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5788 — Deckhand

This occupation includes jobs that involve doing general maintenance work; repairing and painting decks, hulls, superstructure and interior spaces of vessels; operating cargo gear and deck machinery; rigging booms; handling lines during docking, moving and towing operations; mending lines and canvas; standing lookout, security and wheel watches; connecting and disconnecting hoses and pipelines; operating fishing gear; and similar work.