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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Built at Swan Hunter, Wallsend, in 1938, Dominion Monarch was the world's most powerful motorship and on the Australasia run until 1962.
low resistance in fast motion through the water, the TSL concept enables the least possible amount of ballast water for sinking their platforms deep enough to accept the floating barge or even the smaller motorship. Of course, there is no need for any harbor reloading device, i.e.
(75) In 1930, White Star's new motorship Britannic revived a small ladies' retiring room adjacent to the drawing room, described by Shipbuilding and Shipping Record as "a new feature".
As well as the famous Resurgam submarine, which lies off the Welsh coast, Mr Flint has explored the remains of the Munster passenger motorship which was sunk in 1940.