boatswain's mates

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  • No one spoke above his natural voice, save a boatswain's mate now and then. Cited from Sailing Alone Around The World, by Joshua Slocum
  • He's neither more nor less than a boatswain's mate. Cited from Will Weatherhelm, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • The boatswain's mate ordered me to go forward and stand an hour's watch on the bridge. Cited from A Gunner Aboard the "Yankee", by Russell Doubleday
  • I knew by this that he still held only the rating of boatswain's mate on board. Cited from Will Weatherhelm, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • The boatswain's mate was to report to him anything observed from the roof. Cited from Dave Darrin at Vera Cruz, by H. Irving Hancock
  • Halling left the navy while still a boatswain's mate first class.
  • He then, in company with the boatswain's mate and two men, walked up and knocked at the door. Cited from Frank on a Gun-Boat, by Harry Castlemon
  • One of these was the other boatswain's mate of the ward. Cited from Poor Jack, by Frederick Marryat
  • He later achieved the rank of chief boatswain's mate.
  • I looked around towards the spot where the boatswain's mate and his associates had been; they were not there. Cited from Saved from the Sea, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • "Boatswain's mate, take a dozen men and leap into that house through the open window!" Cited from Dave Darrin at Vera Cruz, by H. Irving Hancock
  • He had never even spoken to the boatswain or the boatswain's mate. Cited from From Powder Monkey to Admiral, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • She was the wife of one of the boatswain's mates. Cited from True Blue, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • The oldest such rating, still in use today, is that of Boatswain's Mate.
  • He is often followed by the boatswain's mate of the watch, who echoes his call, and between them they clear the deck. Cited from A Gunner Aboard the "Yankee", by Russell Doubleday
  • The other boatswain's mate seemed equally to enjoy the affair. Cited from The Cruise of the Alabama and the Sumter, by Raphael Semmes
  • Parker left the Navy while still a boatswain's mate.
  • One of the men was, I made out, the boatswain's mate, and the others were ordinary seamen. Cited from Saved from the Sea, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • Triplett reached the rank of Chief Boatswain's Mate before leaving the Navy.
  • Besides, sir, you have not yet tried the effect of calling up the carpenter's and boatswain's mates by name. Cited from Peter Simple, by Frederick Marryat
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