What is sea rover?

  • (noun): Someone who robs at sea or plunders the land from the sea without having a commission from any sovereign nation.
    Synonyms: pirate, buccaneer, sea robber

Some articles on sea rover:

HMS Sea Rover (P218)
... HMS Sea Rover was an S class submarine of the Royal Navy, and part of the Third Group built of that class ... been the only ship of the Royal Navy to bear the name Sea Rover ... Sea Rover spent most of her career in the Far East, where she sank a number of Japanese ships, including the ship Matsu Maru No.1, the transport Shobu Maru, the auxiliary gunboat Koshu Maru, three sailing vessels ...

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