research ship

research ship

[ri′sərch ‚ship]
(naval architecture)
A ship used to carry out oceanographic research; conventional research ships carry on multidiscipline research, either on a single cruise or on successive cruises, while other research ships carry out special tasks, such as fisheries research ships, ships to tend and carry deep-submergence vehicles, and research drilling ships. Also known as oceanographic ship.
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After the unofficial call, the research ship Admiral Vladimirsky will continue its expedition in the Indian Ocean.
A presentation will be made by Tim on the workings aboard the University research ship PRINCE MADOG based at Menai Bridge which should be of interest to many.
The famous Birkenhead shipyard is building the PS200m research ship the RRS Sir David Attenborough.
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The Russian military said the Liman -- a former research ship re-fitted as an intelligence vessel -- had a hole ripped out of its hull in the collision with the Youzarsif H.
All crew members of the research ship of the Black Sea Fleet are alive and well and are currently preparing for evacuation from the Turkish rescue ship to a Russian ship," the Defense Ministry said.
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1 M will be provided to the Institute of Oceanology with the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences for the repair the Akademik research ship.
CONSTRUCTION work is to start on a polar research ship which was almost named Boaty McBoatface.
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