refugees who have fled a country by boat, usually without sufficient provisions, navigational aids, or a set destination, especially those who left Indochina by sea as a result of the fall of South Vietnam in 1975.
“Us” Mary Louisa S. Molesworth
The Settlers at Home Harriet Martineau
History of the Pirates Who Infested the China Sea From 1807 to 1810 Various
Man on the Ocean R.M. Ballantyne
refugees, esp from Vietnam in the late 1970s, who leave by boat hoping to be picked up by ships of another country
a moccasin-like shoe with a rubber sole that provides a firm hold on the deck of a boat.
a docking place for a boat, as between wharves.
barge spike. a square spike with a chisel point.
a warrant officer on a warship, or a petty officer on a merchant vessel, in charge of rigging, anchors, cables, etc. Historical Examples Sturdy and Strong G. A. Henty Howard Pyle’s Book of Pirates Howard Pyle The Survivors of the Chancellor Jules Verne Ned Myers James Fenimore Cooper Jack Tier or The Florida Reef James […]