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  Ship prefix - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A ship prefix is a combination of letters, usually abbreviations, used in front of the name of a civilian or naval ship.
Prefixes for civilian vessels may either identify the type of propulsion, such as "SS" for steamship, or purpose, such as "RV" for research vessel.
The use of ship prefixes is not universal; in particular neither the Third Reich's Kriegsmarine nor the Imperial Japanese Navy used ship prefixes.
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 Ship - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
One can measure ships in terms of overall length, length of the waterline, beam (breadth), depth (distance between the crown of the weather deck and the top of the keelson), draft (distance between the highest waterline and the bottom of the ship) and tonnage.
Before mechanisation, merchant ships always used sail, but as long as naval warfare depended on ships closing to ram or to fight hand-to-hand, galleys dominated in marine conflicts because of their maneuverability and speed.
A few ships have used nuclear reactors, but this is not a separate form of propulsion; the reactor heats steam to drive the turbines.
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 Her Majesty's Ship - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
His or Her Majesty's Ship (HMS) is the title used for ships of the navy in some monarchies, either formally or informally.
Otherwise all ships in the Royal Navy are known as HM Ships, though formerly when a distinction was made between three-masted ship-rigged ships and smaller vessels they would be called HM Frigate X, or HM Sloop Y.
The HMS prefix is also used by shore establishments which are commissioned "stone frigates" in the Royal Navy.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Her_Majesty's_Ship   (381 words)

  
 Steamship   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
A steamship, or less commonly steam ship, is a ship that is propelled by a steam engine driving through a propeller.
It usually carries the ship prefix SS before its name.
The term is often used interchangeably with "steamboat", although vessels called "steamboats" tend to be smaller and travel on rivers, while "steamships" are larger and travel on the open sea.
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 Ship   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The exact size at which a ship becomes a boat is often defined by local law and regulation.
Most ships built since around 1960 have been diesel powered, or motor ships, one exception being the Queen Elizabeth 2[?] of 1968 that was fitted with steam turbines although she was subsequently converted to diesel as a cost saving measure.
In Jesus' time fishermen's boats on the Sea of Galilee were called "ships." Much may be learned regarding the construction of ancient merchant ships and navigation from the record in Acts 27, 28.
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 Ship
A ship is a large, sea-going watercraft, sometimes with multiple decks.
Most ships built since around 1960 have used diesel power or motors; one exception, Queen Elizabeth 2 of 1968, started with steam turbines but subsequently converted to diesel as a cost-saving measure.
In the past, people counting or grouping disparate types of ship may refer to the individual vessels as bottoms.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/s/sh/ship.html   (2495 words)

  
 FSD : Starship Operations : Transponder Signals and Prefix Codes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Transponder codes can be extremely useful when a group of ships are acting together, since they enable the fleet's commander to instantly identify each vessel under his or her command and to see exactly how they are deployed.
If a ship enters a heavily developed area, a network of sensors on board ships, space stations, and planetary installations can be used to relay information to a tactical operations center.
The prefix codes are seldom used, but there have been instances where knowledge of another ship's prefix code has been instrumental in winning a battle - or preventing a war.
www.lcarscom.net /fsd/operations/prefixcodes.html   (984 words)

  
 Wikipedia: NCC
It has been suggested that the prefix "NCC" was used by the creators of Star Trek analogously to the United States Navy's hull classification symbols, and was a combination of a ship prefix "NS" ("Naval Ship"), and the Soviet Union acronym "CCCP" to show that the two countries had to work together to establish Starfleet.
In the original series of Star Trek, the only registries seen were for ships either unseen, or seen to be of the same class as the Enterprise.
This was confirmed in Enterprise with the registry 'NX-01' for the experimental ship of the title, but this was explained in a way which is at odds with chronologically later usage - NX is being used as a class name, and 'NX-01' means 'the first ship of the NX class'.
www.factbook.org /wikipedia/en/n/nc/ncc.html   (420 words)

