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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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Resumen: a partir del concepto de transtextualidad, planteado por Gerard Genette respecto de las relaciones que todo texto sostiene con otros cuerpos textuales, el articulo estudia los vasos comunicantes entre la novela El general en su laberinto (1989), de Gabriel Garcia Marquez (1927-2014), y los relatos "El ultimo rostro" (1978) y "Razon veridica de los encuentros y complicidades de Maqroll el Gaviero con el pintor Alejandro Obregon" (1993), asi como la novela corta La ultima escala del Tramp Steamer (1989), de Alvaro Mutis (1923-2013).
But was this with the intent of it becoming a tramp steamer of the skies?
35--"The sea desires deep hulls--/It swells and rolls."--Hemingway, Letters, 1907-1922 (Cambridge University Press, 2011), August 1920, 239: "I'm for the open road and long sea swells,/and an old tramp steamer hull down on the oily seas." --a pastiche of Whitman and Stevenson, W.
Harry Hay became a homosexual at age 14 aboard a tramp steamer off the California coast and in 1969 he helped found the Southern California Gay Liberation Front.
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.
922169 Fire Down Below (1956) BBC2, 12.25pm: 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. Finally, there is the USN designation "GTR5" on both sides of the bow and the stern, with the number larger than the letters -- Aa anyone approaching the ship close enough to attack cannot miss that designation, and know that this was a US Navy ship.
Anyone seeing the radars and electronic arrays on the USS Liberty knew this was not some Egyptian tramp steamer. Finally, there is the USN designation "GTR5" on both sides of the bow and the stern, with the number larger than the letters - anyone approaching the ship close enough to attack cannot miss that designation, and know that this was a US Navy ship.