sea captain


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sea captain

n.
The captain of a ship, especially a merchant ship.

sea captain

n
(Nautical Terms) the master of a ship, usually a merchant ship

sea′ cap`tain


n.
the master of a seagoing vessel.
[1605–15]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sea captain - an officer who is licensed to command a merchant shipsea captain - an officer who is licensed to command a merchant ship
ship's officer, officer - a person authorized to serve in a position of authority on a vessel; "he is the officer in charge of the ship's engines"
Translations

sea captain

ncapitano di lungo corso (nella marina mercantile)
References in classic literature ?
And do you know that the old sea captain who keeps the Four Winds light knew John Selwyn and his bride well in his boyhood?
The funeral of the poor sea captain today was most touching.
Minerva took the form of the famous sea captain Dymas's daughter, who was a bosom friend of Nausicaa and just her own age; then, coming up to the girl's bedside like a breath of wind, she hovered over her head and said:
He began, too, sometimes of an evening, when Mrs Clennam expressed no particular wish for his society, to resort to a tavern in the neighbourhood to look at the shipping news and closing prices in the evening paper, and even to exchange Small socialities with mercantile Sea Captains who frequented that establishment.
A SCANDINAVIAN sea captain has been cleared of attacking his ex-wife.
ONE of Britain's greatest heroes, Scott of the Antarctic, deliberately concealed the heroism of the sea captain who rescued him in order to boost his own stature, according to claims in a new book.
A Spanish sea captain who helped smuggle a huge drugs cargo into Scotland had his sentence cut by five years yesterday.
4--Color) An old sea captain stands guard at the Laguna Village Market.
Sea Captain Henry Fuller married Jane Hopper in 1908 and had children Jane Fuller 1910 and Henry Matthew Fuller in 191.
A SCANDINAVIAN sea captain has denied a violent attack on his ex-wife wife in which she received a stab wound to her finger.
A SEA captain who spent the weekend in a cell after he was accused of being drunk in charge of his ship walked free from court yesterday.
A Spanish sea captain who helped smuggle pounds 100million of cocaine into Scotland launched an appeal against his conviction and sentence yesterday.