the mission of the navy is to protect and defend the right of the United states and our allies to move freely on the oceans and to protect our country against her enemies.
I am a united states sailor.I will support and defend the constitution of the United States of America and I will obey the orders of those appointed over me.I represent the fighting spirit of the navy and those that have gone before me to defend freedom and democracy around the world.I proudly serve my country’s navy combat team with honor, courage and commitment.
I am committed to excellence and the fair treatment of all.
Stand Navy out to sea Fight our battle cry We’ll never change our course So vicious foe steer shy-y-y-y Roll out the T.N.T. Anchors Aweigh Sail on to victory and Sink their bones to Davy Jones hooray!Anchors Aweigh my boys Anchors Aweigh farewell to foriegn shores, We sail at break of day day day day Through our last night on shore Drink to the foam Until we meet once more Here’s wishing you a happy voyage home! blue of the mighty deep; gold of God’s great sun, let these our colors be till all of time be done, be done.
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on seven seas we learn navy’s sten call:faith, courage, service true, with honor over, honor over, all.
navy core values
honor, courage, commitment
birth day of the navy
oct 13 1775
esprit de corps
spirit of the group
loose from moorings and out of control(applied to anything lost, out of hand or left lying about)
near or toward the stern of the vessel
farther aft, as in “abaft the beam.”
abreast; on a relative bearing of 090 or 270 degrees.
on or in a ship or naval station
a ladder resembling stairs that is suspended over the side of a ship to facilitate boarding from a boats
aqueous film forming foam.
toward the stern
that which is farthest aft
the 1200 to 1600 watch
that part of a ship resting on the bottom
a hail or call for attention, as in “boat ahoy”
the entire ships company
generally speaking any area above the highest deck.
by the side of the ship or pier
an indefinite area midway between the bow and the stern;”rudder amidships” means that the rudder is in line with the ship’s centerline.
an area designated to be used by ships for anchoring
the line, wire, or chain that attaches a vessel to her anchor
the weapons of a ship
on the beach or shore.
behind a ship
across; at right angles to
extra, or secondary, as in auxiliary engine; a vessel whose mission is to supply or support combatant forces.
stop, as in “avast heaving”
an anchoring term used to describe the anchor clear of the bottom(the weight of the anchor is on the cable)
reply to a command or order, meaning “I understand and will obey”
a blunt-ended craft, usually nonself-propelled, used to haul supplies or garbage; a type of motorboat assigned for the personal use of a flag officer
the closing of any watertight fixtures
a battery-powered lantern for emergency use.
the extreme width(breadth) of a vessel as in a cv has a greater beam than a destroyer.
to be located on a particular bearing, as in the lighthouse bears 045 degrees.
bear a hand
provide assistance, as in “bear a hand with riggingthe brow” expedite.
the direction of an object measured in degrees clockwise form a reference point(true bearings use true north as the reference, relative bearings use the ships bow as the reference and magnetic bearings use magnetic north as the reference
to secure a line to a fixed point; to disregard a previous order or stop an action, as in “belay the last order or “belay the small talk.
beneath , or beyond somthing as in lay below.
bunk: duty assignment; mooring space assigned to a ship.
a loop in a line
lowest area of a ship where spills and leaks gather; to fail an examination.
place or duty to which one is assigned.
a stand containing a magnetic compass.
list of persons excused from duty due to illness.
cylindrical upright fixture(usually found in pairs) to which mooring or towing lines are secured aboard ship
the free end of a line
roughly equivelent to a pulley
boatswain’s mate of the watch
a spar rigged out from the side of an anchored or moored ship to which boats are tied when not in use.
a seat attached to a line fo hoisting a person aloft or lowering over the side
a compartment usually forward where line and other equipment use by the deck force are stowed.
a strong cylindrical, upright fixture on a pier to which ships mooring lines are secured.
a spar usually movable used for hoisting loads
black paint applied to a ships sides along the water-line.
the forward end of a ship or boat
member of a boats crew whose station is forward
to bring out supplies or equipment from a stowage space.
mooring line that leads from ship to pier or anothe ship if moored alongside) at right angles to the ship and is used to keep the vessel from moving laterally away from the pier or other ship.
