deckhand

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Noun1.deckhand - a member of a ship's crew who performs manual labordeckhand - a member of a ship's crew who performs manual labor
Jack-tar, mariner, old salt, sea dog, seafarer, seaman, gob, Jack, tar - a man who serves as a sailor
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deckhand

[ˈdekhænd] Nmarinero m de cubierta

deckhand

[ˈdɛkhænd] nmatelot mdeck shoe nchaussure f sport
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This, as well as the loss of a deckhand overboard, was the effect of the hurricane, and though the end of the trip came amid sunshine and sweet-scented tropical breezes, many could not forget the dangers through which they had passed.
The report said: "Sea Harvester's owners' use of deckhands who had not completed mandatory safety-related training courses and, in some cases, could not speak or understand English, was a commercial expedience taken in response to the unavailability of local, trained fishermen.
The accident happened as deckhands on the Sea Harvester tried to untangle fishing gear and a pole was forced out of its socket.
Unlike divers, deckhands are typically much less experienced -- often with just a few months or years under their belts -- and this inexperience is one reason deckhands can be involved in some unpleasant incidents.
Genevieve, Missouri; mates, deckhands, and roustabouts; her own town of Cape Girardeau, confidence man and gamblers, and musicians and entertainers.
Recruitment & placement specialists for the Yacht Industry Ex: Captains, Officers, Deckhands, Chefs, Engineers, Stewardess, Massage Therapists, Nurses, Nannies, Dive Instructors & Hospitality personnel.
My town I took a walk to town today and had a look around And what I saw it filled my heart and made me feel quite proud I walked along the modern quay remembering times gone by Of ships and boats all sailing past And hearing deckhands cry
Robotic Drilling Systems is designing a series of robots to take over the repeatable tasks now done by deckhands, roughnecks, and pipehandlers on a rig.
One of the two was identified as Mitsuo Hamakubo, 63, a resident of the town of Hashikami, while the other was identified as Yoshiaki Ozaki, 63, a resident of Hachinohe, coast guard officials said, adding, both were deckhands on the Ryoei Maru No.
You could also try to work towards the Level 2 Certificate in Marine Vessel Support for Seagoing Deckhands.
All deckhands on your boat should wear a life vest.
The herring skippers hired tenders, deckhands, and airplanes anyway.