Definition of able seaman in English:

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able seaman

noun

A rank of sailor in the Royal Navy above ordinary seaman and below leading seaman.
Example sentences
  • 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.

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