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marine superintendent

a person who is responsible for the maintenance of the vessels of a shipping line, for their docking and the handling of cargo, and for the hiring of personnel for deck departments.
Also called port captain, port superintendent. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • “A fine smert officer, sir,” answered the marine superintendent.

    The Viking Blood

    Frederick William Wallace
  • The marine superintendent and superintending engineer furnish the other materials required.

    The Sea Rovers Rufus Rockwell Wilson
  • The marine superintendent was frequently kept in ignorance of the vessel's intended destination.

    Merchantmen-at-Arms David W. Bone

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