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a man who serves as a sailor
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



or sailor, the first (junior) military rank in the navy, corresponding to the rank of soldier in the other branches of the armed forces. The rank was introduced in the USSR in July 1946 to replace the rank of Red Navy seaman; the rank of seaman first class, corresponding to private first class, also exists. The Russian Navy had the ranks of seaman second class and seaman first class. In the merchant fleet a sailor is one who serves on the ship’s crew.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Young children will enjoy listening to Seadog read aloud and will adore this energetic dog.
The previously unknown squad of Moroney's Magic caused an upset by beating Seadog 3-2 with a hat-trick from the team's founder Joe Moroney.
Beechwood pushed forward with Seadog keeper Matty Biggs keeping them out.
Meanwhile, the Victory Cup final between Beechwood Social and Seadog takes place this Friday, April 29, kick-off 6.30pm at Poulton Vics football ground.
Eileen Sunderland is shown (left) with members of the Seadog Dive Club SPONSORED swims, slims and scuba diving helped raise over pounds 500 for Huddersfield charity the Laura Crane Trust.
Other attractions include several free escorted walks including A Nautical Jaunt with Blue Badge Guide Hugh Gill, who tells salty seadog tales while wandering around the old harbour of St Helier.
The film is also (cough) awash with visual gags, from a seadog who proudly wears a Blue Peter badge to a whale literally crashing a booze-up at a waterside tavern.
In Division One, Seadog kept themselves in the title fight by beating Vanser 5-1.
AN OLD seadog's graffiti drawn as he sat on his loo has been hailed as a work of art.
Look at CaptainHook and salty seadog Smee, Voldemort andWormtail, or Cruella De Vil and bumbling henchmen Jasper andHorace.
No other dates.Includes return economy flights from London, 3 nights B&B at a 5-star Chicago hotel, limousine airport transfers in Chicago, EUR500 (pounds 250) in Armani vouchers, Seadog Speedboat tour inc return bus transfers, dinner in the Signature Room Restaurant inc return Limousine transfers, standard travel insurance (excluding pre-existing medical conditions).