Definition of Seamanship

1. Noun. Skill in sailing.

Generic synonyms: Accomplishment, Acquirement, Acquisition, Attainment, Skill
Specialized synonyms: Boatmanship
Derivative terms: Seaman



Definition of Seamanship

1. n. The skill of a good seaman; the art, or skill in the art, of working a ship.

Definition of Seamanship

1. Noun. (nautical) Skill in, and knowledge of, the work of navigating, maintaining, and operating a vessel. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Seamanship

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Seamanship

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sealwax
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seaman recruit
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seamanship (current term)
seamanships
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seamen recruit
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Literary usage of Seamanship

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The United Service (1902)
"seamanship. IT would seem somewhat out of place for a bo's'n to advocate the doing away with old-fashioned seamanship, yet I must confess that before I ..."

2. A Course of Lectures on Natural Philosophy and the Mechanical Arts by Thomas Young (1845)
"seamanship.—John Bernoulli's Theory of the Manoeuvres of Ships, Hist, ... Hutchison's seamanship, 4to, 1794. Chapman on Canal Navigation, 4to, 1797. ..."

3. The Evolution of Sea-power by Percy Arthur Baxter Silburn (1912)
"The moral effect and prestige which this factor carries with it is twofold—the lack of, or inferior, seamanship, apart from its direct disadvantage in naval ..."

4. Classified Guide to Technical and Commercial Books: A Subject-list of the by Edgar Greenwood (1904)
"MODERN seamanship, by AM Knight. Royal 8vo. 2nd ed. 428 pp. 136 Plates. 1902. ... TEXT-BOOK OF seamanship, for US Naval Academy, by Commander SB Luce. 8vo. ..."

5. Classified Guide to Technical and Commercial Books: A Subject-list of the by Edgar Greenwood (1904)
"MODERN seamanship, by AM Knight. Royal 8vo. 2nd ed. 428 pp. 136 Plates. 1902. ... TEXT-BOOK OF seamanship, for US Naval Academy, by Commander SB Luce. 8vo. ..."

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