46 CFR 11.466 - Requirements for endorsements as apprentice mate (steersman) of towing vessels.

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§ 11.466 Requirements for endorsements as apprentice mate (steersman) of towing vessels.
(a) As Table 11.466(a) shows, if you would like to obtain an endorsement as apprentice mate (steersman) of towing vessels listed in column 1, endorsed with a route listed in column 2, then you must complete the service requirements indicated in columns 3 through 6.
Table 11.466(a)—Requirements for Endorsement as Apprentice Mate (Steersman) of Towing Vessels
Endorsement Route endorsed Total service 1 TOS 2 on T/V TOS 2 on particular route Pass examination 3
1 Service is in months.
2 TOS is time of service.
3 The examination for apprentice mate is specified in subpart I of this part. The examination for apprentice mate (limited) is a limited examination.
4 For all inland routes, as well as Western Rivers, the endorsement as steersman is equivalent to that as apprentice mate. All qualifications and equivalencies are the same.
1 2 3 4 5 6
(1) APPRENTICE MATE (STEERSMAN) OCEANS (0) 18 12 of 18 3 of 18 YES.
NEAR-COASTAL (NC) 18 12 of 18 3 of 18 YES.
GREAT LAKES 18 12 of 18 3 of 18 YES.
INLAND (GL-I) 18 12 of 18 3 of 18 YES.
WESTERN RIVERS (WR) 18 12 of 18 3 of 18 YES.
(2) APPRENTICE MATE (STEERSMAN) (LIMITED) NOT APPLICABLE 18 12 of 18 3 of 18 YES.
(b) If you hold a license or endorsement as apprentice mate (steersman) of towing vessels you may obtain a restricted endorsement as limited apprentice mate (steersman). This endorsement will go on your MMC after you pass an examination for a route that is not included in the current endorsements and on which you have no operating experience. Upon completion of 3 months of experience on that route, you may have the restriction removed.
[USCG-1999-6224, 64 FR 63234, Nov. 19, 1999, as amended at 66 FR 20942, Apr. 26, 2001; 68 FR 35816, June 17, 2003; USCG-2006-24371, 74 FR 11246, Mar. 16, 2009]

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  • 2014-05-08; vol. 79 # 89 - Thursday, May 8, 2014
    1. 79 FR 26374 - Policy Implementing the Standards of Training, Certification, and Watchkeeping Final Rule
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Title 46 published on 2013-10-01

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  • 2014-07-09; vol. 79 # 131 - Wednesday, July 9, 2014
    1. 79 FR 38841 - Training of Personnel and Manning on Mobile Offshore Units and Offshore Supply Vessels Engaged in U.S. Outer Continental Shelf Activities
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