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Island History: A spotlight on stories from the Outer Banks’ Life-Saving Service

Island Free Press 29 Feb 2024
About 300 yards away from the stricken vessel, they entered the rough surf and were able to bring him safely to shore ... The fifth line landed within reach of the seamen who were now so exhausted they were not able to haul out the whip-line.
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'Disbelief' as under-manned Royal Navy seeks to re-deploy officers to diversity and inclusion team

AOL 27 Jan 2024
Marines and those who are able seamen are invited to apply for a position in the Navy’s “Climate Assessment Team.” ... For the Navy to be effective, we must be able to recruit and retain the best people ...
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Lighthouse staff agree pay rise of up to 15% after strike action

AOL 01 Dec 2023
Unite will continue to go the extra mile in support of our members’ jobs, pay and conditions.”. Around 40 members of the NLB branch of Unite, including able seamen, base assistants, cooks and technicians accepted the offer ... .
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What is a mariner’s astrolabe?

Principia Scientific 25 Jul 2023
Who was the astrolabe invented by? No one really knows for sure ... How was a mariner’s astrolabe used? ... Portuguese seamen needed to be able to determine latitude when returning home from trading posts in West Africa ... How do you make an astrolabe?. Image.
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Work on the Bridgeport ferry — a good career if you’re ‘Able’

The CT Mirror 18 Jun 2023
... 180 days service you become an Able Seaman ... Ordinary seamen earn “a bit better than at McDonald’s” says McGuire. After five years on the job, Able Seamen make about the same as office workers.
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Triumph and disaster in the War of Jenkins’ Ear

The Spectator 09 May 2023
More time was spent throwing corpses overboard than robbing Spanish galleons ... For the most part, the seamen were not able-bodied but old and infirm, rheumatic, deaf, blind, lame, ‘full of the pox’, ‘the itch’ and the ‘King’s Evil’ ... Most popular ... .
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Safety warning as lighthouse workers vote for strike action

AOL 25 Apr 2023
In the ballot, which closed on April 24, around 30 Unite members including able seamen, base assistants, cooks and technicians supported taking strike action by 90.6% in a turnout of 86.5% ... Unite industrial officer Alison MacLean said ... .
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AP Trending SummaryBrief at 9:21 a.m. EDT

The Herald Palladium 04 Apr 2023
DNA. Woman was on famed 17th century Swedish warship ... Women did not serve on Swedish navy vessels at the time, but she may have been the wife of one of the seamen ... Javascript is required for you to be able to read premium content ... K@@k^Am ... .
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AP Trending SummaryBrief at 9:51 a.m. EDT

The Herald Palladium 04 Apr 2023
DNA. Woman was on famed 17th century Swedish warship ... Women did not serve on Swedish navy vessels at the time, but she may have been the wife of one of the seamen ... Javascript is required for you to be able to read premium content ... K@@k^Am ... .
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History Matters: A Young Niantic Man’s Rite of Passage

The Day 30 Mar 2023
Lawrence Howard came from a seafaring town, so it probably was not surprising that he did what he did, even at the tender age of 17 ... There were a first and a second mate, two ordinary seamen, 18 able-bodied seamen, a carpenter, a steward and a cook ... .
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Safety warning as lighthouse workers balloted on strike action

AOL 28 Mar 2023
Around 30 Unite members including able seamen, base assistants, cooks and technicians will take part in the ballot which opens on Tuesday March 28 March and closes on April 24 ... The union’s industrial officer Alison Maclean said ... .
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‘Gold mist lingers over frozen marshes’: eight great UK winter walks

The Observer 01 Jan 2023
Between this landmark and the cliff, trapped in a crack of rock, are the melancholy remains of the Admiral Von Tromp, a trawler wrecked here in 1976 with the death of two seamen.
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NSIA Investigation: Lack of risk reduction measures leads to fall overboard cargo carrier

SAFETY4SEA 10 Oct 2022
At approximately 10.57, one of the able seamen moved along the passageway on the starboard side of the main deck to start loosening cleats ... At that time, one of the able seamen had started to loosen the wedges on top of the hatch deck.
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Your fall arts and entertainment guide for New York City 2022

AM New York 28 Sep 2022
The Immersive Experience,” visitors will be able to explore the most famous works of Monet ... 1 at the Seamen’s Bank Building at 30 Wall Street and runs until Jan. 8 ... 11, 2022 ... 1 at the Seamen’s Bank Building at 30 Wall Street and will run until Jan.
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Total overhaul of Omnibus Election Code needed for electoral reforms—Tolentino

Manila Bulletin 25 Sep 2022
“So yung total overhaul na ... Asked what specific improvements in the country’s electoral system that can still be pursued, the senator cited the need to respond to the seamen’s need to vote in the place where they are able to dock ... .
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