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reesetee commented on the word rocket vessel
A ship equipped with rockets as weapons. The most famous ship of this type was HMS Erebus, which at the Battle of Baltimore in 1814 provided the "rockets' red glare" memorialized by Francis Scott Key in "The Star-Spangled Banner."
May 21, 2008