at Portland reads 0 feet and your draft is 9 feet?

16 feet

18 feet

23 feet

24 feet

330

You are underway and proceeding in an easterly direction on the Columbia River. Your vessel is positioned in the right outside quarter of McGowans Channel and is abeam of light No. 88. What should your fathometer read at this position, if the staff gauge at Portland reads + 15.0 feet and your draft is 9 feet?

22 feet

52 feet

43 feet

31 feet

331

You are underway and steaming in an easterly direction on the Columbia River. After bringing Fisher Quarry Channel Range in line over your bow, you move to the left outside quarter of the channel. What should your fathometer read at this position, if the staff gauge at Portland reads +12.5 feet and your draft is 9 feet?

7.5 feet

29.5 feet

41.5 feet

51.5 feet

332

You are underway and proceeding in an easterly direction on the Columbia River. You position your vessel in the middle of the channel and bring Government Island Lower Range in line over your bow. What should your fathometer read at this position, if the staff gauge at Portland reads 10.0 feet and your draft is 9 feet?

18 feet

24 feet

28 feet

31 feet

333

Your vessel is westbound in the Tomahawk Bar Channel approaching the Interstate Highway Bridge. The water level is 15.0 feet above the Columbia River Datum. Your vessel profile indicates the distance from the keel to the highest point is 72.25 feet and your draft is 9.5 feet. What will be the vertical clearance passing under the bridge in the raised position?

72.25 feet

81.25 feet

90.75 feet

100.25 feet

334

Your vessel is westbound approaching the Interstate Highway Bridge in the Tomahawk Bar Channel. The water level is 3.0 feet above the Columbia River Datum. Your vessel profile indicates the distance from the keel to the highest point is 49.75 feet and your draft is 9.5 feet. What will be the vertical clearance passing under the bridge in the raised position?

115.75 feet

121.75 feet

134.75 feet

137.75 feet

335

Your vessel is approaching the Interstate Highway Bridge in the Alternate Barge Channel. The water level is 3.0 feet below the Columbia River Datum. Your vessel profile indicates the distance from the keel to the highest point is 49.75 feet and your draft is 9.5 feet. Your tow has an air draft of 41.25 feet. What is the minimal vertical clearance you will encounter while passing under the bridge?

33.75 feet

34.75 feet

39.75 feet

40.75 feet

336

Your vessel is approaching the Interstate Highway Bridge in the Alternate Barge Channel. The water level is 2.0 feet above the Columbia River Datum. Your vessel has an air draft of 55.5 feet and your draft is 9.5 feet. What is the minimal vertical clearance you will encounter while passing under the bridge?

9.0 feet

14.5 feet

18.5 feet

26.0 feet

337

Your vessel is approaching the Interstate Highway Bridge in the Barge Channel. The water level is 1.5 feet above the Columbia River Datum. Your vessel has an air draft of 43.5 feet and your draft is 9.5 feet. What is the minimal vertical clearance if you are in the center span while passing under the bridge?

23.5 feet

20.5 feet

11 feet

13 feet

338

Your vessel is at mile marker 120 and has an air draft of 52.5 feet. The water level is 4.3 feet above Columbia River Datum. What will the vertical clearance be when your vessel passes under the North Channel Overhead Power Cables?

76.2 feet

80.5 feet

84.8 feet

93.2 feet

339

What is the length of The Bonneville Dam Lock on the Columbia River?

475 feet

500 feet

675 feet

1200 feet

340

Where would you look for information on the restricted areas shown on the chart immediately above and below the spillway at The Dalles Lock & Dam ?

Light List - Vol II

Coast Pilot 7 - Chapter 2

Notice to Mariners

Sailing directions

341

Where would you tune your radio to receive a VHF-FM weather broadcast for the Columbia River in the vicinity of Government Island?

KIH-32 - 162.40 MHz

KBA-99 - 162.40 MHz

KIG-98 - 162.55 MHz

KEC-62 - 162.55 MHz

342

Clearances of bridges and overhead cables below Bonneville Dam refer to heights in feet above mean .

lower low water

high water

low water

sea level

343

Contour elevations on this chart refer to heights in feet above mean .

lower low water

high water

low water

sea level

344

How many nautical miles are between mile 105 and mile 234 on the Columbia River?

112.1

119.5

129

148.4

345

How many nautical miles are between mile 44 and mile 163 on the Columbia River?

98.6

103.4

119.5

136.9

346

At 2200 your vessel is at mile 95 proceeding in an easterly direction on the Columbia River. At 0400 the following morning, you pass the 125 mile mark. How many nautical miles have you traveled since 2200?

22.6

24.3

26.1

34.5

347

At 0800 your vessel is at mile 110 proceeding in an easterly direction on the Columbia River. At 1030 Reed Island is abeam to port as you pass the 125 mile mark. What has been your average speed in knots?

4.3 knots

5.2 knots

8.7 knots

10.0 knots

348

At 0800 your vessel is at mile 110 on the Columbia River. Thirty minutes later your vessel is at mile 115. What is your speed in knots?

4.3 knots

5.7 knots

7.8 knots

8.7 knots

349

At 0705 your position is Latitude 37 20.8 N Longitude 75 29.9' W. If a northwesterly breeze is causing 3 degrees leeway what is the true course to steer in order to pass Hog Island Lighted Bell Buoy "12" at a distance abeam of two miles?

212 T

209 T

206 T

203 T

350

At 0725 you determined your vessel's position to be 3715.5'N, 7533.2'W. Assuming that you make good your course of 206 true and a speed of 18 knots, at what time would you expect to be abeam of Cape Charles Lighted Bell Buoy "14"?

750

754

758

802

351

At about what time will you see Chesapeake Light if visibility is exceptionally clear?

729

733

738

742

352

At 0741 you are still steering a course of 206 true, with a speed of 18 knots. At this time you observe Cape Charles Lighted Bell Buoy "14" bearing 222 true and Hog Island Lighted Bell Buoy "12" bearing 015 true . What were the set and drift experienced since 0725?

259true at 3.2 knots

049true at 2.5 knots

240 true at 1.9 knots

042true at 3.3 knots

353

From your 0741 position, you wish to change course in order to pass 2.2 miles easterly of Cape Charles Lighted Bell Buoy "14". Your engine speed is now 14.0 knots. You estimate the current to be 240 true at 1.8 knots. What is the true course to steer to make good the desired course?

179true

185true

190 true

197true

354

At 0811 your vessel's position is 3704.9'N, 7539.7'W. You are steering a course of 220 true at a speed of 14.0 knots. At what time would you expect the buoys in the northeasterly traffic scheme to line up, if you do not correct for a southwesterly current of 1.8 knots?

826

831

841

846

355

At 0841 Chesapeake Light bears 164 true, Cape Charles Light bears 312 true, and Cape Henry Light bears 247 true. What was your course made good since 0811?

226true

230true

233 true

237true

356

From your 0841 position, you are steering a course of 241 true to the northeasterly inbound channel entrance, your speed is now 15 knots. What is your ETA abeam of buoy "NCA" (LL#375)?

850

855

901

911

357

As you pass through the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel, you take a bearing of 047pgc along trestle C when it is in line. The helmsman reports the vessel's heading as 316 pgc and 329psc. What is the deviation on that heading?

3E

1E

1W

9W

358

At 0930 you obtain a position from the following information: Race Rock Light bears 110T at a range of 1.4 miles, and Goshen Point bears 330T at a range of 3.3 miles. What are your present latitude and longitude?

4116.0'N, 7209.5'W

4115.1'N, 7204.6'W

4117.4'N, 7206.0'W

4114.6'N, 7203.0'W

359

At 1000 buoy "PI" is abeam to starboard a distance of 0.5 mile. From this position, with a set of 295 and a drift of 1.6 knots, what course must you steer to arrive at a point with Buoy "TE" one mile abeam to starboard?

247T

249T

251T

253T

360

At 1130, Horton Point Light bears 172 true at a range of 3.45nm The fathometer reads 81 ft. Your position is .

north of your intended track line

4109.4'N, 7222.6'W

three miles southeast of Six Mile Reef Buoy "8A"

4108.5'N, 7227.3'W

361

At 1155 your vessel's position is LAT 4109.0'N, LONG 7234.4'W. If you make good a course of 282T and a speed of 10.0 knots, when will you arrive at New Haven Harbor Lighted Whistle Buoy "NH"?

1315

1320

1325

1330

362

From your 1155 position, you steer a course of 282T at a speed of 9.5 knots. You obtain the following bearings: 1205: Falkner Island Light bears 318T 1225: Falkner Island Light bears 355T Your 1225 running fix is .

north of your intended track

3.1 miles SSW of Falkner Island Light

ahead of the DR position

south of your intended track

363

At 1245 the GPS shows your position to be LAT 4110.3'N, LONG 7244.2'W. You are steering a course of 284T at an engine speed of 13.0 knots. At what time would you expect the New Haven Harbor Outer Range to be in line if you have a current setting 112T at 1.2 knots?

1318

1323

1328

1343

364

At the time of your 1245 position, which statement is TRUE?

Your fathometer should indicate a reading of approximately 47 feet.

Bradford Reef is 5.7 miles on the starboard bow.

You are in a danger area.

You must follow the International Rules of the Road.

365

After departing the New Haven terminals, your 1800 position puts the New Haven Harbor Lighted Bell Buoy "NH" bearing 130T at a range of 0.2 mile. From this position you set a course to leave Stratford Shoal Middle Ground Light 1.0 mile off your starboard beam. Your speed is 12.5 knots. At 1845 you determine your position to be LAT 4105.5'N, LONG 7303.1'W. What were the set and drift of the current?

294T at 0.5 knot

294T at 0.8 knot

114T at 0.5 knot

114T at 0.8 knot

366

From your 1845 position, you desire to leave Stratford Shoal Middle Ground Light 1.0 mile off your starboard beam at 1900. Which course and speed would you order if you allow for a 2.0 knot current with a set of 180T?

205T at 9.2 knots

208T at 11.4 knots

215T at 9.2 knots

225T at 11.5 knots

367

At 1705 Race Rock Light bears 099True; Orient Point Light bears 176True; Bartlett Reef Light bears 083True. What is your vessel's position?

LAT 4115.0'N, LONG 7214.3'W

LAT 4115.4'N, LONG 7216.6'W

LAT 4115.9'N, LONG 7214.0'W

LAT 4116.4'N, LONG 7214.2'W

368

If there is no set or drift, at what time would you be abeam of Bartlett Reef Light?

1719

1724

1729

1734

369

At 1718, Bartlett Reef Light bears 050T at a distance of 1.5 miles. From this position, you change course to 128 T. At 1750 Race Rock Light bears 336T, Little Gull Island Light bears 285T, and Montauk Point Light bears 134T. What were the set and drift of the current you encountered since 1718?

245T at 0.9 knots

245T at 1.7 knots

065T at 1.7 knots

065T at 0.9 knots

370

If your fathometer is set on fathoms, what should your fathometer read at 1750?

8.5 fathoms

10.2 fathoms

14.7 fathoms

51.0 fathoms

371

At 1756 you determined your vessel's position to be 4110.4'N, 7159.2'W. From this position, you wish to change course to head for a point 5 miles west of Block Island North Light. With a reported set of 050T, a drift of 2.0 knots and turning RPM's for 14 knots, which course should you steer to make good your desired course?

070T

075T

080T

085T

372

At 1844 Watch Hill Point bears 323 true and Block Island North Light bears 084 true Which statement is TRUE?

Your fathometer reads 97 feet

You are governed by the Inland Rules of the Road.

You are to the left (north) of your desired course line.

Your vessel is approximately 8.7 miles off Sandy Point.

373

From your 1850 position of 4112.8'N, 7144.1'W, you change course to 060T. If you make the course good, what will be your predicted distance off Point Judith Light when the Light bears 015T?

1.2 miles

1.9 miles

2.7 miles

3.4 miles

374

You are making good a course of 060T at a speed of 13.5 knots. At 1855 Block Island North Light bears 086T; at 1910 Block Island North Light bears 108T; and at 1930 the same light bears 184T. Which statement is TRUE about your 1930 running fix position?

You are on the edge of a cable area.

The bottom is mud, sand, and clay.

The wavy magenta lines to the north through east of your position are designated lobstering areas.

You are inside the 120 fathom curve

375

At 1942 Point Judith bears 030T and has a range of 3.6 miles and Sandy Point has a range of 5.3 miles. What was your speed made good from your 1850 position?

12.5 knots

13.0 knots

13.5 knots

14.0 knots

376

At 2038 you are on course 272T when Chesapeake Light is bearing 348 true at a range of 5.3 nm Based on this fix, which statement is TRUE?

You are inside a ten fathom depth curve.

You are less than five miles from Chesapeake Light.

You are 0.6 mile north of a wreck.

You are inside the contiguous zone.

377

You are proceeding towards the inbound lane of the Chesapeake Bay entrance deep water route. What is your ETA to abeam of the "CB" Buoy?

2058

2104

2109

2115

378

Your ETA at Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel between trestles B + C is 2300. If your engine speed is 9.8 knots, what will be your approximate speed over the ground, at that time, allowing for the predicted current?

7.0 knots

8.2 knots

11.4 knots

12.5 knots

379

At buoy "CB" you change course to follow the inbound traffic lane. What is the course to steer per gyro compass if you correct your heading for a current of 315 at 1.0 knot and allow 3 leeway for northeasterly winds?

297pgc

299pgc

302pgc

305pgc

380

At 2216 CBJ Buoy is close abeam to port. Your lookout reports several sound signals with their relative bearings. Which would you judge to be coming from a vessel?

A bell, broad on the port bow

A whistle, broad on the starboard beam

A bell, dead ahead

A gong, two points on the starboard quarter

381

As you enter Chesapeake Bay, visibility improves. At 2235 you are between Chesapeake Channel Buoys "5" and "6" in the 41 foot dredged section of Chesapeake Channel. At that time, you change course to pass between buoys "9" and "10". If buoys "11" and "12" are extinguished, your best leading light to keep you in deep water in the Chesapeake Channel, as you approach the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel, would be .

fixed red light on trestle "C"

fixed green light on trestle "B"

fixed red light on trestle "B"

Thimble Shoal Light

382

At 2306, as you pass through Trestle "C", you take a gyro bearing of the trestle when it is in line. The bearing is 049. . What is the gyro error?

0

1.5E

1.0W

2.5W

383

As you proceed up York Spit Channel, what are the three base courses that you must steer to conform to the channel, if steering by standard magnetic compass?

337.5, 359.5, 028.0

337.5, 357.5, 026.0

324.0, 352.5, 009.5

340.0, 000.5, 025.0

384

You are abeam of buoy "18" at 2325. What is your ETA at Baltimore if you average 9.5 knots?

1342

1400

1424

1456

385

At 2127 you take the following round of bearings: Old Field Point Light 224.0pgc Middle Ground Light 320.5pgc Stratford Point Light 348.0pgc Based on the above fix, which statement is TRUE?

At 2127, your fathometer reads about 17 fathoms.

You are south of Mt. Misery Shoal.

You will experience a 1 knot westward setting ebb current

You have lost sight of the red light at Old Field Point.

