steamship company

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Noun1.steamship company - a line responsible for the operation of a fleet of steamshipssteamship company - a line responsible for the operation of a fleet of steamships
line - a commercial organization serving as a common carrier
fleet - a group of steamships operating together under the same ownership
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The Coastwise Steam Navigation Company, and the Hawaiian, Nicaraguan, and Pacific-Mexican Steamship Company were tied up completely.
Fifteen days later, two thousand miles farther off, the Helvetia, of the Compagnie-Nationale, and the Shannon, of the Royal Mail Steamship Company, sailing to windward in that portion of the Atlantic lying between the United States and Europe, respectively signalled the monster to each other in 42@ 15' N.
The steamer which was about to depart from Yokohama to San Francisco belonged to the Pacific Mail Steamship Company, and was named the General Grant.
Him we enlisted at Para, on the recommendation of the steamship company, on whose vessels he had learned to speak a halting English.
They are both from the Guion Steamship Company, and refer to the sailing of their boats from Liverpool.
If, after further discussion of this draft report, the NWDA later gives a substantial start-up grant, Manxman Steamship Company charitable trust, which has championed the ship's preservation, believes other private funding will follow.
Speakers include LLTNPA chief executive GordonWatson, Janie Neumann, Industry Development Manager (Sustainability/Food and Drink) fromVisit Scotland, and Jim Walker from CumbriaTourism as well as localsTom Lewis of Mhor Group who operate accommodation and catering businesses in Balquhidder Glen and Callander; Sandy Fraser of the Oak Tree Inn, theVillage Shop and St Mocha Coffee Shop in Balmaha; and Gordon Allan of the Loch Katrine Steamship Company who have recently diversified with the addition of an eco-camp catering for the growing glamping market.
He went to France in September 1917, and previous to joining the colours he was employed by the P&O Steamship Company.
Currently, the ferry timetable has had to work around sailings of the Isle of Man Steamship Company vessels, because the ferries are sharing the same landing stage.
James Fraser, chairman and CEO of the steamship company is pleased with the way the project has been received.