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List of famous male sailors, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male sailors list contains the most prominent and top males known for being sailors. There are thousand of males working as sailors in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic sailors have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a sailor then the people below should give you inspiration.

List includes Frank J. Anderson, Matthew Webb and more.

While this isn't a list of all male sailors, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male sailors?" and "Who are the best male sailors?"
Lenny Bruce is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Sailors
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Leonard Alfred Schneider, better known by his stage name Lenny Bruce, was an American stand-up comedian, social critic and satirist. He was renowned for his open, free-style and critical form of comedy which integrated satire, politics, religion, sex, and vulgarity. His 1964 conviction in an ...more

Age: Died at 41 (1925-1966)

Birthplace: Mineola, New York, United States of America

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Humphrey Bogart is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Sailors
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Humphrey DeForest Bogart was an American screen actor whose performances in such iconic 1940s films noir as The Maltese Falcon, Casablanca, and The Big Sleep, earned him the legacy of cultural icon. In 1999, the American Film Institute ranked Bogart as the greatest male star in the history of ...more

Age: Died at 58 (1899-1957)

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

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Fred Durst is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Sailors
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William Frederick "Fred" Durst is an American musician and film director from Jacksonville, Florida. He spent his formative years playing in a number of local bands in Jacksonville, Florida while mowing lawns and working as a tattoo artist for financial support. Durst is best known as the vocalist ...more

Age: 46

Birthplace: Jacksonville, Florida, United States of America

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Jesse Ventura is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Sailors
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James George Janos, better known by his stage name, Jesse Ventura, is an American former professional wrestler, color commentator, actor, author, TV host, podcaster, naval veteran, conspiracy theorist, and politician. He served as the 38th Governor of Minnesota from 1999 to 2003. Born James George ...more

Age: 65

Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

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