Jackspeak of the Royal Canadian Navy

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Coxswain (also Cox'n)

1. The coxswain is the senior non-commissioned officer on board. He is the link between the officers and the enlisted men, other than that provided by the divisional system. He is responsible for routine and discipline.
2. The seaman in charge of a ship's boat when it is from the ship.

Added: 2014-11-01 Last modified: 2014-11-01

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