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FIRE-SHIP [1 record]

Record 1 2011-11-07

English

Subject field(s)
  • Types of Ships and Boats
  • Sea Operations (Military)
DEF

A ship carrying combustibles or explosives sent among the enemy's ships or works to set them on fire.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Types de bateaux
  • Opérations en mer (Militaire)
DEF

Petit navire chargé de matières combustibles et destiné à incendier les bâtiments ennemis.

Key term(s)
  • bateau brûlot

Spanish

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