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HEADSCRATCHERS: Pogue Muhone

These head-scratchers are purely for MSTS volunteers who have time on their hands but not quite so much time as to turn up and do some useful training.

Have fun and maybe we will see your butts on berth 35. Tilbury Dock some day soon? 

The page is shared with MVS training and may be merged at a later date.

Pogue



On what type of chart does a straight line represent the shortest distance between two points on the surface of the earth?

If a boat logs 6kts on an easterly heading over a N/S tide of 3kts is her groundspeed the same as her logged speed?

If a boat logs 6kts on an easterly course, over a N/S tide of 3kts is her groundspeed the same as her logged speed?

Would it make any difference if we used the words "true" or "magnetic" or "compass" in either question?

In less than ten words, what is the essential difference between the previous two questions?

What is the shortest distance between two points on the earth's surface called?

What is the significance of Two Mike Kilo Alpha to Mike Victor Sierra?

What message is given by three black balls in a vertical line?

What is unique about the signal flag Romeo.

What is the significance of Bravo Zulu?

What flag would you run up if you needed a doctor?

What does Admiralty Publication 5011 tell you?

Where on KJ might you look for a horse.

Is there any difference between a Levanter and a Horse Latitude?

In morse what might nine dots a dash and a dot mean? (Hint! Put the spaces in the right places)

What does Lima One mean to the River Thames?



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