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§ 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

1 2 3 4 5 6
Endorsement Route
endorsed
Total
service1
TOS2
on T/V
TOS on
particular
route
Pass
examination3
(1) APPRENTICE MATE (STEERSMAN) OCEANS (O) 18 12 3 YES.
NEAR-COASTAL (NC) 18 12 3 YES.
GREAT LAKES 18 12 3 YES.
INLAND (GL-I) 18 12 3 YES.
WESTERN RIVERS (WR) 18 12 3 YES.
(2) APPRENTICE MATE (STEERSMAN) (LIMITED) NOT APPLICABLE 18 12 3 YES.

(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.