[Tagging] shop=marine RFC
61sundowner at gmail.com
Tue Mar 15 22:33:13 UTC 2016
On 16/03/2016 12:33 AM, Stefano wrote:
> 2016-03-15 11:32 GMT+01:00 Malcolm Herring
> <malcolm.herring at btinternet.com <mailto:malcolm.herring at btinternet.com>>:
> On 15/03/2016 09:42, Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:
> and do you go to the same shops?
> Yes. Chandleries cater for all types of small craft.
> Chandlers are called also to supply materials and groceries to vessels
> calling at the port (container / conventional ships), at least in my
> company I hear them called as such also when dealing with foreign
Chandlers are commonly also used in Australia and New Zealand by those
concerned. I see no reason not to continue using the term that is inuse
in British English.
Distinction between 'small' and 'large' for water vessels can simply be
done using their existing method - a 'boat' or a 'ship'.
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