Large merchantmen and men-of-war can come up and unload along at least a considerable part of the water-front.
12), writing about this time, describes Kittim (a name derived from Citium, q.v.) as a port of call for merchantmen homeward bound for Tyre, and as a shelter for Tyrian refugees; but the Hebrew geographers of this and the next century classify Kittim, together with other coast-lands and islands, under the heading Javan, " Ionian " (q.v.), and consequently reckoned it as predominantly Greek.
During the voyage out he captured a valuable Spanish convoy of eleven merchantmen.
patrolled the North Sea to protect their merchantmen from the British cruisers.