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.
Barker docked at the plant late Sunday afternoon, following a ceremonial escort across Muskegon Lake and a hearty welcome by Muskegon area residents lining the Muskegon Channel as the Interlake Steamship Company vessel completed its two-and-a-half day voyage from Superior, Wisc.
An electrical engineer called Fred Taylor, who had premises at Acre Mill, on the site of what became the Weaver's Shed restaurant, launched the Golcar Steamship Company in 1898.
In 1890 the New North Wales Steamship Company (NNWSS) began to capitalise on the growing interest in pleasure sailing from Liverpool to Holyhead, Llandudno and the Menai Straits piers of Beaumaris and Bangor.
She was commissioned by the Union Steamship Company of New Zealand and carried one of the last wool shipments from Melbourne to Britain in 1923.
ISLES OF SCILLY STEAMSHIP COMPANY Buy 2 adult tickets on the Scillonian ferry and 2 children go free in Mar/Apr (excl Mon & Fri).
The budgetary loan of 5 million som will be provided to improve technical condition of ships of the Issyk-Kul steamship company.