Definition of light vessel in English:

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light vessel

noun

Another term for lightship.
Example sentences
  • Among the more unusual finds on his surveys have been the wreck of a Victorian Trinity House light vessel in the North Sea, and the wrecks of German submarines which had been scuttled during World War II.
  • They may well be called to a casualty if a light goes out on a buoy or a light vessel.
  • The latest station has been recreated to celebrate the anniversary aboard a former light vessel.
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