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The Chinese gave up on ocean-going vessels, which they used to be very, very good at.

The harbor is one of the best and affords safe anchorage for the largest ocean-going vessels.

A half-mile or more distant from them a big, ocean-going tugboat was passing down the bay, without a tow and under full steam.

A huge ocean-going tug was just getting ready to leave her berth under the water-hose.

Ocean-going ships and fleets of “billy-boys” from Goole and elsewhere lie along the wharves.

American ocean-going steamers are required to have some approved means of firing lines to the shore.


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On this page you'll find 26 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ocean-going, such as: aquatic, coastal, deep-sea, maritime, naval, and saltwater.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.