longboat definition

  • noun:
    • The longest vessel carried by a sailing ship, specially by a merchant ship.
    • Among the list of ships held by a ship the greatest, therefore probably the most with the capacity of boats carried on a ship.
    • previously, the largest motorboat transported by a merchant vessel, corresponding into the launch of a naval vessel.
    • The largest and strongest motorboat belonging to a sailing ship. It corresponds to your launch of today's man-of-war.
    • the biggest vessel transported by a merchant cruising vessel

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