Master, L Boat (547) Enlisted Personnel

Supervises operation of "L" boat engaged in mine laying activities for defense of coastal waters and harbor areas. Steers boat to mine field site and supervises crew in connecting cables of a submarine mine group to a distribution box which is connected to a shore point by means of a multiple conductor cable. Supervises lowering and anchoring of distribution box into position. keeps boat log and maintains navigation charts. Supervises the general maintenance of the boat and is responsible for the efficient operation of engines and auxiliary equipment.
Must have knowledge of laws of navigation and navigation aids.

Alternate nomenclatures:

  • Pilot, L Boat

Suitable Substitutions