Top 10 Able Seaman Interview Questions and Answers

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1. 1 fathom equl to
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1. 1 fathom equl to
Top Answer
Two shackle.
Second Best
6 feet
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6 feet.
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2
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6 feet or 15 shackles.
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6 feets
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One shackle.
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2. What experience do you have on a boat?
Top Answer
I'm happy but sometimes scared
Second Best
yes, i have experience on how to row and steer a boat.., during our actual demonstration in boat rowing in college, i was the one who rowing and steering it.
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Since i know the work of a sailor and because i want to becoming a seaman.
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11 months.
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Lot of experience,
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I have a lot of doings when im in the boat , being a ordinary seaman , i rust the iron , i clean the facilities , i do something to be busy.
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Very great experience with sea i ever seen sea before like this.
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3. What experience do you have being a fisherman?
Top Answer
I have not experience , because i am a student.
Second Best
I have no experience about being a fisherman.
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Great experience.
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Cadet: I was proceeding In practice program, interships to I year student In Maritime university Szczecin. 2 weeks to School and research ship NAVIGATOR XXI. Earlier, activaied sailed, likewise at sea.
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I never been a fisherman.
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i,no fisherman but i work at tug boat
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I ve not done fishing before.
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4. What do you enjoy most about being a seaman?
Best Answer
Everything about the sea and the close friendship with the shipmate.
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I love the sea, working on it, having a different view out of my office window everyday and no day is ever the same. There is always something to do on a ship and always something to learn.
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To travel over the world for free and I love sea ocean.
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5. Tell me about your previous employment? How has that helped you for this career at sea?
Top Answer
Im first time to took up a job.
Second Best
Tell me about your previous employment? How has that helped you for this career at sea?
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Able seaman.
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I worked for a company located in spain, good word, boat tipy ferries al smallert but with hard work,
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Previously iam worked as computer technician but i like adventurous job on that time i prefer seamen job.
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Quite good as i got enough duties in bridge and a very helping officers.
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At now,i am student.
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6. How many times did you call off sick at your last job?
Best Answer
Not yet sir.
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everything
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4
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If im sick i will pursue myself to work.
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I am a student never done any job yet bt yes not fallen sick since 5 years touch wood.
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7. When did you first want to become a sailor?
Top Answer
Since i was at the young age.
Second Best
When i was borned.
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I want to earn more money, to support my family, and to send my kids to college.
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i want to become a sailor when i was 16 years old
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When i was a child, when my family have fishing business and i sometimes going at seas i realize i belong to it and it inspiers me when my family thought me that i am born on a boat.
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i come to sailor 2006
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Common sence.
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8. How do you handle working with a fellow seaman, who you do not like?
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9. Do you have family? How will you be able to not see them for weeks, maybe even months at a time?
Top Answer
I will miss my family,but it is my working.
Second Best
Yes i have a family.my wife and i agreed on my profession.
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I must say, its not going to be easy but i have a wife who is capable of handling family matters.
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Yes i have a family their are my parents and my brothers, i really miss them all so much. it is ok because my parents know that have to leave them, to hard work and give a good life someday.
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Yes i have family, its hard but,i will sacrifice all the sadness to help my family from poverty.
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No family.
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Yes..just think of our future.
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10. What is the worst weather condition you had to operate under?
Best Answer
During the heavy seas and I am one of the authorize personnel to work.
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Able Seaman
Job Satisfaction
Interview Difficulty
Healthcare
Vacation
Hours per Week
100%
Easy
Provided
Two Weeks
40 Hrs/Wk

An Able Seaman (AB) is an unlicensed member of the deck department of a merchant ship. An AB may work as a watchstander, a day worker, or a combination of these roles.


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Last Updated: March 13, 2014, 3:22 am
Education Requirements

Most water transportation jobs require the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and a Merchant Marine Credential (MMC).

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