What does shore duty mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term shore duty:

Princeton's WordNet

  1. shore duty(noun)

    naval service at land bases


  1. shore duty

    Shore duty refers to a period of service or assignment in the military, specifically in the navy, that is carried out on land instead of at sea. It typically involves administrative, instructional, or support roles at a home base, naval station, or training facility. It can also involve specific skill-based work that supports the naval operations from land. The purpose of shore duty is often to provide rest and recuperation for navy personnel who have completed a period of sea duty or deployment.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of shore duty in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of shore duty in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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