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  • Merchantmen — Merchantman Mer chant*man, n.; pl. {Merchantmen}. [1913 Webster] 1. A merchant. [Obs.] Matt. xiii. 45. [1913 Webster] 2. A trading vessel; a ship employed in the transportation of goods, as, distinguished from a man of war. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • merchantmen — mer·chant·man || mÉœrtʃənmÉ™n / mɜːt n. ship used in commerce, commercial ship; merchant ship; cargo ship …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Armed merchantmen — has come to mean merchant ships equipped with guns, usually for defensive purposes, either by design or after the fact. In the days of sail, piracy and privateers, many merchantmen would be routinely armed, especially those engaging in long… …   Wikipedia

  • Battle of Plymouth — For the American Civil War battle see: Battle of Plymouth (1864) The Battle of Plymouth was a naval battle in the First Anglo Dutch War. It took place on 26 August, 1652 (New Style, 16 August Old Style) and was a short battle, but had the… …   Wikipedia

  • Battle of the Atlantic (1939–1945) — Infobox Military Conflict conflict = Battle of the Atlantic partof = World War II caption = Officers on the bridge of an escorting British destroyer keep a sharp look out for enemy submarines, October 1941 date = September 3 1939 May 7 1945 place …   Wikipedia

  • Battle of Portland — Infobox Military Conflict caption= Lieutenant Admiral Maarten Tromp . partof=the First Anglo Dutch War conflict=Battle of Portland date=28 February 1653 2 March, 1653 place=Off Isle of Portland, English Channel result=tactical draw, English… …   Wikipedia

  • Continental Navy — American Revolutionary War Armed Forces …   Wikipedia

  • Holmes's Bonfire — was a raid on the Vlie estuary in the Netherlands, executed by the Royal Navy during the Second Anglo Dutch War on 19 and 20 August 1666. The attack, named after the commander of the landing force, Rear Admiral Robert Holmes, was successful in… …   Wikipedia

  • naval ship — Introduction       the chief instrument by which a nation extends its military power onto the seas. Warships protect the movement over water of military forces to coastal areas where they may be landed and used against enemy forces; warships… …   Universalium

  • Red Ensign — For the 1934 film, see Red Ensign (film). The Red Ensign, as currently used by the United Kingdom s Merchant Navy …   Wikipedia

  • Operation Pedestal — Part of the Second World War, Mediterranean Campaign The merchantship SS Waimarama explodes after being bombed …   Wikipedia


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