Seeking a position as a mate trainee with an eye on the captain's chair over the long term.
1997-2000 Master - USS AGAWAM(YTB809) at Naval Station Roosevelt Roads, PR. 500+ ship assists and barge movements with a single-screw Navy Harbor Tug from patrol boats to aircraft carriers. Handpicked for marker bouy recover at the ULM4 Underwater Listening Range at St. Croix, USVI. The bouy had broken free of it's moorings requiring it and it's 5000' of line to be recovered and subsequently towed back to Puerto Rico.
2000-2003 Chief Harbor Pilot - USNB Guantanamo Bay. 125 safe and uneventful ship moves of all classes and types, US Navy, NATO, foreign and commercial. As craftmaster conducted over 500 small craft movements in support Detainee Operations.
2003-2006 Senior Navy Harbor Pilot - SUBASE New London, CT. Conducted 550 incident-free movements of submarines of all classes and various naval warships. Created a computer based, multimedia visual piloting presentation now used by Perspective Submarine Navigators and Perspective Commanding Officers attending the Command Course at Naval Submarine School. Key consultant in the creation of a Submarine Bridge Resource Management presntation at the request of Submarine Learning Center (SLC) New London.
Master -1600- tons near coastal, Master of Towing near coastal (exp Mar 2011)
Radar Observer Unlimited (exp Nov 2008)
MMD - AB Unlimited, Wiper, SD(FH) (exp Mar 2011)
STCW 95 - MSC Freehold, NJ - Jan 2004
BRM - MSI Norfolk, VA - Nov 2002
As a retiring US Navy Chief Boatswain's Mate (retire June 30, 2006) with 21+ years I bring many things to the table:
*Government Security Clearance
*Familiar and comfortable within diverse groups
*Strong, significant leadership skills
Additionally, with 10 years working within Port Operation's Departments on three US Navy Waterfronts; I firmly believe I will be an asset.
I've been approved to sit for Master Any Gross Tons (Inland) and First Class Pilot upon the waters of Thames River, New London, CT. Master's test is scheduled for Wednesday 12 May 2006