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An officer in a yacht club ranking below vice commodore.
- ‘Doug takes this off-duty mission so seriously that he dedicated himself as the club's rear commodore.’
- ‘The Rear Commodore is to assist the Commodore and Vice Commodore in the performance of their duties,and, in their absence, act in the stead.’
- ‘There are eleven Stations within the Club, each of which has its own Rear Commodore and officers.’
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