able seaman

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Synonyms for able seaman

a seaman in the merchant marine

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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.
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.