Definition of Merchantman. Meaning of Merchantman. Synonyms of Merchantman

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Definition of Merchantman

Merchantman
Merchantman Mer"chant*man, n.; pl. Merchantmen. 1. A merchant. [Obs.] --Matt. xiii. 45. 2. A trading vessel; a ship employed in the transportation of goods, as, distinguished from a man-of-war.

Meaning of Merchantman from wikipedia

- A merchant ship, merchant vessel, trading vessel, or merchantman is a watercraft that transports cargo or carries p****engers for hire. This is in contrast...
- An armed merchantman is a merchant ship equipped with guns, usually for defensive purposes, either by design or after the fact. In the days of sail, piracy...
- The Miles Merchantman was a scaled-up and four-engined development of the Miles Aerovan light freighter. It flew in 1947 but the design was abandoned...
- into freighters during the early 1970s, those from BEA becoming the Merchantman. As a freighter, the type remained in service for many years, the final...
- Providence was launched in 1790 at South Shields. She initially traded with Saint Petersburg but then in 1804 the British Royal Navy hired her. She remained...
- HMS Inspector was launched in 1801 at Mistley as the mercantile Amity. The Royal Navy purchased her in 1803 and laid her up in 1808 before selling her...
- Wilding (or Willding) was launched at Liverpool in 1788 and spent much of her career as a West Indiaman, sailing between Liverpool and Jamaica. During...
- -47.167 (Lady of the Lake (brig)) Lambridge 30 December 1945 An armed merchantman that was scuttled northwest of Donegal, Ireland, with a cargo of chemical...
- "rates", a "first-rate" having the most armament, a "sixth-rate" the least Merchantman, a merchant ship East Indiaman, a ship of any of the East India Companies...
- Ruijin cl**** armed merchantman is a cl**** of Chinese armed merchantmen of the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) in its infancy, and parti****ted in...
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