The IRS suspected a fishing boat owner wasn't paying proper wages to his Deckhand and sent an agent to investigate him.
IRS AUDITOR: “I Need A List Of Your Employees And How Much You Pay Them".
Boat Owner: “Well, There's Clarence, My Deckhand, He's Been With Me For 3 Years. I Pay Him $1,000 A Week Plus Free Room And Board. Then There's The Mentally Challenged Guy. He Works About 18 Hours Every Day And Does...
A new deckhand on a British ship during the naval war against France (1779)
-Captain! They just raised a white flag! What does that mean? -It means they're french. Fire at will.
A deckhand comes up to the pirate captain.
"The cannons be ready, Captain," he reports.
*"Are,"* the captain scornfully replies.
A grizzled old sea captain decided to test one of his recent recruits.
“Let’s say you see a storm heading your way off the starboard side. What would you do?”
“I would throw out an anchor, sir,” said the deckhand confidently.
“All right,” said the captain. “Then let’s say a second storm was coming in from your port side. Then what would you do?”
It's time for some Tern Jokes!
* A group of sea-birds flew over Amsterdam. No tern was left unstoned.
* Frans just opened up his new Deli and was doing quite well. People came in from miles around to buy his sausages and meats, and they never left unsatisfied. One day a man walks in and orders a pound of sausage. Fran...
A pirate captain sees an enemy ship approaching...
As the ship gets closer he yells to the deckhand. "Deckhand, get me me favorite red shirt from the bunkhouse." The deckhand retrieves the shirt and gives it to the captain. The battle is short-lived, and the captain's crew prevails. A week later, two enemy ships approach. As the ships get closer the...