convoy

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  • Info A convoy is a group of vehicles, typically motor vehicles or ships, traveling together for mutual support and protection. more...
  • Happy are those who have lost their lives in this convoy of light.
  • The first took place after being sent back three times during convoy duties with mechanical problems.
  • Ten horses were added there to the convoy, bringing their number to twenty-six.
  • The convoy shot down at least two aircraft and damaged several others.
  • The convoy came under repeated attack from U-boats and aircraft for three days.
  • She took part in convoy duty in the early part of World War II.
  • Though he failed to capture it, he did force the convoy to retreat.
  • It was not until September that another convoy set out for North Russia.
  • The first months of the war saw English attacks against the Dutch convoys.
  • They drive in a large convoy to a government office.
  • This often revealed a boat's location, especially after aircraft became available for convoy escort.
  • The convoy led to the passage of many county bond issues supporting highway construction.
  • Initially, she served as a convoy escort along the east coast of Australia.
  • Only limited damage was caused to the convoy and no ships were sunk.
  • These convoys were held up each morning while the road was swept for mines.
  • We were told we would be convoyed by a British vessel, usually used in carrying soldiers. Cited from A Journey Through France in War Time, by Joseph G. Butler, Jr
  • The defense of these convoys resulted in a long-running battle with losses to both sides.
  • Two more of the convoy's ships were sunk on the return journey.
  • After several hours, the U-boat managed to escape but was unable to pursue the convoy.
  • She caught up with the convoy again and fired five torpedoes at the last ship.
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Words starting with convoy

Meaning of convoy

  • noun A procession of land vehicles traveling together
  • noun A collection of merchant ships with an escort of warships
  • noun The act of escorting while in transit
  • verb Escort in transit
    the trucks convoyed the cars across the battle zone, the warships convoyed the merchant ships across the Pacific