A deckhand working onboard a fishing boat.
Adeckhand is a crew member on a ship who does ship maintenance and manual labor.
Someone who works on a ship and maintains the deck and hull is an example of a deckhand.
a common sailor most of whose duties are performed on the main deck
- Deckhand: Responsibilities include painting, sweeping, window washing and vacuuming as well as luggage handling, participating in docking and anchoring maneuvers and line handling.
- You are the deckhand, the cannon loader, the guy in the crow's nest or the pirate bucketing the bilge.