motorship


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motorship

[′mōd·ər‚ship]
(naval architecture)
A ship propelled by a motor which can travel on the seas; in particular, one propelled by an internal combustion engine such as a diesel engine.
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It marks a superb recovery by DAPS after the knock-back it suffered when Waverley Excursions announced the lay-up of the historic motorship Balmoral.
If you want to endure - sorry, enjoy - excursion ship travel between Liverpool and North Wales, the veteran motorship Balmoral, of Waverley Excursions, returns to the Mersey for a cruise to Menai Bridge on Thursday, July 17, viewing Puffin Island and the Menai Bridges.
PLANS to bring the historic motorship Balmoral to Liverpool for fundraising trips are in tatters after the shock news that the ship will be laid up this year.