386

At 2127 you are on course 076T. What is your ETA at a position where Twenty Eight Foot Shoal Lighted Bell Buoy "TE" is abeam to port?

2316

2324

2332

2345

387

At 2200 Middle Ground Light is bearing 270 true at 9 nm Which statement is TRUE?

The vessel did not experience any set and drift.

You are being set to the left of the track.

The set is towards the southwest.

The drift is 0.6 knot.

388

You alter course to make good 076T from your 2200 fix, and estimate you will make 13.6 knots over the ground. If the visibility is 5.5 miles, what is the earliest time you will sight Falkner Island Light? (nominal range 13 miles)

The light is visible at 2200

2221

2236

You will not sight the light

389

At 2214 you receive a "Securite" call requesting you to remain at least 2 miles away from underwater work taking place at LAT 4107.8'N, LONG 7234.6'W. If you change course at 2220 and allow 3 leeway for southerly winds which course will you steer per gyrocompass to comply with this request? No allowance made for current.

079pgc

083pgc

086pgc

089pgc

390

At 2236 Falkner Island Light bears 024 true at a range of 8.6 nm What was the speed made good along the track line since your 2200 fix?

12.7 knots

13.5 knots

13.9 knots

14.2 knots

391

At 2310 your position is LAT 4105.5'N, LONG 7233.7'W and you change course to make good 068T. A radar speed check using Twenty Eight Foot Shoal Buoy indicates your speed over the ground is 13.6 knots. At 2325 Horton Point Light bears 129T. At 2341 the same light bears 194T. What is the position of your 2341 running fix?

LAT 4107.9'N, LONG 7225.9'W

LAT 4108.3'N, LONG 7225.8'W

LAT 4108.5'N, LONG 7225.6'W

LAT 4108.8'N, LONG 7225.2'W

392

At 2342 the gyro alarm sounds and you commence steering by standard magnetic compass. If you allow 3 leeway for southerly winds and do not correct for any existing current, what is the course to steer by standard magnetic compass to make good 068T?

054.0

079.5

081.0

084.5

393

At 2350 the gyro is restored to service. At 0016 the visibility improves. At 0028 you sight Bartlett Reef Light in line with New London Harbor Light bearing 039pgc. What is the gyro error?

2E

0

2W

4W

394

At 2009 you are leaving New London Harbor with buoy "2" close abeam to port, Bartlett Reef Light is at a range of 2.9 nm. What is the true course to the Race that will leave Race Rock Light 0.8 mile abeam to port?

164

166

169

172

395

At 2016 you sight N. Dumpling Light in line with Latimer Reef Light (Fl 6 sec, 55 ft) bearing 079pgc. At the time of the bearing the helmsman reported he was steering 164 pgc and 172 per standard magnetic compass. What is the deviation for that heading?

3E

1E

5W

2W

396

At which point in the voyage is your vessel bound by the International Rules of the Roads (COLREGS)?

At the mouth of New London Harbor

Upon entering Block Island Sound

After crossing the line of the Territorial Sea

After passing between Montauk Point and Lewis Point on Block Island

397

You will pass through the Race at approximately the time of maximum ebb current. As you APPROACH the Race from New London, you will be set .

to the left of the track line

to the right of the track line

forward along the track line

towards New London along the track line

398

At 2030 you take the following radar ranges: Race Rock Light 2.1 miles Latimer Reef Light 6.4 miles If you estimate an average current of 080T at 1.5 knots, which course will you steer per gyrocompass to leave Endeavor Shoals Gong Buoy bearing 270T at 1.5 miles?

115

118

124

127

399

The light on Block Island Sound South Entrance Obstruction Buoy "BIS" is reported extinguished. Which of the following will serve as a positive warning that you are being set onto the obstruction?

Radar ranges to Southwest Point of less than 7.9 miles

Soundings of less than 50 feet

Shagwong Reef Lighted Bell Buoy "7SR" 3.1 miles off abeam

Race Rock Light bearing 299T and decreasing

400

At 2103 you take the following set of bearings: Watch Hill Point Light bears 005 true Montauk Point Light bears 170 true Determine your 2103 fix.

LAT 4109.2'N, LONG 7152.5'W

LAT 4109.1'N, LONG 7152.2'W

LAT 4109.0'N, LONG 7152.9'W

LAT 4108.8'N, LONG 7152.5'W

401

You round Montauk Point and steer to make good 206T. Speed is increased to 13.0 knots. The current, if any, is unknown. The visibility has improved and is estimated to be 5 miles. At 2144 Montauk Point Light bears 273T. At 2202 the same light bears 320T. Which statement concerning your 2202 running fix is TRUE?

You are inside the lobster pot area.

The fathometer reads about 12 fathoms.

You are inside of the 90 foot curve.

You are outside the boundary of the Territorial Sea and Contiguous Zone.

402

At 2229 the gyro fails. What is the course to steer per standard magnetic compass to make good 206T, if you allow 3 leeway for southeasterly winds?

187

191

217

220

403

At 2000 Hog Island Lighted Bell Buoy "12" bears 199 true and Buoy "GM" bears 249 true Your position is .

3735.0'N, 7532.2'W

3723.5'N, 7532.2'W

3703.5'N, 7532.2'W

3703.5'N, 7502.2'W

404

From your 2000 position you change course to 206T. What time would you expect to be abeam of Hog Island Buoy "12"?

2021

2026

2031

2040

405

You should expect to pass how far off buoy "12"?

0.8 mile

1.2 miles

1.7 miles

2.1 miles

406

At 2030 you take the following bearings: Sand Shoal Inlet South Light - 275T Cape Charles Light - 235T The set and drift from 2000 to 2030 are .

088 at 0.7 knot

088 at 1.4 knots

268 at 0.7 knot

268 at 1.4 knots

407

From your 2030 fix you change course to 195T, and leave the engine speed at 14 knots. At 2045, your position is L 37 13.50'N Long 075 38.05' W Which statement is TRUE?

Cape Charles Light bears 050 relative.

Chesapeake Light bears 190 relative.

Your fathometer reading is approximately 40 fathoms.

Your vessel is located in a restricted area.

408

You continue to steer 195T. You pass Cape Charles Lighted Bell Buoy "14", 0.9 miles abeam to starboard at 2111. Your speed made good from 2045 to 2111 is .

13.7 knots

14.1 knots

14.5 knots

14.8 knots

409

Your course made good from 2045 to 2111 is .

187T

190T

193T

196T

410

If you are going to head directly for Chesapeake Light from your 2111 fix, what is the course to make good?

190T

193T

196T

199T

411

At 2200, you alter course to 204T, at 14 knots. You expect a current on this leg of the trip, setting 325 at 1.5 knots. Which course should you steer per gyro compass to make good the true course?

184pgc

190pgc

194pgc

201pgc

412

At 0820 Old Field Point Light bears 206 per gyrocompass, and Stratford Shoals Middle Ground Light bears 322 per gyrocompass. The radar range to Middle Ground Light is 1.5 miles. Your 0820 fix gives you a position of .

LAT 4102.6'N, LONG 7305.2'W

LAT 4102.5'N, LONG 7304.9'W

LAT 4102.3'N, LONG 7305.2'W

LAT 4102.0'N, LONG 7305.1'W

413

From your 0820 position you change course to your rendezvous position, one mile due south of buoy "NH", speed 14.5 knots. You estimate the current to be 260T at 0.5 knot. The wind is northwesterly at 20 knots and you estimate 2 leeway. What is your course per gyrocompass (pgc) to the rendezvous position, if you correct your heading for current and leeway?

039

041

043

045

414

At 0847 you take a round of bearings as follows: Middle Ground Shoal Light - 237 pgc Stratford Point Light - 289 pgc New Haven Light - 019 pgc What were the set and drift since your 0820 position?

Set 180T, drift 0.6 kt

Set 360T, drift 0.3 kt

Set 180T, drift 0.3 kt

Set 360T, drift 0.6 kt

415

From your 0847 fix, you change course to arrive at the rendezvous position and, correcting for current, you estimate your speed over the ground at 15 knots. What is your ETA at the rendezvous?

902

905

908

911

416

At 1022 when you complete the evacuation, you get underway on course 098T and order turns for 14.5 knots. You take the following round of bearings at that time: Stratford Point Light - 260 per gyrocompass New Haven Light - 326 per gyrocompass SW Ledge Light - 358 per gyrocompass Determine your ETA and distance off when abeam of Falkner Island Light, if there are no set and drift?

1102, 3.0 miles

1108, 3.3 miles

1114, 3.1 miles

1118, 3.3 miles

417

As you cross the New Haven Outer Channel range, you observe the range in line bearing 335.5 per gyrocompass. The helmsman reports that he was heading 100 per gyrocompass, and that the standard magnetic compass read 109 at the time of the observation. What are the gyro error and deviation of the standard magnetic compass on this heading?

Gyro error 2E, deviation 3E

Gyro error 0 , deviation 2W

Gyro error 2W, deviation 9W

Gyro error 2W, deviation 3E

418

At 1038 Branford Reef Light bears 019pgc, Falkner Island Light bears 075pgc, and the radar range to Branford Reef Light is 3.0 miles. Which statement is TRUE of your 1038 position?

You are required by regulation to change course to avoid steaming through the dumping ground.

You are making more speed over the ground, since your 1022 fix, than indicated by your engine RPM.

You are abeam of Townshend Ledge

Your fathometer reads about 25 feet.

419

The north shore of Long Island, from Horton Point to Orient Point, is .

bluff and rocky

low and sparsely wooded

marked by long sandy beaches at low water

marshy and backed with sand dunes

420

The visibility is excellent. When Race Rock Light Tower breaks the horizon, how far will you be from the Tower?

8.5 miles

9.6 miles

14.0 miles

17.9 miles

421

At 1930 Race Rock Light bears 111T, and Little Gull Island Light bears 172T. Which of the following is your position at 1930?

LAT 4115.6'N, LONG 7209.6'W

LAT 4116.1'N, LONG 7208.3'W

LAT 4115.3'N, LONG 7212.9'W

LAT 4115.8'N, LONG 7207.1'W

422

From your 1930 position, you set a course of 150T. Your engine speed is 13 knots. What will be your distance off Valiant Rock Bell Buoy "1A" when abeam, if you make good your true course of 150?

0.8 mile

1.0 miles

1.2 miles

1.4 miles

423

Available information indicates that there is a set and drift in this area of 290T at 2 knots. Allowing for this set and drift, what course must you steer to make good a true course of 150, while maintaining an engine speed of 13 knots, from your 1930 position?

141T

145T

149T

153T

424

The speed you can expect to make good over your course while steering to make 150T is .

11.0 knots

11.4 knots

14.0 knots

14.4 knots

425

At 1949 Little Gull Island Light bears 270T and is 1.7 miles off. From this position, you change course to 118T and increase engine speed to 18 knots. If you make good your course and speed, at what time should Shagwong Reef Lighted Bell Buoy "7SR" bear 180T?

2016

2019

2022

2025

426

At 2027 you obtain a radar range to Shagwong Point of 3.4 miles and a tangent bearing to the east end of Long Island of 172T. Which statement is TRUE?

You are to the left of your DR track.

You are inside a precautionary area.

Your speed made good from 1949 to 2027 is 14.0 knots.

Your course made good from 1949 to 2027 is 111T.

427

From your 2027 position you change course to 106T, while maintaining an engine speed of 18 knots. Your ETA at a position where Block Island Sound South Entrance Obstruction Lighted Buoy "BIS" is abeam is .

2039

2043

2047

2050

428

At 2054 Block Island Southeast Point Light bears 054T at 6.9 miles and Southwest Ledge Lighted Bell Buoy 2 is 1.6 miles off to port. The set and drift from 2027 to 2054 is .

127T at 3.1 knots

127T at 1.4 knots

307T at 3.1 knots

307T at 1.4 knots

429

From your 2054 position, you change course to 066T. Maintaining course and speed of 18 knots, at what time can you expect to first cross the 90-foot curve if you experience no set and drift?

2105

2111

2117

2125

430

At 2045, buoy "GM" is at a range of 6.45 miles. Hogs Island Bell Buoy "12" is at a range of 5.25 miles. Your vessel's position is .

LAT 3722.8'N, LONG 7530.8'W

LAT 3722.3'N, LONG 7531.7'W

LAT 3722.0'N, LONG 7529.3'W

LAT 3721.8'N, LONG 7530.7'W

431

From your 2045 position, you set a course to pass 1.5 miles due east of the charted position of Hog Island Lighted Bell Buoy "12". The known set and drift in the area are 068T at 3 knots. What is the course to steer, with no change in engine speed, to make good your desired course?

200T

203T

206T

209T

432

The speed that you can expect to make good, while steering to make good your desired course, is .

13.5 knots

14.3 knots

15.1 knots

15.9 knots

433

At 2129 Cape Charles Light bears 253T, Hog Island Lighted Bell Buoy "12" bears 351T, and Cape Charles Lighted Bell Buoy "14" bears 230T. Which statement is TRUE?

The fathometer reads about 62 feet (18.9 meters).

The bottom is hard sand and oysters.

You are to seaward of the contiguous zone.

You are governed by the International Rules of the Road.

434

From your 2129 position you reduce engine speed to 14 knots. What is the course to make good from your 2129 position to arrive 0.3 mile north of Lighted Whistle Buoy "NCA" (LL#375) assuming no set and drift?

216T

219T

222T

225T

435

At 2207 Cape Charles Light bears 276T, Chesapeake Light bears 194T, and Cape Charles Lighted Bell Buoy "14" bears 312T and is 2.0 miles off. What were the set and drift of the current acting on your vessel from 2129 to 2207?

258T at 2.4 knots

258T at 1.5 knots

078T at 1.5 knots

078T at 2.4 knots

436

From your 2207 position you adjust your course to arrive 0.3 mile north of Lighted Whistle Buoy "NCA". If you make good 14 knots, at what time will Cape Charles Light be abeam?

2242

2245

2247

2250

437

At 2259 Cape Henry Light bears 250T, Chesapeake Light bears 122T, and North Chesapeake Entrance Lighted Whistle Buoy "NCA" has a radar range of 1.8 miles. Which statement is TRUE?

The course made good is 226T.

You are in the red sector of Cape Henry Light.

You are in a submerged submarine transit lane.

Chesapeake Light is 7.6 miles off.

438

From your 2259 fix, you alter course to 250T. At 2300 Cape Henry Light bears 250T. At 2326 Cape Henry Light bears 252T. Which statement is TRUE?

You are being set to the right.

The bearing change should be expected as you transit the inbound lane.

You should alter course to starboard.

You should slow to reduce the effect of the current.

439

Chesapeake Channel is temporarily closed to traffic. At 2215 you anchor on the following bearings: Wolf Trap Light 358pgc Light "HH" 301pgc New Point Comfort Spit Light "2" 263pgc What is your 2215 position?

LAT 3718.3'N, LONG 7610.9'W

LAT 3718.2'N, LONG 7611.2'W

LAT 3718.1'N, LONG 7610.8'W

LAT 3718.0'N, LONG 7611.2'W

440

While you are at anchor, what will serve as a positive warning that you are drifting towards the wrecks located to the NW and SW of your 2215 position?

A constant bearing on New Point Comfort Light.

