Definition of able seaman in English:
A rank of sailor in the Royal Navy above ordinary seaman and below leading seaman.
- Among them was 81-year-old Calpin, who served as an able seaman with the Royal Navy during the Normandy landings.
- Mr Reynolds, an able seaman from 1944 to 1946 in corvettes and LST 3035, came from Adelaide to attend the reunion.
- Alongside them is Monkman, who as an able seaman aboard HMS Tyler helped safely escort convoys of troops across the English Channel.
Definition of able seaman in:
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