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Capt. Louis Muno

Louis A. Muno (Lou)
Capt. Louis Muno 1-847-902-9426
Looking for permanent or temporary work as captain or first officer or mate on private yachts (power or sail), excursion boats, charter boats, work boats, or ships. Or doing deliveries on or between Great Lakes, All Coasts, Caribbean, Mediterranean, anywhere. Able to travel on short notice.

  • Master 1600 T Oceans
  • Master Aux Sail 100 T
  • Second Mate – Oceans Unlimited (with STCW including OICNW, BRM, ARPA, GMDSS)
  • Master of Towing – 3000 T Oceans/NC Master of Towing - Great Lakes/Inland
  • American Sailing Assn Instructor: Basic Keelboat, Coastal Cruising & Navigation, Bareboat Chartering

Cell: 1-847-902-9426
Email: muno56@aol.com »

U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (Deck)
(First in class in practical nautical science subjects, and in boat handling)
Received Unlimited Third Mate’s License - Oceans

Qualifications and Summary:
See Licenses and Certificates above.
I’ve spent much time in the computer business.
I graduated from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy.
I have worked as captain on private yachts, captained various excursion boats and charter boats, and worked as mate on ocean-going ships and workboats.
I have worked as AB and Bosun on ships.
I have done delivery work.

Marine Employment History:
  • 2018   Captain YWAM Medical Ship Pacific Link in Pacific
  • 2016   Captain Tug Sea Star delivery for Sea Bear on Gulf ICW, GOM, and Okeechobee Waterway
  • 2015   Captain Tug Rochelle Kay for Ryba Marine Construction in L. Huron
  • 2015   2nd Captain Tug Bayou Bull for Misener/Orion Marine Group in GOM and the Caribbean
  • 2014   Mate Tug Polar Wind for Northland Services/Lynden in Alaska & Aleutians
  • 2014   2nd Mate/Instructor T/S Empire State for SUNY in Atlantic & N.Sea
  • 2014   Mate Tug Chamorro of Seabridge in W. Pacific
  • 2013   Mate Tug Ann-Marie of Luedtke in the Great Lakes
  • 2013   2nd Mate Research Vessel Reuben Lasker for NOAA / ABCD Marine ? Atlantic & Bahamas
  • 2012   2nd Mate Research vessel Ocean Starr for Stabbert Maritime - Pacific
  • 2012    2nd Officer USNS Flint MSC supply ship in Persian Gulf
  • 2011   Mate Tug Nickelena of Basic Marine Shipyard in the Great Lakes
  • 2011   Director of Basic Sailing ?Culver (IN) Academy Summer Naval School
  • 2010   2nd Officer EPA research and monitoring vessel Lake Guardian on the Great Lakes
  • 2009,10,11   2nd Officer hospital ship Africa Mercy in Africa
  • 2008-2009  1st Mate Grand Victoria casino boat in Elgin, IL
  • 2008  2nd Officer CruiseWest passenger vessel in Mexico
  • 2007  2nd Officer U. of Hawaii research vessel
  • 2008  Captain on 118’ schooner Halie&Matthew for Eastport (ME) Schooners
  • 2007  Captain on Nina II (double-size replica) for Columbus Foundation - BVI
  • 2007  Chief Mate on Delivery of 255’ ferry to Wood’s Hole for V.T.Halter shipyard
  • 2006  2nd Mate 213’ Survey Vessel “Moana Wave” for Stabbert Maritime - GOM
  • 2005-2006 Captain “Minneapolis Queen” 95’ 150 passenger excursion/charter boat for Paradise Cruises/SkipperLiner - Minneapolis
  • 2005  AB/Bosun/Wheelsman - Gt Lakes freighter “Maumee” - Grand River Navigation
  • 2004-2005  AB - Gt.Lakes freighters Fred Norton - Oglebay Norton Co. & S.J.Cort - ISG Co.
  • 2004  AB - small passenger vessel “Grande Mariner” - ACCL
  • 2003-2004  Captain various 50 passenger excursion boats for Shoreline Marine - Chicago
  • 2003-2004 Captain “Gold Coast Lady” 150 pass’r excursion boat, for Luxury Yachts - Chicago
  • 1990-  Captain private “Tartan” 37 ft sail yacht Passages - Chicago

Previous Experience:
Third Mate on various ocean-going passenger and cargo ships

Seamanship, Navigation, GPS, Celestial, Radar, Boat/Ship Handling, Sailing, Firefighting, CPR, First Aid, VHS, SSB, Bookkeeping, Etc.

Hobbies and Interests
Boating, Sailing, Tennis, Biking, Skiing, Wind Surfing, Kayaking, Camping

Jeff Leptich - _V.P. Manufacturing,
Arlington Hts, IL 847-590-5885

Randy Horner - Ind. Financial Advisor
Rolling Meadows, IL 630-926-8567

Dave Hikes - Retired Marine Engineer,
Chicago 908-303-2587

James Shinners - V.P. Vessel Operations (Ret.),
Short Hills, NJ 973-376-1971

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