July 2010 - March 2013 (2 years 9 months)
1 Measures depth of water in
shallow or unfamiliar waters, using leadline, and telephones or shouts information to bridge.
2 Breaks out, rigs, overhauls, and stows cargo-handling gear, stationary rigging, and running gear.
3 Stands watch from bow of ship or wing of bridge to look for obstruction in path of ship.
4 Steers ship and maintains visual communication with other ships.
5 Steers ship under direction of ship's commander or navigating officer, or directs helmsman to steer, following designated course.
6 Overhauls lifeboats and lifeboat gear, and lowers or raises lifeboats with winch or falls.