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ABACK to ADMIRAL of the fleet

Vice-ADMIRAL to AFTER-SAILS
Vice-ADMIRAL
Rear-ADMIRAL
ADMIRALTY
ADVICE-BOAT
ADRIFT
AFLOAT
AFORE
AFT
AFTER
AFTER-SAILS

AGENT-VICTUALLER to ALL'S WELL

ALL bands high to ANCHOR

To drag the ANCHORS to To fish the ANCHOR

To sheer the ship to her ANCHOR to Top-ARMOUR

ASHORE to AUGER

AWEIGH to AZIMUTH COMPASS


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Vice-ADMIRAL to AFTER-SAILS

Vice-ADMIRAL

Vice-ADMIRAL (vice-amiral, Fr.) the officer next in rank and command to the admiral; his flag is displayed at the fore-top-mast-head.


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