A high officer in some United States customhouses.(adjective)
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Use "naval officer" in a sentence
"Believing that a career naval officer would better understand his position than the civilian First Lord, Jellicoe sent a copy of the telegram to Prince Louis, adding a sentence:"
"Keyes was the British naval officer most familiar with what was happening inside the Heligoland Bight."
"In this, he was a disciple of the American naval officer Alfred Thayer Mahan, who, in The Influence of Sea Power upon History, published in 1890, had traced the rise and fall of maritime powers in the past and demonstrated that in every case, the state that controlled the seas controlled its own fate; states deficient in naval power were doomed to decline."