storeship


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storeship

(ˈstɔːˌʃɪp)
n
(Military) a government-owned ship that carries supplies to a naval fleet
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DELGADO grew up with the historical archeology of the San Francisco waterfront, which began in 1978 with the accidental discovery of the storeship Niantic.
A heading says it all: A "Venice Built of Pine [pilings]" and its Storeships.
The last British invasion of Canada had come to grief on 23 August 1711 when seven troop transports and a storeship ran ashore near Ile aux Oeufs.
At the end of this quarantine period the head was transferred to a Royal Navy storeship, the Weymouth, which was also burdened with antiquities from Leptis Magna.
The storeship Anna was so rotten below the waterline that she had to be abandoned and burnt.
The precaution of using a second ship, the storeship Etoile, was nullified immediately when that ship was unready to sail and Bougainville set off in November 1766 with just the Boudeuse.
Our tedious detention in this part of the world will, I fear, be much felt in that to which we are going', wrote Hunter, expressing concern also about the storeship Supply, which had been in great danger of being lost in recent tempestuous weather (HRNSW 1978:225, 249, 251, 257, 258, 264, 280).
The following year, it wound up docked in Sacramento, converted into a roofed storeship selling goods to miners.
17) This small detachment was later placed under the command of Lieutenant Henry Dalton Smart, 28th Regiment, formerly commander of the Mounted Police division stationed at Bathurst, who arrived in New Zealand in March 1840 with additional mounted police personnel and troop horses aboard the storeship Westminster.
39] Jones took every opportunity to anchor the Pacific Squadron's fleet there and once ran the storeship Southhampton aground enroute to Benicia--thus naming Southhampton Shoal.
The others were to be the Gloucester, the Severn, Pearle, Wager and Tryall, plus two storeships.
Kent had been commander of the colony's storeships Supply and Buffalo for twelve years.