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01. The work [crew] finished up around 6:00
02. The entire [crew] of the Challenger was killed when the space shuttle exploded shortly after take-off.
03. My cousin is working as a [crew] member on a cruise ship sailing around the Caribbean.
04. The ship went down in stormy weather, but the entire [crew] was saved thanks to the quick work of the Coast Guard.
05. The [crew] of the Starship Enterprise fought the Klingons on a regular basis on the popular television show "Star Trek."
06. Over 1,500 passengers and [crew] died when the Titanic sank in April of 1912.
07. There is a film [crew] in town from New York doing a show on popular tourist destinations.
08. In 1789, the members of the [crew] of the H.M.S. Bounty mutinied, and abandoned their captain, the infamous Capt. Bligh, in a small boat in the middle of the South Pacific.
09. Lana helped [crew] on a sailing boat during the race last weekend.
10. A group of students volunteered to form a clean-up [crew] for after the Valentine's Day dance.
11. Gary [crewed] on a sailboat that took part in a race around the island.
12. The [crew] on all commercial flights are trained to function in all sorts of emergencies.
13. In 1542, Francisco de Orellana and his [crew] were attacked during a trip down the Amazon River by a group of warrior women whom they called "las Amazonas."
14. In 1988, Jacques Cousteau brought his diving [crew] to the rivers and oceans of Papua New Guinea to photograph the previously unknown sea creatures there.
15. The [crew] of the ship "The Bounty" lived among the Tahitian people for five months in 1788, and it was with great sadness that they set sail for Jamaica at the end of their stay on the island.
16. Viking ships often sailed with mixed [crews] from throughout Scandinavia.
17. Marshall McLuhan once said that there are no passengers on spaceship Earth. We are all [crew].

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