People who are occupied or skilled in the handling of small watercraft such as canoes and rafts, typically on smaller bodies of water and waterways than oceans and very large lakes. For those who handle ships and other large watercraft, typically out to sea or on very large lakes, use "seamen.".

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People who are occupied or skilled in the handling of small watercraft such as canoes and rafts, typically on smaller bodies of water and waterways than oceans and very large lakes. For those who handle ships and other large watercraft, typically out to sea or on very large lakes, use "seamen."

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