In the 70s was a ship welder and ship fitter in Texas. Later worked for Exxon Inland fleet on tugs from Mexico to Baton Rouge as a Tankerman.
In the 90s got my 100 Ton Masters License and was a Sport Fishing boat captain out of San Pedro California, two day trips. MV Grande is in San Diego now, 80 ft long, 120 passengers.
In mid 2000 started performing new Frigate weapons and sensors alignments.