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shore party

[′shȯr ‚pärd·ē]
(ordnance)
A task organization of the landing force, formed for the purpose of facilitating the landing and movement off the beaches of troops, equipment, and supplies; for the evacuation from the beaches of casualties and prisoners of war; and for facilitating the beaching, retraction, and salvaging of landing ships and craft; it comprises elements of both the naval and landing forces.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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"It was amazing to see Shore Party win without coming under strong pressure as he's bone idle just like me," grinned the trainer, who can see a lot of current Grand National hero Earth Summit in the horse.
Expedition plans called for a shore party to occupy Scott's hut while the remaining personnel wintered on the ship.
The Strong Gale gelding showed staying was his game over timber last season and schooling sessions at Naunton have given racing's best known duffle-coat wearer plenty of optimism that Shore Party has what it takes to do much better over fences.
Jim Old's charge has looked a very useful recruit to fences and produced an impressive display of jumping last time to beat Shore Party by four lengths.
He kept on strongly from the final flight to defeat Shore Party by three and a half lengths.
nThe Twiston-Davies team had to settle for second in the staying novice chase when Shore Party failed to get to grips with Graham Bradley on Song Of The Sword.
The Twiston-Davies-Carl Llewellyn combination had earlier struck with Pimberley Place and later with Bosuns Mate and the trainer was also on the mark with Shore Party at Lingfield.
Carl Llewellyn lifted the riding honours with a 130-1 treble courtesy of victories for Shore Party, Welsh Silk and Sir Talbot, writes Andrew King.
Charles McDonald, Glasgow Shore Party, 3.25 Newbury Nil
Today he takes on two promising types in Shore Party and Treasure Again and looks very much the percentage call in the Wye Novices' Chase (2.10).
Lough Tully, trained by Frank Jordan for Tony Hancocks, came clear in the last half-mile to score impressively from Shore Party.
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