Translation of midshipman in Spanish:

midshipman

guardiamarina, n.

Pronunciation /ˈmɪdʃɪpmən//ˈmɪdˌʃɪpmən//mɪdˈʃɪpmən/

noun

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    guardiamarina masculine
    michimán masculine Chile informal
    • My wife's grandfather went through the battle of Jutland as a sixteen-year-old midshipman.
    • Swordmaker Wilkinson Sword had stopped making dirks after the Royal Navy had abandoned the practice of issuing dirks to its midshipmen in 1939.
    • The scheme aims to provide young midshipmen and officer cadets starting at ADFA with a home away from home.
    • She's a college student who's also a midshipman in the Reserve Officer Training Corps on campus.
    • He entered the navy a midshipman in the era of cannon balls and oak hulls powered by sail, and retired as admiral of a fleet of steel, powered by steam, that fired huge shells thousands of yards.
    • He entered the navy at 13 as a midshipman and soon demonstrated that despite enthusiasm for the service, his talents were limited and his manners rough.
    • We also read an article about how George Washington almost became a midshipman in England's Royal Navy in his early years (his mother wouldn't let him).
    • Horatio Hornblower begins his saga as a young midshipman in the British navy, during the Napoleonic era.
    • He was fifteen and a midshipman on the HMS Boyne, Admiral Neale's flagship.
    • ‘I started out as a midshipman, the lowest rank on board a ship, and worked my way up to lieutenant three years later,’ he told the Daily Dispatch on board the ship this week.
    • He joined the Navy as a midshipman at the age of 14, and fought in the battles of Copenhagen and Trafalgar.
    • As an undergraduate I had a number of little jobs, as a waiter and barman, and I enrolled as a midshipman in the Royal Naval Reserve at weekends and holidays.
    • Sixty midshipmen and officer cadets represented 13 countries, which made the competition a great opportunity for international interaction.
    • The cocked hat, which had been worn by some warrant officers and midshipmen, was replaced by this tall black hat for both ranks.
    • He spent most of the war training on HMS Worcester, based at Greenhithe on the Thames, but in March 1918 he was drafted into the Royal Naval Reserve as a midshipman.
    • He joined the Navy and became a midshipman in 1915 on the ship HMS Collingwood.
    • He joined the navy as a midshipman when he was 16, and two years later sailed with Captain Bligh on the expedition to carry breadfruit plants from Tahiti to the West Indies.