A career that makes use of both my Professional Mariner's skills and my diving & salvage experence.
2005 Third Officer Interocean American Shipping Third Officer of the MV Resolve in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Transportation of US military vehicles & equipment to US Operations in the Persian Gulf. Officer in charge of Cargo Operations and Navigation watches also Safety Officer.
2005 Master Marine Services: Tow Boat US
Captain of and diver aboard Tow and salvage vessels for Quincy, MA based Tow Boat US. Also diver, conducted diving operations for salvage and repair of pleasure craft, seasonal.
2005 Master Cape Ann Charters, INC
Master of the dive vessel Daybreaker out of Gloucester, Ma. Technical & recreational dive charter vessel, seasonal.
2004-2005 Third Officer ConocoPhillips
Third Mate aboard the state of the art Millennium class oil tanker Polar Resolution. Conducted navigation watches and cargo operations on the US west coast including Valdez, AK and Los Angeles, CA.
2004 Third Officer Seabulk International
Third Mate of the Seabulk Magnachem; Chemical Tanker/ITB operating in the Gulf of Mexico and the North Atlantic. Directly responsible for supply, maintenance and testing of all Firefighting and lifesaving equipment. PIC Tankerman of cargo operations involving numerous chemicals and petroleum products.
2003 Salvage Crew/ Support Diver Expedition Whydah
Deck Crew and Support Diver for ongoing excavation of 286-year-old Pirate ship in the waters off Cape Cod Massachusetts. Aboard R/V Vast Explorer using state of the art equipment for survey of the sea floor, excavation and recovery of treasure and artifacts, seasonal.
2002 Licensed Mate Boston Harbor Cruises
High Speed Catamaran M/V Salacia. Responsible for safe Navigation of the vessel during watch. Engineering watch; 4 Caterpillar 3512 diesel engines; 7800 hp. Supervisor for docking operations. Maintenance, Scuba Inspections of hull & Kamewa Jet propulsion. Prepared and executed Coast Guard Inspections (COI).
Bachelor of Science; Marine Transportation, Massachusetts Maritime Academy
High School Diploma, Cushing Academy: Ashburnham, Massachusetts
U.S. Merchant Marine Officer: Third Mate on Vessels of Any Gross Tonnage, Oceans (STCW ’95)
100 ton master
Divemaster (also Trimix, mixed gas and decompression diving)
•PIC Tankerman •Radar Observer •ARPA Certificate •STCW ’95 •Master (100 Gross Tons) •GMDSS Operator •Bridge Team Resource Management •CPR & First Aid •HAZMAT Awareness •Shipboard Firefighting: Massachusetts Firefighting Academy
•Dive Master (SCUBA) also Trimix & Decompression (depths exceeding 300 feet)