seaman apprentice
noun Date: 1947 an enlisted man in the navy or coast guard ranking above a seaman recruit and below a seaman

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  • Seaman Apprentice — Constructionman variation Fireman variation Airman variation Seaman insignia Seaman Apprentice is the second lowest enlisted rank in the U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard, just above Seaman Recruit and below Seaman; this rank was formerly known as… …   Wikipedia

  • seaman apprentice — noun : a naval enlistee or draftee who has completed recruit training and has qualified for the rating of seaman * * * seaman apprentice, an enlisted man in the U.S. Navy or Coast Guard who ranks next below a seaman …   Useful english dictionary

  • seaman apprentice — noun An enlisted rate in the United States Navy and United States Coast Guard, ranking above seaman recruit and below seaman …   Wiktionary

  • seaman apprentice — An enlisted man of the Navy, ranking immediately above a seaman recruit and immediately below a seaman …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Seaman Recruit — is the lowest enlisted rank in the U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard, just below Seaman Apprentice; this rank was formerly known as Seaman Third Class. Two separate pay grades exist within this rank (and the corresponding ranks in the other branches …   Wikipedia

  • Seaman — as a rate refers to one of the lowest rates in a Navy. In Commonwealth context it refers to the lowest rank in the Navy, followed by Able Seaman and Leading Seaman, and followed by the Petty Officer ranks.In United States context it refers to the …   Wikipedia

  • seaman recruit — noun : an enlistee or draftee of the lowest grade in the navy * * * seaman recruit, the lowest ranking seaman in the U.S. Navy or Coast Guard, below a seaman apprentice …   Useful english dictionary

  • seaman — noun Date: before 12th century 1. sailor, mariner 2. a. any of the three ranks below petty officer in the navy or coast guard b. an enlisted man in the navy or coast guard ranking above a seaman apprentice and below a petty officer …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • seaman recruit — noun An enlisted rate in the United States Navy and United States Coast Guard, ranking below seaman apprentice …   Wiktionary

  • seaman — An enlisted man of the Navy, ranking immediately above seaman apprentice and immediately below petty officer, third class. Broadly, a person whose occupation is to assist in the management of a vessel at sea. Holt v Cummings, 102 Pa 212. A member …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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