Assessment OICNW-1-5A

Determine gyro compass error by bearing of range

Assessed in MT-4133 Bridge Resource Management


On a ship underway or a full mission ship simulator, using navigational or natural terrestrial ranges.

Performance Requirements

Behavior Standard
The student will: During assessment, the student shall, at a minimum:

Take a visual bearing of the range and determine gyro-compass error.

  1. The visual bearing is compared to the charted bearing.
  2. The compass error is determined and properly labeled.
  3. The solution is ± 0.5° of the assessor’s solution.

Supports Table A-II/1 officer in charge of a navigation watch

Competence Knowledge, Understanding & Proficiency Task

Plan and conduct a passage and determine position

A1.06 Compass - magnetic and gyro

Knowledge of the principles of magnetic and gyro-compasses

Determine gyro compass error by bearing of range

Published: 2016-10-28-04:00