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CREW. Those persons who are employed in the navigation of a vessel.
     2. A vessel to be seaworthy must have a sufficient crew. 1 Caines, R. 32; 1 John. R. 184.
     3. In general, the master or captain (q.v.) has the selection of the crew. Vide Muster roll; Seaman; Ship; Shipping articles.

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John Hanvey, who has been a mainstay of Seahouses Royal National Lifeboat Institution since 1949 as crewman and station management committee chairman, has been awarded the institution's gold badge.
This did not allow the skipper and crewman sufficient time to collect their lifejackets from below decks prior to jumping overboard.
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The crewman who was hurt, who asked not to be named, said he was concerned about possible future stigma.
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Holyhead lifeboat was sent to help the stricken 45ft yacht which had one crewman aboard off Cartmel Head between the Skerries yesterday at 1.
The remaining crewman still being treated in hospital in Stornoway but is expected to be released early next week.
But Beryl Bowles, sister-in-law of lost crewman Ronald Bowles, today blasted the theory as "nonsense".
A crewman was evacuated from a tanker off Redcar after he slipped and badly cut his groin.
Stornoway coastguard district controller Simon Riley said the chances of finding the crewman alive were receding.
The enlisted helicopter pilot and crewman who try to rescue him are also shot down, and all three end up in a ditch fighting for their lives.