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Women in piracy

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While piracy was predominantly a male occupation, a minority of pirates were women. Female ... On many ships, women (as well as young boys) were prohibited by the ship's contract, which all crew...

What is a female captain of a boat called - Answers

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There's not a female version of the word captain. When a woman achieves the rank, she shall be called Captain as well.

Are female ship captains referred to as 'the old lady'? - Quora

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Feb 24, 2015 ... No. The title old man usually referes to the Captain behind his back. No one ... The Master is informally called the "old man" but never in the first person, as in you would never address the Master as old man but if you were ...

Female Dopers: "Captain,""Sir" or "Ma'am"? - Straight Dope Message ...

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I'm only aware of one female Captain that is routinely called "Sir" .... And the officer in charge of a ship is called Captain only if that is their rank.

In first, American woman to take helm of giant cruise ship - USA Today

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Jul 13, 2015 ... An American woman soon will be in command of a mega-cruise ship ... Francisco is the first American female captain of a mega-cruise ship.

How to become a boat captain - Matador Network

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Jan 24, 2008 ... Time is the most discerning prerequisite to becoming a boat captain. ... In a room of 20-odd men I was the only girl and the second youngest student. .... a captain is an operator of an uninspected passenger vessel, called an ...

Sarah Breton: The first female cruise ship captain | Express Yourself ...

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Apr 22, 2010 ... For Sarah is Captain Breton, the first female captain in P&O Cruises' ... She joined Royal Princess (the ship which is now called Artemis) as ...

US Navy crew's mutiny against the 'Sea Witch' captain who ' belittled ...

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Mar 14, 2010 ... Captain Holly Graf was relieved of her command of the cruiser USS ... and too fast for a female captain who may not yet have been ready for command. ... on the bridge of a US Navy ship there is hardly any talking, let alone profanities. ... Investigators were told that Capt Graf repeatedly called her senior staff ....

Meet Japan's first female warship captain - The Telegraph

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Jun 5, 2016 ... It is no easy task being captain of a Japanese warship. ... hand with being the nation's first female captain of a Japanese destroyer. ... “My work is on a ship, so I have to be away from my family for many months at a time,” she said. ... attractive work prospect – as reflected in initiatives such as so-called Sailo...

5 Notorious Female Pirates - History Lists - History.com

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Jun 23, 2015 ... Starting in 1869, Sadie sailed a stolen sloop on raids against boats and ... Anne Bonny and Mary Read were two of the most feared female ...

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Captain Synonyms, Captain Antonyms | Thesaurus.com

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Synonyms for captain at Thesaurus.com with free online thesaurus, antonyms, and definitions. Dictionary and Word of the Day.

Get That Life: How I Became the First American Female Captain of a ...

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Sep 28, 2015 ... Now she's in charge of a ship traveling between the Eastern U.S. and ... In July, she became the first American female captain of a megaton cruise ship. ... Every summer the cadets [what undergrads are called at CMA] go on a ...

Meet the Cruise World's First American Female Captain: Celebrity's ...

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Earlier this week, Celebrity Cruises made a major announcement: For the first time in the cruise industry, an American female would be captaining a mega-ship.