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Synonyms for merchantman

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Richard died a year later, when the armed merchantman SS Thames was torpedoed off the east coast of England.
and I have found that all letters not properly stamped, that is to say, unless they have three upon them, and sent via France, are sent per sailing vessel or any other merchantman bound for home,and thereby are much delayed and frequently lost.
In the maritime environment, given its vastness and the much smaller likelihood that a merchantman in need would receive immediate naval response, newfound independence may marginalize cooperation between state and nonstate actors.
Divers found the wreck of what was probably a Spanish merchantman out of Seville off Punta Cana on the island of Hispaniola in the Dominican Republic in 2011.
like an armed merchantman bearing a letter of marque, possessed any
Ritchie argued that a continued presence was essential and managed to get funds to purchase an ice-protected merchantman, the Anita Dan from Denmark.
He was in command of Jervis Bay, an armed merchantman, convoying a group of ships.
Public opinion in India is particularly sensitive on this score because of the Enrica Lexie incident off Kerala where Italian marines aboard a merchantman shot and killed a couple of Indian fishermen.
A five-day safari is packed with flights between camps along the Skeleton Coast, so named for the number of ships wrecked by the wild South Atlantic Ocean, its rocky coastline studded with the skeletons of its merchantman victims.
The vessel is mostly likely to be a merchantman and may have been built as a guineaman or slave ship.
After checking in at The Rodd Hotel in Charlottetown we head out for dinner at the Merchantman pub, a beautiful building down by the waterfront selling burgers, salads and pasta and what will become the ubiquitous lobster dish.
Those pirates pitched their weapons overboard and did not attack the merchantman so there was nothing the Kidd could do.
In the Jamaican waters, partnering another British cruiser, his ship boldly captured a German merchantman without incident.
Fortunately, the merchantman had, through a judicious mix of speed increases and evasive manoeuvring, managed to avoid being boarded," a defence ministry statement said.
A third conspirator, Daniel Thulander, came from Sweden and had served in the war against Russia between 1788 and 1790, after which he had signed on with a merchantman that left him in Amsterdam.