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a person authorized to serve in a position of authority on a vessel
Sir John Hawkins
English privateer involved in the slave trade; later helped build the fleet that in 1588 defeated the Spanish Armada (1532-1595)
Scottish sea captain who was hired to protect British shipping in the Indian Ocean and then was accused of piracy and hanged (1645-1701)
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an officer who is licensed to command a merchant ship
the officer below the master on a commercial ship
an officer or crew member of a privateer
an officer aboard a ship who keeps accounts and attends to the passengers' welfare
the ship's officer in charge of navigation
the ship's officer who is in charge of provisions and dining arrangements
an officer on a merchant ship in charge of the cargo and its sale and purchase
a man who serves as a sailor
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