styrmannen vs rormannen

English translation: mate (second officer) vs. helmsman

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Norwegian term or phrase:styrmannen vs rormannen
English translation:mate (second officer) vs. helmsman
Entered by: Charlesp

15:44 Oct 6, 2020
Norwegian to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Ships, Sailing, Maritime
Norwegian term or phrase: styrmannen vs rormannen
What is the difference between styrmannen and rormannen in English?

Aren't they both helmsman?
Charlesp
Sweden
Local time: 04:07
mate (officer) vs. helmsman
Explanation:
I have a few glossaries that all translate styrmann as mate (or possibly officer).
I agree rormann is helmsman
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Diarmuid Kennan
Ireland
Local time: 03:07
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3 +2mate (officer) vs. helmsman
Diarmuid Kennan


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mate (officer) vs. helmsman


Explanation:
I have a few glossaries that all translate styrmann as mate (or possibly officer).
I agree rormann is helmsman

Diarmuid Kennan
Ireland
Local time: 03:07
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Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 26

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agree  Chris S
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agree  Michael Ellis: I am positive and would like to addmore +s!
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