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Umschlagarbeiter im Überseehafen

English translation: stevedore at an international port

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German term or phrase:Umschlagarbeiter im Überseehafen
English translation:stevedore at an international port
Entered by: Dawn Montague
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19:18 Aug 7, 2001
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German term or phrase: Umschlagarbeiter im Überseehafen
in a short biography

Lehre als Zeitungs-/Offestdrucker. Dann in verschiedenen Berufen tätig wie Umschlagarbeiter im Überseehafen, Gabelstaplerfahrer, Rangierer bei der Deutschen Reichsbahn
Dawn Montague
Local time: 21:55
stevedore at an international port
Explanation:
Umschlagarbeiter is someone who works in a cargo handling terminal, i.e. a stevedore
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Kim Metzger
Mexico
Local time: 20:55
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Thanks to both of you!
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Summary of answers provided
na +1stevedore at an international port
Kim Metzger
nastevedore or cargo handler in overseas portsMarcus Malabad


  

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stevedore or cargo handler in overseas ports


Explanation:
Umschlag in a maritime context means transshipment, otherwise it means handling. "Umschlagarbeiter in Überseehafen" - he worked as a stevedore in overseas ports (hauled shrimp in Singapore or som'in like dat)

Marcus Malabad
Canada
Local time: 03:55
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in TagalogTagalog
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11 mins peer agreement (net): +1
stevedore at an international port


Explanation:
Umschlagarbeiter is someone who works in a cargo handling terminal, i.e. a stevedore

Kim Metzger
Mexico
Local time: 20:55
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 538
Grading comment
Thanks to both of you!

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agree  Marcus Malabad: at ONE port!
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