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The 26-year-old was a deckhand on a commercial salmon fishing boat in Alaska.
In addition, the Plaquemines Parish Sheriff's Office cited Alfonso and his deckhand for criminal trespassing after, according to authorities, he was caught checking crab traps on private property.
Expect to leave the parade bent over under the weight of beads, doubloons and other treasure like a deckhand totin' a barrel of rum.
The Commercial Fishing Revolving Loan Fund has been immensely successful turning resident deckhands into skippers, helping fishermen obtain permits or boats, and financing upgrades to vessels.
Queen of Hearts, with owner Sherry Ingles serving as deckhand and having a blast, fished off of Pescadero and had success pulling limits of rockfish and good counts of lingcod.
Lance Wills serves as a deckhand aboard the oceanographic research vessel Atlantis, currently scouring the South Atlantic for the missing submarine San Juan.
For John Peel, the former deckhand who police and prosecutors suspected of committing the grisly slayings, the mystery is something else: a question mark that still hangs over his head.
The deckhand in the bow sat placidly, watching for the 20-foot-high breaking surf, his feet soaking in the makeshift livewell ahead of the first bench seat, a couple dozen mullet cruising around his ankles.
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: a worker on a ship who does work that does not require special training
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