And it might be interesting to get the inside view of the Titanic from the skipper.
After 48 hours at the helm, the skipper knew he needed to rest, so Lennon would have to steer for a while.
“We always say addiction is an equal opportunity affliction,” skipper said.
"captain or master of a ship," late 14c., from Middle Dutch scipper, from scip (see ship (n.)). Cf. English shipper, used from late 15c. to 17c. in sense "skipper." Transferred sense of "captain of a sporting team" is from 1830.
"one who skips," mid-15c., agent noun from skip (v.). As a type of butterfly, 1817, from its manner of flight.