Leslie's historic UK Guide Badge Syllabuses

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1953 POR - Ordinary Sea Ranger Test


1) Know the history of the ship from which the Crew has taken its name.

2) Be able to pipe the 'Still', 'Carry on' and 'Pipe the Side'.

3) Know the times of the different watches, and be able to strike ship's times correctly on the bell.

4) Read a nautical book, illustrating the customs and traditions of the sea.

5) Know the White, Blue and Red Ensigns, and who are entitled to fly them.

6) Know sixteen points of the compass, and how a magnetic compass is used on board ship.

7) Be able to signal and read letters and words in semaphore.

8) Identify not less than four types of pulling boats, and name the various parts of a boat and an oar by actual demonstration.

9) a) Be able to use six of the following bends and hitches: Round turn and two half hitches, bowline, rolling hitch, double sheetbend, bowline on a bight, fisherman's (or anchor) bend, running bowline, double carrick bend, timber hitch, highwayman's hitch.

b) Make a short, back and eye splice.

c) Know eight fancy knots and sennits, including a Turk's Head, and make a lanyard showing not less than four of these knots.

1957 POR - The Ordinary Sea Ranger Test


1) Know the history of the ship after which the crew is named.

2) Semaphore: signal and read letters and words.

3) a) Know sixteen points of the compass

b) Take a simple bearing.

4) Pipe the Still, Carry On, Pipe the Side.

5) a) Know the times of the different watches.

b) Strike ship's time on the bell.

6) Identify the White, Blue, and Red Ensigns, and know who are entitled to fly them.

7) Read a nautical book illustrating customs and traditions of the sea.

8) a) Identify four types of pulling boat.

b) Identify in practice the various parts of a boat and of an oar.

9) a) Use six of the following bends and hitches: 

Round turn and two half-hitches, bowline, rolling-hitch, double sheetbend, bowline on a bight, fisherman's (or anchor) bend, running bowline, packer's knot, timber-hitch, highwayman's hitch.

b) Make a short, back, and eye splice.

c) Know eight fancy knots and sennits, including a Turk's head; make a lanyard showing not less than four of these knots.

1960 POR - The Ordinary Sea Ranger Test


1) Know the history of the ship after which the crew is named.

2) Semaphore: signal and read letters and words.

3) a) Know sixteen points of the compass

b) Take a simple bearing.

4) Pipe the Still, Carry On, Pipe the Side.

5) a) Know the times of the different watches.

b) Strike ship's time on the bell.

6) Identify the White, Blue, and Red Ensigns, and know who are entitled to fly them.

7) Read a nautical book illustrating customs and traditions of the sea.

8) a) Identify four types of pulling boat.

b) Identify in practice the various parts of a boat and of an oar.

9) a) Use six of the following bends and hitches: 

Round turn and two half-hitches, bowline, rolling-hitch, double sheetbend, bowline on a bight, fisherman's (or anchor) bend, running bowline, packer's knot, timber-hitch, highwayman's hitch.

b) Make a short, back, and eye splice.

c) Know eight fancy knots and sennits, including a Turk's head; make a lanyard showing not less than four of these knots.

1961 (July) POR - The Ordinary Sea Ranger Test


1) Know the history of the ship after which the crew is named.

2) Semaphore: signal and read letters and words.

3) a) Know sixteen points of the compass

b) Take a simple bearing.

4) Pipe the Still, Carry On, Pipe the Side.

5) a) Know the times of the different watches.

b) Strike ship's time on the bell.

6) Identify the White, Blue, and Red Ensigns, and know who are entitled to fly them.

7) Read a nautical book illustrating customs and traditions of the sea.

8) a) Identify four types of pulling boat.

b) Identify in practice the various parts of a boat and of an oar.

9) a) Use six of the following bends and hitches: 

Round turn and two half-hitches, bowline, rolling-hitch, double sheetbend, bowline on a bight, fisherman's (or anchor) bend, running bowline, packer's knot, timber-hitch, highwayman's hitch.

b) Make a short, back, and eye splice.

c) Know eight fancy knots and sennits, including a Turk's head; make a lanyard showing not less than four of these knots.

1964 (March) POR - Ordinary Sea Ranger Test


1) Know the history of the ship after which the crew is named.

2) Semaphore: signal and read letters and words.

3) a) Know sixteen points of the compass.

b) Take a simple bearing.

4) Pipe the Still, Carry on, Pipe the Side.

5) a) Know the times of the different watches.

b) Strike ship's time on the bell.

6) Identify the White, Blue, and Red Ensigns, and know who are entitled to fly them.

7) Read a nautical book illustrating customs and traditions of the sea.

8) a) Identify four types of pulling boat.

b) Identify in practice the various parts of a boat and of an oar.

9) a) Use six of the following bends and hitches: Round turn and two half-hitches, bowline, rolling-hitch, double sheetbend, bowline on a bight, fisherman's (or anchor) bend, running bowline, packer's knot, timber-hitch, highwayman's hitch.

b) Make a short, back, and eye splice.

c) Know eight fancy knots and sennits, including a Turk's head; make a lanyard showing not less than four of these knots.

1965 (July) POR - Ordinary Sea Ranger Test


1) Know the history of the ship after which the crew is named.

2) Semaphore: signal and read letters and words. or Morse: know the alphabet and be able to send and receive short messages.

3) a) Know sixteen points of the compass.

b) Take a simple bearing.

4) Pipe the Still, Carry on, Pipe the Side.

5) a) Know the times of the different watches.

b) Strike ship's time on the bell.

6) Identify the White, Blue, and Red Ensigns, and know who are entitled to fly them.

7) Read a nautical book illustrating customs and traditions of the sea.

8) a) Identify four types of pulling boat.

b) Identify in practice the various parts of a boat and of an oar.

9) a) Use six of the following bends and hitches: Round turn and two half-hitches, bowline, rolling-hitch, double sheetbend, bowline on a bight, fisherman's (or anchor) bend, running bowline, packer's knot, timber-hitch, highwayman's hitch.

b) Make a short, back, and eye splice.

c) Know eight fancy knots and sennits, including a Turk's head; make a lanyard showing not less than four of these knots.

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