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Definition of the noun tramp steamer

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  1. a commercial steamer for hire; one having no regular schedule
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonym of tramp steamer: tramp
    • more generic words: steamer / steamship = a ship powered by one or more steam engines

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Google previewDictionary of Transport Logistics (2005)

by David Lowe

– the old-fashioned term was tramp steamer. A freight ship which sails neither to a fixed route nor schedule, but is available for hire or charter at negotiable ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Naval Intelligence (2010)

by Nigel West

It was also alleged that a small tramp steamer was waylaid in Galway Bay by a submarine and made to hand over stores. On 6 February 1940, Liddell noted another Secret Intelligence Service ...

Google previewFlip Dictionary (2002)

by Barbara Kipfer

proa/prau/prahu tartan bireme dromond life raft PT/patrol torpedo tender brig dugout lifeboat boat/mosquito torpedo boat brigantine escort vessel lighter boat/ motor torpedo towboat bucentaur faltboat liner boat tramp steamer bullboat felucca ...

Google previewCompton's Pictured Encyclopedia (1922)

To Inspire Ambition, to Stimulate the Imagination, to Provide the Inquiring Mind with Accurate Information Told in an Interesting Style, and Thus Lead Into Broader Fields of Knowledge, Such is the Purpose of this Work by Guy Stanton Ford

The coal burned in one day by a large modern liner, it is said, would drive a tramp steamer of 6,000 tons freight carrying capacity back and forth between New York and Liverpool three or four times, running at a speed of nine or ten miles an ...

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Video shows what tramp steamer means. a commercial steamship that has no regular schedule or published ports of call.. tramp steamer synonyms: ocean ...

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