able seaman

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Synonyms for able seaman

a seaman in the merchant marine

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The best Able Seamen were normally chosen for the difficult repair work and then received their reward of an eighth of a pint of rum.
The shipowners, Wagenborg Shipping, were unavailable for comment but Jergen Benedict, crew manager on the Baltic Link, confirmed his ship only hired Filipinos as able seamen - the lowest ratings on the ship.