bareboat

noun
bare·​boat | \ ˈber-ˌbōt How to pronounce bareboat (audio) \

Definition of bareboat

: a boat chartered without its crew

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At any given time, Noble has more than 100 vessels on charter, either owned, bareboat, time charter period or single trips, the company said in its latest annual report. Jasmine Ng, Bloomberg.com, "Here's What Noble Has Left - for Now," 24 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of bareboat

circa 1949, in the meaning defined above

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