Last year, Turkey signed onto a reconciliation agreement with Israel, after having severed ties with the Jewish state in 2010, when Israeli soldiers boarded a Turkish blockade-runner
attempting to bypass Israel's security blockade on the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip.
Captain James Carlin: Anglo-American Blockade-Runner
This was not a historic piece of trivia like the movie-prop blockade-runner
spaceship that California-based auctioneers Profiles in History sold for $450,000, or Princess Leia's actual slave costume, which went for $96,000.
The requirement does not necessitate interception of every blockade-runner
, but sufficient military resources must be committed to render ingress or egress of the blockaded area "dangerous" to vessels attempting breach.
Instantly recognizing the sight of a blockade-runner
, he gave chase.
He was also Naalin's middleman, fixer, buyer, broker, distributor, marketing manager, blockade-runner
, part-time taxi driver and full-time friend.
Naval authorities recognized early that the most effective blockade-runner
would be a small, shallow drafted, and fast vessel.
When civil war threatened in 1861, he stole away to his adopted homeland to captain a successful raider and blockade-runners
provided some relief, but for the greater part of the war there were no new supplies of coffee to be had in the South.
should not agree to go to an Israeli port, because then their cargo would fall victim to Israel's blockade rules.
If only they knew the triviality of bust-gate, however, compared with the strain in transatlantic relations over the building in British ports of Confederate blockade-runners
and commerce raiders during the American Civil War, 1861-5.
The Brits' major tactic was a naval blockade of the Palestinian coast, a seaborne wall that was challenged by the blockade-runners
of the Hagana, the Hebrew underground.