Stevedore

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An English docker, London

A Stevedore (derived from the Spanish estibador or Portuguese estivador "man who loads") is an individual (or sometimes a firm that employs individuals) who contract to load or unload a ship.[1] In the United Kingdom, they are called Dockers and in the United States and Canada they are often referred to as Longshoremen.

References

  1. U.S. Department of Transportation Maritime Administration [1]
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