Such an outcome was regularly produced by the apprentices - hence they came to be called greenhorns.
The deckhands work on the vessel in frigid temperatures and they should have experience as greenhorns (beginner) before moving on to fishing for king crab.
Greenhorns face the same conditions and challenges as other crew members do, with about half the pay.
What you need to do is interview to find the superstars who are very experienced or greenhorns who demonstrate the highest potential.
Some side stories may involve the competitive nature of the captains, the stress of living on the ship and the plight and sometimes hazing of greenhorns.