Branch pilot

Branch´ pi`lot

1.A pilot who has a branch or commission, as from Trinity House, England, for special navigation.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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He was a seaman for a year, then he became an apprentice, and in June 2001, he was inducted into the Associated Branch Pilots. There are 47 pilots, one of whom is the superintendent who negotiates contracts and handles all association business.