main convoy

main convoy

The convoy as a whole which sails from the convoy assembly port/anchorage to its destination. It may be supplemented by joiners or joiner convoys, and leavers or leaver convoys may break off.
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The vessel's job was to search and find merchant ships that had become detached from their main convoy during bad weather.
But protesters claimed the main convoy heading to London on the M1 was a decoy.
Then an advance element led by British troops of the 4th Armored Corps, including the Irish Guards and a unit of Gurkha infantrymen, were to lead the main convoy for Pristina.
After delivering the petition the main convoy will head to the Black Cat roundabout at Glan Conwy corner and head for he starting point, the service station just off the M56 and A5117 near Stanlow.
The city also acted as the main convoy port throughout World War II.
Plans include a 1950's- themed rock-and-roll party, a giant tailgate party, events at auto museums, and stops at the Eisenhower farm at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania and at the Eisenhower Library in Abilene, Kansas, which will greet a breakaway group from the main convoy.
The main convoy of around 150 vehicles, mainly lorries, was travelling at less than 10 mph from Truro.
While away, Harriman separated from the main convoy to go to a preplanned location.
If the mujahideen had sent a patrol vehicle ahead of the main convoy, it might have triggered a mine and ruined the ambush.
After delivering the petition the main convoy will head to the Black Cat roundabout at Glan Conwy corner and head back to the starting point, the service station just off the M56 and A5117 near Stanlow.
Sakir Yildirim, who also drove to Gaza last winter, outlined plans for a new convoy which will leave Bristol on Friday 4th December to join the main convoy in London.
The main convoy will go to Aswan because it is the most affected and destroyed [area], particularly Aboul Rish town, and if we send another convoy it will be to Al-Arish," Ahmed Ezzat, one of the committee's members, told Daily News Egypt.