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Related to merchant marine: Merchant seaman
1. A nation's commercial ships.
2. The personnel of a nation's commercial ships.
3. A merchant mariner.
1. the ships of a nation that are engaged in commerce.
2. the officers and crews of such ships.
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|Noun||1.||merchant marine - the crew of a merchant vessel |
crew - the men and women who man a vehicle (ship, aircraft, etc.)
|2.||merchant marine - conveyance provided by the ships belonging to one country or industry|