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Synonyms for boatswain

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

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DISTINCTIVE ALES: Father and son brewers both Grahame Andrews, of Bosuns Brewing, sample their beers at The White Horse, Emley (JH030713Ggraham)
This Nobel Prize,"the captain said, nailing a gold medal, a commendation and 10 million Swedish kronor to the ship's mast, "I shall share with the first man to catch sight of the bosun.
The Nigel Twiston-Davies trained Bosuns Mate overcame some sketchy jumping to beat Influence Pedler and the victory proved to be jockey Jamie Goldstein's first winning ride since suffering a back injury in a fall at Plumpton last Easter Monday.
After Bosuns Mate had set the ball rolling, the Gloucestershire trainer poked fun at journalist who said his stable was out of form, saying: "Before today I had five seconds this week and they say I am out of form, what do you have to do to be in form these days.
The stable's former star rider, Adrian Maguire, maintained his return to top form with a win on Nipper Reed at Newbury, where Carl Llewellyn powered to a 62-1 treble for Nigel Twiston Davies on Bosuns Mate, King's Road and Moorish.
Among possible fairytale winners is Bosuns Mate, whose rider is Belinda Keighley, personal assistant to Peter McNeile, Cheltenham's general manager, while Tom Dreaper, grandson of Arkle's trainer, rides Woodlands Beau.
This 11-year-old son of Gunner B was a shade disappointing on his reappearance at Sandown when beaten five lengths by Bosuns Mate.
JAMIE Goldstein was back among the winners for the first time since April when benefiting from a secondfence pile-up at Exeter to strike on Bosuns Mate yesterday.
But a Challow Hurdle success for King's Road in between wins for Bosuns Mate and Moorish - all three ridden by Carl Llewellyn - dispelled talk of sick notes at the yard.
Bosuns Mate and Homme De Fer, both on a hat-trick, will be in the firing line but I'm confident Wilmott's Fancy (2.
Carl Llewellyn went on `strike' at Ludlow yesterday and was fined pounds 315 before completing a 125-1 treble aboard Pimberley Place, Madam Muck and Bosuns Mate.
2Belinda Keighley (secretary to Peter McNeile) "This is my first Festival and it's going to be amazing for me because I also have my first ride at the meeting on Bosuns Mate in the Foxhunter Chase.
11-year-old failed to put his best foot forward and was beaten four lengths by Bosuns Mate.
Chaos reigned at the second fence of the feature five-runner Dean & Dyball Handicap Chase at Exeter yesterday, when the first three in the betting crashed out to leave the prize at the mercy of Bosuns Mate, who beat fellow outsider Influence Pedler, writes .
The Lochgelly punter tipped 9-2 shot Bosuns Mate last week and now has 141/2 points, well clear of George Halbert, who was the only other scorer with Barneys Belle (4-1).