The bearing of Wolf Trap Light changing to the right

Increasing soundings

The bearing of Wolf Trap Light changing to the left

441

What course per gyrocompass would you need to steer from the anchorage to York Spit Channel buoy "29"?

172 pgc

175 pgc

178 pgc

181 pgc

442

When you get underway, you will take the most direct route to buoy "CBJ", while remaining west of York Spit Channel. You will be turning for 9.7 knots and estimate an average ebb of 0.3 knot during the transit. How long will it take to steam from the anchor position to buoy "CBJ"?

2h 16m

2h 33m

2h 42m

2h 51m

443

The area bounded by the buoys "C51" to "C47A" to "M6" to "M14", west of your anchorage, is .

a training area for naval small craft

restricted to oil and mineral exploration

an anchorage for ammunition barges

a fish trap area

444

As you transit the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel, you take a gyro bearing of trestle C when it is in line. The gyro bearing was 050. At that time, the helmsman noted that he was heading 139pgc and 146 per standard magnetic compass. What is the deviation?

2E

0

2W

4W

445

At 1042 you take the following round of bearings: Cape Henry Light 259T Chesapeake Light 101T Cape Charles Light 006T From this position, you set course 070T at a speed of 9.5 knots. What is the course per standard magnetic compass?

069.5psc

060.5psc

079.5psc

080.5psc

446

At 1126 yo take the following set of bearings: Chesapeake Light bears 143 true Cape Henry Light bears 254 true. What was the current encountered since your 1042 fix?

Set 272, Drift 0.6 knot

Set 272, Drift 0. knot

Set 092, Drift 0.6 knot

Set 092, Drift 0.8 knot

447

You continue on course from your 1126 fix. At 1131 Cape Charles Light bears 322T. At 1135 you change course to 000T. At 1149 Cape Henry Light bears 247T. Which statement concerning your 1149 running fix is TRUE?

Your fathometer reads 47 feet.

You are in a danger area.

Chesapeake Light is due south of you.

You are north of Smith Island Shoal.

448

At 2216 your position is LAT 4116.0'N, LONG 7208.0'W. Which statement is TRUE?

You are in the red sector of New London Harbor Light.

Your fathometer reads approximately 40 feet.

You will cross the Colregs Demarcation Line if you continue on your present course.

Little Gull Island Light bears 339T at 4.3 miles.

449

If you estimate 3 leeway due to northerly winds, which course will you steer per standard magnetic compass (psc) to make good 255T?

267psc

270psc

272psc

274psc

450

You sight Bartlett Reef Light in range with New London Harbor Light bearing 038pgc. At the time of the bearing, the helmsman reports he was heading 253pgc and 269 per standard magnetic compass. What is the deviation for that heading?

1E

1W

4E

4W

451

At 2255 you take the following visual bearings. Saybrook Breakwater Light 333pgc Little Gull Island Light 094pgc Horton Point Light 211pgc What is your position?

LAT 4113.6'N, LONG 7219.2'W

LAT 4113.8'N, LONG 7219.6'W

LAT 4114.0'N, LONG 7219.0'W

LAT 4114.2'N, LONG 7219.7'W

452

At 2308 your position is LAT 4112.7'N, LONG 7222.8'W. You steer a course to make good 255T from this position. At 2310 you receive a distress call from a vessel anchored 2.1 miles due north of Mattituck Inlet Light. If you change course at 2314, what is the course to steer per gyrocompass to arrive at the distress site if you allow 2 leeway for northerly winds, 3E gyro error and correct your course for a current of 073T at 1.3 knots?

208pgc

212pgc

216pgc

220pgc

453

Based on the information in the previous question, what is your ETA at the distress scene?

6

10

16

21

454

At 2347 you are advised that your assistance is no longer needed. At 2350 you change course to make good 268T. At 0015 you take the following round of bearings: Kelsey Point Breakwater light 024pgc Horton Point Light 100pgc Falkner Island Light 333pgc At 0030 Falkner Island Lt. bears 000T at 5.9 miles. What is the course and speed made good between 0015 and 0030?

CMG 262T, SMG 10.4 knots

CMG 268T, SMG 10.8 knots

CMG 268T, SMG 10.4 knots

CMG 272T, SMG 10.8 knots

455

At 0030 you alter course and speed to make good 265T at 10 knots. What is your ETA at a point where Stratford Shoal Middle Ground Light is abeam?

218

223

228

233

456

At 0100 you notice that the wind has become SSW'ly and has freshened. At 0200 you sight Stratford Point Lighted Bell Buoy "18" bearing 268pgc. At 0215 the buoy bears 269pgc. Which statement is TRUE?

You should alter course to the right to increase the rate of the bearing change.

You are making more speed over the ground than you estimated.

You should alter course to decrease the distance that you will pass off Middle Ground Shoal.

You can hold the present course and safely pass buoy "18".

457

At 0400 your position is: Latitude 40 50.2' North Longitude 071 36.2' West From your 0400 fix, you steer a course to make good 347T at 12.5 knots. Visibility is good. What is the earliest time you can expect to raise Montauk Point Light? (Nominal range - 24 miles, height above water - 168 feet)

The light is visible at 0400.

426

435

442

458

You estimate the current to be 125 at 0.6 knot, and the wind is westerly causing 3 of leeway. What course should you steer per gyro compass to make good 347T while turning for 12.5 knots?

340 pgc

343 pgc

346 pgc

349 pgc

459

At 0445 you take the following lines of position: Montauk Point Light 292pgc Block Island Southeast Point Light 024pgc What was the current encountered since your 0400 fix?

004, 0.7 knot

004, 0.9 knot

184, 0.7 knot

184, 0.9 knot

460

At 0455 you encounter fog and slow to 5 knots. At 0500, you obtain a radar fix from the following information: Radar range to Montauk Point is 9.1 miles. T gent bearing to we t r edge of Block Is. Is 015pgc. Distance off the nearest part of Block Is. is 5.9 miles. What is your 0500 position?

LAT 4102.8'N, LONG 7139.5'W

LAT 4102.9'N, LONG 7139.8'W

LAT 4103.1'N, LONG 7139.6'W

LAT 4103.5'N, LONG 7139.3'W

461

Based on your 0500 fix, which statement is TRUE?

You are seaward of the 120 fathom curve.

The course made good between 0445 and 0500 was 345T.

You should alter course to port to clear Southwest Ledge Shoal.

A radar contact bearing 020T at 4.8 miles is buoy "2A".

462

At 0520 your position is LAT 4107.2'N, LONG 7141.6'W. You set course to leave Race Rock Light abeam to starboard at 0.5 mile. What is the course to steer per standard magnetic compass? (Assume no current)

301.5

305.0

307.5

309.0

463

Visibility becomes variable in patchy fog and you maintain 5 knots speed. At 0610 you sight Montauk Point Light bearing 239pgc, and at 0630 you sight Watch Hill Point Light bearing 333pgc. What is the position of your 0630 running fix?

LAT 4108.3'N, LONG 7145.4'W

LAT 4108.2'N, LONG 7145.8'W

LAT 4108.1'N, LONG 7145.1'W

LAT 4108.0'N, LONG 7145.2'W

464

At 0630 you increase speed to 12.0 knots. At 0645 Race Rock Light bears 294pgc. At 0700 Race Rock Light bears 293pgc. Based on this, you should .

alter course to port

maintain course and speed

alter course to starboard

maintain course and reduce speed

465

The Tidal Current Tables indicate the following for the Race: SLACK WATER MAXIMUM CURRENT 0328 0642 3.9 F 0947 1301 3.2 E What current should you expect when transiting the Race?

3.9 knots, ebbing

3.9 knots, flooding

3.5 knots, ebbing

3.5 knots, flooding

466

At 2212 your position is LAT 40 51'N, LONG 71 53.5'W. What is the course to steer, per gyrocompass from your 2212 position, to leave Montauk Point Buoy "MP" abeam to port at 1 mile if easterly winds are causing 3 of leeway?

027 pgc

030 pgc

032 pgc

035 pgc

467

What is the earliest time you should sight Montauk Point Light (nominal range - 24 miles) if you are turning for 9.2 knots? Visibility is 5 nautical miles.

The light is visible at 2212

2221

2243

You will not sight the light on this course.

468

At 2245 visibility improves and Montauk Point Light bears 355pgc. At 2314 Montauk Point Light bears 331pgc, and at 2329 the light bears 311pgc. Based on your 2329 running fix which statement is TRUE?

You are shoreward of the 90 foot curve.

Your fathometer reads about 136 feet.

You are being set to the left of the track.

You allowed too much leeway for the easterly winds.

469

At 2346 Montauk Point Light bears 285pgc, and the radar range to Montauk Point is 5.9 miles. You are steering to make good 034T. In order to remain westward of Southwest Ledge you should .

come left when South East Point Light bears 057 true

remain on your present course and you will clear Southwest Ledge

keep Block Island North Light bearing 033T or less

alter course to the right when Block Island Aerobeacon bears 055T

470

At 2352 you hear a MAYDAY call from a vessel reporting her position as 1.5 miles due east of Block Island Southeast Point Light. What is the course to steer, per gyrocompass to the distress site, if you change course at midnight and allow 1 leeway for easterly winds?

049.5pgc

052.5pgc

055.5pgc

059.0pgc

471

At 0040 you are south of Lewis Point when you receive word that the distress is terminated. You alter course to head for The Race. At 0052 you take the following relative bearings because the starboard gyro repeater is inoperative. Your heading at each bearing was 285pgc. What is your 0052 position? Race Rock Light 002 Watch Hill Light 034 Block Island North Light 122

LAT 4108.8'N, LONG 7141.4'W

LAT 4109.0'N, LONG 7142.3'W

LAT 4109.0'N, LONG 7141.1'W

LAT 4109.1'N, LONG 7141.7'W

472

You continue to steer 285pgc from your 0052 fix. Your speed is 9.2 knots. What is the course per standard magnetic compass?

273.5

276.0

298.0

302.0

473

At 0100 Race Rock Light bears 001 relative, and at 0110 it bears 000 relative. Based on this you know you .

are being set to the right of the track

are making good more than 9.2 knots

are making good less than 9.2 knots

have an unknown gyro error

474

In order to check your compasses, you sight Race Rock Light in line with New London Harbor Light bearing 336 per gyrocompass. The helmsman reports the vessel was heading 275.0pgc and 290.5 per standard magnetic compass at the time of the observation. Which statement is TRUE?

The gyro error is now 2E.

The deviation table is correct for that heading.

The vessel should be swung to check the deviation table.

The compass error is 0.5W.

475

At 2100 your position is 40 44.1' N, 072 07.6' W. From this position at what time will Montauk Point light become visible if the luminious range is 8 nm?

2221

2227

2235

2315

476

At 2146 your position is 40 51.3' N, 071 59.2' W. If your engine speed has been 13 knots, what was the current you encountered since 2100?

120 true @ 1.1 knots

120 true @ 1.4 knots

300 true @ 1.1 knots

300 true @ 1.4 knots

477

At 2146 what is the approximate reading on your fathometer if it is set on feet?

85 feet

105 feet

121 feet

166 feet

478

At 2146 you slow down to 12 knots. The reported current in the area is 320 @ 2 knots. What is the course to steer to pass to the southeast of Buoy "MP" @ 2 nm?

055

061

066

071

479

At 2246 your position is 40 58.5' N, 071 47.8' W. You determine that .

the depth of the water below your keel is 120 feet

there is a submerged unexploded ordnance area within 4 nm of your position

your vessel is within the 120 foot contour curve

your vessel is beyond the 120 foot contour curve

480

From your 2243 position a northeasterly wind is causing 3 of leeway, there is no current, what is the course to steer and your ETA at the point 2 nm southeast of Buoy "MP"?

055 true, 2301

057 true, 2311

058 true, 2311

061 true, 2301

481

At 2310 Buoy "MP" is bearing 305 true @ a range of 2.5 nm. From this position you change course to 005 true. If there is no set and drift what is your distance off Southwest Ledge Buoy "2" when it is on your starboard beam?

0.9 nm

1.1 nm

1.5 nm

1.9 nm

482

At 2344 you are on a course of 293 true, Montauk Point Light is bearing 235 pgc at a range of 6.8 nm. At 2357 Montauk Point Light is bearing 215 true. You increase speed to 14.5 knots. At 0012 Montauk Point Light is bearing 177 true. Which statement about your 0012 running fix is true?

you are being set to the north

your fathometer is reading 14 fathoms

you are governed by the Inland Rules of the Road

the fathometer trace shows that you have passed over the 89 foot sounding

483

At 0016 your position is 41 10.3' N, 071 53.0' W. You are steering 296 true and there is no set and drift. At 0049 Race Rock Light is on your starboard beam. What was your speed made good from your 0016 position?

13.8 knots

14.4 knots

15.0 knots

15.6 knots

484

You are on course 192pgc at 12 knots. At 1900 your position is: Latitude 37 22.6' North Longitude 075 35.7' West Which of the following is true?

if you maintain course and speed you will pass Hog Island Bell Buoy "2" to starboard

you are inside the 3 nm territorial sea

your fathometer reads 30'

None of the above

485

What course should you steer using the standard magnetic compass (psc) to make good the course of 192pgc?

188psc

195psc

203psc

205psc

486

At 1920, the buoy forward of your starboard beam is .

an interrupted quick flashing buoy

Hog Island Lighted Bell Buoy

South Light Buoy

Sand Shoal Inlet Lighted Buoy "A"

487

At 1930, your position is LAT 3716.7'N, LONG 7537.7'W. The depth of water is approximately .

30 feet ( 9.1 meters)

40 feet (12.1 meters)

50 feet (15.1 meters)

60 feet (18.1 meters)

488

At 1950, your position is LAT 3712.3'N, LONG 7538.6'W. The set and drift from 1930 to 1950 were .

150T at 0.6 knot

150T at 1.6 knots

330T at 0.6 knot

330T at 1.6 knots

489

Assume set and drift have no effect on your vessel. If you change course to 187pgc from your 1950 position, how close will you pass Cape Charles Lighted Bell Buoy "14"?

0.1 mile

0.5 mile

1.1 mile

1.7 miles

490

At 2020, you obtain a fix using the following information: Cape Charles Lighted Bell Buoy "14" bears 333 pgc Cape Charles Light bears 271.5 pgc Your longitude is .

7538.9'W

7539.1'W

7539.3'W

7540.5'W

491

At 2020, what is the course to steer to enter the inbound lane of North Chesapeake Entrance traffic separation scheme if a northwesterly wind causes 3 of leeway?

227pgc

224pgc

221pgc

215pgc

492

If you make good 12 knots, what is the ETA at North Chesapeake Channel Entrance Buoy "NCA" (LL #375)?

2116

2111

2106

2101

493

At 2100, Cape Charles Light bears 321pgc, and Cape Henry Light bears 247pgc. Your latitude is .

3700.0'N

3659.7'N

3659.4'N

3659.1'N

494

If the visibility is 3 miles, at what range will you lose sight of Chesapeake Light?

The light has never been visible.

