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Re: Great Literary Quotes
The Tempest is my favourite play for many reasons. Only real sailors know how to pronounce the first word. Most do not know how to spell it.
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I'm still working on becoming a real sailor.. but I'll take a stab..since my vessel bears the name.
Bosun, or did you want the old english for Boatswain?
Carl Brashear, the navy master diver who inspired "Men of Honor" was a Boatswains mate. My brother (USN) met him in a Navy Hospital.