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troop ship

[′trüp ‚ship]
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The chronological account in this soldier's diary of this troop ship outbreak of pandemic influenza also supports issues raised in other historical documents: the potential for crowded quarters to amplify influenza transmission and the inadequate provision of medical resources (both supplies and staff), which were also identified in the official inquiry.
It was launched in 1915 for the Pacific Steam Navigation Co and taken over by Cunard as a troop ship in 1941.
After watching shipwrecked sailors who were too cold to pull themselves to safety following the sinking of the troop ship Cherokee-an event that only 22 people survived--the Escanaba's Lieutenant Robert Prause was galvanized into action.
* Searching for military personnel traveling to the ETO, March 13, 1945, Troop Ship John H.
''The LTTE attempted to target a troop ship carrying 854 unarmed soldiers from the northern port of Kankesanturai to the Trincomalee harbor,'' an army spokesman said of Tuesday's attack.
Lucas lied about his age and joined the Marines at age fourteen: he rejected a statewide assignment to stow away on a troop ship bound for the Pacific, becoming the youngest soldier of his era and the youngest recipient of the Medal of Honor.
This had been a former troop ship in the Falklands and had been converted into a floating jail in America.
The Andrea Doria is cited as a troop ship returning to Montreal, but the historical ship of that name wasn't built until several years later (and was a luxury liner).
As Tong's troop ship sailed to Egypt he placed a message into a bottle and dropped the bottle into the sea.
In India and in Burma, and on the troop ship home, he had read books on, and met people connected with, Moral Re-Armament.
The first was a sloop of war, the second a Civil War gunboat, followed by a Spanish-American War-era steamer troop ship, a World War I cruiser, a World War II light cruiser, and a Cold War era attack cargo ship.