ordinary seaman


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ordinary seaman

a seaman of the lowest rank, being insufficiently experienced to be an able-bodied seaman
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It was there in Los Angeles that I joined the Army Transport Service and was assigned as an ordinary seaman on an army hospital ship, the USAHS Shamrock.
3) If the tales were consistent with what we now know from various sources of the time, the story was as follows: Aboard the Cutty Sark there was personal animosity between the first mate, John Anderson, and an ordinary seaman, John Francis.
I have written an article on my involvement with the discovery of an unknown First Fleet Journal--this time by an ordinary seaman on HMS Sirius.
The molecular conditions that underlie transnationalism and transmigrant experiences become the central problematic in Francisco Goldman's The Ordinary Seaman.
his sea career, rising up the ranks from ordinary seaman, to mate and
There were actually two Welshmen named Griffith Owen at the Battle of Trafalgar, but only one on HMS Conqueror, a 24-year-old ordinary seaman, entered in the muster list as 'Griffin Owen'.
Drained emotionally by the ceaseless tragedies he had witnessed, he decided to move to Mexico City to tackle a new novel, The Ordinary Seaman (1997), based on material he had accumulated over a thirteen-year span.
Geoff became an Ordinary Seaman at the age of 18 and very quickly moved on to become an Able Seaman, third class, aboard HMS Vanity.
Esteban, a 19 year old former Sandanista guerrilla, decides to start a new life and signs on as an ordinary seaman on the ship Urus anchored at Brooklyn.
Job Specialization/Rewards--Queequeg, a harpooner received a high wage compared to Ishmael, an ordinary seaman.
He was a 17-year-old ordinary seaman on the battle cruiser HMS Repulse when it was sunk by Japanese plane during World War II.
He shipped out as an ordinary seaman, worked his way up to an able seaman, then completed studies at New London, Conn.