6.4 miles

8.3 miles

12.1 miles

495

At 2100, you alter course to 250T and reduce speed to 7 knots. You enter the traffic separation scheme on the inbound side. At 2200, your fix shows you crossing a broken purple line on the chart, and you observe North Chesapeake Entrance Lighted Gong Buoy "NCD" to port. This area is .

a precautionary area centered on buoy "CBJ"

a pilotage area

an area with local magnetic disturbances

in inland waters

496

What course per standard magnetic compass (psc) is the same as 247pgc?

240psc

246psc

257psc

260psc

497

At 2215, Cape Henry Light bears 242pgc, Cape Charles Light bears 010.5pgc, and Chesapeake Channel Tunnel North Light bears 319pgc. You are heading 271pgc. What is the relative bearing of Thimble Shoal Light?

280

332

014

017

498

While navigating inbound in the Thimble Shoal Channel system you must .

navigate in the main channel when between Trestles A & B

maintain a minimum speed of 6 knots

remain 1500 yards (1360 meters) from large naval vessels

use the north auxiliary channel

499

You are in New Haven Outer Channel and sight the range markers in line directly over the stern. Your heading at the time is 168 per standard magnetic compass. What is the magnetic compass error?

14W

1W

1E

0

500

At 0720, you are in the outer channel between buoy "1" and buoy "2" and change course to pass Townshend Ledge Lighted Bell Buoy "10A" abeam to port at 0.1 miles. What is the course to steer per gyro compass if a northerly wind causes 2 of leeway?

120pgc

118pgc

116pgc

114pgc

501

At 0740, you obtain the following radar data: Branford Reef Light bears 068 true @ 3.0 nm What is your position?

LAT 4112.0'N, LONG 7251.3'W

LAT 4112.0'N, LONG 7251.8'W

LAT 4112.1'N, LONG 7251.5'W

LAT 4112.1'N, LONG 7252.0'W

502

From your 0740 position, you change course to pass 1.1 miles north of Falkner Island Light. Which of the following is true?

you should consult the sailing directions for pilotage requirements

you will pass 1.5 nm off Branford Reef Light

your course will keep you clear of the 18' shoal

None of the above

503

At 0802, the radar range and bearing to Branford Reef Light are 350pgc at 0.8 mile, and the north point of Falkner Island are 090pgc at 6.7 miles. What were the set and drift that you encountered since 0740?

Set 085T, drift .2 knot

Set 085T, drift .6 knot

Set 265T, drift .2 knot

Set 265T, drift .6 knot

504

Falkner Island Light is shown .

46 feet (13.9 meters) above sea level

only from 1 June to 10 October

from a white octagonal tower

with a six-second period

505

If there is no current, what is the course per standard magnetic compass from your 0802 fix to a position 1.1 miles north of Falkner Island Light?

064psc

068psc

091psc

095psc

506

At 0830, you want the latest weather forecasts for the Falkner Island area. On what frequency do you set your FM radio for this information?

2182 kHz

162.80 Mhz

156.65 Mhz

162.55 Mhz

507

At 0844, the range to the north end of Falkner Island is 2.0 miles and the left tangent bearing is 102T. If the height of the tide is +1.0 foot, what is the approximate depth of the water under the keel?

14 ft (4.2 meters)

19 ft (5.8 meters)

22 ft (6.7 meters)

29 ft (8.8 meters)

508

At 0925, you plot the following: Falkner Island Light bearing 252 true @ 1.8 nm If you correct for a current setting 035T at 0.5 knot, what true course will you steer from the 0925 position to arrive at a position 0.5 mile south of Long Sand Shoal West End Horn Buoy "W"?

089T

092T

095T

102T

509

If you correct for the current in the preceding question (035T at 0.5 knot) and maintain an engine speed of 7.5 knots, what is your ETA 0.5 mile south of buoy "W"?

1016

1021

1026

1030

510

At 0946, the radar range to Hammonasset Point is 2.5 miles. The range to the eastern most point of Falkner Island is 3.3 miles, and the range to Horton Point is 10.1 miles. What is your position at 0946?

LAT 4113.1'N, LONG 7234.8'W

LAT 4113.0'N, LONG 7234.5'W

LAT 4112.8'N, LONG 7235.1'W

LAT 4112.8'N, LONG 7234.4'W

511

Long Sand Shoal .

shoals gradually on the north and south sides

is hard and lumpy

shows breakers when northerly winds exceed 10 knots

has gray sand with scattered shells

512

During extreme low water, the soundings near Saybrook may require corrections up to .

1 foot (+.3 meters)

-2 feet (-.6 meters)

-3.5 feet (-1.1 meters)

The sounding datum is based on extreme low water and no correction is necessary

513

As you enter New London Harbor, you are steering on the entrance range. The lights are in line over the bow as you are heading 352pgc. What is the gyro error?

2E

0

1W

3W

514

Your 1600 position is LAT 3722.5'N, LONG 7532.3'W. The depth of water is about .

38 feet (11.5 meters)

45 feet (13.6 meters)

52 feet (15.8 meters)

59 feet (17.3 meters)

515

If there is no current, what is the course per gyro compass from your 1600 position to point "A" located 0.5 mile due east of Hog Island Lighted Bell Buoy "12"?

190pgc

193pgc

196pgc

199pgc

516

At 1630, you reach point "A" and come right to 204T. Your engine speed is 12 knots. Your 1715 position is LAT 3709.8'N, LONG 7537.4'W. The current was .

067T at 1.1 knots

067T at 1.5 knots

247T at 1.1 knots

247T at 1.6 knots

517

From your 1715 fix you steer 214T at 12 knots. At 1800, you take the following bearings: Cape Charles Light bearing 296 true Cape Henry light bearing 242 true Your 1800 position is .

LAT 3702.8'N, LONG 7543.9'W

LAT 3702.9'N, LONG 7543.1'W

LAT 3703.0'N, LONG 7543.3'W

LAT 3703.1'N, LONG 7542.8'W

518

At 1815, your position is LAT 3701.0'N, LONG 7542.7'W. If there is no current, what is the course per standard magnetic compass to arrive at a point 0.3 mile due north of North Chesapeake Entrance Lighted Whistle Buoy "NCA"?

249.0psc

251.5psc

255.0psc

257.0psc

519

From your 1815 position, you want to make good course 263 T. Your engines are turning RPMs for 12 knots. The current is 050T at 1.9 knots. Adjusting your course for set and drift, at what time should you expect to enter the red sector of Cape Henry Light?

1851

1857

1904

1911

520

At 1920, Cape Henry Light bears 231pgc, and Chesapeake Channel Tunnel North Light bears 294pgc. If your heading is 268T, what is the relative bearing of Chesapeake Light?

213

201

194

179

521

Which statement concerning your 1920 position is TRUE?

You are entering a restricted area.

You are governed by the Inland Rules of the Road.

You are within the Chesapeake Bay Entrance traffic separation scheme.

On your present course Trestle "C" of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge - Tunnel is dead ahead.

522

From your 1920 position, you change course to enter Chesapeake Channel between buoys 9 and 10. What is the course per gyrocompass?

271pgc

274pgc

277pgc

280pgc

523

At 2000, your position is LAT 3704.1'N, LONG 7605.6'W. You change course for the Eastern Shore. At 2037, Old Plantation Flats Light bears 033pgc, and York Spit Light bears 282pgc. The course made good from your 2000 position was .

006T

014T

020T

028T

524

At 2037, you change course and wish to make good a course of 016T. There is no current, but an easterly wind is causing 3 leeway. What course per standard magnetic compass should you steer to make good the course 016T?

022psc

025psc

028psc

031psc

525

Your height of eye is 25 feet (7.6 meters). If the visibility is 11 nautical miles, what is the luminous range of Wolf Trap Light?

8.2 miles

12.0 miles

16.0 miles

17.0 miles

526

Which chart provides more detail of Cape Charles harbor and its approaches?

12238

12225

12224

12222

527

At 2123, your position is LAT 3720.0'N, LONG 7603.0'W. What is your distance offshore of Savage Neck?

1.7 miles

2.5 miles

3.6 miles

10.9 miles

528

From your 2123 position, you are approximately 42 miles from Crisfield, MD. If you are making good a speed of 11 knots, at what time should you arrive at Crisfield, MD?

2359

37

112

149

529

Your 1600 position is LAT 3722.5'N, LONG 7532.3'W. The depth of water under the keel is about .

38 feet (11.5 meters)

45 feet (13.6 meters)

52 feet (15.8 meters)

59 feet (17.3 meters)

530

If there is no current, what is the course per gyro compass from your 1600 position to point A located 0.5 mile due east of Hog Island Lighted Bell Buoy "12"?

190pgc

193pgc

196pgc

199pgc

531

At 1630, you reach point A and come right to 204T. Your engine speed is 12 knots. Your 1715, position is LAT 3709.8'N, LONG 7537.4'W. The current was .

067T at 1.1 knots

246T at 1.1 knots

067T at 1.5 knots

246T at 1.5 knots

532

From your 1715 fix, you steer 214T at 12 knots. At 1800, you take the following bearings: Cape Charles Light bearing 296 true Cape Henry light bearing 242 true Your 1800 position is .

LAT 3702.9'N, LONG 7543.1'W

LAT 3702.9'N, LONG 7543.9'W

LAT 3703.0'N, LONG 7543.3'W

LAT 3703.1'N, LONG 7542.8'W

533

At 1815, your position is LAT 3701.0'N, LONG 7542.7'W. If there is no current, what is the course per standard magnetic compass to arrive at a point 0.3 mile due north of North Chesapeake Entrance Lighted Whistle Buoy "NCA" (LL#375)?

249.0

251.5

255.0

257.0

534

From your 1815 position, you want to make good a course of 263T. Your engines are turning RPM's for 12 knots. The current is 050T at 1.9 knots. Adjusting your course for set and drift, at what time should you expect to enter the red sector of Cape Henry Light?

1849

1854

1859

1904

535

At 1920, Cape Henry Light bears 225pgc, and Chesapeake Channel Tunnel North Light bears 288pgc. If your heading is 268T, what is the relative bearing of Chesapeake Light?

194

205

213

220

536

Which statement concerning your 1920 position is TRUE?

You are entering a restricted area.

You are governed by the Inland Rules of the Road.

You are within the Chesapeake Bay Entrance traffic separation scheme.

You can expect differences of as much as 6 from the normal magnetic variation of the area.

537

From your 1920 position, you change course to enter Chesapeake Channel between buoys 9 and 10. What is the course per standard magnetic compass (psc) ?

286psc

283psc

280psc

274psc

538

At 2000, your position is LAT 3704.1'N, LONG 7605.6'W. You change course for the Eastern Shore. At 2037, Old Plantation Flats Light bears 033pgc, and York Spit Light bears 282pgc. The course made good from your 2000 position is .

359T

006T

014T

020T

539

At 2037, you change course to make good a course of 016T. There is no current, but a westerly wind is causing 3 leeway. What course per standard magnetic compass (psc) should you steer to make good the course 016T?

031psc

028psc

025psc

022psc

540

Your height of eye is 25 feet (7.6 meters). If the visibility is 5.5 nautical miles, what is the luminous range of Wolf Trap Light?

7.5 miles

12.0 miles

16.0 miles

17.0 miles

541

If you want a more detailed chart of the area at your 2115 DR position, which chart should you use?

12222

12224

12225

12238

542

At 2123, your position is LAT 3720.0'N, LONG 7603.0'W. What is your distance offshore of Savage Neck?

4.3 miles

3.4 miles

2.6 miles

1.7 miles

543

From your 2123 position, you are approximately 42 miles from Crisfield, MD. If you are making good a speed of 13 knots, at what time should you arrive at Crisfield, MD?

2359

37

112

148

544

At 0700, Stratford Shoal Middle Ground Light bears 137 pgc. From your radar, you get a bearing of 007pgc to the south tip of Stratford Point with a range of 4.5 miles. What is your 0700 position?

LAT 4104.6'N, LONG 7307.0'W

LAT 4104.6'N, LONG 7307.4'W

LAT 4104.7'N, LONG 7307.2'W

LAT 4104.8'N, LONG 7307.0'W

545

At 0725, you are heading 054T, and Stratford Point Light is abeam to port at 3.1 miles. The current is 135T at 1.8 knots. If you make turns for an engine speed of 8 knots, which course must you steer to make good 048T?

035T

042T

047T

055T

546

Which structure should you look for while trying to locate Southwest Ledge Light?

White conical tower with a brown band midway of height

White octagonal house on a cylindrical pier

Conical tower, upper half white, lower half brown

Black skeleton tower on a granite dwelling

547

At 0830, you obtained the following radar information: Branford Reef Light bearing 079 true @ 4.2 nm What is your vessel's position?

LAT 4112.4'N, LONG 7356.0'W

LAT 4017.4'N, LONG 7354.0'W

LAT 4112.0'N, LONG 7253.8'W

LAT 4112.4'N, LONG 7253.8'W

548

From your 0830 position, you wish to make good 097T. There is no current, but a southerly wind is producing 3 leeway. What course should you steer per standard magnetic compass in order to make good your true course?

118psc

115psc

112psc

109psc

549

At 0845, you are on a course of 097T, and Townshend Ledge Buoy "10A" is close abeam to port. With a westerly current of 1.2 knots, what speed will you have to turn for from your 0845 position in order to arrive abeam of Six Mile Reef Buoy "8C" at 1030?

8.5 knots

9.7 knots

10.9 knots

12.1 knots

550

At 0910, your DR position is LAT 4111.9'N, LONG 7247.8' W. Your vessel is on course 097T at 9.5 knots, and the weather is foggy. At 0915, Branford Reef Light is sighted through a break in the fog bearing 318T. At 0945, Falkner Island Light is sighted bearing 042T. What is your 0945 running fix position?

LAT 4111.1'N, LONG 7241.2'W

LAT 4111.3'N, LONG 7241.3'W

LAT 4111.4'N, LONG 7241.0'W

LAT 4111.5'N, LONG 7240.7'W

551

What do the dotted lines around Goose Island and Kimberly Reef represent?

Limiting danger

Breakers

Depth contours

Tide rips

552

At 1100, your position is LAT 4111.3'N, LONG 7228.0'W. You are steering a course of 069T to leave Black Point one mile off your port beam. It has been reported that the Long Sand Shoal Buoys and Hatchett Reef Buoys are off station. Which of the following will serve as a line marking the hazards and keep your vessel in safe water?

Danger bearing to Black Point of not more than 064T

Maintaining a 7 nm range off Orient Point

A bearing to Little Gull Island Light of not less than 090

A distance to Saybrook Breakwater Light of not less than 1.3 miles

553

Little Gull Island Light is .

lighted only during daytime when the sound signal is in operation

maintained only from May 1 to Oct 1

lighted throughout 24 hours

obscured by trees from 253 to 352

554

At 1210, you are in position LAT 4114.3'N, LONG 7216.5'W. What is the depth of water below your keel?

97 feet (29.4 meters)

108 feet (32.7 meters)

119 feet (36.1 meters)

125 feet (37.9 meters)

555

From your 1210 position, you are steering a course of 083 T. Your engines are turning RPMs for 10 knots. The set and drift of the current are 310 at 1.7 knots. At what time should you expect to enter the red sector of New London Harbor Light?

1241

1249

1256

1309

556

Your vessel is entering New London Harbor Channel. If there is no current, what should you steer per gyro compass to stay on the range?

