shipowner

[ ship-oh-ner ]
/ ˈʃɪpˌoʊ nər /

noun

a person who owns a ship or ships.

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Origin of shipowner

First recorded in 1520–30; ship1 + owner
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British Dictionary definitions for shipowner

shipowner
/ (ˈʃɪpˌəʊnə) /

noun

a person who owns or has shares in a ship or ships
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