ocean ferry

ocean ferry

[′ō·shən ‚fer·ē]
(naval architecture)
A ferry vessel capable of navigating any ocean or the Gulf of Mexico, the Caribbean Sea, or the Gulf of Alaska more than 20 nautical miles (37 kilometers) offshore.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The journey to Elba included a ride on an ocean ferry.
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