merchant mariner


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merchant mariner

n.
A sailor serving in a nation's commercial fleet.
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Rashid has also been a Lecturer of Finance at IBA, a Merchant Mariner and has won the President's Gold Medal of Marine Academy in 1985.
Two best friends, a woman named Shrimp who's the mayor of a small Oregon Coast town and a retired merchant mariner named Gritts, find themselves at emotional loose ends by the sudden decamping of a mutually loved friend.
The SEALs "participated in the recurrent night raids during the war in Iraq, missions in Afghanistan (carried out by the Task Force 373), rescue of the American merchant mariner Richard Phillips held hostage by Somali pirates, assassination of Osama bin Laden (SEAL Team Six) and many other clandestine operations," the analyst narrated.
The author, a Merchant Mariner himself, has compiled twenty oral histories from Merchant Marine veterans who served in World War II.
5) Kevin O'Leary critiques a light and healthy wine pitched by a California woman; and Robert Herjavec has some suggestions for a former merchant mariner who runs a treasure-hunting operation.
In the eyes of the common merchant mariner, Jones Act waivers personify the typical "legal loophole" argument that major companies can exploit at the expense of the common seaman.
A Columbia Pictures' offering Captain Phillip is based on a historical incident where merchant mariner Captain Richard Phillip becomes a victim of Maersk Alabama hijacking and is taken hostage by Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean.
Were Dan the Merchant Mariner still around, I'd have thanked him for helping give me my start.
Vincent, who holds a degree as a merchant mariner, worked in Dubai as a salesman until April 2010 when his shift to a higher-paying job was botched over an unpaid credit card, which Vincent claims he already closed in 2006.
Allende told him that he had been a merchant mariner during World War II and that, from the SS Andrew Furuseth, he had witnessed the Eldridge appear and disappear in Norfolk.
Captain Ibrahim Nadim, a former British Merchant mariner, was yesterday cleared by a tribunal of making comments about two female staff at his Birkenhead-based legal practice, Nadim Associates.

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