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1600 Master/mate Postison


Full time employment


Held position as Master of a 210’ Dive Support Vessel American Constitution

since Jan 2009

*Operated various Vessel within as Master or Relief Captain from Oct 2002 to Jan 2009

*Completed a successful 20 years of military service with includes over 18 years of small craft

handling experience.

*Trained intensively on the rules of the road, navigation and safety.

*Team Player and have the ability to work well with others.

*Place total commitment to the meaning and purpose of the job or tasking.

*Self-motivated and confident in making independent decisions.

*Takes pride in providing quality customer service.

*Qualified leader, motivator, and follower.


mithfield Selma Senior High Smithfield, NC United States

High School or equivalent 05/1981

Relevant Coursework, Licenses and Certifications:

English Composition I Vincennes University GPA 2.7 04/24/02 General Studies

Relevant Navy School

Assault Boat Coxswain School 1988 Feb 27

Safe Ship Handling 1987 Sept 16

Relevant Civilian Schools

DP ADVANCE 2014 Dec 13

Celestial Navigation 2011 Sept 24

Vessel Security Officer 2010 Dec 17

Radar Refresher 2009 Jul 07

OSV Assessors 2008 Apr 04

Medical Care Provider 2007 Feb 09

ARPA 2006 Oct 06

GMDSS 2006 Aug 09

AFF 2004 Oct 08

Basic STCW Course 2002 Nov 30

STCW Survival Craft 2002 Nov 26

Master Near Coastal NMT 100 Tons 2002 Jun 17

Towing Endorsement for small craft 2002 Jun 17

First Aid CPR 2002 Jun 22/2012 Feb 09



US Merchant Marine Officer/Master of Steam or Motor Vessel of not more than 1600 Tons

Current Panama Endorsement

Expired Vanuatu Endorsement

Commercial Class A Driving Licenses issued Mississippi expired AUG 2018


Specialist in the art of deck seamanship, very proficient with knots and line handling.

*Conducted over 32 years of preventive maintenance using the (PMS/NS5) Planned

Maintenance System developed to prolong the life of equipment.

*Supervised a division of 103 personnel during intensive military operations.

*Labored numerous hours overhauling and maintaining several DSV’s & small craft.

*Over 6 years experience in Official personnel vessel operations with zero incidents and no

Safety violations.

*Have 32 years of workboat experience involving station keeping, four point moor, diving

Operations, weapons ocean recovery, weapons testing, and movement of barges and crafts. This

work includes Open Ocean and harbors.

*Conducted numerous jobs in foreign ports, Gulf of Mexico and is also familiar with ICW



Gautier, MS,
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