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Raider

 

a military ship or armed merchant vessel that carries on independent combat actions on sea- or ocean-lanes to destroy enemy military transports and merchant vessels.

During World War I, Germany used cruisers as raiders, including some auxiliary cruisers camouflaged as neutral merchant vessels. Early in World War II, fascist Germany used the battleship Bismarck and three pocket battleships and cruisers as raiders.

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