auxiliary ship


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auxiliary ship

[ȯg′zil·yə·rē ′ship]
(naval architecture)
A naval vessel other than a combat ship, such as a troop ship, repair ship, and cargo ship.
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1940: HMS Cossack rescued more than 300 British prisoners from the German naval auxiliary ship Altmark in Norwegian waters.
1940: HMS Cossack rescued more than 300 German naval auxiliary ship Altmark in Norwegian waters.
The Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship Fort Rosalie and Australian frigate Warramunga intercepted the boat and found more than 3.
The Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship RFA Mounts Bay is in position, providing assistance from Royal Marines and Army Engineers and a military task group is on its way on HMS Ocean with several hundred UK troops.
The Type 45 destroyer left Portsmouth on Wednesday evening and will replace the Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship RFA Mounts Bay during a planned maintenance period.
The weapon was not pointed at the USS Farragut but at the helicopter--an MH60 Romeo Seahawk--as well as a coalition auxiliary ship working with the USS Farragut.
The Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship, Argus, reached Freetown Port Dockside yesterday afternoon, complete with 32 UK-funded pick-up trucks which will be vital to keeping the Ebola treatment centres in action.
1940: HMS Cossack rescued more than 300 |British prisoners from the German naval auxiliary ship Altmark in Norwegian waters.
The 28th flotilla, comprising Alborz destroyer, Bandar Abbas auxiliary ship, super-heavy Younes submarine and a Bell 212 helicopter, arrived at the Southern Iranian port city of Bandar Abbas, located 1,563 kilometers (971 miles) South of Tehran, on Thursday after accomplishing its missions in the Red Sea, the Gulf of Aden and the Northern tip of the Indian Ocean.
Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship Largs Bay has received the prestigious Firmin Sword of Peace.
Former Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship Largs Bay is to become HMAS Choules when commissioned into the Royal Australian Navy.
Able Seaman Angela Cuthbert, 45, worked on board the Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship Cardigan Bay as a tactical command operator -exchanging vital information with other coalition ships over the airways.