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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account in this soldier's diary of this troop ship outbreak of pandemic influenza also supports issues raised in other historical documents: the potential for crowded quarters to amplify influenza transmission and the inadequate provision of medical resources (both supplies and staff), which were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.
He said the attempt was similar to a rebel attempt in May to target a troop ship also bringing soldiers on leave from Kankesanturai to Trincomalee, which was also thwarted.
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.
Willa Cather and the Myth of American Migration achieves what it promises: it plausibly and suggestively links moving van, troop ship, and cathedral to the largest movements of migration and empire in Cather's fiction and U.
Two 200-year-old iron cannon, the muzzle of another cannon, a cannon ball and coins were found at Rest Bay, Porthcawl, in January 2014 after severe storms stripped feet of sand off the beach uncovering treasure thought to be from a British troop ship which sank off Sker Point, near Porthcawl in 1798.
His brother, Colin, told the ECHO that during part of his National Service, in the Royal Army Medical Corps, he was Medical Officer on the troop ship Empire Test, making journeys between Liverpool and the Middle East: "He kept up his military association with the Territorial Army for many years, and became Commanding Officer of the RAMC unit at the Chavasse Barracks, in Wavertree, with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.