Ann's Test No. 6 (Long Island)
Parameters for this test
Var = 14 W
Dev = 0: 2w 30: 3W 60: 2W 90: 1W
120: 0W 150: 1E 180: 2E 210: 1E
240: 0W 270: 1W 300: 2W 330: 3W
10600a: At 1520 your loran set indicates a position of LAT
41ø09.0' N, LONG 72ø40.0' W. You are on course 125ø per
standard magnetic compass at a speed of 10 knots. At 1700
your loran set indicates your position as LAT 41ø05.3' N,
LONG 72ø33.7' W. What were the set and drift?
11005: What is the maximum speed permitted in the Main Entrance
Channel to Port Jefferson Harbor?
A: 067ø T at 1.7 knots
B: 078ø T at 1.1 knots
C: 243ø T at 1.0 knot
D: 249ø T at 1.6 knots
11404: At 2115 your loran indicates a position of LAT 41ø03.3' N,
LONG 72ø37.9' W. At 0027 another loran fix places your
vessel at LAT 41ø14.4' N, LONG 72ø07.2' W. What was your
speed made good?
A: 3 mph
B: 5 mph
C: 7 mph
D: 12 mph
11800: 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 93ø T at
0.8 knot. A NW'ly wind causes 3ø leeway.
A: 7.0 knots
B: 7.5 knots
C: 8.0 knots
D: 8.5 knots
11804: Your engines are making turns for 8 knots and a norhterly
wind is causing 3ø of leeway. There is a current of 220ø T
at 1.5 knots. What is the course to steer between Branford
Reef Light and Faulkner Island Light?
A: 031ø T
B: 034ø T
C: 037ø T
D: 044ø T
13003: At 2102 your position is LAT 41ø02.9' N, LONG 72ø57.4' W.
You are making turns for 16 knots. What is your ETA at a
position 5 miles due south of Falkner Island Light?
A: 084ø T
B: 095ø T
C: 102ø T
D: 108ø T
13405: At 0400 your vessel is dead in the water and in heavy fog.
Your loran set fixes your position at LAT 41ø12.1' N, LONG
72ø43.5' 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?
13801: 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 41ø13.5' N, LONG 72ø29.6' W. Which
statement is TRUE?
A: The bottom samples and fathometer reading prove the loran
fix is reliable.
B: The bottom samples and fathometer readings indicate that the
loran fix is unreliable.
C: The information collected indicates that the fathometer may
be in error.
D: The information collected indicates that the chart is most
15238: At 0930, at a course of 182 psc, you obtain a position from the following
information: Race Rock Light bears 122ø psc at a range of
1.4 miles, and Goshen Point bears 342ø psc at a range of 3.3
miles. What are your present latitude and longitude?
A: The chart indicates the exact position of the wreck.
B: The wreck has been cleared by wire drag to a depth of 39 ft.
C: The wreck represents a danger to surface navigation.
D: The wreck is visible above the sounding datum.
15760: As you near Little Gull Island, you use your loran to
insure that you do not come within 0.5 mile of the island.
Which loran reading will act as a danger line and keep you
off Little Gull Island by a minimum of 0.5 mile?
A: 41ø16.0' N, 72ø09.5' W
B: 41ø15.1' N, 72ø04.6' W
C: 41ø17.4' N, 72ø06.0' W
D: 41ø14.6' N, 72ø03.0' W
15906: 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 155.5ø per gyrocompass. What is the
A: Not more than 9960-W-14735.9
B: Not more than 9960-X-26149.0
C: Not less than 9960-X-26140.0
D: Not less than 9960-Y-43953.5
A: 1.0ø E
B: 1.0ø W
C: 2.0ø W