The required service for the endorsement of able seaman—unlimited, qualified for unlimited service on a vessel on any waters, is at least 3 years' service on deck on board vessels operating at sea or on the Great Lakes.
(Pub. L. 98–89, Aug. 26, 1983, 97 Stat. 543.)
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