a group of persons who board a vessel, especially to attack, seize, or search it.
Historical Examples

Ronald Morton, or the Fire Ships W.H.G. Kingston
Fighting for the Right Oliver Optic
Billy Barcroft, R.N.A.S. Percy F. Westerman
The Naval History of the United States Willis J. Abbot.
The Missing Ship W. H. G. Kingston
Famous Sea Fights John Richard Hale


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