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sea captain

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

n
(Nautical Terms) the master of a ship, usually a merchant ship
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sea′ cap`tain


n.
the master of a seagoing vessel.
[1605–15]
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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"
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Translations

sea captain

ncapitano di lungo corso (nella marina mercantile)
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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?
10 August.--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.
The novel Frankenstein begins with the correspondence of a sea captain who sets out to explore the North Pole in the hope of achieving fame.
During their travels, the pod learns they are on the trail of a mythical sea captain named Toby Wick.
Another exciting renovation for George Clarke, this time he's helping a couple who've bought a house in Broadstairs that has been a school, a sea captain's home and, most recently, a retirement community.
Kiln Quay House in Cornwall is a 16th century home which was literally moved from its original Sussex location in 1919 when its owner Joan Beech met and fell in love with a Cornish sea captain.
Vessel manager, Sea Captain Gronvik, who has extensive experience at Viking Line, has worked at the company since 1997 and as captain on the vessels Gabriella, Viking Cinderella, Rosella, Viking XPRS and Viking Grace since 2002.
A SEA captain found in charge of his ship four times over the limit has been fined [euro]1,200.
His mother Avis Townes was born in Barry, the daughter of a Welsh sea captain, and had married a Somerset stonemason in Cardiff in 1891 - he'd moved here help in the construction of Barry Docks.
Chris Muller's grandfather Peter, a sea captain, wore the 1970s Omega Constellation as he travelled the world.