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
the entire ship's company, both officer and enlisted
an amount of money a member has coming out of his regular pay
reply to an order or command meaning "I understand and will comply"
building where sailor's live
brass or shiny metal kept polished rather than painted
an anchored float used as an aid to navigation or to mark the location of an object
an order to resume work or duties
to throw off; to let go; to unfurl
compartment in which anchor chain is stowed
coupon or receipt book
chit; chit book
place to eat
chow hall (mess deck)
raising of a national flag at 0800 and lowering it at sunset
to dispose off by throwing over the side
national flag; commissioned officer between the rank of chief warrant officer and lieutenant junior grade
a unit of length equal to 6 feet used for measuring the depth of water
general cleaning day, usually the day before an inspection
officer responsible to the XO for the deck department/division aboard ship, or the command maintenance
any commisioned officer in paygrade O-7 or above
an opening in a bulwark or lifeline that provides access to a brow or accomodation ladder; an order meaning to clear the way
candy, gum or cafeteria
all the equipment used in mooring or anchoring a ship
access box to sound-powered phone circuitry
a device to allow movement of personnel from one level to another; stairs
permission to leave the base usually for not more than 48 hours
lines erected around the weatherdecks of a ship to prevent personnel from falling or being washed over the side
assembling of all hands for muster, instruction and inspection
a job specialty title
wake up, start a new day
place to wash dishes
drinking fountain; a rumor
lock, put away or stop work
hospital or medical clinic
time to sleep, end of day
five minutes before taps
working above the highest deck; generally performing maintenance on the ship's mast
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