Definition of Lighterman. Meaning of Lighterman. Synonyms of Lighterman

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Definition of Lighterman

Lighterman
Lighterman Light"er*man (-m[a^]n), n.; pl. Lightermen (-m[e^]n). A person employed on, or who manages, a lighter.

Meaning of Lighterman from wikipedia

- A lighterman is a worker who operates a lighter, a type of flat-bottomed barge, which may be powered or unpowered. In the latter case it is today usually...
- The Tugboat hitch (a.k.a. Backhanded mooring hitch or Lighterman's Hitch) is a knot ideal for heavy towing, or making fast to a post, bollard, or winch...
- Shapley (Chapley) "... coal merchant and lighterman..." (c. 1710 – 1780) Charles Shapley was bound apprentice lighterman to Thomas Rowles on 13. Jan 1726, at...
- Registration no. United States 30-0805768, United Kingdom 1158838 Headquarters Lighterman House 26-36 Wharfdale Road London, N19RY, UK Staff 12 Website freedomfund...
- while taking a walk with his owner, David Corbett, who worked as a Thames lighterman. Su****ion of involvement in the theft was attached briefly to David Corbett...
- founder of Guy's Hospital, London. Thomas Guy was the eldest child of a lighterman, coalmonger, and carpenter, born in Southwark, in south London. When his...
- a lighterman and worked for Humphrey & Grey starting as a boy in the tug Sir John. After two year with Humphrey & Grey he obtained his lighterman’s licence...
- during the Second World War. His father, William Peters, was a Thames Lighterman. Not long after Peters was born he was evacuated with his mother to Shropshire...
- was born in 1920 and was bound apprentice to his father as a waterman (lighterman) in 1935 on the River Thames where he learned to tow Thames barges with...
- politician. Born in Brighton to a Catholic family, Smith became an apprentice lighterman when he was eleven years old, but ran away to sea and settled in the United...
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