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STATEN ISLAND, NY - MAR 19: Deckhand Jesse Rivera, left, and First Mate Kyle Setta in the wheelhouse of the tugboat Ellen McAllister as they help sail a container ship through the Kill Van Kull on March 19, 2014. Setta graduated from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, as opposed to taking the traditional {quote}hawse pipe{quote} route from deck to wheelhouse on a towing vessel.

STATEN ISLAND, NY - MAR 19: Deckhand Jesse Rivera, left, and First Mate Kyle Setta in the wheelhouse of the tugboat Ellen McAllister as they help sail a container ship through the Kill Van Kull on March 19, 2014. Setta graduated from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, as opposed to taking the traditional "hawse pipe" route from deck to wheelhouse on a towing vessel.