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tramp

a merchant ship that does not run between ports on a regular schedule but carries cargo wherever the shippers desire
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Naufrago, como Maqroll el Gaviero en La ultima escala del Tramp Steamer, de una manera radical, sufriendo "una categoria de naufragio en que todo se va al fondo irremediablemente.
El texto de Alvaro Mutis, La ultima escala del Tramp Steamer (1988), nos aporta algunas conjeturas sobre ello.
So she headed to Cardiff where she signed on as a stewardess on a tramp steamer alongside a crew of 30 men.
Organisers hope to raise the profile of the writer who left the banks of the Mersey as a young man - the 17-year-old's departure on a 'gap year' working his passage on the tramp steamer Pyrrhus was reported in the ECHO under the priceless headline "Deckhand With A Ukulele" - and whose love of adventure later took him to America, Canada and to the Mexican town of Cuernavaca which became the inspiration for his 1947 semi-autobiographical masterpiece.
George Rodger started his working life as a trainee deck officer on a tramp steamer and the photographs he took all around the world were to earn him a commission from Life magazine to 'produce a photographic essay of how the people of London were standing up to the strain' of the Second World War.
25pm: Felix and Tony run a tramp steamer together in the West Indies, but their seemingly unshakeable friendship is tossed aside when they both fall in love with the same woman.
Anyone seeing the radars and electronic arrays on the USS Liberty knew this was not some Egyptian tramp steamer.
That Boro's ocean going Premier League dream - once considered unsinkable and fully fitted for first class continental cruising - has been torpedoed by an equally unstable vessel, the tramp steamer Shearer, really hurts.
ONLY some 12 months ago Capt 'Jock' Brown was trying to navigate his Tyne tramp steamer Northern Wreck through stormy seas and by plugging all the leaking holes with taxpayers' cash did he keep it afloat.
Aboard the tramp steamer Oregon, with the best technology and a dedicated crew of former Navy Seals (and computer geeks) Cabrillo and friends work to rid the seas of pirates and villains.
Fortunately, Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo of the seemingly derelict tramp steamer, the Oregon, rescues her and the adventure begins.
After a long voyage of three months via Batavia, Auckland, Panama, Bermuda, and Halifax, the old tramp steamer he had caught in Singapore deposited him penniless at the Glasgow docks and he then made his way by train overnight to London's Euston Station.