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Old 04-28-2009, 07:58 PM
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Yes, you could be a Lt. and as long as you are the senior officer on board (actually in command of the ship) you are called Captain. Master was a sailing ship hold over (and may still be used in the Coast Guard). Like a senior petty officer in command of a small craft.
James L. "Jim" Rhiner
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