merchant convoy


merchant convoy
A convoy consisting primarily of merchant ships controlled by the naval control of shipping organization.

Military dictionary. 2000.

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  • Convoy SL-125 — was the 125th of the numbered series of World War II convoys of merchant ships from Sierra Leone to Liverpool. Ships carrying commodities bound to the British Isles from South America, Africa, and the Indian Ocean traveled independently to… …   Wikipedia

  • Convoy ON-166 — was the 166th of the numbered ON series of merchant ship convoys Outbound from the British Isles to North America. Sixty three ships departed Liverpool 11 February 1943; and were met the following day by Mid Ocean Escort Force Group A 3… …   Wikipedia

  • Convoy HX 84 — Part of World War II Date 5 November 1940 Location North Atlantic Result German Victory …   Wikipedia

  • Convoy SL 125 — was the 125th of the numbered series of World War II convoys of merchant ships from Sierra Leone to Liverpool. Ships carrying commodities bound to the British Isles from South America, Africa, and the Indian Ocean traveled independently to… …   Wikipedia

  • Convoy ON-154 — was a convoy of ships during the second World War. Its name came from it being the 154th of the numbered series of merchant ship convoys Outbound from the British Isles to North America. the convoyForty six ships departed Liverpool on 18 December …   Wikipedia

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  • Convoy JW 51A — was an Arctic convoy sent from Great Britain by the Western Allies to aid the Soviet Union during World War II. It sailed in December 1942, reaching the Soviet northern ports at the end of the month. JW 51A was not detected or attacked by German… …   Wikipedia


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