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List of famous seamans, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top seamans in the world? This includes the most prominent seamans, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable seamans is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic seamans were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned seamans.

List people range from Dale Gardner to Daniel Brandenstein.

From reputable, prominent, and well known seamans to the lesser known seamans of today, these are some of the best professionals in the seaman field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous seamans ever?" and "What are the names of famous seamans?" then you're in the right place. {#nodes}
Dale Gardner is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Seamans
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Dale Allan Gardner was a NASA astronaut who flew two Space Shuttle missions during the early 1980s. ...more

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Daniel Brandenstein is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Seamans
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Daniel Charles Brandenstein, is the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of United Space Alliance. He is a former Naval Aviator and NASA astronaut who flew four Space Shuttle missions. ...more

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Martin Frobisher is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Seamans
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Sir Martin Frobisher was an English seaman and privateer who made three voyages to the New World to look for the Northwest Passage. All landed in northeastern Canada, around today's Resolution Island and Frobisher Bay. On his second voyage, Frobisher found what he thought was gold ore and carried ...more

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John Vincent


John William Vincent was an English seaman and member of Ernest Shackleton's Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition. He was one of the five men who accompanied Shackleton on his epic crossing from Elephant Island to South Georgia and was one of only four of the crew of Endurance not to receive the ...more