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a person who acts for a shipowner by getting cargo and passengers for his ships and also handling insurance and other matters
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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A ship may belong to her captain, but the lifeboats belong to the crew.
After a big ship has rotted away, there still remain three thousand nails.
One leak will sink a ship: and one sin will destroy a sinner.