Ship Organization

Youth officers must have obtained the rank of Ordinary to be eligable for election by their Ship members.  Terms are for one year.  Ship members not elected into office are considered Crew Members.

Office positions are:

Boatswain, pronounced “bo-sun”, petty officer in charge

Boatswain’s Mate, 2nd in command, can be one or two positions

Yeoman, the Ship secretary

Purser – Ship’s treasurer

Storekeeper – in charge of equipment and boats

Adult leadership includes:

Skipper – principal leader and advisor

Mate – assistants, must be 21 years of age

Parents of the youth and other interested community members may also become committee members or scout parents.