351

354

357

006

557

On chart 12354, the datum from which heights of objects are taken is .

mean high water

mean low water

lowest low water

mean lower low water

558

The red sector of New London Harbor Light covers from .

040 - 310

000 - 041

208 - 220

204 - 239

559

At 0700, Stratford Shoal Middle Ground Light bears 143pgc at 1.8 miles. What is your 0700 position?

LAT 4104.8'N, LONG 7306.7'W

LAT 4105.0'N, LONG 7307.6'W

LAT 4105.1'N, LONG 7306.8'W

LAT 4105.3'N, LONG 7307.9'W

560

At 0725, Stratford Point Light bears 327pgc at 3.1 miles. At this time, you wish to change course to 048T. The current is 135T at 1.8 knots. Your engine speed is 8 knots. What course must you steer to make good 048T?

035T

038T

041T

044T

561

Which structure should you look for while trying to locate Stratford Point Light?

White conical tower with a brown band midway of height

White octagonal house on a cylindrical pier

Conical tower, upper half white, lower half brown

Black skeleton tower on a granite dwelling

562

At 0830, you obtain the following radar information:: Branford Reef Light bearing 079 true @ 4.35 nm What is your vessel's position?

LAT 4112.1'N, LONG 7353.8'W

LAT 4012.2'N, LONG 7354.4'W

LAT 4112.3'N, LONG 7253.6'W

LAT 4112.4'N, LONG 7254.0'W

563

From your 0830 position, you wish to make good 097T. There is no current, but a southerly wind is producing 4 leeway. What course should you steer per standard magnetic compass in order to make good your true course?

101psc

108psc

110psc

115psc

564

You make good 097T from your 0830 fix. With a westerly current of 1.2 knots, what engine speed will you have to turn for from your 0830 position in order to arrive abeam of Six Mile Reef Buoy "8C" at 1030?

9.7 knots

10.5 knots

10.9 knots

12.1 knots

565

At 0910, your DR position is LAT 4111.9'N, LONG 7247.8'W. Your vessel is on course 097T at 9.5 knots, and the weather is foggy. At 0915, Branford Reef Light is sighted through a break in the fog bearing 318T. At 0945, Falkner Island Light is sighted bearing 042T. What is your 0945 running fix position?

LAT 4111.3'N, LONG 7241.2'W

LAT 4111.3'N, LONG 7241.0'W

LAT 4111.5'N, LONG 7240.7'W

LAT 4111.6'N, LONG 7241.0'W

566

What do the dotted lines around Goose Island and Kimberly Reef represent?

Danger soundings

Breakers

Tide rips

Depth contours

567

At 1100, your position is LAT 4111.3'N, LONG 7228.0'W. You are steering a course of 069T to leave Black Point one mile off your port beam. It has been reported that the Long Sand Shoal Buoys and Hatchett Reef Buoys are off station. What will serve to keep your vessel in safe water and away from these hazards?

Maintaining a 7 nm range off Orient Point

Danger bearing to Black Point of not more than 064T

A bearing to Little Gull Island Light of not less than 090

A distance to Saybrook Breakwater Light of not less than 1.3 miles

568

Orient Point Light is .

lighted only during daytime when the sound signal is in operation

maintained only from May 1 to Oct 1

64 feet (19.4 meters) above mean low water

lighted throughout 24 hours

569

At 1210, you are in position LAT 4114.3'N, LONG 7216.5'W. What is the charted depth of water?

97 feet (29.4 meters)

108 feet (32.7 meters)

119 feet (36.1 meters)

125 feet (37.9 meters)

570

From your 1210 position, you are making good a course of 083 T. Your engines are turning RPMs for 10 knots. The set and drift of the current are 310 at 1.7 knots. At what time should you expect to enter the red sector of New London Harbor Light?

1243

1249

1253

1301

571

Your vessel is proceeding up New London Harbor Channel, and you are in line with the range. What would be your course per standard magnetic compass?

352

354

002

007

572

New London Harbor is .

limited to vessels drawing less than 36 feet (10.8 meters)

closed during the winter season

subject to dangerous freshets in the fall

difficult to enter at night

573

The distance from New London to the east entrance of the Cape Cod Canal is .

66 miles

77 miles

89 miles

136 miles

574

What type of bottom is found at Long Sand Shoal?

Rocky

Muddy

Sandy

Hard

575

You are southeast of Saybrook Breakwater Light passing Saybrook Bar Lighted Bell Buoy "8". This buoy marks .

shoal water

a tide rips area

the junction with the Connecticut River

a sunken wreck

576

At 0005, on 26 January, your position is LAT 4111.8'N, LONG 7220.5'W. From this position, you plot a course to steer to a point one half mile north of Mattituck Breakwater Light "MI" with an engine speed of 9.0 knots. If there are no set and drift, what course should you steer?

207psc

213psc

220psc

235psc

577

At 0045, you obtain the following bearings: Rocky Point lookout tower 072T Horton Point lighthouse 213T What were the set and drift between 0005 and 0045?

272true, 0.9 knot

272true, 1.4 knots

092true, 0.9 knot

092True, 1.4 knots

578

You alter course from your 0045 position to head for a point 0.5 mile north of Mattituck Breakwater Light "MI". If the visibility is 10 miles and you make good 9 knots, at approximately what time will you lose sight of Saybrook Breakwater Light?

You have already lost sight at 0045

55

120

The light is visible all the way to Mattituck Inlet

579

At 0100, you obtain the following bearings: Rocky Point Lookout Tower 062T Horton Point Lighthouse 189T What was the speed made good between 0045 and 0100?

7.4 knots

8.0 knots

8.7 knots

9.2 knots

580

From your 0100 position, you change course to 258 per standard magnetic compass. Your engine speed is 10.0 knots. A short time later, your fathometer reads 51 feet (15.5 meters) under the keel. What is the water depth?

38.5 feet (11.7 meters)

43.5 feet (13.2 meters)

51.0 feet (15.5 meters)

59.5 feet (18.0 meters)

581

According to the DR track line from your 0100 position, how far off Roanoke Point Shoal Buoy "5" should you be when the buoy is abeam?

0.2 mile

0.6 mile

1.3 miles

1.8 miles

582

At 0130, you obtain the following bearings: Horton Point Lighthouse 078T Mattituck Breakwater Light tower 196T What were the course and speed made good between 0100 and 0130?

246T at 9.8 knots

253T at 9.4 knots

259T at 9.8 knots

267T at 9.4 knots

583

From your 0130 position, you take the following radar ranges: Mattituck Inlet Light @ 4.6 nm Falkner Island Light @ 10.75 What is the latitude and longitude of the fix?

LAT 4100.8'N, LONG 7240.8'W

LAT 4101.2'N, LONG 7240.4'W

LAT 4101.6'N, LONG 7240.0'W

LAT 4102.0'N, LONG 7239.5'W

584

At 0209, your position is LAT 4101.8'N, LONG 7240.8'W. What course should you steer per standard magnetic compass to make good 278 magnetic? (assume no set and drift)

262.0psc

265.0psc

275.5psc

280.5psc

585

The south coast of Long Island Sound between Mattituck Inlet and Port Jefferson is .

composed of high rocky bluffs

a high, flat plateau with sheer cliffs

fringed by rocky shoals

low and marshy with isolated beaches

586

At 0300, your position is LAT 4101.7'N, LONG 7255.1'W. From this position you steer a course of 289 per standard magnetic compass at an engine speed of 10.0 knots. At what time can you first expect to see Stratford Shoal Middle Ground Light if the luminous range is 8.0 miles?

303

309

312

318

587

You must arrive at your final destination by 0800. The distance from your 0300 position to the final destination is 40.5 miles. What minimum speed must be made good to arrive on time?

8.1 knots

8.5 knots

9.3 knots

9.6 knots

588

You are northwest of Port Jefferson Harbor steering 242 per standard magnetic compass. As you continue westward, you see that the Port Jefferson Range Front Light and Rear Light come into line. If the deviation table is correct, the bearing of the range should be .

140psc

146psc

157psc

160psc

589

As you enter the New Haven Outer Channel, you sight the range markers in line directly over the stern. Your heading at the time is 155.5 per gyrocompass. What is the gyro error?

1.0E

1.0W

2.0W

0

590

At 0720, you are in the outer channel between buoy "1" and buoy "2" and change course to pass Townshend Ledge Lighted Bell Buoy "10A" abeam to port at 200 yards. What is your ETA off the buoy?

734

738

741

745

591

At 0740, you obtain the following radar information: Branford Reef Light bearing 070 true @ 2.55 nm What is your position?

LAT 4112.6'N, LONG 7251.3'W

LAT 4112.6'N, LONG 7251.8'W

LAT 4112.4'N, LONG 7251.6'W

LAT 4112.3'N, LONG 7252.0'W

592

From your 0740 position, you change course to pass 1.1 miles north of Falkner Island Light. Which of the following is true?

You should consult the sailing directions for pilotage requirements.

You will pass 1.5 nm off Branford Reef Light.

Your course will keep you clear of the 18' shoal.

None of the above.

593

At 0802, Branford Reef Light bears 348T at 0.75 mile, and the north point of Falkner Island bears 088T at 6.7 miles. What were the set and drift since 0740?

Set 040T, drift .3 knot

Set 220T, drift .9 knot

Set 220T, drift .3 knot

You are making good your intended course and speed.

594

What publication contains information on the navigational hazards in the vicinity of Falkner Island?

The navigational regulations in Title 46 Code of Federal Regulations

Inland Navigation Rules

U.S. Coast Guard Light List

U.S. Coast Pilot

595

If there is no current, what is the course per standard magnetic compass from your 0802 fix to the position 1.1 miles north of Falkner Island Light?

064

068

095

099

596

At 0830, you wish to get the latest weather forecasts for the Falkner Island area. On what frequency would you set your FM radio for this information?

2181 kHz

156.65 Mhz

156.80 Mhz

162.40 Mhz

597

At 0844, the range to the north end of Falkner Island is 2.0 miles and the left tangent bearing is 102T. What is the approximate charted depth of the water?

14 ft (4.2 meters)

19 ft (5.8 meters)

22 ft (6.7 meters)

29 ft (8.8 meters)

598

At 0925, you obtain the following radar information: Falkner Island Light bearing 252 true @ 1.65 nm If you correct for a current setting 215T at 0.5 knot, what course will you steer from the 0925 position to arrive at a position 0.5 mile south of Long Sand Shoal West End Horn Buoy "W"?

089T

093T

096T

102T

599

If you correct for the current in the preceding question (215T at 0.5 knot) and maintain an engine speed of 7.5 knots, what is your ETA 0.5 mile south of buoy "W"?

1016

1021

1026

1030

600

At what approximate distance would you expect Bartlett Reef Light to break the horizon, if the visibility is 27 nautical miles?

5.9 nm

6.9 nm

12.0 nm

12.8 nm

601

Long Sand Shoal .

indicate shoals gradually on the north and south sides

shows breakers when northerly winds exceed 10 knots

is hard and lumpy

has gray sand with scattered shells

602

At 1200, your position is 2.0 miles southwest of Bartlett Reef Light. Your heading is 075T. Visibility is less than 0.2 mile in fog and rain. Which of the following signals is most likely to be from another vessel?

Whistle from 125 relative

Whistle from 075 relative

Bell from 350 relative

Horn from 330 relative

603

What chart should you use after you enter New London Harbor?

13211

13213

13214

13272

604

The National Weather Service provides 24 hour weather broadcasts to vessels transiting the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel area on which frequency?

147.45 MHz

162.55 MHz

181.15 MHz

202.35 MHz

605

At 1752, your position is LAT 3704.3'N, LONG 7606.4'W. On a flood current you should expect to be set to the .

north northwest

south southwest

east southeast

east

606

Your 1752 position places you .

less than 0.5 mile westward of York Spit Channel

less than 0.5 mile eastward of York Spit Channel

greater than 0.5 mile westward of York Spit Channel

greater than 0.5 mile eastward of York Spit Channel

607

What is the average velocity of the maximum flood current at the Tail of the Horseshoe?

0.6 knot

0.9 knot

1.3 knots

1.6 knots

608

From your 1752 position, you steer 307pgc at 9 knots. At 1805, you obtain the following visual bearings: Old Pt. Comfort Light 232pgc. Chesapeake Bay Tunnel North Light 130pgc. What are the latitude and longitude of you 1805 position?

LAT 3706.1'N, LONG 7608.1'W

LAT 3706.0'N, LONG 7608.4'W

LAT 3705.9'N, LONG 7607.7'W

LAT 3705.9'N, LONG 7608.0'W

609

At 1810, you sight a buoy on your starboard side labeled "19".This buoy marks .

a submerged obstruction in York Spit Channel

the visibility limit of the red sector of Cape Henry Light

the side of York Spit Channel

the junction of the York Spit and York River Entrance Channels

610

Based on a DR, at approximately 1817 you would expect to .

enter a traffic separation zone

depart a regulated area

cross a submerged pipeline

depart a restricted area

611

At 1845, you obtain the following bearings: Old Plantation Flats Light 071 true New Point Comfort Spit Light "2" 334 true Your latitude is .

3710.7'N

3710.9'N

3711.0'N

3711.2'N

612

Your 1900 position is LAT 3712.9'N, LONG 7613.5'W. You change course to 317pgc and slow to 8.0 knots. What is the course per standard magnetic compass?

331psc

329psc

311psc

309psc

613

If the visibility is 11 miles, what is the luminous range of New Point Comfort Spit Light " "

0.5 mile

3.8 miles

4.3 miles

5.0 miles

614

According to your track line, how far off New Point Comfort Spit Light "4" will you be when abeam of this light?

0.9 mile

1.2 miles

1.5 miles

1.8 miles

615

At 1930, you take a fix using the following radar ranges: York Spit Light - 3.6 miles New Point Comfort Spit Light "2" - 2.0 miles York Spit Swash Channel Light "3" - 2.5 miles Your longitude is .

7616.5'W

7616.8'W

7617.0'W

7617.2'W

616

What was the speed made good from 1845 to 1930?

6.2 knots

7.5 knots

8.3 knots

9.4 knots

617

What is the height above water of Davis Creek Channel Light "1"?

6 feet (1.8 meters)

15 feet (4.6 meters)

17 feet (5.2 meters)

24 feet (7.3 meters)

618

If you have 17.3 miles to reach your destination from your 2000 position and want to be there at 2230, what speed should you make good?

5.7 knots

6.1 knots

6.5 knots

6.9 knots

619

At 1730, your position is LAT 3713.9'N, LONG 7626.4'W. You are steering course 088 per standard magnetic compass (psc) at an en ine s eed of 8.0 knots. What is your distance off Tue Marshes Light at 1730?

2.6 miles

2.8 miles

3.0 miles

3.2 miles

620

What is the maximum allowable speed of vessels underway up river from Tue Marshes Light?

6 knots

8 knots

10 knots

12 knots

621

At 1750, your position is LAT 3714.5'N, LONG 7622.9'W. What was the course made good between 1730 and 1750?

072T

075T

078T

080T

622

At 1800, Tue Marshes Light bears 264.5pgc, York Spit Swash Channel Light "3" bears 007pgc. Your position is .

