Credentials - wiper time towards getting my AB?

Is it possibly that I can take some of wiper time towards getting my AB?

I think so. Did you check the requirements for AB to see?

Yes it says you have to have a 180 days and I have 373 days so I’m good on the days I just need to know if the wiper

I don’t see an allowance for time as wiper to be used towards AB. (You can use up to 3 months of your wiper time towards 3rd Mate though.)

How much of your time is on deck as OS?

60 days

No. All time for AB has to be on deck. See 46 CFR 12.403(a).

Thank you

Wiper time? Is that a real thing?