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tea girl

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Promotions
« on: 24 March 2015 03:43:42 PM »

My Grandad James Goldsmith  was promoted from seaman to leading seaman in  a few weeks after , he had been at adrossan and then sent to gibralter this was during the war, was it common for seaman to jump 2 rates?
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PhiloNauticus

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Re: promotions
« Reply #1 on: 27 March 2015 09:44:12 AM »


Strictly there was no 'seaman', but rather Ordinary Seaman (O/S) and Able Seaman (A/B).  You would not normally by pass Able to get to Leading Seaman.....
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