Top 10 Able Seaman Interview Questions and Answers

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1. What experience do you have on a boat?
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I'm happy but sometimes scared
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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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I had two mounth experence on a boat.
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I dont have any experience.
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Lot of experience,
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I had done ship maintanence, mooring stations assisting in navigational watch.
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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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I worked in watch keeping with oow as support level.
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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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I have 1yrs and 28 days of experience as a deck cadet. and i also experience as a ab deck casdet.
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Was at sea 2 weeks in a practice program, at school and rescue ship NAVIGATOR XXI in this year.
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i have done lots of bisnesses that takes me to rivers
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i work thier apprentice mate sir
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yes,i experience 3 years in tug boat
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No.
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2. When did you first want to become a sailor?
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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 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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i come to sailor 2006
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Common sence.
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I have 20th years experience on a boat.
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During my college time.
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8.
Since before i graduate of high school.
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I first want to become a sea man when i was i my final year in the university,when i read about the vikings long ship and how the vikings sailed.So i deseired to be like them.
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Aeperator.
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Since i was young.
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12.
Discuss the job responsibilities of a seaman in brief.
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13.
Not yet it is my first time sir.
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14.
When my uncle said you be a seaman someday and i want to go around in other country.
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After my graduation from the university, i desided to sail.
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When i was an high school, and its because most of my family members are seaman.
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After 2 years.
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Was me dream since my chilhood.
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Was my dream since childhood.
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Since i was at the young age.
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When i was young and see the what my father achieve in his life being a sailor..
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After my education.
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After studying my plus two education.
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24.
When i was borned.
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25.
I first wanted become a sailor 5 years ago.
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My childhood days.
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27.
First time, I was at sea as a seaman in this year in a practice program for 1 year of navigation, in our University.
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3. How many times did you call off sick at your last job?
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Not yet sir.
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everything
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If im sick i will pursue myself to work.
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4. 1 fathom equl to
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Top Answer
6 feet
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Two shackle.
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6 feets
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2
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6 feet.
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One shackle.
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6 linear feet
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15 shackle.
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Deck cadet.
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6 feet or 15 shackles.
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5. What experience do you have being a fisherman?
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Top Answer
I have not experience , because i am a student.
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I never been a fisherman.
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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,no fisherman but i work at tug boat
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I ve not done fishing before.
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6. Tell me about your previous employment? How has that helped you for this career at sea?
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At now,i am student.
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Im first time to took up a job.
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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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Since i have finish my apprenticeship as a seaman in our country, i have learned many things.
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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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I was anyting in a practice program. I hope, that it will my first job, sir.
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tell me about drilling equipment
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7. Do you have family? How will you be able to not see them for weeks, maybe even months at a time?
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I will miss my family,but it is my working.
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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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Yes,its okay,ive experienced many times far away from them and now theres new technologies that i can easily contact them..
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I have, that's big problem that i will be trying overcome if i want to be a good seafearer as my big dream.
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Yes i have a family... but sailing is my passion.
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Yes I have, I alrady experienced of being far from them...I didnt feel homesick.
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Ay. Napamangkot mu na ni sakn. Minango lang?
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I'm young, and I haven't babies and husband, but I study, and i'm interrested to summertime job.
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Yes, I've family. I'm able for this because this is not new for me. I done my study many places.
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Yes i will go to any prostitutes and full fill my ambition.
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I will miss my family but it is my working.
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8. What is the worst weather condition you had to operate under?
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9. What do you enjoy most about being a seaman?
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10. If you saw a fellow seaman, doing something unsafe, what would you do?
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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.

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Able_Seaman_(occupation) 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).