Examples of seaman in a Sentence
a weathered old seaman who now captains a tour boat
Recent Examples of seaman from the Web
Even then, the rope system was antiquated, supposedly a holdover from the days of sailing ships, when seamen adept at scrambling through the rigging of a man-of-war were employed to work backstage in theaters.
Working on a scale that transforms one-foot measurements into a 16th of an inch, model ship builder Robert Hewitt crafts seamen smaller than a person's finger nail.
Arlington High graduate George Coke, a seaman on the USS Oklahoma, was a casualty of the Pearl Harbor attack on Dec. 7, 1941.
On the left is sergeant seaman first class Norman Thomas and me.
The seaman aboard the LST agreed to transport the shell the rest of the way to Steilacoom, but getting the rowing craft aboard on open water proved to be a delicate maneuver.
Middle Passage’ has taken place in the Mediterranean, whose deceptively calm waves became the watery graves of many a refugee braving the sea on rickety, overflowing boats operated by greedy seamen, the slave traders of yesteryear.
The average seaman on these ships doesn't make much money.
Two Filipino seamen who died two weeks apart during a Japanese coal carrier’s voyage to Australia in 2012 were killed by one or more assailants, an Australian coroner said Wednesday.
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First Known Use of seaman
before 12th century
SEAMAN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of seaman for English Language Learners
: an experienced sailor
: a sailor in the U.S. or British Navy or the U.S. Coast Guard who is not an officer
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