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MARINER. One whose occupation is to navigate vessels on the sea. Vide Seamen Shipping articles.
     2. By act of congress, 1 Story, Laws of U. S., ch. 56, s. 4, p. 109, it is provided, that no sum exceeding one dollar shall be recovered from any seaman or mariner (in the merchant service,) by any person, for any debt contracted during the time such seaman or mariner shall actually belong to any ship or vessel, until the voyage for which such seaman or mariner engaged, shall be ended.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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"The explanation is that our neighbour, the late Miss Jo Hudson, MBE, founded the Huddersfield Sea Rangers and the unit chose the name SRS Gambia.
Some five years ago increasing concern over the activities of miners, fishers and other visitors to the region gave rise to the li-Anthawirriyarra Sea Ranger Unit.
SEA Ranger Captain Vera Howes ended up on the rocks when she organised a lavish send-off for a retiring skipper.
She later became a Girl Guide, then a Sea Ranger, before eventually becoming Brown Owl at the Gilkes Street group.
is selling biodiesel to boaters and to nearby Channel Islands National Park, which uses biodiesel in the vessels Pacific Ranger and Sea Ranger II as well as in diesel equipment on the islands, including stationary power generators.
In 1993, Customs sold the pounds 500,000 Sea Ranger V to McLean for just pounds 5000 plus information after he helped to foil a multi-million smuggling operation.
A Marine Corps flight instructor and a Navy ensign sustained minor injuries after their TH-57 Sea Ranger helicopter crashed during a training flight at NAS Whiting Field 5 June.
The Navy in 2013 issued a request for information on alternatives for its training helicopter, the TH-57B/C Sea Ranger manufactured by Bell Helicopter.
'I had my first kiss at a party full of Army cadets when I was a sea ranger. We were playing Spin the Bottle, yes, we played Spin the Bottle back then.