Blockade-runner



a ship or person that passes through a blockade.
Historical Examples

The Naval History of the United States Willis J. Abbot.
The Boy Spy Joseph Kerby
Lords of the World Alfred John Church
The Civil War Through the Camera Henry W. (Henry William) Elson
Sketches From My Life Hobart Pasha
The Naval History of the United States Willis J. Abbot.
A Victorious Union Oliver Optic
Wounds in the rain Stephen Crane
As I Remember Marian Gouverneur
Mohun, or, The Last Days of Lee and his Paladins John Esten Cooke

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