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  • The nation held its breath as a weighty Dimbleby was seen suspended in a bosun 's chair, dangling over a windswept sea.
  • Bosun 's mates were petty officers promoted from within the ranks by the ship 's captain.
  • Evidence about the alleged unsecured hatch to the bosun 's store was given by a previous Chief Officer of the Derbyshire.
  • The Court decided that the cover to the bosun 's hatch had not been left open by the crew.
  • An Irish bosun, Tim Rooney, takes a liking to the lad and helps him learn the ropes.

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