boatswain


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boatswain

, bosun, bo's'n
a petty officer on a merchant ship or a warrant officer on a warship who is responsible for the maintenance of the ship and its equipment

Boatswain

Byron’s favorite dog. [Br. Hist.: Harvey, 239]
See: Dogs
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The sea is in my blood I guess, '' said David who took on his full-time boatswain role in 1969.
However, this time he managed only two before Boatswain bagged his second wicket of the day.
The group include The Preacher on lead vocals and harp, Martin Barter on keyboards and vocals, tenor sax Rod Boatswain, trumpet player Dill, Faye Stringer on baritone sax and clarinet, Steve Sage on bass and percussion and Brendan Rayner on drums and percussion.
Offerings include records of the provisioning of ships for campaigns in Scotland from 1300 to 1306, commentary about Lord Admiral Lisle and the invasion of Scotland 1544, a journal of the voyage of the HMS Marichal to Iceland in 1654, cases in the Courts of the Admiralty on neutrality and jurisdiction from 1798 to 1805, records about the supply of timber for the Royal Navy from 1803 to 1830, the journals of the explorers George Bedford and Charles Knowles about their African adventures, the diary of a signal boatswain kept during the Zulu war of 1879, Australian naval defense as represented in correspondence from 1913 to 1934, the relief of Gibraltar in 1940, and the development of an independent navy for Australia.
We ex-navy only know of a "bosun" short for boatswain or boatswain mate.
But Boatswain said the resources pledged after hurricanes Ivan and Emily were not all deposited.
Whoever gets the job, be it a man or woman, will be formally known as a good old-fashioned boatswain -- a romantic name taking you back in time.
They were named as Samuel Otaimaga, 23, Ian Boatswain, 21, Vivian Obleajula, 21, Falelat Oluremelekun, 24, and Kara Jaimimi, 21, all of London.
They were named as Samuel Ota Imaga, 23, from Kent, Vivian Obiajulu Egesi, 21, Ian Boatswain, 21, Jaimini Kara, 21, and Falilat Oluremilekun Dawodu, 24, all from the London area.
Tenders are invited for Provn Of Paint And Boatswain Store Rooms Provn Of Pilots Rest Room And Provn Of Drain Along Boundary Wall At Icgs Ratnagiri
Rank: Boatswain Regiment: Mercantile Marine Age: 37 Date of death: 20-10-1916 Buried at: Tower Hill Memorial William George Drury Son of Herbert and Ann Maria Drury; husband of Isabella Drury (nee Corcoran), of 29 Cambridge Street.
Jacqueline Boatswain is Simone, self-appointed head of the Loveday family and a "formidable presence", who will take over the Price Slice shop in the village.