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Synonyms for mailboat

a boat for carrying mail

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Never shall I forget when the men in the mailboat struck up the tune of Rule Britannia," Webb later wrote in his diary, "which they sang, or rather shouted, in a hoarse roar.
An unknown owner is now selling his collection of two hundred of these Victorian mailboat covers - thought to be the only collection of its kind - and it is expected to fetch around pounds 200,000.
Green post boxes and the ticket for the mailboat to Holyhead printed in Irish was hardly compensation to the country's young people forced into exile by a homeland which couldn't provide for them.
He not only agreed to participate, but also made the decision to release the final project on his own label, Mailboat Records.
Epic adventures of a little mailboat from the Tees.
In the States, the album is distributed by Mailboat Records, which is funded by the singer Jimmy Buffett, who's a huge icon back home.
They point to a range of attractions in the area and want to develop the now-redundant one-time Carlisle mailboat pier into a major leisure, and entertainment complex.
Slow boat: Visitors to Nassau can get to Cat Island by mailboat, a 14-hour trip that costs $35.
The scrapping of this last UK-South Africa mailboat started last month in Alang, India
moving from Cammell Laird prior to sea trials in June, 1960, is RMS Windsor Castle, the biggest ocean liner built in England and last South African mailboat.
It was a strange experience because it was the old mailboat then and every single person on the boat was returning because of the bombings.
A DECISION has at last been taken on the replacement for the mailboat pier at the port of Dun Laoghaire.
One ad, for instance, details how the Postal Service uses mules to deliver mail to the bottom of the Grand Canyon, bush pilots to deliver mail north of the Arctic Circle, and mailboats to deliver mail along the bayous of Louisiana - all for the price of a 32 cent stamp.
Meade says his grandfather was a master on the mailboats sailing from North Wales to Dublin and Belfast who used to take Meade's father with him on some of the trips.