area in the superstructure from which a ship is operated
bare (unpainted)metal that is kept polished
to get crosswise to the direction of the waves(puts the vessel in danger of being flipped over by the waves)
wide as in broad in the beam
on the bow or quarter- halfway between dead ahead and abeam, and halfway between abeam and astern, respectively.
simultaneously and to one side when firing main battery guns; sidewise, as in the curren carried the broadside to the beach
gangplank, used for crossing from one ship to another and from a ship to a pier.
a vertical partition in a ship(never called a wall)
an achored float used as an aid to navigation or to mark the location of an object
bureau of naval personnel
command master chief
living compartment of a ships commanding officer
floating buffer between a ship and a pier to prevent damage by rubbing or banging(in the water)
a cylindrical navigational buoy painted green and odd numbered which in us water marks the port side of a channel from seaward
to break loose as in the rough seas carried away the liflines
material used to protect lines from excessive wear
space where anchor chain is stowed
nautical counterpart of a road map showing land configuration and water depths and aids to navigation
the navigators work compartment
to remove paint or rust from metallic surfaces with sharp pointed hammers befor apllying paint
deck fittin through which mooring lines are led
national ensign; the ceremony of raising and lowering the ensign
a ship whose primary mission is combat
a long narrow starred and striped pennant flown only on board a commissioned ship
deck opening giving access to a ladder includes the ladder.
interior space of a ship similar to a room ashore
the act of controlling a ship also the station usually on the bridge from which a ship is controlled
a ships desired direction of travel not to be confused with heading
to protect; a shelter; headgear; to don headgear.
enlisted person in charge of a boat
Chief petty officer
lookout station aloft
a gift; somehing procured without payment
to turn off all external lights and close all openings through which lights can be seen from outside the ship
strong arms by means of which a boat is hoisted in or out.
davy jones locker
the bottom of the sea
damage control center
directly ahead a relative bearing of 000 degrees
180 degrees relative
horizontal planking or plating that divides a ship into layers
the upkeep and operation of all deck equipment.
to free from harmful residue of nuclear or chemical attack
to throw something overboard
a small boat, sometimes equipped with a sail, but more commonly propelled by outboard motor or oars
to lower a flag partway down the staff as a salute to, or in reply to a salute from another ship
a line stretched between two ships engaged in replenishment or transfer operations under way. the line is marked at 20 foot intervals to aid conning officer in maintaining the proper distance.
a main subdivision of a ships crew an organization coposed of two or more ships of the same type
the water-space alongside a pier
lever or bolt and thumb screws used for securing a water tight door; to divide a four hour watch into two two hour watches
to set the dogs on a watertight door
the 1600-1800 or 1800-2000 watch
to double the mooring lines for extra strength
the vertical distance from the keel to the waterling
to display flags in honor of a person or event
the speed at which a ship is pushed off course by wind and current
a dock either floating or built into the shore from which water may be removed for the purose of inspecting or working o a ships bottom to be put in dry dock
end of active obligated sevice
a falling tide
eight o’clock reports
reports recieved by the executive officer from department heads shortly before 2000
the national flag; an O-1 paygrade officer.
second officer in command also calle xo
the forward most part of the forecastle
fleet or force master chief
the act of making a lin, wire, or chain ready for running by laying it out in long, flat bights, one alongside and partially overlapping the other
the after end of the main deck
unit of length or depth equal to six feet
a cushioning device hung over the side of aship to prevent contact between the ship and a pier or other ship
a day devoted to general cleaning usually in preparation for an inspection
shipboard piping system to which fire hydrants are connected
the officer responsible in general for a ships upkeep and cleanliness boats ground tackle and deck seamanship
2000-2400 watch also called evening watch
five star admiral
fleet admiral a rank above admiral no longer used
any officer of the rank of rear admiral(lower and upper half) vice admiral or admiral
vertical staff at the stern to which the ensign is hoisted when moored or at anchor
an organization of ships aircraft marine forces and shorebased fleet activities all under one commander for conducting mahjor operations
to fill a space with water; a rising tide
fore and aft
the entire length of a ship as in sweep down fore and aft
forward section of the main deck pronounced fohksul
first mast aft from the bow
the 0800-1200 watch
toward the bow
entangled as in the lines are foul of each other, stormy
a light spar set at an angle from the upper part of a mast(the national ensign is usually flown from the gaff under way)
space where food is prepared(never called a kitchen)
the opening in a bulwark or lifeline that provides access to a brow or accommodation ladder; an order meaning to cleat the way
the condition of full readiness for battle
boat assigned for the commanding officers personal use
equipment used in anchoring or mooring anchors
where the sides join the main deck of a ship
a light line used to hoist a flag or pennant
steadily and carefully, but not necessarily slowly.
