Definition of ship's company in English:

ship's company

Syllabification: ship's com·pa·ny


  • The crew of a ship.
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    • By order of the Admiralty both ships exchanged entire ship's companies, officer complement and Fleet Command, and returned to their respective stations.
    • This was rowed from ship to ship and the ship's company in each case were assembled to witness the punishment.
    • That allowed the embarked Marines and members of the ship's company to go ashore.

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