Captain - Everett (Rhet) McMunn
The captain, or ship's master, overall commander of the ship. Responsibilities include safe navigation and operation.
Boatswain- more commonly known as Bosun, responsibilities include: maintenance of deck crew, and safe, efficient operations used on deck
Chief Mate- second in command aboard the ship. This officer is in charge of Deck Crew, Boatswain and Able-Bodied Seaman, responsibilities include all aspects of deck operations.
Able-Bodied Seaman- Charles Baker and Paul Rousell
Three able-bodied seaman also known as AB's, aboard the R/V. Responsibilities include: look-out and Helmsman on bridge, deck assistance with deployment and retrieval of scientific equipment, and conducting ships maintenance.
Marine Engineers are the officers of a ship who maintain and repair propulsion and electrical generation systems onboard a ship. They may also design and build such machinery. Lighting, air conditioning, sewage and water systems are monitored also. The Chief Engineer is in charge of the overall well-being of the ship in regards to these systems.
Chief Engineer- William Appleton
Current Chief Engineer has been working on the R/V Endeavor for over 25 years. Responsibilities include safe operation and maintenance of the main engine, in addition to associated engineering equipment.
First Assistant Engineer- is under the watch of the Chief Engineer, responsibilities include: standing watch and maintaining the main engine in addition to associated engineered equipment.
Oiler- stands watch and conducts general maintenance under the supervision of the Chief Engineer.
Duties include preparation of all scientist and crew meals, maintenance and sanitization of gally areas as well as science rooms.
Messman- Mike Brennan
Assistant to the Steward in preparation of all meals. Also responsible for performing sanitary duties and maintenance of the galley area.
Steward- Stan Isibel
Responsibilities include: hotel services on the ship, meal preparation for ship's crew and scientists.