Indiaman


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Indiaman

(formerly) a large merchant ship engaged in trade with India
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At the JACK DUSTY LOUNGE AT THE RITZCARLTON HOTEL, the East Indiaman sounds like something dreamed up for those mad dogs and Englishmen coming in from the midday sun.
They left Batavia on board the Ouderamstel, an East Indiaman of 1,100 ton, built in 1765 on the VOC wharves in Middelburg.
On a trip from Batavia to Kharg, a trade station of the voc in the Persian Gulf, the East Indiaman 'Amstelveen' shipwrecked on the south coast of Oman in August 1763.
Keats at one time had similar ideas to embark on an Indiaman and work as surgeon).
The Svecia, a heavily armed Swedish East Indiaman used by the Company mainly to trade with China, also made a few voyages to India to collect textiles and red sandalwood.
Along with the East Indiaman Atlas 1813, Royal Mail Ship Britannia 1840, Cutty Sark 1870, Clan Matheson 1919 and the Royal Mail Ship Queen Elizabeth 1940, the Lord Hinton stamp was today turned into a giant 7ft flag and flown from the Cutty Sark.
You can clamber all over this replica of a Dutch East Indiaman.
In March 1814 the East Indiaman William Pitt left Calcutta for England with passengers who included a number of children with no parents listed.
Inspired by the British overland scientific expeditions of the mid-1950s, the Indiaman Bus Company, established in 1957, is considered the first commercial operator to have carried passengers to Mumbai and back from its location in Kings Cross, London.
Your advice about the Indiaman is a very wise advice, because it just suits me, though you are a little in the wrong concerning its destroying the energies of Mind: on the contrary it would be the finest thing in the world to strengthen them--To be thrown among people who care not for you, with whom you have no sympathies forces the Mind upon its own resourses, [sic] and leaves it free to make its speculations of the differences of human character and to class them with the calmness of a Botanist.
The Netherlands, prime jurists in this field, have successfully argued legally that the modern Dutch state, which only dates from 1815, is the lawful successor, inter alia, of the Dutch East India Company, which was dissolved in 1802 by Napoleon, thereby entitling it to sovereign rights over any wreck and its contents of any Dutch East Indiaman, such as the Amsterdam, which is found; by so doing, they have reaped, and are reaping, a rich reward.
There was no difficulty getting anyone to eat fish, particularly the Birmingham Dlice contingent, when we met for the final night's dinner on board the East Indiaman, a painstakingly reconstruct-t ed replica of a trading ship that sunk in Gothenburg's harbour inlet in 1745, possibly because the Spanish crew were off their chops on schnapps.
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