All ships need assistance coming into ports so local pilots bring onboard their specialist knowledge to make sure that the ship is docked safely. Captain Rachel Dunn does this for the Admiralty ships, which are mainly national and foreign Navy ships.
Rachel who shows real grit and determination, is an Admiralty pilot at Portsmouth Naval Base in the UK and is the first woman in the country to hold such a role. She was recently awarded the Victoria Drummond award for boosting the profile of women at sea.
We were eager to chat to Rachel to find out how tough the job was and how she had coped being a woman in a very male dominated world.
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