Captain - Occupations


  • Captain (nautical), person or officer usually in command of a ship or similar vessel
  • Captain (airlines), senior person or officer usually in charge of an aircraft
  • Fire captain, officer in a fire department
  • Police captain, officer in a police organization
  • Caporegime ("Capo"), high-ranking member ("captain") in charge of a Mafia crew
  • Captain of industry, business leader
  • Captain of the Port, harbour (UK) or coastguard (USA) post
  • Captain-major, colonial officer of a Portuguese possession
  • Precinct captain, political party's representative at an election precinct
  • School Captain, student elected or appointed to represent the school
  • The title of a chieftain in traditional Cretan society, as used by Nikos Kazantzakis in his novel Captain Michalis
  • The chieftain (Captein) of the Oorlam people in 19th-century South Africa
  • In Ottoman-ruled Bosnia and Herzegovina, the equivalent of a city mayor and/or sheriff (see Bosnian uprising)
  • Castellan, captain of a medieval castle

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