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mailboat

(ˈmeɪlbəʊt)
n
(Communications & Information) a boat that transports letters, packages, etc
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Noun1.mailboat - a boat for carrying mailmailboat - a boat for carrying mail    
boat - a small vessel for travel on water
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Webb indeed persevered, and completed the journey in 21 hours and 45 minutes - buoyed by a spontaneous tribute from the crew of a passing British mailboat as he approached the coast at Cap Gris-Nez, near Calais.
WITNESS: John MacDonald, pictured above in his Navy days, saw the surrender from a mailboat IN CHAINS: Some of the German U-boat fleet in Loch Eriboll, seen right today, and how the Record reported it FINAL VOYAGE: U-249 surrenders to a British warship in Loch Eriboll
For years the little mailboat plied between dozens of remote Canary Islands with mail and passengers.
These so-called mailboat cover envelopes are now scarce and sought-after by collector.
Nat also does battle with Martin's feeling of having been "disgraced" by what has happened, to the point where Martin wishes for the sinking of the mailboat on which Sam and Helen have taken passage.
The crew of the mailboat MV Hibernia are at a presentation dinner and dance at The Beach Hotel, Trearddur Bay.
In 1861 the Lifeboat House seen on the foot of the pier was built and the Mailboat continued uninterrupted service until the min 1970s.
Kilda Mailboat," "Ronay of the Sorrows," "The Last Angakok," or "In the Westfjords of Iceland.
His surviving works include the mailboat Munster at Holyhead (1898) and footage of Wild West legend Buffalo Bill in Rhyl in 1903.
Just outside the harbour, the mailboat pauses to fish a life-jacket, left over from the regatta the day before, out of the sea.
Ecast and Buffett's label Mailboat Records advance released "Live in Mansfield, MA" and "Live In Cincinnati, OH" on the Ecast Location-Based Broadband Network a week before the albums were available in stores.