seaman apprentice


Definition of seaman apprentice

: an enlisted man in the navy or coast guard ranking above a seaman recruit and below a seaman

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Recent Examples on the Web Embree enlisted in the Navy in 1994 and became a seaman apprentice. Carl Prine,, "Senior enlisted sailor at El Centro fired over ATV incident," 15 May 2018

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1947, in the meaning defined above

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“Seaman apprentice.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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: an enlisted person in the navy or coast guard ranking above a seaman recruit

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