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Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.

Safekeepers: River, Harbor Pilots Help Ensure Safe Passage

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Every foreign vessel and every registered U.S. vessel of more than sixty tons entering and leaving a North Carolina port is required by law to use a state-licensed pilot. Any ship master violating this law is guilty of a Class I misdemeanor. Green discusses the history of pilots in North Carolina waters, pilot training, and current 'homeland security' duties.
Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , Early Summer 2005, p6-11, il