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Experienced and knowledgeable captain/mate seeking employment aboard an appropriate vessel.

Merchant Marine License, Master; 1600 Gross Domestic Tonnage, 3000 I.T.C. Tonnage upon Oceans, Vanuatu Endorsement

Summary of Command Experience

Have commanded research vessels, supply vessels, utility vessels, and dive support vessels, lightering vessels, tanker barges, fishing vessels & towing vessels. Have tied up to drilling platforms, production platforms, & free boated as above.. Performed jumbo& regular  piston core’s environmental & geotechnical  box core’s, heat flows, chirp & seismic  lines, cone penetrometers ,conductivity, temperature & depth sensors .Have anchored three point dive support vessel, free walked divers and fished various mobile and set gear.

Waterway Experience

Familiar and experienced with navigating these ports and waterways in the Gulf of Mexico: Venice, Port Fourchon, Houma, Morgan City, Berwick, New Iberia, Intercostal City, Freshwater City, Grand Chenier, Dulac, and Cameron, Louisiana. Sabine, , , Port . Southwest Pass, Head of the Passes, Cat Island Pass, Intercostal Waterway, Atchafalaya Channel and River, Venice Jump, Mississippi River from to Southwest pass.

Familiar and experienced with navigating these ports and waterways of the East Coast: Oregon Inlet, NC, Rudee Inlet, Norfolk VA, Ocean City Inlet, MD, Cape May Inlet, Atlantic City Harbor, Mannasquan Inlet, Sandy Hook, NJ, New York Harbor and Approaches, Hudson River, East River, Port Jefferson, NY, Bridgeport ,New London, Ct, Long Island Sound, Point Judith, Block Island, RI, Fall River, Buzzards Bay, Chilmark Harbor, New Bedford Harbor, Fairhaven Harbor, Cape Cod Canal, Plymouth Harbor, Scituate Harbor, Boston Harbor, Gloucester Harbor, MA, Portland Harbor, Jones Port Harbor, Eastport Harbor, Lubec Harbor, ME.

Familiar and experienced with navigating these International Ports and Waterways, Callou ,Partia, Peru, Balboa, Panama ,Pacific Ocean, Panama Canal, Colon ,Panama, Port of Spain, Chaguaramas, Trinidad  ,Barranquilla ,Santa Marta ,Colombia ,French Harbor ,Roatan , La Ceiba ,Honduras, Caribbean Sea ,Agadir ,Morocco ,Lisbon, Portugal. Yarmouth Harbor, Nova Scotia Canada ,Dakar Senegal , Monrovia, Liberia, Takoradi, Sekondi,  Harbors, Ghana, Gulf of Guinea, North Atlantic Ocean, The Rio Para, Belem Brazil ,South Atlantic Ocean ,Limassol ,Cyprus , Marsaxlokk ,Malta, Straits of  Gibraltar ,Mediterranean Sea, Cape Town, Durban, Cape of Good Hope, South Africa , Southern Ocean,

Professional Employment

T.D.I. Brooks International, College Station TX.

Master, Mate aboard R/V GeoExplorer & Master aboard OSV Rylan T & R/V Gyre- 2012 to Present

Hunt Tug and Barge, Cranston, RI

Captain/Mate/Engineer aboard various Hunt's Tugs - 2011-2012

SPT (Skaguen Petroleum Transportation); Freeport, TX. 

Captain aboard Lightering Support Vessel, SPT Victory

(195'lightering support vessel)  -2010

Lonestar  Marine Offshore; Santa Fe, TX.

Lead Captain aboard, The Odyssey

 (140' dive support vessel) - 2009-2010

K & K Offshore;

Captain aboard,The Transporter

 (100'offshore supply vessel) - 2008-2009

Freedom Marine: Houma, LA

Mate-Second Captain aboard, The Gulf Endeavor

(175' offshore supply vessel) - 2006-2008

Hunt Marine: Cranston, RI

Mate aboard, Hunt's Girls (76'towing vessel) - 2006

K-Sea Transportation: Staten Island NY

Tankerman (P.I.C.) aboard 100,000 bbl. (oil barges) - 2005-2006

Owner/Operator of commercial fishing vessel, . Various years through 2004.

Gillnetted from Eastport ME to

Served as an engineer aboard several George's Bank trawlers                

Lobster fished from Boston Inner Harbor to Stellwagen Bank

Served as deckhand on father's and grandfather's fishing vessels


USCG license

Merchant Marine License; Master 1600 Gross Domestic Tonnage, 3000 I.T.C. Tonnage upon Oceans

Security Clearance

TWIC, Passport, Vessel Security Officer


Northeastern University-Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering

Internship: Design Engineer of nickel and chrome heat treat alloys and fixtures

Professional Training

Maritime Northeast Maritime Institute- 2004, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

Maritime Academy -2005, 2010

Maritime Professional Institute -2005, 2009, 2012


Diamond Marine Services-2010

Endorsements/ Certifications of Training

Able-Seaman Unlimited], Advanced Fire Fighting, Automatic Radar Plotting Aids [A.R.P.A.],Basic Safety Training, Bridge Resource Management, Celestial Navigation [Oceans], E.C.D.I.S., Flashing Lights, ,G.M.D.S.S. , Life Boatman, Marine Radio Operator Permit, Medical First Aid Care Provider,NS5 Versed, Radar Observer [Unlimited], S.T.C.W.-95, Vessel Security Officer
Asland, Massachusetts,
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