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An assistant mate on a merchant ship.
- ‘It was thought the personal account of the ship's second officer would fetch up to £30,000 at the Sotheby's event yesterday.’
- ‘The second officer came back outside shielding his weapon and calling, ‘Get an ambulance!’’
- ‘The second officer, US Army Col. Ronald MacCammon, was also present throughout the coup, Venezuelan officials reported.’
- ‘Their son Ben, 23, is a second officer on a North Sea dredger.’
- ‘A soldier turned and saluted, addressing the second officer, ‘What do we do, sir!’’
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