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Synonyms for bosun

a petty officer on a merchant ship who controls the work of other seamen

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He kept the coat pressed until the day he died in case the bosun ever asked for it back.
After the war Len was appointed a supervisor at Distillers Chemical Works at Barry and soon after became scoutmaster (bosun) with the 6th Barry (All Saints) Sea Scout Group.
YACHT bosun Simon Holman, from Ormskirk, is on his way to Elephant Island, where Sir Ernest Shackleton's doomed expedition was famously shipwrecked in 1916.
HE told bosun's mate Sarah Hunt: "Show me your tattoo and I will show you my c***".
Adesiyan; Mr Wole Abass; Pastor Adedayo Fafiolu and Mr Bosun Osifalujo as inauguration committee members.
Bosun Breese (2.25) is the other course-anddistance winner on the card.
Simon, who is the bosun on the expedition's yacht, said: "If I hadn't done it, I would have regretted it for years to come.
They were followed by bosun Hiroshi Abe, 57, and oiler Kiyoshi Yoshikiyo, 44.
You should always expect long odds in an event like the Anglia Cup, but Bosun can be expected to be up there amongst the favourites.
The mystery began in the '60s when a silver bosun's whistle engraved with the name M B Cole was found in the sand.
The dead included his fishing master, bosun, chief engineer and chief oiler.
Even so he returned in time to lead Longjons Thermals a length to meet Bosun in the final.
# The Compass Garden will include a Neptune sculpture by Pauline Monkcom of Craft in the Bay, Cardiff; a sail awning and mast from Intension of Cardiff; and special revolving bosun's chairs.