2ND MATE EXAM ORAL QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS - LATEST QUESTIONS
I would fix my position using visual bearings.
(as it is not stated whether the ship is sailing near the coast or in open sea)
Q. 2) Flash pt.X
It is the minimum temperature at which enough vapours are produced to bring about a momentary flash when a source of ignition is introduced.
There are two methods for finding flash point:
on radar it must have a constant speed .and by checking the aspect..
i said i will try to immobilise finger by putting a support under finger and apply bandage, and to counter pain an analgesic.bcz its a fracture,he will be in extreme pain so he asked which analgesic wil u give,i said morphine is best in this case after referring to intl. medical guide
i said its regulation,he said thts ok but why, i said for people working in fwd area,then he said do u know normalyy how a ship breaks and sinks,then i came to know wht he wants.in sinking normally aft goes first in water so u stuill have time in fwd to inflate it(as per him).
i told as per annex 6,sufficient time before so that previous fuel fully drains from the system, he insisted on amount of hours,when i was helpless i told him 2 to 3 hours on my ship.then he said who is incharge of changover,i said chief engineer,thyen he said its simple then u have to ask him how many hours notice he wants.
his special attention was towards the fact that we must always also rig embarkation ladder so that in case vessel has not sunk and we need to come back on ship then there should be a means to come back onboard.
in no case you can allow him to enter inside,he has to hold grab lines or some other thing outside of boat.
Q. 10) Aftr cmng frm shore service , your extinguisher posn marking absent how 2 place bck correctly ?X
refer to FFA plan of ship which type n what size extinguisher to be placed where.