Definition of Shore duty
1. Noun. Naval service at land bases.
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Literary usage of Shore duty
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1. Proceedings of the United States Naval Institute by United States Naval Institute (1903)
"Number of officers available for sea duty performing shore duty: Jan. 1,1902. Nov. 15,1902. Total on shore 275 26.8 203 19 Of line officers in service. ..."
2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1904)
"This employment on shore duty is required by the public interest. ... It thus appears that while he was not regularly detailed for shore duty, ..."
3. Scientific American Reference Book by Albert Allis Hopkins, Alexander Russell Bond (1904)
"An Admiral receives $13500 whether on sea duty or on shore duty. ... The second nine receives $5500 on sea duty and $4675 on shore duty. ..."
4. United States Supreme Court Reports by United States Supreme Court, Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, LEXIS Law Publishing (1901)
"... on leave or waiting orders, $2800; after twenty years from such date, when at sea, $4200; on shore duty, $4000; on leave or waiting orders, $3000. ..."
5. Forty-five Years Under the Flag by Winfield Scott Schley (1904)
"XXII THE INQUIRY AT MARE ISLAND AND shore duty 1892-1894 THE inquiry instituted by the secretary began its session on January 7, 1892, in the administration ..."