condition of a rudder that has been turned to the maximum possible rudder angle
a red blue or gold diagonal stripe across the left sleeve of enlisted persons jumper, indicating four years service
an opening in a deck used for access
to pull in or heace on a line by hand
any heavy wire or line used for towing or mooring
the upper end of a lower mast boom; compartment containing toilet facilities; ships bow
the direction toward which the ships bow is pointing any instant
to throw as in heave a lin to the pier
to haul in a line usually by means of a capstan or winch
a line with a weight at one end heaved across an intervening space for passing over a heavier line
steering wheel of a ship
person who steers the ship by turning the helm(also called the steersman)
the line stretched between ships under way on which a trolley block travels back and forth to tgransfer material and personnel
to bend a line to or around a ring or cylindrical object; an enlistment
space on a surface that the painter neglected to paint.
the shell, or plating, of a ship from keel to gunwale
a lookout term meaning that a ship is so far over the horizon that only her superstructure or top hamper is visible
toward the centerline
superstructure of an aircraft carrier
starred blue flag(representing the union of the ensigh) flown at the jackstaff of a commissioned ship not under way
vertical spar at the stem to which th jack is hoisted
a portable rope or wire ladder
to throw overboard
a structure built out from shore to influence water currents of protect a harbor or pier.
to desert ship
any makshift device or apparatus; to fashion such a device.
quit, cease, or stop, as in knock off ships work.
nautical mile per hour
a flight of steps aboard ship
vessel especially designed for landing troops and equiped directly on a beach
a large seagoing ship designed for landing personnel an or heavy equipment directly on beach
any short line used as a handle or as a means for operating some piece of equipment ; a line used to attach an article to a the person, as a pistol lanyard
to secure an object by turns of line, wire, or chain
to float a vessel off the ways in a building yard; a type of powerboat, usually over 30 feet long.
movement of a person as in lay aloft the direction of twist in the strands of a line or wire
an area sheltered from the wind down wind.
direction toward which the wind is blowing pronounced loo-ard
leave and earning statement
sanctioned abscence from a ship or station for a short time for pleasure rather that business
a buoyant jacket desighned to support a person in the water
in general the liners erected around the edge of a weather deck to prevent personnel from falling or being washed overboard more precisely the topmost line from top to bottom these lines are named lifeline housing lin and foot rope.
any rope that isnt wire rope
transverse inclination of a vessel when a ship leans to one side
a ships speedometer; book or ledger in which data or events that occurred during a watch are recorded; to make a certain speed, as in the ship logged 20 knots.”
admonishment meaning to be alert or move faster
person stationed topside on a formal watch who reports objects sighted and sounds heard to the officer of the deck
leading petty officer
locker under the charge of the master at arms; used to collect and stow deserters effects and gear found adrift
compartment used for the stowage of ammunition
the uppermost complete deck(an exception is the aircraft carrier, where the main deck is defined as the hangar bay rather than the flight deck which arguably fits the criteria of the definition)
second mast aft from the bow on vessel with more than one mast. (on a ship with only one mast, it is usually referred to simply as the mast.
the tallest mast on a vessel.
the top of the tallest mast on a vessel
to assume a station as in to man a gun
man o war
ship desighned for combat
tapered steel tool used to open the strands of line or wire rope for spicing
the art of caring for and handling all types of line and wire
master at arms
a member of a ships police force
a shipmate another sailor
Master chief petty officer
Master chief petty officer of the navy
meal place where meals are eaten a group that takes meals together as in officers mess
a line used to haul a heavier line across an intervening space
the watch that begins at 0000 and ends at 0400
to make fast to a pier, another ship or a mooring buoy, also to anchor
a large anchored float to which a ship may moor
a double-ended powerboat
a roll call to assemble for a roll call
two or more boats stowed one within the other two or more ships moored alongside each other
a navigational buoy, conical in shape, painted red and even numbered, that marks the starboard side of a channel from seaward
officer of the deck
away from the centerline
over the side
to repair or recondition; to overtake another vessel
the underside of a deck that forms the overhead of the compartment next below.
