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Q. 1) What are the errors of sextant ?

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    Sextant Errors are of 2 Types:
    1) Adjustable error,
    2) Non Adjustable errors
    1)Adjustable errors:
      a)error of perpendicularity,
      b)Index error,
      c)Side error,
      d)Error of collimination
    2)Non adjustable Errors:
      a)Graduation Error,
      b)Shade Error,
      c)Optical Error,
      d)convex Error..

    Mantri Sridhar | | EDIT | REPLY
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      in addition there are some non-adjustable erroes
       graduation error,shade error,optical error, prismatic error,telescopic error

      Jude Buy | | EDIT | REPLY
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        INDEX ERROR
        ERROR OF PERPENDICULARITY
        COLLIMINATION ERROR
        SIDE ERROR

        Vivek Misra | | EDIT | REPLY



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          Q. 2) What is the visible horizon ?

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            IT BOUNDS THE VISIBILITY OF THE OBSERVER AT SEA

            Vivek Misra | | EDIT | REPLY
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              bounding the observer field of vision at sea

              Arunkumar Moorthy | | EDIT | REPLY

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                Q. 3) What are errors of echo sounder ?

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                  VELOCITY ERROR
                  DRAFT ERROR
                  CROSS NOISE
                  TRANSMISSION ERROR
                  MULTIPLE ECHO
                  FALSE ECHO

                  Vivek Misra | | EDIT | REPLY
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                    velocity of propagation in water, stylus speed error, pythagoras error, multiple echoes, thermal and density layers, zero line adjustment error, cross noise, Aeration.

                    Arunkumar Moorthy | | EDIT | REPLY

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                      Q. 4) How do take a sight ?

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                        using instruments like sextant..with some simple navigational calculations...

                        Joison Joy | | EDIT | REPLY

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                          Q. 5) What are the differences between raster and vector charts ?

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                            raster chart is the photo copy of the paper chart,vector chart is electronic form of chart

                            Vikas Tiwari | | EDIT | REPLY

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                              Q. 6) How do take bearings when approaching a hourbor or berth ?

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                                BY A FIXED OBJECT OR A SHARP BEND
                                LEADING LIGHTS

                                Vivek Misra | | EDIT | REPLY

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                                  Q. 7) How do you know TRS has formed ?

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                                    SWELL
                                    ATMOSPHRIC PRESSURE DECRSIN
                                    WIND INCRESE
                                    LIGHTINING
                                    SATELITE IMAGE

                                    Vivek Misra | | EDIT | REPLY

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                                      Q. 8) Code the rule no1 & 38

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                                        CODE AS PER ROR... THATS IT..

                                        Mantri Sridhar | | EDIT | REPLY

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                                          Q. 9) What is TRS ?

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                                            Tropical Revolving Storms which forms in  Tropical regions. Northern hemisphere it moves towards north and vice versa in Southern hemisphere.

                                            Shunmugasundaram Chockalingam | | EDIT | REPLY

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                                              Q. 10) Situations: when you are entering TSS and found a vessel crossing from you are port bow action ?

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                                                if the cpa matters , and collision cant be avoided by the give way vsl alone then i will alter other wise , maintain co and speed.

                                                Jude Buy | | EDIT | REPLY
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                                                  take the series of brg if risk of collision does not exist the maintain co and speed if roc exist the i will give five sort and rapid blast, check nav lights, inform master,inform engine room,put helms men and still she is not taking an action then one short blasta/co to stbd if depth available or reduce speed

                                                  Vinaykumar Tandel | | EDIT | REPLY

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