Billy Budd

what position aboard Rights of Man does Billy have?

I read and cant find out what his position was

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In Chapter 1 Billy takes up his new position as able seaman assigned to the starboard (right-hand side facing forward) watch of the Bellipotent.

An able seaman (AB) is an unlicensed member of the deck department of a merchant ship. An AB may work as a watchstander, a day worker, or a combination of these roles.