Reference Entry

boatswain

Edited by I. C. B. Dear and Peter Kemp

in The Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea

Second edition

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199205684
Published online January 2007 | e-ISBN: 9780191727504
boatswain

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(pron. bo'sun), in the Royal Navy the officer, or warrant officer, in charge of all work on deck which is

Reference Entry.  61 words. 

Subjects: Maritime History

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