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Captain Joseph Bettis

Sundown Shipping Company

P.O. Box 156

Deer Harbor , WA 98243

Telephone (360) 2981211 / Cellular (360) 317-8673

e-mail: josephbettis@me.com joseph@northwestcaptain.co
 

CERTIFICATION

U. S. Merchant Marine Master's License--100 Tons, License No. 753242

Commercial Assistance Towing Addendum

International Open Water Diver--PADI


 

EXPERIENCE
 

  • Twenty years experience on the waters of Washington , British Columbia , and Alaska as captain and owner of M/V Elsa, M/V Raven, M/V Sundown, M/V Eagle, M/V Shadow, M/V Loon, and M/V Orina.

     

  • Captain one year commercial fishing in SE Alaska .

 

  • Owner and Captain, Sundown Shipping Company, an Eco-Adventure Charter Company. See Sierra Magazine, Mar/Apr, 1999 and The Amicus Journal, Winter 1999.

 

  • Captain for San Juan Excursions out of Friday Harbor and Charter Captain for Anacortes Yacht Charters out of Anacortes.

 

  • Three trips to British Columbia with biological research groups, surveying B.C. Marine Parks and Orca whale populations.

 

  • Observation boat for the re-introduction of "Springer" to her pod in 2002. See Nor'westing Magazine, Nov. and Dec. 2002 and Jan. 2003.

 

  • Author: "Inside the Inside Passage: True Stories from the Land of the Spirit Bear

 

  • Knowledge of Northwest marine life and Northwest Native Cultures.

 

  • University Professor 1963-1993.



 

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