Top 10 Able Seaman Interview Questions and Answers

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1 fathom equl to
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1. 1 fathom equl to
Top Answer
Two shackle.
Second Best
6 feet
3.
6 feet.
4.
2
5.
6 feet or 15 shackles.
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6 feets
7.
One shackle.
2. 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.
3.
Great experience.
4.
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.
5.
I never been a fisherman.
6.
i,no fisherman but i work at tug boat
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I ve not done fishing before.
3. 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.
3.
Since i know the work of a sailor and because i want to becoming a seaman.
4.
11 months.
5.
Lot of experience,
6.
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.
7.
Very great experience with sea i ever seen sea before like this.
4. How many times did you call off sick at your last job?
Best Answer
Not yet sir.
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everything
3.
4
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If im sick i will pursue myself to work.
5.
I am a student never done any job yet bt yes not fallen sick since 5 years touch wood.
5. When did you first want to become a sailor?
Top Answer
Since i was at the young age.
Second Best
When i was borned.
3.
I want to earn more money, to support my family, and to send my kids to college.
4.
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.
6.
i come to sailor 2006
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Common sence.
6. What do you enjoy most about being a seaman?
Best Answer
Everything about the sea and the close friendship with the shipmate.
7. 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?
3.
Able seaman.
4.
I worked for a company located in spain, good word, boat tipy ferries al smallert but with hard work,
5.
Previously iam worked as computer technician but i like adventurous job on that time i prefer seamen job.
6.
Quite good as i got enough duties in bridge and a very helping officers.
7.
At now,i am student.
8. How do you handle working with a fellow seaman, who you do not like?
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.
3.
I must say, its not going to be easy but i have a wife who is capable of handling family matters.
4.
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.
5.
Yes i have family, its hard but,i will sacrifice all the sadness to help my family from poverty.
6.
No family.
7.
Yes..just think of our future.
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.
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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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).