To accompany for protection, either by sea or land; to attend for protection; to escort; as, a frigate convoys a merchantman.
The act of attending for defense; the state of being so attended; protection; escort.
A vessel or fleet, or a train or trains of wagons, employed in the transportation of munitions of war, money, subsistence, clothing, etc., and having an armed escort.
A protection force accompanying ships, etc., on their way from place to place, by sea or land; an escort, for protection or guidance.
Assembly of supply ships or vehicles accompanied by an armed escort for protection
a procession of land vehicles traveling together
a collection of merchant ships with an escort of warships
the act of escorting while in transit
escort in transit; "the trucks convoyed the cars across the battle zone"; "the warships convoyed the merchant ships across the Pacific"
a group of merchant ships traveling together with warships for safety
a group of vehicle s or ship s traveling together for mutual support
a large group of ships carrying supplies
a large group of ships travelling at close range for better protection
a move of an army in a coastal province to another by a fleet or a chain of fleets in adjacent water spaces
a number of naval auxiliary vessels or merchant vessels, assembled and organized for an operation or for passage together
A group of vehicles organized for the purpose of control or orderly movement with or without escort protection.
group of ships escorted along a stretch of water.
A group of ships travelling together. Some convoys had warships acting as escorts, to defend them against air and submarine attack
A convoy is a group of vehicles traveling together for mutual support. Often, a convoy is organized with armed defensive support. In effect, it is a modification of a caravan.
Convoy was a 13-episode American television show set in World War II that appeared on NBC for the 1965-1966 television season. The series, which was among the last NBC shows to be shown in black and white, starred John Gavin as Commander Dan Talbot of the US Navy destroyer escort "DD181" and John Larch as civilian merchant Captain Ben Foster of the freighter "Flagship", who were involved with the convoy ships and their escorts that help to transport food, supplies and war materials across the Atlantic during the Battle of the Atlantic. The series also starred Linden Chiles and James T.