I would like to obtain employment in the marine industry, on deck if necessary with a goal eventually of getting my pilot's license and starting to work in the wheelhouse. eventually starting to work in the wheelhouse as a pilot.
Marquette Transportation Company 9/13-1/14 Tankerman Loaded and discharged petroleum cargoes. I got to brush up on both my deckwork and tankerman skills.
Chem Carriers Towing 7/12-10/12 Tankerman Loaded and discharged petroleum cargoes. I improved my deck and tankerman skills.
Settoon Towing 12/08-2/10 Tankerman Loaded and discharged petroleum. I learned how to use a thief and centrifuge in order to check for product integrity.
I graduated from Memorial Sr. High School in Houston, TX in 1976.
Master Of Self-Propelled Vessels Not Including
Auxiliary Sail Of Less Than 100 Gross
Register Tons (GRT) Upon Inland Waters.
Apprentice Mate Of Towing Vessels Upon Great Lakes,
(Steersman) Inland Waters and Western Rivers.
Corrective Lenses to be worn with spare
glasses carried on board.
Tankerman-PIC Limited to Dangerous Liquid(DL)Cargoes.
I have 16 years experience as tankerman. I started my towboat career as a deckhand with Bacon Towing in the Houston Ship Channel. I have worked on the GIWW from Mobile,ALA to Brownsville. Also I have experience on the upper and lower Mississippi River especially south of Baton Rouge towards the Head of Passes and surrounding waterways.
I am aware of how important it is to load to specifications. Also the making and breaking of tows. And to keep vessels clean and safe.