able seaman

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Synonyms for able seaman

a seaman in the merchant marine

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CHRISTMAS IN THE GULF: Able Seaman Sam Sheppard who is aboard HMS Pembroke
Eventually, Able Seaman Hall was the sole survivor of his gun crew but, assisted by Lieutenant Young, continued firing for three hours until the wall was at last breached and the citadel captured.
CWGC spokesman Steve Arnold said: "I was honoured to be able to recover Able Seaman Robertson from the battlefield where he lay for 100 years and privileged to be here today to see him laid to rest alongside his comrades.
As an able seaman, he served on the Irish Poplar, the first vessel acquired by Irish Shipping to maintain a supply line to Ireland during World War II.
Captain Jones stood beside it as two men, Able Seaman Howell and Able Seaman Hope, loaded it and fired on the German ships, encouraging and helping them in their work.
Able Seaman Adrian Mordue, who works in logistics, is currently serving on Portsmouth-based HMS Iron Duke, which left the UK for a six-month exercise in Northern Europe.
Lt Cdr Ian Molyneux, 36, posthumously received the George Medal for trying to tackle Able Seaman Ryan Donovan as he ran amok with a rifle on HMS Astute in Southampton in 2011.
| Sea cadets, from left, Able Seaman Jordan Kellett, Petty Officer |Christopher Dixon and Able Seaman Connor Taylor-Evans, above, Mayor Brenda Forster with Gavin Twidale, left, and members of One Voice performing, below left 270615FORCES_12 PETER REIMANN
I was an able seaman for five years and worked on the Belfast ferries for 11 years.
Military and civilian police are working to locate Able Seaman William McNeilly, 25, who went absent without leave last week after producing an 18-page report containing a series of allegations about the Trident submarines based at Faslane on the Clyde.
In 1916 John Jones was a 53-year-old Able Seaman from Station Street, Holyhead serving on HMT Connaught.
Able Seaman Savage, pictured, was posthumously awarded Britain's highest award for valour for his part in the raid on St Nazaire during the Second World War.
Able Seaman Ryan Samuel Donovan, 23, admitted murdering father-of-four Lieutenant Commander Ian Molyneux, 36, with an SA80 rifle while HMS Astute was docked.
Cabbie Edmund Grandison is on the high seas in his role as a reservist Able Seaman in the Royal Navy.