Pharaon


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Pha´ra`on


n.1.See Pharaoh, 2.
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On the 24th of February, 1810, the look-out at Notre-Dame de la Garde signalled the three-master, the Pharaon from Smyrna, Trieste, and Naples.
Immediately, and according to custom, the ramparts of Fort Saint-Jean were covered with spectators; it is always an event at Marseilles for a ship to come into port, especially when this ship, like the Pharaon, has been built, rigged, and laden at the old Phocee docks, and belongs to an owner of the city.
However, those experienced in navigation saw plainly that if any accident had occurred, it was not to the vessel herself, for she bore down with all the evidence of being skilfully handled, the anchor a-cockbill, the jib-boom guys already eased off, and standing by the side of the pilot, who was steering the Pharaon towards the narrow entrance of the inner port, was a young man, who, with activity and vigilant eye, watched every motion of the ship, and repeated each direction of the pilot.
The vague disquietude which prevailed among the spectators had so much affected one of the crowd that he did not await the arrival of the vessel in harbor, but jumping into a small skiff, desired to be pulled alongside the Pharaon, which he reached as she rounded into La Reserve basin.
Ah, ha," said the shipowner, "I am not in the least surprised, for she has been to me three times, inquiring if there were any news of the Pharaon.
It will take quite six weeks to unload the cargo, and we cannot get you ready for sea until three months after that; only be back again in three months, for the Pharaon," added the owner, patting the young sailor on the back, "cannot sail without her captain.
But tell me, Dantes, if you had command of the Pharaon should you be glad to see Danglars remain?
We are in a very difficult economic situation and we need a political and administrative team that is expert in such matters," Pharaon said.
Minister of State for Planning Affairs, Michel Pharaon, expressed his appreciation that the election had come to a swift end, while noting Absi was coming to the role during a difficult time in Lebanon and the region.
BEIRUT, June 25 (KUNA) -- Lebanese Tourism Minister Michel Pharaon said Saturday that tourism was up last month by 17 percent, due to the improved security situation in the country.
18% of the shares of Banque Pharaon and Chiha, the company said.
M2 EQUITYBITES-May 12, 2016-Lebanon's Byblos Bank Acquires Banque Pharaon and Chiha