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  • 1) Steers ship and maintains visual communications with other ships: Steers ship under direction of ship's commander or navigating officer, or directs helmsman to steer, following designated course.

  • 2) Stands by wheel when ship is on automatic pilot and verifies accuracy of course by comparing with magnetic compass.

  • 3) Relays specified signals to ships in vicinity, using visual signaling devices, such as blinker light and semaphore.

  • 4) Gives directions to crew engaged in cleaning wheelhouse and quarter deck.

  • 5) Maintains ship's log while in port, and stands gangway watch to prevent unauthorized persons from boarding ship.

  • 6) May be required to be certificated by U.

  • 7) S.

  • 8) Coast Guard as ABLE SEAMAN.




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DOT:   911.363-014

Job Number: 8154