Category: Master Mariners

Categories: Mariners | Occupations by Name

This category contains profiles of master mariners.

Master Mariners are sea captains of merchant ships.

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The origin of the term Master Mariner can be found here.

The Master Mariners Association states “it can be said with certainty that for well over one thousand years the term 'Master' has been conferred by Law upon the person in charge of a ship.”


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Person Profiles (7)

17 Oct 1878 Mullaghboy, Islandmagee, Ireland - 23 Dec 1950 photo
24 Jul 1889 Islandmagee, Ireland - abt 04 May 1956
01 May 1884 Islandmagee, Ireland - 02 Mar 1941 photo
1840 Bristol, Lincoln, Maine, United States
07 May 1881 Toxteth Park, Liverpool, Lancashire, England - 24 Aug 1968 photo
1900s - 1980s Privacy Level: Private (Red)
abt 1826

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