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Third, "resources" refers to shipyards to refit merchantmen and ships of war, provisions for visiting ships, and goods to supply the residents of the port.
Here he offers a selection of highly readable anecdotal accounts of the merchantmen, navy men, sealers, whalers, and aviators who, along with scientists and adventurers, drew the first maps of the white continent.
The navies of both countries sought to evade or capture one another as British cruisers seized and detained French merchantmen and their crews.
However, the next morning FEAF responded with transport aircraft to augment the merchantmen and fighters to fly defensive cover for the evacuation.
definitions of contraband, blockade enforcement and the concept of continuous voyage, the status of armed merchantmen, belligerents' blacklists of ostensibly neutral firms, and even the seizure of mail.
observes that Iran targeted Saudi and Kuwaiti merchantmen "to hit
Legally unable to muscle in on this highly lucrative market, the British government nevertheless turned a blind eye to independent merchantmen operating out of Jamaica.
But the skill and bravery of the Royal Navy and the Merchantmen won through, although only five merchant ships reached Malta.
Formerly uncharted routes and sea lanes have opened up as the global trade and investment market tilts to a new South-South axis with Africa, South America and the fast-developing Eastern dragons chart courses that the world's merchantmen will be plying from now on.
Apart from fighting the piracy, CTF-151 units helped innocent merchantmen in distress in the form of providing logistic, technical and medical support.
In the days of sail, supporting the ships-of-the-line were frigates, brigs, armed merchantmen, and a host of specialty attack craft such as mortar and fire ships.
Some, like John Brown and John Williams, had been pressed straight out of merchantmen sailing the Caribbean.
It was included in a Government publication called Merchantmen at War (1944).
Instead, an English force of eighteen rickety ships set off for Algiers under Sir Robert Mansel in 1620 with the demand that 150 captured merchantmen and their crews be returned.
Barry's seamanship was undisputed, and in 1775 he was employed by one of the most prominent merchantmen in Philadelphia--Colonel John Nixon.