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pinnace

any of various kinds of ship's tender
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The pinnace was waiting for them and in a very few minutes they were on their way across the harbour.
Another pinnace had drawn up alongside and a little company of men were boarding her.
They could see the "Scorpion" but there was no sign of any pinnace leaving her.
We are waiting for Commander Conyers at the present moment, and we were just looking to see if the pinnace had started.
I left for the shore in the steam pinnace, and on looking back beheld Mr.
Replacement of 3 SOLAS compliant pinnaces gem with 26 seats.
1672 The text of the Charter of the Royal Africa Company (UK), says: "We hereby for us, our heirs and successors, grant unto the same Royal Africa Company of England, that it shall and may be lawful to set to sea such as many ships, pinnaces and barks as shall be thought fitting, for the buying, selling, bartering and exchanging of, for or with any gold, silver, Negroes, slaves, goods, wares and manufactures .
With regard to the Philippines, governed by Spain, only seven pinnaces or ships came to Manila from Brunei during the entire two centuries between L577 and 1787 (1964:417, n39).
Here we have not one but two pinnaces, decorated with guns, flags, streamers and pennons; one pinnace is painted white and blue, the other yellow and red, and the oars and guns are painted to match.
Frobisher's captains recorded that a severe storm developed at the end of the final season resulting in the Ioss of 32 pinnaces and 30 men.
Shortly after this diplomatic skirmish the Portuguese sent three warships and five pinnaces to the mouth of the Johor River as a punishment for the King's intransigence.