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Title 46Chapter ISubchapter BPart 11Subpart D → §11.466


Title 46: Shipping
PART 11—REQUIREMENTS FOR OFFICER ENDORSEMENTS
Subpart D—Professional Requirements for National Deck Officer Endorsements


§11.466   Requirements for national endorsements as apprentice mate (steersman) of towing vessels.

(a) As Table 1 to §11.466(a) shows, to obtain an endorsement as apprentice mate (steersman) of towing vessels listed in column 1, endorsed with a route listed in column 2, mariners must complete the service requirements indicated in columns 3 through 6.

Table 1 to §11.466(a)—Requirements for National Endorsement as Apprentice Mate (Steersman) of Towing Vessels

123456
EndorsementRoute
endorsed
Total
service1
TOS2
on T/V
TOS on
particular
route
Pass
examination3
(1) APPRENTICE MATE (STEERSMAN)OCEANS (O)18123YES.
   NEAR-COASTAL (NC)18123YES.
   GREAT LAKES18123YES.
   INLAND (GL-I)18123YES.
   WESTERN RIVERS (WR)18123YES.
(2) APPRENTICE MATE (STEERSMAN) (LIMITED)NOT APPLICABLE18123YES.

1Service is in months.

2TOS is time of service.

3The examination for apprentice mate is specified in subpart I of this part.

(b) Those holding a license or endorsement as apprentice mate (steersman) of towing vessels may obtain a restricted endorsement as apprentice mate (steersman) (limited). This endorsement will go on the mariner's MMC after passing an examination for a route that is not included in the current endorsements and on which the mariners have no operating experience. Upon completion of 3 months of experience on that route, mariners may have the restriction removed.

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