Mudcat Café message #493471 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #35924   Message #493471
Posted By: McGrath of Harlow
27-Jun-01 - 06:59 PM
Thread Name: Help: Mary Ellen Carter? What kind of boat?
Subject: RE: Help: Mary Ellen Carter? What kind of boat?
The second in command would be a Mate, informally anyway, on any boat - and there's always going to be a second in command. After all, the Skipper might fall,overboard mightn't he? (Especially if he'd been drinking.)