storeship


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storeship

(ˈstɔːˌʃɪp)
n
(Military) a government-owned ship that carries supplies to a naval fleet
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Glynis Ridley's extraordinary account of Jeanne Baret's place and fate on the Etoile, the storeship that accompanied the frigate Boudeuse as it rounded the globe, and of the events leading her there, reaches back to her peasant origins in Burgundy and forward to her return to France six years after the expedition proper repatriated.
DELGADO grew up with the historical archeology of the San Francisco waterfront, which began in 1978 with the accidental discovery of the storeship Niantic.
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.
It had been 15 years since he'd last served on a full-rigged ship, and he was now in charge of a fleet that included two sloops-of-war, a storeship, a brig and two schooners, making it one of the largest voyages of discovery in the history of Western exploration.
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).
Born in London, son of a Guards officer (June 21, 1764); entered the navy aboard the storeship Tortoise (June 1777) and saw action off the American coast aboard H.
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.