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.
"He's no common man, Barbecue," said the coxswain to me.
"On researching his story, we learned so much about the man and his close friend coxswain Michael O'Brien."
Individuals under probe include the coxswain, manager on duty and other staff.
"The crew of the Arctic Gold did the right thing in alerting the Coastguard when they lost their steering" said coxswain Mr McDonald.
Coxswain Vic Sutherland said the pair should be commemorated for their actions.
The California Business Journal feature highlights Erdkamp's career in consulting and how she made her successful leap from working for other firms in the industry into masterminding her own consulting firm, Coxswain Consulting, in 2017.
Aged 39 at the time, he was the second coxswain on the Holyhead RNLI Lifeboat at the time and was later awarded a rare medal for gallantry for the part he played during the rescue of the stricken Greek cargo ship on December 2, 1966 that involved three lifeboats and lasted 24 hours.
Holyhead coxswain Tony Price said: "It was very sad to see such a lovely vessel sink like that, but fortunately no-one was endangered and the lack of fuel on board meant there were no environmental issues."
The father and grandfather said one of the most difficult things about being a coxswain was the effect on his family.