- the vessels of a nation that are engaged in commerce.
- the officers and crews of such vessels.
Origin of merchant marine
Related Words for merchant marinemarine
Examples from the Web for merchant marine
Historical Examples of merchant marine
But New York had taken rapid strides in her merchant-marine.A Little Girl of Long Ago
Amanda Millie Douglas
The race of our merchant-marine captains disappeared with their ships, and they will return no more.Hawthorne and His Circle
Several German merchant-marine companies, notably the Kosmos, plied along the Chilian coast.World's War Events, Vol. I
So he rose to the highest rank in the merchant-marine, and was respected almost to idolatry by all on board the Vulcan.The Monkey That Would Not Kill