a petty officer on a merchant ship who controls the work of other seamen
A warrant or petty officer on board a naval ship.
An officer responsible for the food, clothing, and equipment of troops.
Find another word for boatswain. In this page you can discover 10 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for boatswain, like: bos'n, bosun, quartermaster, midshipman, , coxswain, first-lieutenant, steersman, boatman and second mate.