able seaman

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Synonyms for able seaman

a seaman in the merchant marine

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'Men are not born able seamen. They must be reared, I suppose?'
Alec, 94, from the Isle of Wight served as an able seamen in the Royal Navy.
Able seamen showed their thirst So young, and keen to please; and cursed.
I'm not talking here about the officers' or engineers' departments or catering, but for the deck crew, be they lowly bridge boys, deck hands or able seamen.
Police say his friends, two of whom are able seamen from HMS Monmouth, were horrified at the attack.
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