ship's officer

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n ship's 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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Usage

In literature:

All who were on deck, captain, officers and crew, who could manage it, clambered up on the ship's side.
"Hurricane Hurry" by W.H.G. Kingston
The ship's officers appreciated the joke and so did everyone else and soon "Jazz" became a favorite on deck.
"The Stars & Stripes, Vol 1, No 1, February 8, 1918" by American Expeditionary Forces
He does not; thinking it better first to see about the berth on the Chilian ship; and therefore he steers direct for the agent's office.
"The Flag of Distress" by Mayne Reid
Now the moon looks watery and has a big halo, and wind is prophesied by the ship's officers.
"The Incomparable 29th and the "River Clyde"" by George Davidson
Presently the governor of Antwerp approached the ship's company, attended by an officer to whom Mr. Lowington was introduced.
"Dikes and Ditches" by Oliver Optic
A ship's officer appeared on the promenade deck and called through the open door at them.
"The Ghost Breaker" by Charles Goddard
His co-operation with the ship's officers has been of the closest, and his men and guns were always ready.
"World's War Events, Vol. II" by Various
Also, the paying off the ship's officers and crew, and the removal of the ship from active service to ordinary.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
Presently the ship's officer returned.
"Wilmshurst of the Frontier Force" by Percy F. Westerman
Marian and I were put ashore in the ship's gig, having first bid adieu to the officers, and set about inquiring the way to Mr.
"Athelstane Ford" by Allen Upward
A man has a feeling for ships if he's a good officer.
"A Question of Courage" by Jesse Franklin Bone
He understood there was an observer ship out there, sent out by the attorney general's office.
"Eight Keys to Eden" by Mark Irvin Clifton
Date of death not procurable in ship's office.
"In Eastern Seas" by J. J. Smith
He goes on board, acknowledging with careless grace the salute of one of the ship's officers.
"A Padre in France" by George A. Birmingham
And met a ship's officer face to face, already lifting his hand to knock for admittance.
"The Dark Star" by Robert W. Chambers
You are one of the ship's officers, are you not?
"Peter the Brazen" by George F. Worts
There were thirty-two officers and 1,350 troops aboard, in addition to 220 officers and men of the ship's company.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume IV (of 8)"
Not yet could he reconcile Ruth with her duties as ship's first officer.
"Fire Mountain" by Norman Springer
It is the donkeyman's business, aboard this ship, to cut the officers' hair.
"An Ocean Tramp" by William McFee
The most untiring players were the captain and the ship's officers.
"With the French in France and Salonika" by Richard Harding Davis
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In poetry:

For God's sake, boys, get clear, if ye can,
Were the captain's last words spoken like a brave man;
Then he and the officers sank with the ship in the briny deep,
Oh what a pitiful sight, 'tis enough to make one weep.
"The Wreck of the Steamer 'Mohegan'" by William Topaz McGonagall
And at half-past three the last boat left the ship's side,
And o'er the raging billows the small boats did glide,
Containing the officers and crew who remained to the last,
To see the women and children saved and all danger past.
"The Wreck of the 'Abercrombie Robinson'" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

Karl O Thomas, the new commanding officer of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72), delivers a speech at a change of command ceremony in the ship's hangar bay.
Twelve years after terrorists attacked the USS Cole, killing 17 and injuring 39, the ship's former commanding officer says a day doesn't go by that he doesn't think of his crew.
The City Clerk's Office in Orlando, Florida, is expected to receive a rush of gay couples next month when the city's new domestic-partner ship registry goes into effect.
Britain's Royal Navy has built one of the world's most advanced ship simulators, designed to prepare trainee naval officers for navigating through tricky waters before they even leave the shore.
Writer-producer-actress and all-around comedienne Mindy Kaling abandons the sinking ship that is the final season of NBC's "The Office" to head her own, self-titled sitcom over on FOX.
The onetime CIA officer's division delivered four ships to the US Navy in 2010.
Scorpio 's founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Mr Emanuele Lauro, is a member of the Lolli-Ghetti family, which has been involved in shipping since the early 1950s through the Italian company Navigazione Alta Italia, or NAI.
Twelve years after terrorists attacked the USS Cole , killing 17 and injuring 39, the ship's former commanding officer says a day doesn't go by that he doesn't think of his crew.
Chief Lindley, 36, works days in the public affairs office, just a ship's ladder from the flight deck.
Argentina's ambassador to London on Monday after masked men ransacked the offices of a shipping company in.
A missing crew member from a ship that was preparing to enter the port of Mobile was located when he walked into the Mobile office of the vessel's shipping agent.
A built-in integration of Canada Post's web services including Ship-to-Post Office into the OrderDynamics platform.
Evergreen Line's North American agent, Evergreen Shipping Agency (America) Corp. Has temporarily moved its Jersey City office to another location while repair work is conducted on the building that houses its headquarters.
Shipping accountant Moore Stephens has continued its expansion in Russia by opening an office on Sakhalin Island in Russia's Far East.
Cole Hayes, off-going commanding officer of afloat forward staging base USS Ponce (AFSB (I) 15), passes through the sideboys at the beginning of the ship's change of command ceremony.
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