Sailors and Marine Oilers

Sailors and Marine Oilers


All ships must have teams of individuals with "jack-of-all-trades" skills who make things run smoothly above deck. Seamen perform many duties to help operate and maintain military ships, boats, and submarines.

Job Titles

  • Boatswain's Mate
  • Minesweeping Boatswain's Mate
  • NAMTS Rigger/Weight Tester
  • Seaman
  • Seaman Apprentice

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