Lighterage Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org
Term Source: JP 4-01.6 (Joint Logistics Over-the-Shore) ?
1.) The process in which small craft are used to transport cargo or personnel from ship-to-shore using amphibians, landing craft, discharge lighters, causeways, and barges.
In the United States, military vocabulary is standardized by the Department of Defence. These terms are used by the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps.
Term Classification: logistics
Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
Term sourced from JP 4-01.6: Joint Logistics Over-the-Shore, updated November 2012
This term is marked as active and was last updated in 2015
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