blockade-runner

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a ship that runs through or around a naval blockade

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They were most popular in work that required speed and manoeuvrability - privateering, slaving, blockade-running and offshore fishing.
The result is a close description the blockade and blockade-running from Galveston to western Louisiana, the coast of Texas, and ports in Alabama and Florida.
Some 700 activists, many Turks but including Israelis and Palestinians as well as Americans and many Europeans -- among them politicians, a Jewish Holocaust survivor and Swedish author -- were processed in and around Israel's port of Ashdod, where the six ships of the blockade-running convoy had been escorted.
5 million Palestinians to weaken Hamas, followed an Israeli raid on a blockade-running flotilla in which nine Turkish activists died.
OAEUI The Best Entry list has the hyphenated term BLOCKADE-RUNNING.
Turkey, angered by the killing by Israeli commandos of nine Turkish pro-Palestinian activists aboard a Gaza blockade-running vessel on May 31, has said the Israeli probe would be biased.