seaman ship

seamanship

[see-muhn-ship]
noun
knowledge and skill pertaining to the operation, navigation, management, safety, and maintenance of a ship.

Origin:
1760–70; seaman + -ship

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seamanship (ˈsiːmənʃɪp)
 
n
skill in and knowledge of the work of navigating, maintaining, and operating a vessel

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