  
 Ship prefix - Questionz.net , answers to all your questions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
A ship prefix are letters, usually abbreviations, used in front of a civilian ship or man'o'war (naval ship).
ROU Republica del Oriental Uruguay Occasionally writers will prefix a ship's name with an abbreviation of its nationality in their own language, such as "IJN" for Teikoku Nihon Kaigun, but that usage is deprecated.
United States ships that have not been commissioned in the Navy yet don't hold the title of USS, it holds the title of PCU (Pre-commissioned unit) For example, the shipyard is building the new aircraft carrier-- The Neversail.
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 Prefixes : Home Electronics
See live article   Binary prefix Binary prefixes are often used to quantify large amounts of bytes, bits, or bits per second (bit/s), and are derived, but slightly different, from the SI prefixes such as kilo-, mega-, giga- and so on.
Ship prefixes in the United States Navy have consistently been "United States Type," where Type was "Ship," "Sloop," "Bark," and so on.
In English, most prefixes are bound morphemes, meaning that they cannot occur as independent words (excluding citational uses, e.g., saying "Speaking of the prefix, 'un-',...").
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 Ireland Information Guide , Irish, Counties, Facts, Statistics, Tourism, Culture, How
The use of ship prefixes is not universal; in particular neither the Third Reich's Kriegsmarine nor the Imperial Japanese Navy seem to have used prefixes, although "DKM" and "HIJMS" respectively are often seen in English works.
In the 20th century, naval ships are often further identified by hull classification symbols, hull numbers, and pennant numbers, in a format specific to each navy.
A United States ship that has not yet been commissioned in the Navy does not hold the title of USS, it holds the title of PCU (Pre-commissioned unit) For example, say a shipyard is building a new aircraft carrier:—the Neversail.
www.irelandinformationguide.com /Ship_prefix   (528 words)

  
 Registry - Memory Alpha
A registry prefix should not be confused with a ship's prefix code.
A ship name prefix is a series of letters that precede a ship's name, and are used to indicate the vessel's purpose and origin.
With Earth's national prefixes (British HMS and Russian VK) still in use up to the founding of the Federation, it is probable that USS still meant United States Ship in the same timeframe, but we only have one example to look at.
www.memory-alpha.org /en/wiki/Registry   (690 words)

  
 Starfleet Security, Chapter Four: Security Systems
When the ship or station is not on alert, guards are routinely posted at security stations on the decks located near these vital areas, able to monitor the security scanners and respond quickly if there is a need.
If the ship is already engaged in a mission, the prisoners may be held until that mission is complete and the ship has an opportunity to deal with them.
Characters on the opposing ship realize the image is false when it doesn't live up to their expectations (the enemy ships don't open fire, the failed system continues to function, and so forth).
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 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Ship Building 101 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Introduction: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Building and operating a ship on the Narnian seas is a fairly simple task.
This is the room in which the ship's tiller or wheel will be located, often towards the rear of the ship.
The ship will be added to the shiplock, the Ship's Relay will be relocated (but you will retain ownership), and the ship itself will appear at the Port of Cair Paravel, ready for its first voyage.
www.calormen.com /Calormen/Text_Files/Ship_Building.txt   (591 words)

  
 Ship Prefix - NSwiki   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
A ship prefix is a combination of letters, usually an abbreviation, used in front of a ship (Whether a starship, a surface ship or other type) and often denotes said ship's nationality or type.
Not all nations utilise prefixes, and many instead identify their vessels with registration numbers visible on the hull, or hidden from view.
Of those that do use prefixes a number keep their designations classified, so that none outside their borders can use even that information to their advantage.
ns.goobergunch.net /wiki/index.php/Ship_Prefix   (199 words)

  
 ORP - TheBestLinks.com - TLA, Ship prefix, Polish Navy, Pl:ORP, ...
ORP - TheBestLinks.com - TLA, Ship prefix, Polish Navy, Pl:ORP,...
pl:ORP ORP is a traditional ship prefix in the Polish Navy.
It is an abbreviation (TLA) of the Polish term: Okręt Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej - (the) Polish Republic Ship.
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 Malaysia Shipping : Boats and Shipping   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
NOTE: SKU numbers ending in F are factory shipped and may take a little longer to reach you.
With the advent of the steam ship in the mid-1860s and the opening of the Suez Canal in 1869, Singapore became a major port of call for ships plying between Europe and East Asia.
Ships and Shipping -     Directory Home Encylopedia Directory eShowcase Sitemap Privacy Contact Us Top: Regional: Asia: Singapore: Transportation: Ships and Shipping Ports (other...) Shipyards (other...) See Also: Business: Transportation and Logistics: Maritime APL Home Page - APL provides worldwide container transportation and logistics services.
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 pl ORP ORP is a traditional ship prefix ship prefix in...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
pl ORP ORP is a traditional ship prefix ship prefix in...
pl:ORP "ORP" is a traditional ship prefix ship prefix in the Polish Navy Polish Navy.
It is an abbreviation (TLA TLA) of the Polish term: "Okręt Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej" - (the) Polish Republic Ship.
www.biodatabase.de /ORP   (96 words)

