merchant navy


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merchant navy

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merchant marine

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(Commerce) the ships or crew engaged in a nation's commercial shipping
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merchant navy

merchant marine (Am) nmarina mercantile
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Brinkworth, who has served in the merchant navy, what sort of specimen of the moral influence of out-of-door life and muscular cultivation he is."
Members of the Dumfries branch of the Merchant Navy Association were thrilled as their official flag was hoisted in the air ahead of Merchant Navy Day on September 3.
The 'Red Duster' is the Merchant Navy flag which displays the 'Union Jack' in the top quarter against a full red background.
- recipients of 2019 Merchant Navy Medal awards announced
Merchant Navy Day honours men and women who served during both World Wars, and recognises the contribution made by today's Merchant Navy, which we rely on for 95 per cent of our imports.
Since 2000, Merchant Navy Day has honoured the brave men and women who kept our island nation afloat during both World Wars.
"Vessels in the merchant navy were often defenceless and their work perilous with the constant threat of attack from enemy submarines, surface raiders, aircraft and mines," Mr Chester said.
Viewforth was one of hundreds of civic buildings and landmark flag-poles across the UK to pay tribute to Britain's brave seamen and seawomen by flying the official UK Merchant Navy flag.
Paying tribute to the colt, O'Brien said: "Merchant Navy proved himself a very special horse.
The finish was dramatic - Merchant Navy and Ryan Moore shaded the photo by a short head from France's City Light - and the start was contentious.
MERCHANT NAVY was beaten by Redkirk Warrior two starts ago back in Australia, concern.
The Merchant Navy has done a lot of good work, and I'm not against the flag being flown as a tribute to the seafarers.

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