Refueling at Sea; Again!

by The Boatswain | December 26th, 2006

Carrier duty was a busy time as usual, with the main difference being that, this time I was in charge of the refueling station, the anchoring detail, and the mooring details, the ship’s boats, and ALL deck force evolutions and work.

Taking on Fuel

Taking on Fuel - Van on His Station (That's me in the middle of the lightest area.)

Close-up from the previous picture

Close-up from the previous picture

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The United States Navy rating of Boatswain's Mate is a designation given to enlisted members who are rated as a deck seaman. The colloquial form of address for a boatswain's mate is 'Boats'.



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