a group on teporary assignment or engaged in a common activity as in line handling party or a liberty party
a corridor used for interior horizontal movement aboard ship(similar to hallway ashore)
to feed out or lengthen a line
small staff from which a commission pennant is flown
enclosure on bridge housing the main steering controls
branch of navigation in which positions are determined by visible objects on the surface, or by soundings
to sound a particular call on a boatswains pipe
vertical rise and fall of a ships bow and stern caused by head or following seas
destroyer or helicopter responsible for rescuing air cres during launch or recovery operations
a person who was assigned to the ships company when he or she was commissioned
plan of the day
a person who has never crossed the equater
to the left of the centerline when facing forward
deck area designated by the commanding officer as the place to carry out official functions; station of the officer of the deck in port
an enlisted assistant to the navigator
stations for shipboard evolutions as in general quarters “fire quarter” living spaces
a solid structure along a bank used for loading and offloading vessels. pronounced key.
a hinged metal disk secured to a mooring line to prevent rats from traveling over the line into the ship
to be at anchor as in the ship si riding to her anchor
navigational lights shown at night by a moored vessel
to set up a device or equipment as in to rig a stage over the side
a workday or part of a workday that has veen granted as a sholday for taking care of personal business
senior chief petty officer
a drinking fountain originally the ships water barrel
a device streamed from the bow of a vessel for holding it end on to the sea
condition of waves and the height of their swells
first complete deck below the main deck
to make fast as in secure a line to a cleat to cease as in secure from fire drill
person who has crossed the equator
to re enlist in the navy
a structure similar to areef but more gradual in its ris from the floor of the ocean
to engage in irresponsible horseplay
to determine depth of water
the nautical equivalent of a pole
vertical post for supporting decks smaller similar posts for supporting lifelines awnings and so on
directions to the right of the centerline as one faces forward
extreme forward line of bow
the aftermost part of a vessel
transvers strength bulkhead that forms a watertight boundary
canvas used as a cover
uppermost tim of mast
go to bed
uniform code of military justice
amidships sectrion of the main deck
to hoist the anchor clear of the bottom
structure similar to quay but constructed like a pier
the port or starboard half of a spar set athwartships across the upper mast
to have its heading thrown wide of its course as the result of a force sucha s a heavy following sea.
an amount of money a member has coming out of his regular pay
bunk or rack
coupon or reciept book
candy, gum or cafeteria
access box to sound powered phone circuitry
wake up, start of day
place to wash dishes
time to sleep, end of day
five minutes before taps
1st general order of a sentry
to take charge of this post and all government property in view.
2nd general order of a sentry
to walk my post in a military manner, keeping always on the alert and observing everything that takes place with sight or hearing
3rd general order of a sentry
to rport all violations of orders i am instructed to enforce
4th general order of a sentry
to repeat all calls from posts more distant from the guardhouse than my own
5th general order of a sentry
to quit my post only when properly relieved
6th general order of a sentry
to recieve, obey and pass to the sentry who relieves me all orders from the commanding officer, command duty officer, officer of the deck, and officers and petty officers of the watch.
7th general order of a sentry
to talk to no one except in the line of duty
8th general order of a sentry
to give alarm in case of fire or disorder
9th general order of a sentry
to call the officer of the deck in any case not covered by instructions
10th general order of a sentry
to salute all officers and all colors and standards not cased.
11th general order of a sentry
to be especially watchful at night, and during the time for challenging, to challenge all persons on or near my post, and to allow no one to pass without proper authority
destroyer (arliegh burke class)
General Characteristics, Arleigh Burke class
Builder: Bath Iron Works, Northrop Grumman Ship SystemsSPY-1 Radar and Combat System Integrator: Lockheed-Martin
Date Deployed: July 4, 1991 (USS Arleigh Burke)
Propulsion: Four General Electric LM 2500-30 gas turbines; two shafts, 100,000 total shaft horsepower.
Length: Flights I and II (DDG 51-78): 505 feet (153.