1600 – Captain
The basic function of the position is to command a ship to transport passengers, freight, equipment and other cargo across oceans, bays, lakes and in costal waters.
Responsibilities and Duties:
- Sets course of ships using navigational aids such as charts, area plotting sheets, compass and sextant, and order crew worker at helm to steer the ship.
- Determines geographical position of ship using loran and azimuths or celestial bodies.
- Inspects ship to ensure that the crew and passengers observe regulations pertaining to safety and efficient operation of the ship.
- Maintain ship’s log.
Required: Must be licensed by the U.S. Coast Guard for steam or motor ship according to waters navigated and tonnage of ship. May be designated according to waters licensed to navigate as master, bays, sounds, lakes and coastal waters.
Experience: 10+ years of experience
L Ong R Ange Navigation (Loran)