Deck Officer


River Endorsements

MODU Endorsements

Exam Code: ONC03
Endorsement: Master LT 500 -1600 GRT
Modules: Q131-Q135


Examination Modules and Topics: Click on Module Title for Sample Exam
Grey Boxes Represent Major Topic Headings In Accordance With 46 CFR Subchapter B

Q131-Deck Safety Stability Problems Q132-Deck General and Safety Q133-Deck Safety Stability Problems Q134-Navigation Problems: Near Coastal Q135-Navigation Problems: Oceans
Stability, Construction, and Damage Control Vessel Maneuvering and Handling Damage Control Emergency Towing Stability, Construction, and Damage Control Ocean Track Plotting Ocean Track Plotting
Principles of Vessel Construction Approaching Pilot Vessel or Station Vessel Power Plants Medical Care Principles of Vessel Construction Mercator Sailing Middle Latitude Sailing
Trim and Stability Vessel Handling in Rivers & Estuaries Marine Power Plant Operating Principles Knowledge and use of: Trim and Stability Estimated Time of Arrival Mercator Sailing
Damage Trim and Stability Maneuvering in Shallow Water Vessel’s Auxiliary Machinery International Medical Guide for Ships Damage Trim and Stability Speed by RPM Great Circle Sailing
Stability, Trim, and Stress Calculation Interaction with Bank/Passing Ship Marine Engineering Terms Ship’s Medical Chest & Medical Aid at Sea Stability, Trim, and Stress Calculation Fuel Conservation Parallel Sailing
Vessel Structural Members Berthing and Unberthing Cargo Handling and Stowage Medical Section, International Code of Signals Vessel Structural Members Electronic Navigation ETA
IMO Ship Stability Recommendations Anchoring and Mooring Cargo Stowage and Security, including Cargo Gear Maritime Law IMO Ship Stability Recommendations Instruments & Accessories Celestial Observations
Damage Control Dragging of, Clearing Fouled Anchors Loading and Discharging Operations International Maritime Law Damage Control Aids to Navigation Latitude by Polaris
  Heavy Weather Operations International Regulations for Cargoes, IMDG Code National Maritime Law   Charts, Navigation Publication, & Notices to Mariners Latitude by Meridian Transit (Any Body)
  Maneuvering for Launching of Lifeboats and Liferafts in Heavy Weather


Hazardous Cargo Regulations

Credentialing of Seaman   Compass - Magnetic & Gyro Fix or Running Fix (Any Body)
  Receiving Survivors From Lifeboats/Liferafts Tank Vessel and Fuel Oil Operations Shipment and Discharge, Manning   Principles, Operation, and Maintenance of Gyro Compass Star Identification
  Maneuvering Characteristics of Major Vessel Types Emergency Procedures Title 46, U.S. Code   Principles of Magnetic Compass Star Selection
  Wake Reduction Ship Beaching Precautions Communications   Gyro Compass Error/Correction Times of Celestial Phenomena
  Ice Operations/Ice Navigation Actions Prior to/after Grounding, Including Refloating

Signals: Storm/Wreck/


  Magnetic Compass Error/Correction Time of Meridian Transit (Any Body)
  Towing Vessel Operations Collision International Code of Signals   Determination of Compass Error: Zone Time of Sun Rise/Set/Twilight
  Stability, Construction, and Damage Control Temporary Repairs IMO Standard Maritime Communication Phrases   Azimuth (Any Body) Speed by RPM
  Principles of Vessel Construction Passenger/Crew Safety in Emergencies Lifesaving:   Amplitude (Any Body) Fuel Conservation
  Trim and Stability Fire or Explosion Survival at Sea   Terrestrial Observation Electronic Navigation
  Damage Trim and Stability Abandon Ship Procedures Lifesaving Appliance Regulations     Instruments & Accessories
  Stability, Trim, and Stress Calculation Emergency Steering Lifesaving Appliance Operation     Aids to Navigation
  Vessel Structural Members Rescuing Survivors from Ship/Aircraft in Distress       Charts, Navigation Publication, & Notices to Mariners
  IMO Ship Stability Recommendations Man Overboard Procedures       Nautical Astronomy & Navigation Definitions