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Able Seamen

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Stand watch at bow or on wing of bridge to look for obstructions in path of vessel. Measure water depth. Turn wheel on bridge or use emergency equipment as directed by mate. Break out, rig, overhaul, and store cargo-handling gear, stationary rigging, and running gear. Chip rust from and paint deck or ship's structure. Must hold government-issued certification. Must hold certification when working aboard liquid-carrying vessels.

Other titles in this work field include:

  • able bodied seaman
  • able seaman
  • barge hand
  • bargeman
  • boat deckhand
  • boat hand
  • boat laborer
  • boat person
  • boatman
  • buoy tender
  • cabin boy
  • cabin worker
  • cadet
  • captain's assistant
  • captain's boy
  • chief engineer's boy
  • chief engineer's helper
  • chief yeoman
  • crewman
  • deck cadet
  • deck mate
  • deckhand
  • ferry hand
  • ferryman
  • float tender
  • floater
  • floatman
  • group leader
  • handyman
  • laborer, boat or ship
  • lighterman
  • lookout
  • marine firefighter
  • marine fireman
  • marine water tender
  • mariner
  • master at arms
  • merchant marine
  • merchant seaman
  • oiler
  • quartermaster
  • refrigerating oiler
  • river transportation workers
  • riverman
  • roustabout
  • sailor, pleasure craft
  • sailors
  • sailors and marine oilers
  • sailors and marine technicians
  • scaler
  • scow hand
  • scowman
  • seaman
  • steerer
  • steersman
  • tankerman
  • utility worker
  • water tender
  • wheelman
  • yacht hand
  • yachtsman


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