46 U.S. Code § 7311a - Able seamen—fishing industry

For service on a fish processing vessel, an individual may be rated as able seaman—fishing industry if the individual has at least 6 months’ service on deck on board vessels operating on the oceans or the navigable waters of the United States (including the Great Lakes).


(Added Pub. L. 98–364, title IV, § 402(9)(D),July 17, 1984, 98 Stat. 448.)

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