Coasting vessel
Coasting Coast"ing, a. Sailing along or near a coast, or running between ports along a coast. [1913 Webster]

{Coasting trade}, trade carried on by water between neighboring ports of the same country, as distinguished from foreign trade or trade involving long voyages.

{Coasting vessel}, a vessel employed in coasting; a coaster. [1913 Webster]


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  • coasting vessel — A ship often called a coaster, plying exclusively between domestic ports; a ship engaged in coasting or domestic trade, as distinguished from foreign trade. 48 Am J1st Ship § 50; a vessel nn a course near to and following the coast. 12 Am J2d… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Coasting — Coast ing, a. Sailing along or near a coast, or running between ports along a coast. [1913 Webster] {Coasting trade}, trade carried on by water between neighboring ports of the same country, as distinguished from foreign trade or trade involving… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Coasting trade — Coasting Coast ing, a. Sailing along or near a coast, or running between ports along a coast. [1913 Webster] {Coasting trade}, trade carried on by water between neighboring ports of the same country, as distinguished from foreign trade or trade… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • coasting license — The license of a ship or vessel to engage in the coasting trade. See 48 Am J1st Ship § 48 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • vessel belonging to or employed in the government of the United States — A vessel under the control of the United States. Ackerlind v United States, 240 US 531, 60 L Ed 783, 36 S Ct 438 (phrase appearing in tariff act). A ship registered by the United States for the foreign trade or licensed or enrolled by the United… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • enrollment of vessel — The listing of a vessel of 20 tons or over in the office of the collector of the revenue of that district which includes the port to which she belongs at the time, the purpose being to evidence the national character of the vessel and enable her… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • licensed vessel — A vessel licensed by the United States for use in the coasting trade and fisheries. 48 Am J1st Ship § 48. See registry of vessel …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Effie M. Morrissey — The Effie M. Morrissey (later Ernestina ) was a schooner skippered by Robert Bartlett that made many scientific expeditions to the Arctic, sponsored by American museums, the Explorers Club and the National Geographic Society. It also helped… …   Wikipedia

  • coaster — coast‧er [ˈkəʊstə ǁ ˈkoʊstər] also ˈcoasting ship ˈcoasting ˌvessel noun [countable] TRANSPORT a small ship that carries goods between ports within a country, but does not go to foreign ports: • A small coaster was discharging timber. * * * coa …   Financial and business terms

  • John Campbell (Royal Navy officer) — Infobox Military Person name=John Campbell lived=1720 1790 caption= nickname= placeofbirth=parish of Kirkbean, near Dumfries, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland placeofdeath=his house at Charles Street, Berkeley Square, London, England allegiance=Great …   Wikipedia

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