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(pron. bo'sun), in the Royal Navy the officer, or warrant officer, in charge of all work on deck which is done under the general supervision of the officer of the deck or the executive officer. In spite of his title, the ship's boats do not normally come under his jurisdiction. In the US Navy he is also known as boats.

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