Vernon "Ott" Motley is a moustached older black cargo checker who is often seen drinking in Delores's bar.

Biography

Season 2

Ott was arrested on a DWI charge as part of Major Valchek's vendetta against the union. He was released on bail later the same day. Frank's response was to have Horseface steal a surveillance van from Valchek's district parking lot; Ott helped to load the van into a container to be shipped around the country.

Ott was set to take over from Frank as treasurer when the next election came around, per the Stevedores' arrangement that the position swap between a Polish and African-American after each term. Ott was supported by his friend Nathaniel Coxson, president of IBS Local 47. Ott realized that Frank planned to run again and was angry that he was not honoring the agreement. When Frank was murdered, Ott withdrew his candidacy as a show of unity against the federal government's attempt to break up the union.

Production

Appearances

Season 2
"Ebb Tide" * "Collateral Damage" * "Hot Shots" "Hard Cases" "Undertow"
"All Prologue" * "Backwash" "Duck and Cover" "Stray Rounds" "Storm Warnings" *
"Bad Dreams" "Port in a Storm"

*Uncredited appearance.

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