coxswain


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coxswain

the helmsman of a lifeboat, racing shell, etc.
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The coxswain said some words in his outlandish tongue, doubtless warning the men to keep on their guard.
The pinnace could not avoid the shock, and half upset, shipped at least two tons of water, which had to be emptied; but, thanks to the coxswain, we caught it sideways, not full front, so we were not quite overturned.
Tony Price, the current Holyhead coxswain, said Bob Thomson had contributed a great deal to the local community.
With a combination of seasoned practitioners and innovative minds, Coxswain Consulting is extremely well-positioned to service the rapidly changing business and tax needs of our clients in a variety of traditional and emerging industries.
The father and grandfather said one of the most difficult things about being a coxswain was the effect on his family.
RNLI boss George Rawlinson said: "The bravery and determination of Coxswain MacAskill and his crew saved the captain and crew of the Norholm.
Jon Atkins, Barry Dock RNLI coxswain, pictured by Jack Lo| Jon Atkins, Barry Dock RNLI coxswain, pictured by Jack Lowe
In 1943 bronze medals were awarded to Coxswain Herbert Jones, Lifeboatman Ben Armitage and Coastguard WJ Widdup for the rescue of the crew of a dinghy in a strong westerly wind and very rough sea.
Coxswain of the Mumbles lifeboat James Bolter said: "She was very grateful for our assistance.
We were glad we could help and bring the cow to safety RAY POWER deputy coxswain yesterday
Coxswain George Brunton; second coxswain John Redford Armstrong; motor mechanic John Leonard Abel; assistant motor mechanic John Heddon Scott; lieutenant commander Lionel Edward Robin Blakeney-Booth and his 16-year-old stepson Kenneth Leslie Biggar all drowned, while four others were plucked from the sea by police and people from Tynemouth who swam out to the boat.
Senior James Sullivan is the coxswain in the varsity 8 boat, followed by junior stroke Mike Ready, senior Andrew O'Connor, junior Charlie Inman, sophomore Nate Auzenbergs, junior Nolan Gauthier, junior Nate Pietrowicz, senior Chris Goodhue and senior Zach Kent on the bow.