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What IS a Pilot?


published on 4 November 2020 625

Found on YouTube. Created by "Houston Maritime Education Center and Museum".
What exactly is a ship channel pilot? 30-year pilot Lou Vest tells us the ins and outs of what a ship channel pilot does, why they're important, and how to become one (if you're lucky!).

https://houstonmaritime.org
Houston, USA
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https://houstonmaritime.org

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