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Limited Master, Mate & Operator Book 3


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Limited Master, Mate & Operator Book 3

Limited Master Mate & Operator Books 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5 will prepare you for U. S. Coast Guard
endorsements to 100 gross register tons (GRT). You will also need to study subjects in Books 6 &
7 for larger tonnage endorsements up to 1,600 GRT (3,000 tons ITC). In addition every original
exam for a U.S. Coast Guard endorsement including Apprentice Mate/Steersman for towing
vessels and Able Seaman calls for knowledge of the Navigation Rules. Towing vessel officer
endorsement candidates in addition to the Navigation Rules need to study material in the Towing
Vessel Officer’s Guide and then on to additional exam subjects marked [T] as listed below
although candidates for towing endorsements limited to the Western Rivers need not study chapters
15, 17, 27, 29, 30, 31, & 32.


  • Chapter 16 – Rules and Regulations for Uninspected Vessels [T] [S] (40 pages) RRC-1
  • Chapter 17 – Rules and Regulations for Small Passenger Vessels [S] (130 pages) RRT-1
  • Chapter 18 – Lifesaving Appliances for Small Passenger Vessels (44 pages) LST-1
  • Chapter 19 – Fires, Firefighting and Fire Prevention [T] [S] [AB] (116 pages) FF-1
  • Chapter 20 – Ship Power Plants [S] (14pages) ENG-1


Types of Multiple Choice Deck Exam Questions
[D] = “Deck General” Questions
[S] = “Safety and Pollution” Questions
[N] = “Navigation General” Questions
[P] = “Plotting Problems” & other Math Problems.
[NR] = “Navigation Rules” Questions
Other Symbols:
[AB] = Part of an Able Seaman & Lifeboatman Course
[T] = Part of a Towing officer Course
[WE] = Part of a Workboat Engineer Course