LAT 3715.5'N, LONG 7619.8'W

LAT 3715.2'N, LONG 7620.3'W

LAT 3715.0'N, LONG 7620.0'W

LAT 3714.5'N, LONG 7620.1'W

623

What course should you steer per standard magnetic compass in order to navigate down the center of York River Entrance Channel (ignore set and drift)?

139psc

141psc

147psc

149psc

624

You have just passed York River Entrance Channel Lighted Buoys "13" and "14". The chart shows a light approximately 1.0 mile off your port beam with a light characteristic "Fl 6 sec". What is the name of this light?

Mobjack Bay Entrance Light

New Point Comfort Spit Light "4"

York Spit Light

York River Entrance Channel Light "1"

625

At 1930, your vessel is between York River Entrance Channel Lighted Buoys "1YR" and "2". From this position, you change course to 142pgc at an engine speed of 8.0 knots. At 2001, you obtain the following information: Chesapeake Channel Tunnel North Light - 131pgc; Thimble Shoal Light - 248pgc What were the set and drift between 1930 and 2001?

127 at 1.1 knot

127 at 0.5 knot

307 at 1.1 knot

307 at 0.5 knot

626

At 2015, your vessel is at the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel midway between buoys "13" and "14". If the height of tide is -1 foot (-0.3 meters), what is the approximate depth of water?

53 feet (15.5 meters)

46 feet (13.9 meters)

40 feet (12.1 meters)

35 feet (10.6 meters)

627

If you steer 143pgc from your 2015 position at an engine speed of 8.0 knots, at what time would you reach a point midway between buoys "11" and "12" (ignore set and drift)?

2023

2029

2032

2037

628

At 2015, you alter course to 154pgc. What is the course per standard magnetic compass (psc)?

162psc

157psc

152psc

142psc

629

Which of the following concerning Thimble Shoal Channel is TRUE?

Only deep-draft passenger ships and large naval vessels may use the main channel.

The channel is 14.5 miles in length.

A tow drawing 20 feet is excluded from the main channel.

Thimble Shoal Channel is in international waters.

630

At 2118, you obtain the following bearings: Cape Henry Light - 148pgc Cape Charles Light - 033pgc Thimble Shoal Light - 291pgc From this position, you proceed to Norfolk, VA, a distance of approximately 26.0 miles. To arrive at Norfolk at 0200 the next day, what is the speed to make good from your 2118 position to arrive at this time?

5.0 knots

5.5 knots

6.0 knots

6.5 knots

631

What is your 2118 position?

LAT 3657.0'N, LONG 7601.5'W

LAT 3657.4'N, LONG 7601.9'W

LAT 3657.8'N, LONG 7601.5'W

LAT 3658.2'N, LONG 7602.4'W

632

From your 2118 position, you steer a course of 288T at an engine speed of 7.0 knots. At 2120 visibility is suddenly reduced to 2 miles. At what time can you expect Old Point Comfort Light to become visible again?

2136

2143

2202

2233

633

If the Old Point Comfort main light was inoperative what emergency light would be shown?

Flashing yellow

Alternating red and white

Light of reduced intensity

Strobe light

634

At 1400, your position is LAT 3714.7'N, LONG 7622.3'W. From this position, you head for the York River Entrance Channel Buoy "17". What should you steer per standard magnetic compass for this heading?

108psc

119psc

122psc

125psc

635

At 1430, your position is LAT 3712.8'N, LONG 7617.7'W. At this time, you come left and steer 045T. This course will lead you through a channel bordered by yellow buoys. The dashed magenta lines between the buoys mark .

York River Entrance Channel

New Point Comfort shoal area

the piloting channel for Mobjack Bay

the limits of fish trap areas

636

From your 1430 fix, you order turns for 8 knots. You steer 045T and experience no set and drift. At what time would you expect to have New Point Comfort Spit Light "4" abeam?

1452

1458

1504

1510

637

At 1540, your position is LAT 3718.4'N, LONG 7610.5'W. Which course should you steer per gyrocompass to head for the entrance to Cape Charles City?

109pgc

117pgc

123pgc

129pgc

638

You arrive at Cape Charles City at 1700 and depart at 1800. You are underway in Chesapeake Bay and encounter heavy fog. At 1830, you obtain the following radar readings: Old Plantation Flats Light @ 1.9 nm New Point Comfort Spit Light "2" bearing 301 true @ 10.55 nm What is your 1830 position?

LAT 3710.3'N, LONG 7604.5'W

LAT 3710.3'N, LONG 7606.5'W

LAT 3712.3'N, LONG 7604.4'W

LAT 3712.3'N, LONG 7606.5'W

639

From your 1830 fix, you continue south on a course of 150T turning RPMs for 6 knots. You encounter a flood current in the direction of 330T at 2 knots. Adjusting your course for set and drift, which course would you steer to make good a course of 150T while turning RPMs for 6 knots?

144T

150T

158T

162T

640

Determine your 1915 position using the following information obtained at 1915. Visual bearings Cape Charles Light 107pgc Cape Henry Light 172pgc Radar Bearing and Range Chesapeake Channel Tunnel South Light 189pgc at 7.2 miles

LAT 3703.5'N, LONG 7605.9'W

LAT 3703.5'N, LONG 7609.3'W

LAT 3705.9'N, LONG 7603.5'W

LAT 3709.3'N, LONG 7603.1'W

641

From your 1915 fix you come right and steer a course of 200T. At 2000, your position is LAT 3705.5'N, LONG 7607.0'W. Your intention is to pass through Chesapeake Channel. If there are no set and drift, what course would you steer per standard magnetic compass to make good a course of 145T?

134

139

151

156

642

At 2100, you have passed through the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel and determine your position to be LAT 3701.3' N, LONG 7603.0'W. The current is flooding in a direction of 303T at 2.5 knots. Adjusting your course for set and drift, which course would you steer while turning RPMs for 6 knots to make good a course of 175T?

156T

164T

183T

190T

643

At 2150, your position is LAT 3657.2'N, LONG 7601.3'W. In this position on the chart, you note a light magenta line running in a direction of 030T. This line indicates the limits of .

a precautionary area

a pilotage area

the Cape Henry Light red sector

chart 12222

644

At 2200, you are in position LAT 3657.5'N, LONG 7602.5'W. You intend to travel up the Thimble Shoals auxiliary Channel to Hampton Roads. According to the Coast Pilot, what is the depth of the auxiliary channel on either side of the main channel?

28 feet (8.5 meters)

32 feet (9.8 meters)

36 feet (11.0 meters)

45 feet (13.7 meters)

645

From your 2200 fix, you steer course 288T to travel up the Thimble Shoal North Auxiliary Channel. If you are making good 6.0 knots, at what time would you expect to pass buoy "18" at the west end of the channel? (There are no set and drift.)

2239

2255

2315

2344

646

At 2205, you are in Thimble Shoal North Auxiliary Channel abeam of lighted gong buoy "4". At this time the visibility decreases to 5 miles. You continue to turn RPMs for 6 knots and experience no set and drift. What time would you expect Old Point Comfort Light (white sector) to become visible?

2230

2240

2246

2258

647

The mean high water level at Old Point Comfort is .

2.6 feet (0.8 meters)

1.2 feet (0.4 meters)

0.0 feet

-3.5 feet (-1.1 meters)

648

You are entering Norfolk Harbor and have just passed Craney Island. Which chart should you use for your final approach into Norfolk Harbor?

12223

12238

12248

12253

649

Your 0200 position is LAT 3723.5'N, LONG 7609.2'W. Your speed is 8 knots, and your course is 095T. Which statement is TRUE?

The depth of the water in your vicinity is about 38 to 40 fathoms (69.1 meters to 72.7 meters).

You are less than a mile from a sunken wreck which could interfere with your tow.

The closest major aid to navigation is New Point Comfort Light.

You will pass through a disposal area on your present course.

650

At 0315, you obtain the following bearings: Old Plantation Flats Light bearing 179.5 true Wolf Trap Light bearing 271 true What is the true course from this position to the entrance of York Spit Channel?

203

208

211

217

651

From your 0315 position, what time can you expect to reach York Spit Channel Buoys "37" and "38"?

405

412

417

423

652

The engineer has advised that it will be necessary to secure the gyrocompass and the electronic equipment. From your 0315 position, what is your course per standard magnetic compass to York Spit Channel Buoy "38", if there is no current?

212psc

214psc

216psc

218psc

653

Which chart could you use for greater detail of the area at the south end of York Spit Channel?

12222

12224

12226

12254

654

You leave York Spit Channel at buoy "14" at 0600 with an engine speed of 12 knots. You receive orders to rendezvous with the tug "Quicksilver" and her tow at Hog Island Bell Buoy "12". What is your ETA at the rendezvous point, if you pass through Chesapeake Channel to buoy "CBJ", through the outbound traffic separation lane to buoy "NCA" (LL#375), and then to the rendezvous point?

830

850

910

935

655

You arrive at the rendezvous point, secure the tow, and head back southward. At 1200, you take the following bearings: Cape Charles Light bearing 240.5 true Sand Shoal Inlet South Light bearing 289 true What is your 1200 position?

LAT 3710.5'N, LONG 7533.0'W

LAT 3712.0'N, LONG 7535.0'W

LAT 3715.0'N, LONG 7537.5'W

LAT 3719.0'N, LONG 7540.5'W

656

From your noon position, if there is no set and drift, what is your course per standard magnetic compass to the "NCA" (LL #375) buoy?

215psc

217psc

219psc

221psc

657

Your gyro and electronic gear are again operating. At 1710, Chesapeake Light bears 137pgc at 6.6 miles. The current is setting 160T at 2 knots. At your speed of 6 knots, what is your true course to steer to remain in the inbound traffic lane?

269

265

261

250

658

At 1810, you obtain the following radar reading: Cape Henry Light bearing 252.5 true @4.0 nm What is your position?

LAT 3656.0'N, LONG 7558.5'W

LAT 3655.4'N, LONG 7556.0'W

LAT 3654.9'N, LONG 7553.8'W

LAT 3656.8'N, LONG 7555.6'W

659

What speed have you made good from 1710 to 1810?

4.2 knots

4.9 knots

5.5 knots

6.3 knots

660

If you make good a speed of 6.0 knots from your 1810 position, what is your ETA at Chesapeake Channel Lighted Bell Buoy "2C"?

1833

1845

1855

1900

661

You passed Cape Henry Light at 0730 outbound at maximum flood. What approximate current can you expect on entering Chesapeake Channel?

Slack before ebb

Slack before flood

Ebb current

Flood current

662

The coastline by Cape Henry is best described as .

rocky with pine scrubs

sandy hills about eighty feet high

low wetlands

low and thinly wooded with many beach houses

663

Inbound, the color of Cape Henry Light will .

change before you reach Chesapeake Channel Lighted Bell Buoy "2C"

change after you reach Chesapeake Channel Lighted Bell Buoy "2C"

remain the same

alternate regardless of your position

664

You are on course 082T, and the engines are turning for 8 knots. At 0352, you take the following bearings: Stratford Point Light 016pgc Stratford Shoal (Middle Ground) Light 137pgc What is your 0352 position?

LAT 4105.0'N, LONG 7308.0'W

LAT 4105.2'N, LONG 7307.8'W

LAT 4105.3'N, LONG 7307.5'W

LAT 4105.4'N, LONG 7307.7'W

665

If the visibility is 11 miles, what is the earliest time you can expect to see New Haven Light?

The light is visible at 0352.

414

443

You will not sight the light.

666

While on a heading of 082T, you sight Middle Ground Light in line with Old Field Point Light bearing 206 per standard magnetic compass. From this you can determine the .

variation

deviation table is correct for that heading

compass error is 17.5E

deviation is 3.5E for a bearing of 206 per standard magnetic compass

667

The maximum ebb current at a location 4.3 miles south of Stratford Point will occur at 0413. The predicted current will be 1.0 knot at 075. What will be your course made good if you steer 082T at 8 knots?

081T

083T

085T

087T

668

The characteristic of Branford Reef Light is .

flashing red every 4 seconds

flashing red every 3 seconds

flashing white every 6 seconds

flashing yellow every 4 seconds

669

At 0415, you take the following bearings: Stratford Point Light 329.5pgc Middle Ground Light 223.5pgc Old Field Point Light 199.5pgc Which statement is TRUE?

You are to the right of your intended track line.

The current's drift is greater than predicted.

The course made good since 0352 is 081T.

Your fathometer reads about 76 fathoms.

670

If you change course at 0420, what is the course to make good to leave Twenty Eight Foot Shoal Lighted Buoy abeam to port at 1 mile?

079T

082T

084T

086T

671

At 0430, you take the following bearings: Stratford Point Light bearing 307 pgc Middle Ground Light bearing 239 pgc What is your 0430 position?

LAT 4108.9'N, LONG 7300.0'W

LAT 4105.0'N, LONG 7301.1'W

LAT 4105.5'N, LONG 7259.7'W

LAT 4105.8'N, LONG 7300.8'W

672

From your 0430 position, what is the course per standard magnetic compass to a position where Twenty-eight foot Shoal lighted buoy "TE" is abeam to port at 1 mile?

082.5

086.0

098.0

101.5

673

By 0430, the wind has increased, and the visibility cleared due to passage of a front. You estimate 3 leeway due to NW'ly winds. What is the course per gyrocompass to pass 1.2 miles due south of Twenty-eight Foot Shoal Lighted Buoy "TE"?

080

083

086

090

674

At 0430, you change course and speed to make good 090T at 10 knots. At 0433, you slow due to an engineering casualty and estimate you are making good 5.5 knots. At what time will Branford Reef Light bear 000T?

601

609

620

624

675

What is the approximate distance to New Bedford, MA, from your 0530 DR position, if your 0352 position was 7 miles from Bridgeport, CT?

77 miles

91 miles

104 miles

115 miles

676

At 0550, engineering repairs are complete and speed is increased to 9.6 knots. At 0630, Falkner Island Light bears 023pgc and Horton Point Light bears 097pgc. From your 0630 fix you steer to make good a course of 086T while turning for 9.6 knots. At 0700, Falkner Island Light bears 336.0pgc and Horton Point Light bears 105.5pgc. The radar range to the south tip of Falkner Island is 5.7 miles. Which statement is TRUE?

Your course made good from 0630 to 0700 was 082T.

The speed made good from 0630 to 0700 was 10.1 knots.

The current from 0630 to 0700 was 279T at 0.6 knot.

You are making good your intended speed.

677

The south shore of Long Island Sound from Horton Point to Orient Point is .

low and marshy

bluff and rocky

marked by sandy beaches and wooded uplands

bound by gradual shoaling

678

If visibility permits, Orient Point Light will break the horizon at a range of about .

9.3 miles

10.8 miles

13.9 miles

17.0 miles

679

At 0410, you take the following bearings: New Point Comfort Spit Light "2" 242T Wolf Trap Light 313T Horn Harbor Entrance Light "HH" 262T What is your 0410 position?

LAT 3721.0'N, LONG 7608.1'W

LAT 3721.0'N LON 7608.8'W

LAT 3721.1'N, L NG 7607.9'W

LAT 721.2'N LON 7608.2'W

680

If the visibility is 5 miles and you are in the red sector, at what distance off should you sight Cape Henry Light?