  
 phone number prefix selections   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
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 Transponder Signals and Prefix Codes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
As a result, the Cardassians wasted valuable resources attempting to engage an insignificant vessel, while the Defiant was free to attack another target.
In 2285, the U.S.S. Reliant, under the command of Captain Clark Terrell, was on a mission to survey planets as part of the Genesis Project when it was hijacked by the superhuman madman Khan Noonien Singh.
In 2367, Captain Jean-Luc Picard, commander of the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-D, revealed the prefix code of the Starfleet vessel U.S.S. Phoenix NCC-65420 to Cardassian authorities.
www.homestead.com /Federation_Archives/files/Transponder.html   (943 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The prefix is USNS ("United States Naval Ship") for ships operated by the Military Sealift Command.
The prefix is USS ("United States Ship") for ships of the active fleet and the Naval Reserve Force.
Here are the Uniform Resource Locators (URLs): http://www.ncts.navy.mil/navpalib/ships/lists/filename.txt ftp://ftp.ncts.navy.mil/pub/navpalib/ships/lists/filename.txt Replace filename.txt in the URL with Readme.txt for this file home.txt for the list sorted by homeport ship.txt for the list sorted by ship name type.txt for the list sorted by type and hull number Remember that all file and directory names are case sensitive.
www.ibiblio.org /pub/academic/history/marshall/military/USN/Readme.txt   (348 words)

  
 NCC - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Another more popular theory is that it derives from the 'NC' prefix used for United States airplanes - creator Gene Roddenberry and Enterprise designer Matt Jefferies (after whom the "Jeffries tube" was named) were pilots.
After being commissioned and assigned to Capt. Sulu, her number was changed to NCC-2000.
The Federation as of the mid-2370s has a number of identifiers based on the particular operator and purpose of a specific ship, including (but not limited to) the following:
www.encyclopedia-online.info /NCC   (571 words)

  
 Ship - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In the past, people counting or grouping disparate types of ship may refer to the individual vessels as bottoms, but this generally refers only to merchant vessels.
Groups of submarines (particularly German U-boats in the 1940s) hunt in wolfpacks.
The authors list is available on this page.
www.knowledgehunter.info /wiki/Ship   (2492 words)

  
 ShipSoul Docs
A new ship is a ship that is either newly build or just captured in battle in the last turn.
If the 'Save enemy ship names to file' in the [General] section is YES, the ships of the races defined in the [Misc] section will be scanned.
The output file used to write the enemy ship names to, may be used as input file for the cover names (or your own set of names).
users.raketnet.nl /kreike/ShipSoul/ssdochtm.htm   (5960 words)

  
 Star Trek Minutiae » Star Trek: Series ? » Episode 47
One of the organic ships shot out a bolt of energy at one of the cubes.
Between the sheer size of the enemy ships and their armor, they did little damage.
Sure enough, the ships had also passed through the vortex, and were resuming their attack...
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 B.E. Simon Bolivar - The Sailing Ship   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
All are invited to welcome the ship when she arrives on Friday, July13 (9 AM) and to wish her a “buen viaje” when she departs on Wednesday, July 18 (10 AM).
Simon Bolivar’s visit is a prelude to a larger, full-scale visit by up to 25 international “tall ships” planned in Tampa for June 26-30, 2002.
Barque (“bark”;) indicating a square-rigged sailing ship, except for the aftermast, which is fore and aft rigged.
www.americanvictory.org /Simon   (201 words)

  
 What does the "SS" in front of the na... - Answerbag
Steamships generally carry the ship prefix "SS" before their names.
Although paddle steamers are often driven by a steam engine, they are normally counted separately and carry the prefix "PS".
Sniper1: Also-"Surface Ship", which is a New definition-as of 1870, near the advent of the Submarine
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 United States Navy Memorial   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Ships - Exhibits - Chief Petty Officers Bell - Library - Photos - Internships
Home - Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log - Ships Store - FAQ - More Info
No portion may be reproduced in whole or in part without express permission.
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