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Definition of Indiamen

Indiamen
Indiaman In"di*a*man, n.; pl. Indiamen. A large vessel in the India trade. --Macaulay.

Meaning of Indiamen from wikipedia

- Dutch, English, French, Portuguese, or Swedish companies. Some of the East Indiamen chartered by the British East India Company were known as "tea clippers"...
- postage stamps. Ships of the East India Company were called East Indiamen or simply "Indiamen". During the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, the East...
- Addington (1796 EIC ship), the first of two East Indiamen Henry Addington (1800 EIC ship), the second of two East Indiamen Henry Addington Bruce (1874–1959), a.k...
- they have scored successes in combat against them. Examples include East Indiamen mimicking ships of the line and chasing off regular French warships in...
- for the navy of the Dutch Republic. Records exist of her escorting East Indiamen of the Dutch East India Company to Batavia, arriving on 12 February 1787...
- Mauritius but had cancelled the plan in May. It had intended to use East Indiamen about to sail from England to India and China. One suspects that the logistics...
- Numerous ships with the name Phoenix, for the constellation or the mythical bird, have sailed for the British East India Company (EIC) between 1680 and...
- merchantman. The East India Company arranged for letters of marque for its East Indiamen such as the Lord Nelson, not so that they could carry cannons to fend off...
- East Indiamen, for Europe. Bad weather forced eight Indiamen back to the Cape. These eight sailed again on 22 May. The remaining eight Indiamen, which...
- 50s or even to third-rate 64s. Some ships of commerce such as the East Indiamen were heavily armed to protect themselves from pirates and privateers, effectively...
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