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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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"Every step of the refueling process is completed with safety at the forefront," said Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Fuels) Senior Chief Petty Officer Keith Johnson, the senior enlisted leader for the division.
Bowling: Q Boatswain 3-27, Z Shahbaz 0-22, J Singh 1-52, E Smith 1-2, N Turner 0-3.
Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) 2nd Class Emmanuel Bonsu, from Accra, Ghana, directs an F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to the Tophatters of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 14 on USS JOHN C.
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.
"Today was an amazing and very unique experience," said Chief Boatswain's Mate Christopher Haws, a Constitution crew member.
Sunderland v Castle Eden SUNDERLAND: G Applegarth c O'Neil b Daley 34, D Shurben c Bailey b Iceton 14, R Singh c O'Neil b Ball 8, C Youldon b Ball 57, M Turner c Wimpenny b Ball 5, A Turns lbw Ede 19, Z Shahbaz not out 38, J Singh st O'Neil b Unsworth 6, J Shurben c Irwin b Ede 28, Q Boatswain not out 8.
Commander Armand Balilo, PCG spokesman, identified the 15 crewmen as chief mate Absolino Bolo, second mate Marciano Alburo, third engineer Rodney Cudiasa, quartermasters Michael Adlaon and Jonathan Guimaras, oilers Jeffrey Macapas and Randy Villarosa, electrician Rodelio Robles, seamen Renante Serognas and Ramner Bacabes, boatswain Junie Corpuz, deck cadet Romie Ladion Jr., engine cadet Mark Gonzales, apprentice Jeffrey Felio and security guard Joel CaA+-aleta.
CAST: Tom Hiddleston, Deborah Findlay, Hadley Fraser, Mark Gatiss, Elliot Levey, Helen Schlesinger, Birgitte Hjort Sorenson, Jacqueline Boatswain, Peter De Jersey, Alfred Enoch, Rochenda Sandall, Mark Stanley.
Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) Airman Ericka Stewart, attaches an MK 105 pendant to a cargo net on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Harry S.
One of these projects is the recently-completed realignment of 80 NAVSUP GLS RC fuels billets from Fleet Logistics Center units and fuels detachment units held by NAVSUP Reservists spread across 26 different states and Puerto Rico, to four CONUS fueling sites which actively employ Aviation Boatswain Mate Fuels (ABF) personnel to perform Alongside Aircraft Refueling (AAR), a key mission which NAVSUP GLS is tasked to perform.
From there I was sent to the boatswain mates school and then the LCT (landing craft, tank) headquarters as master-at-arms.
I wish I could observe Ramadan fasts but it is impossible as we have next to no food and water left," says Ali K, a Boatswain aboard the doomed Iron Monger 3 stranded for months 8 nautical miles off the coast of Khor Fakkan.