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Despatch II (Screw Steamer)

As a verb, to send off or away, to dispose of speedily, to execute quickly. As a noun, a message sent with speed.

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The second Despatch, a screw steamer, was renamed Pocahontas (q. v.) on 27 January 1860.

Published: Mon Jul 06 14:43:46 EDT 2015