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crew

Nautical a group of people assigned to a particular job or type of work

Crew

 

a group of soldiers directly involved in operating a field gun, mortar, machine gun, radio set, or certain other types of combat equipment.

The crew is headed by a gun (mortar or machine gun) commander. The soldiers making up the crew are called by number, and each one performs definite duties. Usually number one is the gunner, number two is the loader, and number three is the carrier. The number of crew members depends on the weapon system.

crew

The personnel who maintain and operate aircraft. The different types of crew are aircrew, ground crew (aircraft servicing personnel), and cabin crew.
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Shortly after this, a searchlight illuminated Nancy Glen and the crewman was able to attract the attention of the crew on board a local fish farm vessel."
Coast Guard personnel performed basic first aid and then took the crewman to the local Coast Guard station, where emergency medical technicians transferred the crewman to a local hospital for further examination.
Then, 10 minutes into the flight, the second crewman and I heard a muffled "bang." The first crewman said it might have been one of our main-gearbox doors opening in flight.
Then, teetering on the springboards, they whipped a crosscut saw back and forth as another crewman drove wedges into the cut to guide the tree's fall.
His meagre income is now forcing him to rethink his options, and he is now tempted to return to sea as a tugboat crewman once again for the sake of his family.
It was understood the platform's crewman had suffered an injury to his finger.
The reason or grounds for the fraud finding is based on the fact that the crewman merely overstayed his visa and/or began working in the US soon after arrival.
A SCHOOLBOY has become Scotland's youngest lifeboat crewman.
Meanwhile, in Bermuda, the police identified the Filipino crewman who died July 20 as a result of a cruise ship safety training accident as 41-year-old Filipino national Diogenes Carpio.
John Hanvey, who has been a mainstay of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution at Seahouses in Northumberland since 1949 as crewman and chairman of the station's management committee, has been awarded the charity's gold badge.
John Hanvey, who has been a mainstay of Seahouses Royal National Lifeboat Institution since 1949 as crewman and station management committee chairman, has been awarded the institution's gold badge.
A SET of keys that were used by a Titanic crewman are going on sale for pounds 60,000.