Training - Ask IYT
Master 500 upgrade to 1600, test again?
My understanding of the USCG requirements are that a course/test result is only valid for 12 months.
If your papers are held at REC Miami, I would sugget that you contact them to discuss your situation.
chris taylor firstname.lastname@example.org
Is a Master 500 gt equivalent to a Chief mate 3000 gt if all stcw requirements were complete.