dirty ship

dirty ship

[¦dər·dē ′ship]
(naval architecture)
Tanker carrying oil or heavy petroleum products.
References in classic literature ?
A draggled muslin cap on his head and a dirty gunny-sack about his slim hips proclaimed him cook of the decidedly dirty ship's galley in which I found myself.
Let me tell you--I am not going down on a dirty ship like that.
He told the committee that the sugar may have been contaminated in the high seas in open and dirty ships that had been used to transport fertiliser, coal and other poisonous materials.
class="MsoNormalSome importers, he said, ferried the sweetener in open and dirty ships that had been used to transport fertiliser, coal and other poisonous materials class="MsoNormalAldai MP Cornelly Serem also tabled material showing how the imported sugar was mishandled in terms storage, packaging and transportation.