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I seek long-term employment in which to further my career as a mariner.


5/09 – Present: M/V Destiny, Olympic Star, Emerald Star

Operated by: Waterways Cruises

2501 N. Northlake Way Seattle, WA 98103

Position: Captain

Responsibilities: Pilot companies 64’, 90’ and 105’ twin-screw passenger vessels on the waters of Lake Union, Lake Washington and Elliott Bay, Washington. Supervise and train crew. Narrate tour highlights. Maintain ships log. Refuel vessels and assist in their maintenance and repairs. Operate in compliance with all state and federal regulations in a manner which assure the safety of passengers, crew and vessel(s).

2005 – Present: M/V Charlie Wells, a 99 gross ton double-end vehicle/passenger ferry

Operated by: HMC Management P.O. Box 119 Lakebay, WA 98349


Position: Relief Captain and Deckhand/Purser

Supervisor: John Ferris, Captain

Responsibilities: As captain, I pilot the ferry on regularly scheduled runs to and from Herron Island on the waters of Puget Sound, Washington. Supervise deckhand, oversee loading and unloading of vessel, maintain log, perform emergency drills. As deckhand, my duties include handling mooring lines, operating ramp, loading/unloading vehicles, securing safety nets and wheel chocks; assist in refueling and maintenance of vessel. Purser duties include collecting fares and enforcing ferry access policy. Remain on-call 24 hours a day for emergency runs.

Prior employment information gladly provided on request.


High school graduate


I hold a USCG 100-ton masters license with commercial assistance towing and sailing endorsements, a TWIC card, first-aid/cpr certificate and Marine Radio Operators Permit


I am proficient in piloting a variety of craft including single-screw, twin-screw, double end power vessels as well as sailing vessels. I am familiar with GPS navigation and have operated a variety of radar units.


Personal and/or professional references upon request.

Seattle, WA,
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