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a commissioned naval officer who ranks above a captain and below a rear admiral

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A few weeks after the departure of the troops, Commodore Warren sent a small vessel to Boston with two French prisoners.
They were so incensed at the conduct of the British Commodore Knowles, who had impressed some of their fellow-citizens, that several thousands of them surrounded the council chamber and threw stones and brickbats into the windows.
They ascended the accommodation ladder, were greeted by the Commodore, hat in hand, and passing along the quarter-deck, the marine guard presented arms, while the band struck up 'The King of the Cannibal Islands'.
Bonnycastle had found him half an hour before; looked also at the commodore, who, on her bosom, seemed to breathe again with his widow's respirations.
Past Commodore Garry Linacre acted as moderator for the panel discussion by Past Commodores David Kellett, Kerry Roxburgh and John Brooks who covered off some curly questions and recalled their terms as Commodore of the CYCA.
The PM also approved the promotion of seven Commodores to the rank of Rear Admiral in Pakistan Navy.
One highlight was a race for past commodores and members which was won by David Liddington, of Kilsby.
One the biggest gatherings of past Commodores of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia, club members, friends and families, has paid tribute to former Commodore Les McClean, who died on 20 October 2012.
Over the 40-plus years I have been a member of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia, I've had the pleasure of seeing the club headed by many fine Commodores.
Over some 35 years of membership of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia I have had the pleasure to know and, in my previous roles as editor of Offshore Yachting and media director of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, work closely with many Commodores of this great club.
The new Vice Commodore is Garry Linacre, who moves up from Rear Commodore, while the two Rear Commodores, also elected unopposed, are Alan Green and Michael Cranitch.
The large attendance of 168 members also saw the election of two new Rear Commodores and four new Directors among the six elected.
Tests conducted by Commodore demonstrated that Labec labels keep beverages colder for an average of 15 to 20 min longer than cans alone, based on a beverage-temperature gain without the label of 20-30[degrees] F in 1 hr.