captain's mast

captain's mast

n.
A disciplinary hearing involving a minor infraction of naval discipline allegedly committed by an enlisted person.

cap′tain's mast`


n.
a session at which the captain of a naval ship hears cases against enlisted personnel.
[1940–45]
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He went to captain's mast, had a court visit, paid fines, received various other penalties, and was reduced in rank from first class to second class.
On April 3rd, I went to captain's mast and the DRB.
We went to captain's mast for this error and subsequently lost our qualifications.
The next thing BMSN Crowell knew, he was being escorted from the barracks to the command to sign a report chit, the "Request for Captain's Mast.
It was an excruciating long waiting game to see if the command was going to send me to captain's mast or handle it at the chief level.
Truman's safety department set up realistic scenarios for Sailors to explore, depicting such things as a traffic stop by a Virginia state police officer who administers a field sobriety test, a simulated emergency room, captain's mast, a court hearing, and a funeral for a child killed by a drunk driver.
I made a mistake and knew I might face captain's mast.
Instead, I went to Captain's Mast, where I was awarded a reduction in rate, experienced negative command scrutiny, and lost my appointment as a command DAPA--a position held in high regard.
With that, the group moved on to non-judicial punishment at a mock Captain's Mast.