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MARITIME CRAFT > NAVAL SUPPORT VESSEL > ARMED MERCHANT CRUISER
PREFERRED TERM
ARMED MERCHANT CRUISER  
BROADER CONCEPT
SCOPE NOTE
  • A requisitioned merchant vessel (generally of considerable speed and size) given an extempore armament fit to allow her limited use in convoy protection or to enforce a naval blockade, pending the construction of adequate specialised warships.
ATTRIBUTION NAME
  • RCAHMS
LICENSE
IDENTIFIER
  • http://purl.org/heritagedata/schemes/3/concepts/501829
DATE ISSUED
  • 7/17/13
PUBLISHER
URI
http://purl.org/heritagedata/schemes/3/concepts/501829
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