Category:Auxiliary cruisers

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English: Auxiliary cruisers and Armed merchant cruisers were civilian ships, often passenger ships, which were fairly heavily armed during wartime to become warships for convoy escort or attacking other merchant ships (Commerce raiders or Merchant raiders).
armed merchantman 
merchant ship equipped with guns, usually for defensive purposes, either by design or after the fact
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Instance of ship type
Subclass of warship,
merchant vessel
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crucero auxiliar (es); croiseur auxiliaire (fr); Creuer auxiliar (ca); Hilfskreuzer (de); Спомагателен крайцер (bg); Pagalbinis kreiseris (lt); Crucișător auxiliar (ro); 武装商船 (ja); Hjälpfartyg (sv); Krążownik pomocniczy (pl); Crosaire auxiliar (oc); Hulpkruiser (nl); Вспомогательный крейсер (ru); Допоміжний крейсер (uk); Hjælpekrydser (da); incrociatore ausiliario (it); armed merchantman (en); Pomožna križarka (sl); pomocný křižník (cs); 武装商船 (zh) merchant ship equipped with guns, usually for defensive purposes, either by design or after the fact (en); umgerüstetes, bewaffnetes Handelsschiffe oder Passagierdampfer für den Handelskrieg (de); buque mercante armado (es) Crucişător auxiliar (ro); 補助巡洋艦 (ja); Handelsstörkreuzer (de); Armed merchantmen (en); Armed Merchant Cruiser (pl); Mercantile armato, Nave mercantile armata, Nave corsara, Armed Merchant Cruiser (it); mercante armado (es)

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