Tuesday, May 23, 2017
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Here are some common Naval Terms, many of which are still in use today.
- in the direction of the stern (rear) of a ship
- means “order understood and I will follow”
- storeroom for cleaning gear
- Phonetic pronunciation of 'BZ' from the NATO signals codes. Signifies 'Good Job' or 'Well Done.'
- A disciplinary hearing.
- Leave where one must be back aboard by midnight.
- ceremony of hoisting the National Flag
- the senior petty officer on a ship
- Working uniform.
- division selected to look after corps preparation and clean up
- in the direction of the bow (front) of a ship
- passageway (like a hallway)
- Extra, leftovers, and garbage.
- garbage can
- A hatch opens up between two compartments on adjoining decks.
- The helm is the position from which the ship is steered.
- The ship's anchor.
- hot chocolate
- after being dismissed and are free to go “ashore”
- a pipe indicating the end of stand easy
- produced from a Boatswain’s Call; all pipes have meaning
- keep quiet
- the left side
Rig of the Day
- The uniform to be worn for the day or for a specific activity as laid down in routine orders or by announcement to the ship's company.
- lost and found
- The ability to maintain balance when a ship is rolling.
- to close up, put away gear
- refers to all personnel on a ship, or at a corps
- a break
- the right side
- to put away
- the ceremony of lowering the National Flag
- The pipe, or announcement that is made in the morning.
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