Indiaman


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Indiaman

(formerly) a large merchant ship engaged in trade with India
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One example is the 30-gun English East Indiaman Albemarle, wrecked in 1708 on the home run of her maiden voyage after three years at sea.
George Buchan se Narrative of the Loss of the Winterton East Indiaman (1820) is 'n verwikkelde teks waarin die relaas van 'n tragedie en die nadraai daarvan verweef word met 'n etnografie, 'n natuurstudie van Madagaskar, en mededelings oor die skrywer se ondubbelsinnige evangeliesgesinde verbintenisse.
The East Indiaman is a replica of an 18th century Swedish trading vessel, which would depart from Gothenburg in October 2005, and is scheduled to arrive in Shanghai in August 2006.
Born over a stable, a stable boy's son, A boxer in my youth, tiny as Tom Thumb, With a naval officer in the vamily, Apprenticed as an apothecary, Later on it is proposed to me that I become a commercial man in the hat Or tea trades, or write popular plays, Or become a doctor on the high seas, Plying plasters on an Indiaman, But I spare myself confinement in all Those yawning quarters by throwing Myself completely into the nervous Excitement of riding the little horse Poetry, with its shoes kicking in the stars.
In fact, the negative decision against Hercules in 1800 must have been very soon overturned, as in June 1800 the Herculean East Indiaman that sailed for India, commanded by Captain Robert Anderson, had as its Third Mate "Hercules Ross" (Hardy 1811:205).
At Merseyside Maritime Museum were is an oil painting called An East Indiaman taking a pilot off Dover, attributed to Robert Dodd (1748 - 1815).
The Ode is adrift: ambivalently and anxiously in-between sea and sand, ocean and shore, island and continental drift, Man and Indiaman.
99 When the Dutch East Indiaman "Batavia" struck an uncharted reef off the new continent of Australia on her maiden voyage in 1629, 332 men, women and children were on board.
On 15 December 1636 a battered Portuguese Indiaman, the Nossa Senhora de Saude, limped into the port of Malaga after a long and difficult voyage from Goa.
His successes include the finding of the Geldermalsen, in 1985, a Dutch East Indiaman sunk in 1752.
At the Merseyside Maritime Museum there is a hilarious coloured engraving of 1818 by G Humphrey called An interesting scene on board an East Indiaman showing the effects of a heavy lurch after dinner.
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