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coxswain

the helmsman of a lifeboat, racing shell, etc.
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Caryl, a police officer, started her programme of coxswain training more than 18 months ago and hopes to complete it next year - once it is finished she could become a deputy second coxswain.
Caryl said: "Becoming a fully trained RNLI coxswain is another challenge which I'm determined to overcome.
John Cowell's replacement was Joseph "Memma" Taylor, a fisherman and a former coxswain of the Cullercoats lifeboat, who served until 1936.
George Lisle, born in 1879 and a Cullercoats fisherman, served as 2nd coxswain on the Henry Frederick Swan for 13 years, and took over from Joseph Taylor in 1936, serving as coxswain until 1942.
Twitter @LivEcho News Hoylake RNLI Coxswain, Dave Whiteley, said the new craft was very different to the current Mersey class boat which has been in operation at Hoylake since 1990.
A POPULAR coxswain has retired from operations after helping out in hundreds of rescues.
He was a great guy whose commitment to the RNLI, and the local community in general, was immense - Dave Cammish, left SAVING LIVES: Ron, centre in cap, with fellow crew members in the Sixties, left, and with pictures of fellow former Redcar RNLI coxswains, above IN ACTION: The Taxiarchis, left, and Ron, in dark-topped peak cap, right, after meeting the Princess Royal at the Christening of the City of Leeds lifeboat in 1951, above
I am a small boat coxswain with weapons release authority," Wofford said, "and my job is to provide security for high-value assets (HVA's) and other important missions that the Navy and our government deem necessary to fight the war on terror.
Keith Allday, aged 54, and Alan Massey, aged 36, the coxswain and helmsman at the Royal National Lifeboat Institution station in Barmouth, Wales, were last seen sailing out to sea at 11am yesterday in a 15ft dinghy.
Locally, she will be conducting clinics for young high school coxswains and promoting the sport as much as she can.
Joining Dave at the RNLI College in Poole are 2nd coxswain/mechanic Andy Dodd and deputy 2nd coxswains Emily Jones and Steve Armitage.
Hartlepool RNLI coxswain Robbie Maiden said: "The Clavering is a legendary rescue which has gone down in lifeboating history in this area, and it's fitting that we remember it in this way.