Persons whose occupations are the handling, working, or navigating of ships or other large watercraft at sea or other large bodies of water, such as very large lakes. For those occupied or skilled in the handling of small watercraft, typically on smaller bodies of water than seas or very large lakes, use "boatmen.".

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Persons whose occupations are the handling, working, or navigating of ships or other large watercraft at sea or other large bodies of water, such as very large lakes. For those occupied or skilled in the handling of small watercraft, typically on smaller bodies of water than seas or very large lakes, use "boatmen."

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Seamen
Date Published
December 12, 2012
Last Updated
April 22, 2021