United States Code

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§ 7309.
Able seamen—special

The required service for the endorsement of able seaman—special, qualified for special service on a vessel on any waters, is at least 12 months’ 1

 See Temporary Reduction of Lengths of Certain Periods of Service note below.
service on deck on board vessels operating on the oceans or the navigable waters of the United States (including the Great Lakes).

(Pub. L. 98–89, Aug. 26, 1983, 97 Stat. 543.)
cite as: 46 USC 7309