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CODE: 197.167-010Buy the DOT:Download
TITLE(s): MASTER, SHIP (water trans.) alternate titles: ship's captain

Commands ship to transport passengers, freight, and other cargo across oceans, bays, lakes, and in coastal waters: Sets course of ship, using navigational aids, such as charts, area plotting sheets, compass, and sextant, and orders crew worker at helm to steer ship. Determines geographical position of ship, using loran or azimuths of celestial bodies. Inspects ship to ensure that crew and passengers observe regulations pertaining to safety and efficient operation of ship. Coordinates activities of crewmembers responsible for signaling devices, such as ship's whistle, flashing lights, flags, and radio, to signal ships in vicinity. Calculates landfall (sighting of land), using electronic sounding devices and following contour lines on chart. Avoids reefs, outlying shoals, and other hazards to shipping, utilizing aids to navigation, such as lights, lighthouses, and buoys. Relinquishes command of ship to PILOT, SHIP (water trans.) to guide ship through hazardous waters. Signals TUGBOAT CAPTAIN (water trans.) to berth ship. Maintains ship's log. Must be licensed by U.S. Coast Guard for steam, motor, or sail ship according to waters navigated and tonnage of ship. May be designated according to waters licensed to navigate as Master, Bays, Sounds, And Lakes (water trans.); Master, Coastal Waters (water trans.); Master, Great Lakes (water trans.); Master, Ocean (water trans.).
GOE: 05.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R6 M6 L5 SVP: 8 DLU: 77
ONET CROSSWALK: 97502A Ship and Boat Captains

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CODE: 197.167-010 Buy the DOT:Download TITLE(s): MASTER, SHIP (water trans.) alternate titles: ship's captain

Commands ship to transport passengers, freight, and other cargo across oceans, bays, lakes, and in coastal waters: Sets course of ship, using navigational aids, such as charts, area plotting sheets, compass, and sextant, and orders crew worker at helm to steer ship. Determines geographical position of ship, using loran or azimuths of celestial bodies. Inspects ship to ensure that crew and passengers observe regulations pertaining to safety and efficient operation of ship. Coordinates activities of crewmembers responsible for signaling devices, such as ship's whistle, flashing lights, flags, and radio, to signal ships in vicinity. Calculates landfall (sighting of land), using electronic sounding devices and following contour lines on chart. Avoids reefs, outlying shoals, and other hazards to shipping, utilizing aids to navigation, such as lights, lighthouses, and buoys. Relinquishes command of ship to PILOT, SHIP (water trans.) to guide ship through hazardous waters. Signals TUGBOAT CAPTAIN (water trans.) to berth ship. Maintains ship's log. Must be licensed by U.S. Coast Guard for steam, motor, or sail ship according to waters navigated and tonnage of ship. May be designated according to waters licensed to navigate as Master, Bays, Sounds, And Lakes (water trans.); Master, Coastal Waters (water trans.); Master, Great Lakes (water trans.); Master, Ocean (water trans.).
GOE: 05.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R6 M6 L5 SVP: 8 DLU: 77
ONET CROSSWALK: 97502A Ship and Boat Captains


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