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Third Mate


To sail in order to fulfill my obligation and advance my license on a US flagged commercial vessel.


Commercial Shipping, Sailed as a Deck Cadet aboard the following vessels:

M/V Green Cove Ro-Ro Carrier Central Gulf Lines,Inc

USNS Algol Fast Sealift Ship Amsea

M/V Cape Ray Ro-Ro Carrier Keystone Shipping

USNS Richard G. Matthiesen Product Tanker Ocean Shipholdings,Inc.

M/V Ascension Container Vessel Sealift, Inc.

- Gained practical experience in maintaining and operating a ship through the navigational and cargo watches

- Assisted the Chief Mate with maintenance of the vessel and checked cargo stowage during the voyage

- Assisted Third Mate with periodic safety equipment checks and in port, on watch with cargo operations

- Solely responsible for repairing all hydraulic leaks in the pilot lines on the USNS Richard G. Matthiesen


Crescent City Port Pilots’ Association New Orleans, LA November 2004

- Gained practical experience with numerous pilots riding ships throughout the harbor as well as making a roundtrip on the Crescent City portion of the Mississippi River

- Learned the dispatching aspect of the job in the office as well as the importance of business with the incoming shipping companies


United States Merchant Marine Academy Kings Point, New York

Degree, Major:Bachelor of Science, Logistics and Intermodal Transportation

License: USCG Third Mate, Ocean Unlimited Tonnage, 2006


Certification: STCW ‘95(including Fast Rescue Boat Certification), Tankerman PIC (Dangerous Liquids), Tankerman Assistant (Liquid Gases), Inert Gas Systems/Crude Oil Washing Certificate


Commission: Ensign, United States Naval Reserve, 2006

Computer Skills: Microsoft Office including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint



? Navy Craftsman Pin, Sole Recipient in Regiment of Midshipmen, 2005-2006

? Thomas B. Crowley Sr., Memorial Scholarship Award Winner (one of four recipients a year)

? Captain Garrison Conner Scholarship Award, 2005-2006 (one of two recipients a year)

? Academic Excellence Gold and Silver Stars, 2002-2006


? Regimental Master of the T/V Kings Pointer, 2005-2006

- In charge of a navigational watch as the conning officer

- Responsible for the coordination of all the watches during each voyage

- Gained piloting experience with each docking and undocking

- Coordinated with every freshman to make a Plebe Training Trip in the Fall so that they gain a better

understanding of the future careers in the maritime industry

- Worked with the Captain to make sure a training environment was present during each trip

? Logistics Student Exchange Club Treasurer, 2004-2006

- 2005 Europe Trip to major ports and terminals as a member of the Club

- Hosted the Hogeschool of Rotterdam while at USMMA

? First Class and Second Class Treasurer, 2004-2006


? Varsity Softball: Senior Captain, Starting Second baseman, and four year letter winner

? Alto Saxophone in the Regimental Band

Meraux, LA,
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