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Definition of Convoy commodore

Convoy commodore Definition from Government Dictionaries & Glossaries
DOD Dictionary of Military Terms
A naval officer, or master of one of the ships in a convoy, designated to command the convoy, subject to the orders of the officer in tactical command. If no surface escort is present, the convoy commodore takes entire command.
  
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Convoy commodore Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
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Convoy Commodore was the title of a civilian put in charge of the good order of the merchant ships in the British convoys used during World War II. Usually the convoy commodore was a retired naval officer or a senior merchant captain drawn from the Royal Naval Reserve. He was aboard one of the merchant ships.

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