One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
An engineer who designs, operates, and maintains machinery and equipment used in ships, offshore installations, or elsewhere at sea.‘Gray served as a marine engineer in the Royal Navy’
- ‘Marine engineers and experts called the barge's flip "unprecedented."’
- ‘Then he got a job as a marine engineer, including a stint in the Middle East.’
- ‘So the submarine headed south, where the bollards were repaired in the calm waters of Gibraltar Bay by the boat's marine engineers.’
- ‘Dr McCabe, a marine engineer, believes an extension to the current pier could be built which would cost the government in the region of 3.6m.’
- ‘Navel architects and marine engineers claim the Titanic was moving at an estimated speed of 22 knots before it collided with the iceberg.’
- ‘Careful engineering and robust construction are vital to the safety of any vessel under sail, and no marine engineer, of any period in history, is likely to have skimped it.’
- ‘Winton, who had trained as a marine engineer in Scotland before he left to live in New York, headed the American team.’
- ‘During his 15 years at sea as a marine engineer with the Atlantic fleet, he encountered squalls, hurricanes and mountainous seas - often for weeks on end.’
- ‘Mr Sore, a former marine engineer, was exposed to asbestos about 50 years ago when he worked in shipyards up north.’
- ‘"It was absolutely spectacular," said Lt Chatterjee, Exeter's Deputy Marine Engineer Officer.’
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