Definition of liberty boat in English:

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liberty boat

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A boat carrying sailors who have leave to go on shore.
Example sentences
  • On April 9, the man made it past British and American security at Portsmouth, then apparently onto a liberty boat that was transporting people to the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman.
  • After catching a late liberty boat ashore, I arrived at the squadron admin to find the place curiously devoid of furniture.

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