995 CMR 4.09 - Application for Full Branch Pilot Commission

Current through Register 1466, April 1, 2022

(1) The Commissioner will consider, and will interview and examine, only those applicants for a Full Branch Pilot Commission who have served as Warrant Pilot for a period of at least two years and:
(a) A signed letter requesting a Full Branch Commission specifying the areas required;
(b) Copies of all US Coast Guard credentials and endorsements, as well as certificates required under 995 CMR 4.14;
(c) Copies of US Coast Guard federal first class pilotage for the Cape Cod Canal and Buzzards Bay, Nantucket Sound, Vineyard Sound, Woods Hole Harbor and Passage, and Hyannis Harbor, as well as other endorsements and certificates as described in 995 CMR 4.14.
(d) Proof of 15 round trips as a pilot or as pilot under instruction or equivalent transits over the waters specified within the past three years before the date of application; issued by a pilot association or a federal agency; (1/3 of which in each respective category shall be during hours of darkness unless daylight only operations are mandated for a particular area); and
(e) A Letter of Nomination signed by three Full Branch Pilots attesting that they have each observed the applicant while directing the movements of vessels in each of the areas to which the Commission applied for is applicable, and that said applicant is competent, professional and posses the temperament to furnish prompt and safe pilotage services.


995 CMR 4.09

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