Definition of crewman
: a member of a crew
Examples of crewman in a Sentence
Eight crewmen were wounded in the attack.
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Additionally, the USS Cod Submarine Memorial will re-enact the sub's 1945 rescue of 55 crewmen from a Dutch submarine that had run aground on a Pacific reef.
Written by Samuel V. Franco and Evan Kilgore, Mayday 109 recounts how Kennedy, as the 26-year-old skipper of a Navy patrol torpedo boat, helped lead 10 of his 12 crewmen to safety after their craft was cut in two by a Japanese destroyer.
Magnums of champagne arrived and Burling and crewman Blair Tuke, who won Olympic gold and silver medals together, sprayed the crew.
Seven sailors died in a flooding berthing compartment, and the captain (who was in his quarters) and two other crewmen were injured.
The requests were going out years ahead of the Defense Department’s formal announcement in April 2015 that the bodies of the unidentified USS Oklahoma crewmen would be exhumed again for analysis.
Until recently, his remains had been buried in a mass grave in Hawaii alongside other crewmen.
Yank and rescue boat crewman, Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Roberts, performed CPR on her.
On Tuesday, June 13, 2017, officials will host a news conference to highlight the ship's history and to pay tribute to the ship and its crews, including two crewmen who died in the line of duty.
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CREWMAN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of crewman for English Language Learners
: a person who helps operate a ship, airplane, or train
: a person who is part of a group of people who work together
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