15 miles

13 miles

11 miles

9 miles

681

From your 0410 fix, what is the course per standard magnetic compass to the entrance to York Spit Channel between buoys "37" and "38"?

178

176

156

152

682

You are turning for 9 knots, a westerly wind is causing 3 of leeway, and the current is 320T at 1.2 knots. What true course should you steer to remain in the northern leg of York Spit Channel?

191T

194T

197T

203T

683

If you are making 8.3 knots over the ground, what is your ETA at the first turning point in York Spit Channel between buoys "29" and "30"?

444

456

508

522

684

Which publication contains the specific information about navigating in York Spit Channel?

Light List

Coast Pilot

Chesapeake Bay Harbor- master's Regulations Manual

Navigator's Manual - Chesapeake Bay

685

At 0530, the Coast Guard announces that Chesapeake Channel is closed indefinitely due to a collision occurring in the channel between Trestle "B" and "C" of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel. You exit York Spit Channel, leaving buoy "20" abeam to port at 0.1 mile, and alter course to leave Horseshoe Crossing Lighted Bell Buoy abeam to port at 0.2 mile. What is the course per gyrocompass?

185pgc

187pgc

190pgc

193pgc

686

After you enter Thimble Shoal Channel, you will alter course to pass between Trestle "A" and "B". Which channel should you use?

Thimble Shoal Main Channel or the South Auxiliary Channel

Any of the channels but keep to the right hand side

The South Auxiliary Channel

Thimble Shoal Main Channel

687

As you pass through the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel, you sight Trestle "A" in line bearing 198pgc. What is the gyro error?

2E

0E

2W

4W

688

You sighted Trestle "A" in line at 0707 and are steering 108T. At 0731, Cape Henry Light bears 136T; Cape Charles Light bears 032.5T; and Thimble Shoal Tunnel South Light bears 282T. What was the speed made good between 0707 and 0731?

8.3 knots

8.8 knots

9.2 knots

9.4 knots

689

At 0731, approximately how much water is under your keel?

31 feet (9.4 meters)

45 feet (13.6 meters)

48 feet (14.5 meters)

54 feet (16.4 meters)

690

What is the distance from your 0731 fix to Wilmington, N.C.(LAT 3414.0'N, LONG 7757.0'W)?

339 miles

363 miles

402 miles

486 miles

691

You will enter waters governed by the International Rules when .

you cross the territorial sea boundary line

abeam of buoy "CBJ"

you cross the boundary of the contiguous zone

Cape Charles Light bears 022T

692

At 0812, you obtain the following radar information: Cape Henry Light bearing 287 pgc @ 3.85 nm What is your 0812 position?

LAT 3653.7'N, LONG 7556.0'W

LAT 3653.8'N, LONG 7556.1'W

LAT 3654.5'N, LONG 7556.2'W

LAT 3654.6'N, LONG 7555.8'W

693

At 0812, you are on course 132T. The standard magnetic compass reads 135. What should you conclude?

The deviation table is correct for that heading.

You should adjust the magnetic compass.

Your compass may be influenced by a local magnetic disturbance.

The deviation is increasing as you go south.

694

At 0345, you set a course to depart New London Harbor. Assuming no set and drift, which standard magnetic compass course must ou steer to sta in the middle of the channel?

175psc

187psc

190psc

192psc

695

Which statement regarding the wreck 0.2 mile south of buoys "1" and "2" at the entrance to New London Harbor is TRUE?

The wreck presents a danger to all vessels with drafts in excess of 30 feet (9.1 meters).

The wreck is visible above the sounding datum between the months of March and June.

The wreck is shown on the chart, but its actual existence is doubtful.

The wreck was cleared by wire drag in 1982 and will not appear on future charts.

696

At 0530, your position is LAT 4113.6'N, LONG 7208.5'W. What is the color of New London Harbor Light?

Red

White

Green

Alternating white and green

697

From your 0530 position, you set a course of 271psc with an engine speed of 9 knots. At 0645, Cornfield Safe-Water Buoy "CF" is abeam to port. What speed have you averaged since 0530?

7.5 knots

8.6 knots

9.0 knots

9.5 knots

698

At 0730, your position is LAT 4110.5'N, LONG 7232.2'W. From this position you steer course 286psc with an engine speed of 9.0 knots. What is the approximate depth of water under your keel?

52 feet (15.8 meters)

57 feet (17.3 meters)

62 feet (18.8 meters)

67 feet (20.3 meters)

699

The broken magenta line which runs parallel to the shore between Roanoke Point and Mattituck Inlet marks a .

pipeline

fish trap area

demarcation line

cable area

700

Assuming no current, at what time can you expect to be abeam of Townshend Ledge Lighted Buoy?

859

902

905

910

701

At 0730, visibility is 5.5 miles. At what time will you lose sight of Horton Point Light?

It is not visible at 0730

751

812

825

702

At 0820, you take the following bearings: Branford Reef Light bearing 307 true Falkner Island Light bearing 052 true What are the set and drift since 0730?

Set 052T, drift 1.1 knots

Set 052T, drift 1.3 knots

Set 236T, drift 1.1 knot

Set 236T, drift 1.3 knots

703

At 0820, you change course to 301psc and reduce speed to 7.5 knots. At 0900, you take the following visual bearings: Branford Reef Light 023psc New Haven Light 293psc Tweed Airport Aerobeacon 332psc Your 0900 position is .

LAT 4111.9'N, LONG 7250.6'W

LAT 4111.9'N, LONG 7249.5'W

LAT 4112.1'N, LONG 7248.6'W

LAT 4112.5'N, LONG 7244.3'W

704

At 0900, the current is flooding in a direction of 350T at 1.2 knots. If your engines are turning RPMs for 9 knots, which course should you steer per standard magnetic compass to make good a course of 297 true?

302psc

311psc

317psc

319psc

705

Which chart would you use for more detailed information on New Haven Harbor?

12370

12371

12372

12373

706

What true course and speed did you make good between 0730 and 0900?

273T, 8.7 knots

277T, 8.4 knots

279T, 8.0 knots

284T, 7.5 knots

707

As you enter the New Haven Outer Channel, you sight the outer range markers in line directly ahead. Your heading at this time is 347psc. What is your compass deviation by observation?

0.5East

3.0East

3.5West

4.5East

708

Which course should you change to per standard magnetic compass as you pass SW Ledge Light to remain in the channel?

007psc

014psc

021psc

026psc

709

Your position is LAT 4059.0'N, LONG 7306.2'W. What is the course per standard magnetic compass to New Haven Harbor Lighted Whistle Buoy "NH"?

035

046

049

052

710

You depart from the position in the previous question at 2114 and make good 12 knots on a course of 040T. At what time will you sight New Haven Light if the visibility is 11 miles?

The light is visible at 2114.

2140

2152

2159

711

At 2142, you take the following bearings: Stratford Point Light 331T Stratford Shoal Middle Ground Light 280T Old Field Point Light 223T What is your 2142 position?

LAT 4103.0'N, LONG 7301.7'W

LAT 4103.1'N, LONG 7302.1'W

LAT 4103.1'N, LONG 7301.3'W

LAT 4103.3'N, LONG 7301.9'W

712

What was the speed made good between 2114 and 2142?

12.3 knots

12.0 knots

11.7 knots

11.4 knots

713

At 2142, you change course to make good 030T and increase speed to 14 knots. You rendezvous with another vessel and receive fresh supplies while off New Haven Harbor lighted whistle buoy "NH". What is the light characteristic of this buoy?

_ .

_ _

. _

. .

714

At 0109 you get underway, and at 0112 you take the following set of bearings: Branford Reef Light bearing 051true Stratford Point Light bearing 258true What is your 0112 position?

LAT 4111.2'N, LONG 7251.7'W

LAT 4111.4'N, LONG 7250.5'W

LAT 4111.4'N, LONG 7251.3'W

LAT 4111.8'N, LONG 7251.5'W

715

At 0112, what is the approximate depth under the keel?

38 feet (11.5 meters)

47 feet (14.2 meters)

51 feet (15.5 meters)

57 feet (17.3 meters)

716

At 0112, you are on course 124T and turning for 12.0 knots. What course will you make good if the current is 255T at 1.2 knots?

132

129

120

118

717

Branford Reef is .

completely submerged at all stages of the tide

a hard sand shoal

surrounded by rocks awash at low water spring tides

a small, low, sandy islet surrounded by shoal water

718

At 0112, the radar range to Branford Reef Light is 2.9 miles. At 0125, the range is 3.6 miles. What is the position of your 0125 running fix if you are steering 124T at 12 knots?

LAT 4109.7'N, LONG 7248.1'W

LAT 4109.7'N, LONG 7248.7'W

LAT 4109.8'N, LONG 7247.2'W

LAT 4110.2'N, LONG 7247.7'W

719

At 0130, your position is LAT 4109.3'N, LONG 7246.9'W when you change course to 086T. If you make good 086T, what is the closest point of approach to Twenty-Eight Foot Shoal Lighted Buoy?

0.7 mile

0.9 mile

1.1 miles

1.2 miles

720

At 0200, you take the following bearings: Falkner Island Light 004.5T Kelsey Pt. Breakwater Lt. 054.0T Horton Point Light 115.0T What were the set and drift from 0130?

260 at 0.5 knot

080 at 1.0 knot

260 at 1.0 knot

There is no current.

721

What is the distance from your 0200 position to the point where Twenty-Eight Foot Shoal lighted buoy is abeam to starboard?

6.6 miles

6.9 miles

7.1 miles

7.3 miles

722

The shoreline along Rocky Point should give a good radar return because .

the lookout tower is marked with radar reflectors

of offshore exposed rocks

submerged reefs cause prominent breakers

the shore is bluff and rocky

723

You sight Bartlett Reef Light in line with New London Harbor Light bearing 043pgc. You are heading 088pgc and 098.5 per standard magnetic compass at the time of the observation. Which statement is TRUE?

The true heading at the observation was 090.

The deviation is 1.5E by observation.

The magnetic compass error is 9.5W.

The gyro error is 2E.

724

At 0520, you take the following observations: Point Judith Light 032pgc Point Judith Harbor of Refuge- Main Breakwater Center Light 308pgc What is the position of your 0520 fix?

LAT 4120.8'N, Long 7130.3'W

LAT 4120.8'N, Long 7129.7'W

LAT 4120.6'N, Long 7130.0'W

LAT 4120.5'N, Long 7129.8'W

725

Point Judith Harbor of Refuge .

is used mostly by towing vessels

has a maximum depth of 14 feet at MHW

is easily accessible in heavy southerly seas

is entered through the East Gap or the West Gap

726

At 0520 you are on course 243pgc at 12 knots. What is the course per standard magnetic compass?

263psc

258psc

233psc

227psc

727

The coastline between Point Judith and Watch Hill is .

steep with rocky bluffs

low and marshy

sandy and broken by rocky points

heavily forested

728

In clear weather, how far away will you sight Point Judith Light? (use charted range of 20 miles as nominal range)

9.2 nm

10.6 nm

12.3 nm

14.0 nm

729

At what time will you cross the 60 foot curve if you make good 12 knots?

528

534

541

544

730

The two wavy magenta lines running to Green Hill Point represent .

recommended approaches to Green Hill Point

the red sector of Point Judith Light

prohibited fishing areas

submarine cables

731

At 0600 you take the following bearings: Point Judith Light bearing 063pgc Block Island North Reef Light bearing 144pgc What is your 0600 position?

LAT 4118.1'N, LONG 7138.3'W

LAT 4118.3'N, LONG 7138.7'W

LAT 4118.4'N, LONG 7238.1'W

LAT 4118.5'N, LONG 7138.9'W

732

What was the current between 0520 and 0600?

201 at 1.0 knot

201 at 1.5 knot

021 at 1.0 knot

021 at 1.5 knots

733

From your 0600 position, what is the course per gyrocompass to leave Watch Hill Light abeam to starboard at 2.0 miles if a southerly wind is producing 3 of leeway?

252pgc

256pgc

258pgc

262pgc

734

At 0645, Watch Hill Point (left tangent) bears 314.5T at 2.75 miles. What was the speed made good between 0600 and 0645?

8.1 knots

9.8 knots

10.7 knots

11.4 knots

735

At 0705, you take the following bearings: Watch Hill Light 030.5pgc Latimer Reef Light 329.0pgc Race Rock Light 262.0pgc What was the true course made good between 0645 and 0705?

252T

256T

263T

266T

736

At 0705, you change course to head for The Race. You wish to leave Race Rock Light bearing due north at 0.4 mile. If the current is 100T, at 2.8 knots, and you are turning for 12.0 knots, what course (pgc) should you steer?

250pgc

255pgc

263pgc

267pgc

737

You are bound for New London. Where will you cross the demarcation line and be governed by the Inland Rules of the Road?

You are already governed by the Inland Rules.

In the Race

Above the Thames River Bridge

You will not be governed by the Inland Rules.

738

In order to check your compasses, you sight North Dumpling Island Light in line with Latimer Reef Light bearing 074 pgc. The helmsman was steering 303pgc and 315 per standard magnetic compass at the time. Which of the following is TRUE?

The gyro error is still 2E.

The deviation based on the observation is 15W.

The magnetic compass error is 12W.

The true line of the range is 072.

739

At 0520 you take the following observations: Point Judith Light 036pgc Point Judith Harbor of Refuge Main Breakwater Center Light 312pgc What is the position of your 0520 fix?

LAT 4120.8'N, Long 7129. '

LAT 4120.8'N, Long 7130.0'W

LAT 4120.6'N, Long 7130.0'W

LAT 4120.5'N, Long 7129.8'W

740

Point Judith Harbor of Refuge .

is used mostly by towing vessels

has a maximum depth of 14 feet (4.3 meters) at MHW

West Gap has a controlling depth of 24 feet

is entered through the East Gap or the West Gap

741

At 0520, you are on course 243pgc at 12 knots. What is the course per standard magnetic compass?

262psc

258psc

233psc

227psc

742

The coastline between Point Judith and Watch Hill is .

marked by waterfalls from the highland ponds

low and marshy

sandy and broken by rocky points

heavily forested

743

In clear weather, you will lose sight of Point Judith Light at what distance? (use charted range of 20 miles as nominal range)

14.0 nm

12.6 nm

10.3 nm

9.2 nm

744

At what time will you cross the 60 foot curve if you make good 12 knots?

527

534

541

544

745

The two wavy magenta lines running to Green Hill Point represent .

recommended approaches to Green Hill Point

submarine cables

prohibited fishing areas

fish trap areas

746

At 0600 you take the following bearings: Point Judith Light bearing 064pgc Block Island North Reef Light bearing 142pgc What is your 0600 position?

LAT 4117.1'N, LONG 7138.3'W

LAT 4117.3'N, LONG 7138.7'W

LAT 4117.4'N, LONG 7238.1'W

LAT 4117.6'N, LONG 7138.9'W

747

What was the current between 0520 and 0600?

178 at 0.8 knot

178 at 1.2 knot

358 at 0.8 knot

358 at 1.2 knots

748

From your 0600 position, what is the course per gyrocompass to leave Watch Hill Light abeam to starboard at 2.0 miles if a southerly wind is producing 3 of leeway?

