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Seagoing   Listen
adjective
Seagoing  adj.  Going upon the sea; especially, sailing upon the deep sea; used in distinction from coasting or river, as applied to vessels.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Seagoing" Quotes from Famous Books



... different directions. Only natives who are thoroughly familiar with the river are entrusted with the piloting of boats up the stream during the season of low water. Even at the season of high water it is still so shallow as not to be navigable anywhere by seagoing vessels, but only by flat-bottomed boats with a carrying capacity of four to five hundred tons. The draft of steamers on the Yukon should not exceed three and a ...
— Klondyke Nuggets - A Brief Description of the Great Gold Regions in the Northwest • Joseph Ladue

... swept past the forts, sank the rams and gunboats that sought to bar his path, and captured the city of New Orleans. After further exciting service on the Mississippi, service in which he turned a new chapter in the history of naval warfare by showing the possibilities of heavy seagoing vessels when used on great rivers, he again went back to the Gulf, and, in the last year of the war, was allotted the task of attempting the capture of Mobile, the only important port still left ...
— Hero Tales From American History • Henry Cabot Lodge, and Theodore Roosevelt

... the corporation dock, there had lurked the shadow of a yacht, gray-black against blue-black, there now swung a fairy ship of purest silver, cradled upon a swaying mirror. Tiny insects, touched to life by the radiance, scuttled busily about her decks and swarmed out upon the dock. The seagoing ...
— The Unspeakable Perk • Samuel Hopkins Adams



Words linked to "Seagoing" :   oceangoing, seafaring



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