De-coder

De-coder: A petty officer in the Royal Navy told off for the special duty of deciphering wireless messages. [1]

See also Code.

References / notes[edit]

  1. Various contributors (1914). The War Book-of-Facts. 2nd Edition. A.W. Shaw Company, London p.140.

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