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From left to right: Chief Officer is Alaina Basciano, Captain Kristin Mangold and Second Officer Alexandra Hagerty

The Female Crew of the USNS Henson

By Ally Cedeno 2018-05-20 18:44:04

It's a quiet morning on the USNS Henson in the North Pacific Ocean. The captain visits the bridge at 0600 to check the vessel's position on the chart and speak with her chief officer. These two women are the command...

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Women in a Wheelhouse, a Family’s Calling

By Ally Cedeno 2018-05-12 21:46:56

A woman in the maritime industry is a pioneer. On most vessels during her career, a woman will be one of the only females on board. Of the 1.6 million seafarers worldwide, there are approximately 32,000 women sailing the high...

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