251pgc

254pgc

257pgc

261pgc

749

At 0645, Watch Hill Point (left tangent) bears 316.5pgc at 2.75 miles. What was the speed made good between 0600 and 0645?

8.1 knots

9.8 knots

10.3 knots

11.4 knots

750

At 0705, you take the following bearings: Watch Hill Light 034.5pgc Latimer Reef Light 338.0pgc Race Rock Light 268.0pgc What was the true course made good between 0645 and 0705?

253T

256T

263T

266T

751

At 0705, you change course to head for The Race. You wish to leave Race Rock Light bearing due north at 0.4 mile. If the current is 110T, at 2.8 knots, and you are turning for 12.0 knots, what course (pgc) should you steer?

252pgc

257pgc

265pgc

271pgc

752

You are bound for New London. Where will you cross the demarcation line and be governed by the Inland Rules of the Road?

You are already governed by the Inland Rules.

Above the Thames River Bridge

In the Race

You will not be governed by the Inland Rules.

753

In order to check your compasses, you sight North Dumpling Island Light in line with Latimer Reef Light bearing 077pgc. The helmsman was steering 307pgc and 320 per standard magnetic compass at the time. Which statement is TRUE?

The gyro error by observation is 2E.

The deviation based on the observation is 15W.

The magnetic compass error is 14W.

The true line of the range is 079.

754

What type of bottom is found at Long Sand Shoal?

Rocky

Hard

Sandy

Muddy

755

You are southeast of Saybrook Breakwater Light passing a horizontally-banded buoy. This buoy marks .

a sunken wreck

a tide rips area

the junction with the Connecticut River

shoal water

756

At 0005, on 26 January, your position is LAT 4111.8'N, LONG 7220.5'W. From this position, you plot a course to a position one mile North of Mattituck Breakwater Light "MI". If there are no set and drift, what course should you steer per gyro compass?

219pgc

222pgc

225pgc

228pgc

757

You are turning for 9 knots on course 230T. At 0023, Horton Point Light bears 208pgc. At 0053, Horton Point Light bears 126pgc. What is the position of your 0053 running fix?

LAT 4105.7'N, LONG 7227.6'W

LAT 4105.8'N, LONG 7228.1'W

LAT 4105.9'N, LONG 7227.4'W

LAT 4106.0'N, LONG 7228.2'W

758

At 0100, your position is LAT 4105.3 N, LONG 7229.2 W. You head for the position one mile north of Mattituck Inlet Light and turn to make good 9.0 knots. If the visibility is about 2 miles, at what approximate time will you sight the light?

The light is visible at 0100

109

120

128

759

At 0125, Mattituck Inlet Light bears 203pgc at 2.1 miles. What is the approximate depth of the water under the keel?

46 fathoms (83.6 meters)

44 fathoms (80.0 meters)

43 feet (13.0 meters)

38 feet (11.5 meters)

760

At 0125, you change course to make good 280T. What is the course per standard magnetic compass?

290psc

292psc

294psc

296psc

761

If the current is 050 at 0.9 knot, and a northerly wind causes 3 of leeway. What is the course to steer per gyro compass to make good 280T if you are turning for 9 knots?

284pgc

279pgc

276pgc

273pgc

762

At 0200, you take the following bearings: Mattituck Inlet Light bearing 125pgc Falkner Island Light bearing 355pgc What is the position of your 0200 fix?

LAT 4103.9'N, LONG 7238.9'W

LAT 4103.8'N, LONG 7239.1'W

LAT 4103.7'N, LONG 7238.5'W

LAT 4103.5'N, LONG 7238.8'W

763

From your 0200 position, you change course to 272pgc. How far north of Stratford Shoal Middle Ground Light does this track pass?

2.1 miles

1.6 miles

1.3 miles

1.0 miles

764

What is your ETA at a point where Stratford Shoal Middle Ground Light bears 180T if you make good 9.0 knots?

409

416

425

433

765

You anticipate a maximum flood current north of Stratford Shoal. You will be set in which general direction?

Northerly

Easterly

Southerly

Westerly

766

Stratford Shoal Middle Ground Light is _.

13 foot high

a fixed white light

shown from a white tower

equipped with a HORN

767

After you raise Stratford Shoal Middle Ground Light, how will the bearings change if you pass to the north of the light?

The bearings will change to the left.

The bearings will remain steady.

The bearings will change to the right.

Magnetic compass bearings will change to the left and gyro compass bearings will change to the right.

768

What is the approximate distance from a point three miles south of Stratford Point to Perth Amboy, NJ?

53 miles

62 miles

73 miles

136 miles

769

The National Weather Service provides 24-hour weather broadcasts to vessels transiting the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel. The broadcasts may be found on .

202.35 MHz

181.15 MHz

162.55 MHz

147.45 MHz

770

At 1752, your position is LAT 3704.3'N, LONG 7606.4'W. On an ebb current you should expect to be set to the .

north northeast

south southeast

south southwest

north northwest

771

Your 1752 position is .

less than 0.2 mile to the west of York Spit Channel

less than 0.2 mile to the east of York Spit Channel

more than 0.2 mile to the west of York Spit Channel

more than 0.2 mile to the east of York Spit Channel

772

What is the average velocity of the maximum ebb current in the channel west of Middle Ground?

0.8 knot

1.0 knot

1.3 knots

1.6 knots

773

From your 1752 position, you steer 313pgc at 9 knots. At 1805, you obtain the following visual bearings: Old Pt. Comfort Light - 238pgc. Chesapeake Bay Tunnel North Light - 136pgc. What are the latitude and longitude of your 1805 position?

LAT 3705.9'N, LONG 7608.0'W

LAT 3706.0'N, LONG 7608.4'W

LAT 3705.0'N, LONG 7608.7'W

LAT 3706.1'N, LONG 7608.1'W

774

At 1810, a red buoy bears 010 relative. This buoy marks .

the side of York Spit Channel

the visibility limit of the red sector of Cape Henry Light

a submerged obstruction in York Spit Channel

the York River Entrance Channel

775

Based on dead reckoning, at approximately 1817 you would expect to .

enter a traffic separation zone

depart a restricted area

cross a submerged pipeline

depart a regulated area

776

At 1845, you obtain the following Radar Ranges: Old Plantation Flats Light @ 7.45nm New Point Comfort Spit Light "2" @ 7.35nm Your latitude is .

3711.4'N

3711.2'N

3710.9'N

3710.7'N

777

Your 1900 position is LAT 3712.9'N, LONG 7613.5'W. You change course to 323pgc. What is the course per standard magnetic compass?

309psc

311psc

329psc

331psc

778

If the visibility is 5 miles, what is the luminous range of New Point Comfort Spit Light "4"?

0.5 mile

3.4 miles

4.8 miles

5.0 miles

779

The yellow buoys on either side of your vessel that lead to Mobjack Bay mark .

the limits of the dredged channel

fish trap areas

underwater cable areas

ferry routes

780

At 1925, you take a fix using the following radar ranges: York Spit Light - 3.4 miles away; New Point Comfort Spit Light "2" - 2.1 miles away; York Spit Swash Channel Light "3" - 2.7 miles away. Your longitude is .

7616.6'W

7616.8'W

7617.0'W

7617.2'W

781

What was the speed made good from 1900 to 1925?

8.5 knots

8.7 knots

8.8 knots

9.1 knots

782

What is the height above water of New Point Comfort Spit Light "2"?

6 feet (1.8 meters)

15 feet (4.6 meters)

18 feet (5.5 meters)

24 feet (7.3 meters)

783

If you have 16.3 miles to reach your destination from your 2000 position and want to be there at 2230, what speed should you make good?

5.7 knots

6.1 knots

6.5 knots

6.9 knots

784

At 1730, your position is LAT 3713.9'N, LONG 7626.4'W. What is our distance off Tue Marshes Li ht?

2.2 miles

2.6 miles

3.0 miles

3.4 miles

785

What is the maximum allowable speed of vessels underway up river from Tue Marshes Light?

8 knots

10 knots

12 knots

14 knots

786

At 1750, your position is LAT 3714.5'N, LONG 7622.9'W. What was the speed made good between 1730 and 1750?

7.5 knots

7.8 knots

8.1 knots

8.7 knots

787

At 1800, Tue Marshes Light bears 270pgc, and York Spit Swash Channel Light "3" bears 007pgc. Your position is .

LAT 3714.0'N, LONG 7619.8'W

LAT 3714.2'N, LONG 7620.3'W

LAT 3714.2'N, LONG 7620.1'W

LAT 3714.5'N, LONG 7620.0'W

788

The short-long dashed, magenta lines parallel to York River Entrance Channel mark .

fish trap areas

naval exercise areas

underwater cables

recommended track lines

789

You have just passed York River Entrance Channel Lighted Buoys "13" and "14". The chart shows a light approximately 1.0 mile off your port beam with a light characteristic "Fl 6 sec". What is the name of this light?

Mobjack Bay Entrance Light

York Spit Light

New Point Comfort Spit Light "4"

York River Entrance Channel Light "1"

790

At 1930, your vessel is between York River Entrance Channel Lighted Buoys "1YR" and "2". From this position, you change course to 142pgc at an engine speed of 8.0 knots. At 2000, you take the following bearings: Chesapeake Channel Tunnel North Light - 131pgc Thimble Shoal Light - 247pgc What were the set and drift between 1930 and 2000?

140T at 0.2 knot

140T at 0.4 knot

320T at 0.2 knot

320T at 0.4 knot

791

At 2013, you sight Thimble Shoal Light in line with Old Point Comfort Light bearing 258pgc. At the time of the bearing, the vessel was headed 142pgc and 151psc. Based on this, you .

know the gyro error is 2E

should adjust the magnetic compass

verified that the variation is 10W

have checked the deviation table for a magnetic heading of 150

792

At 2015, your vessel is at the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel midway between buoys "13" and "14". If the height of tide is -1 foot (-.3 meter). What is the approximate depth under the keel?

51 feet (15.5 meters)

45 feet (13.6 meters)

40 feet (12.1 meters)

35 feet (10.6 meters)

793

If you steer 143pgc at an engine speed of 8.0 knots from your 2015 position, at what time would you reach a point midway between buoys "11" and "12" (ignore set and drift)?

2020

2029

2032

2039

794

Which statement concerning Thimble Shoal Channel is TRUE?

The project width of the main channel is 1000 feet (304.8 meters)

The channel is 14.5 miles in length.

A tow drawing 30 feet (9.1 meters) is excluded from the main channel.

Thimble Shoal Channel is in international waters.

795

At 2118, you obtain the following information: Cape Henry Light 151pgc; Cape Charles Light 033pgc; Thimble Shoal Light 291pgc What is your 2118 position?

LAT 3657.4'N, LONG 7601.9'W

LAT 3657.5'N, LONG 7601.4'W

LAT 3657.6'N, LONG 7601. '

LAT 3657.6'N, LONG 7602.2'W

796

From your 2118 position, you proceed to Norfolk, VA, a distance of approximately 26.0 miles. To arrive at Norfolk by 0200 the next day, what is the minimum speed to make good from your 2118 position to arrive at this time?

5.0 knots

5.3 knots

5.8 knots

5.5 knots

797

From your 2118 position, you steer a course of 288T at an engine speed of 7.0 knots. Visibility is 2 miles. Height of eye is 12 feet (3.7 meters). At what time can you expect Old Point Comfort Light to become visible again?

The light is visible at 2118

2139

2201

2232

798

When exiting Thimble Shoal Channel bound for Norfolk, the track line based on the lights of the Norfolk Entrance Reach Range is .

220T

222T

225T

228T

799

What is the course per gyro compass from the anchorage to point A located 0.5 mile east of Cape Charles Lighted Bell Buoy 14?

180

184

198

199.5

800

If your engines turn for 6.5 knots, and you encounter a 0.5 knot southerly current after weighing anchor. What is your ETA at point A?

511

501

450

440

801

What is the course to steer per standard magnetic compass from the anchorage to point A, if easterly winds are causing 3 of leeway?

187

191

194

197

802

You are on track from the anchorage to point A. At 0250, Great Machipongo Inlet Light "5" (3721.8'N, 7543.7'W) bears 279pgc. At 0320, the light bears 320pgc. What is the position of your 0320 running fix if you are making good 6.5 knots?

LAT 3718.10'N, LONG 7539.55'W

LAT 3718.10'N, LONG 7539.30'W

LAT 3718.00'N, LONG 7539.75'W

LAT 3717.95'N, LONG 7539.95'W

803

What is the approximate depth of water under your keel at 0320?

52 feet (15.8 meters)

48 feet (14.6 meters)

44 feet (13.4 meters)

35 feet (10.6 meters)

804

At 0400 you take the following bearings: Sand Shoal Inlet South Light bearing 299pgc Cape Charles Light bearing 242pgc What is your 0400 position?

LAT 3714.2'N, LONG 7539.2'W

LAT 3714.4'N, LONG 7539.3'W

LAT 3714.4'N, LONG 7539.0'W

LAT 3714.6'N, LONG 7539.2'W

805

What was the speed made good from 0240 to 0400?

5.2 knots

5.6 knots

6.0 knots

6.4 knots

806

If you increase speed to 8 knots, and the current is 240 at 0.7 knot. What course should you steer from your 0400 position to arrive at point A?

178T

180T

183T

186T

807

Which statement about your 0400 position is true?

You are governed by the Inland Rules of the Road.

Anchoring, trawling and fishing are prohibited.

The ocean floor is composed of shingle.

You are within the Territorial Sea and the contiguous zone.

808

At 0600, you are on course 241psc at 6.5 knots. Chesapeake Light bears 153 per standard magnetic compass, and Cape Henry Light bears 261 per standard magnetic compass. What is the position of your 0600 fix?

LAT 3659.0'N, LONG 7547.4'W

LAT 3659.3'N, LONG 7547.7'W

LAT 3659.5'N, LONG 7547.8' W

LAT 3659.3'N, LONG 7548.0' W

809

The abandoned lighthouse at Cape Henry is a(n) .

octagonal, black and white tower

radio beacon station

emergency back up to Cape Henry Light

gray, pyramidal tower

810

When Cape Henry Light is abeam, what is the approximate distance to Yorktown, VA?

34 miles

42 miles

55 miles

58 miles

811

As you pass between trestle "B" and trestle "C" of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge - Tunnel, you sight along the trestle "C" when it is in line. The gyro bearing is 048. What is the gyro error by observation?

4E

2E

0

2W

812

On either side of York River Entrance Channel, there are areas bounded by short - long magenta lines and marked by yellow buoys. These areas are .

fish trap areas

designated anchorages

spoil areas

naval exercise areas

813

The wind is northerly and will cause 2 leeway. The current is 018 at 0.5 knot. If your engines are turning for 8.0 knots. What should you steer to remain in York River Entrance Channel?

304T

306T

309T

314T

814

What is the course per standard magnetic compass from the anchorage to point "A" located 0.5 mile east of Cape Charles Lighted Bell Buoy 14?

185

188

191

194

815

The coast between Great Machipongo Inlet and Cape Charles is .

composed of high rocky bluffs and wooded uplands

marked by prominent isolated barren hills

broken by the mouths of several major rivers

low with sandy beaches bordered by marshes

816

What is the distance from the anchorage to point "A"?

13.9 miles

15.1 miles

15.9 miles