REFUELLING ASSIGNMENT ONE ANSWERS:

Section A - Vessel range

(a) Hours the vessel can travel = 30014 litres = 21.4 hours

(b) 8 knots x 21.4 hours = 171.2 nautical miles

Section B - Fuel requirements

1 64 litres

2 40 litres

Section C - Calculate fuel tank capacity

1 24.037 cubic metres

......... 24037 litres

2 Tank thickness

Section D - Calibration

1 Fill and mark off as you go.

2 Shape of tank bottom

3 To equalise. Fire precaution.

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1 Reserve fuel is extra fuel in case conditions or circumstances cause you to run out fuel.

2 280 13 = 21.53 hours

Distance = Speed x Time

= 9 knots x 21.53 hours

= 193.77 nautical miles

3 12 litres

4 1000