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Auxiliary ship

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An auxiliary ship is a naval ship designed to operate in any number of roles supporting combatant ships and other naval operations. [1]

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Ammunition ship

An ammunition ship is an auxiliary ship specially configured to carry ammunition, usually for naval ships and aircraft.

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A barge is a flat-bottomed ship, built mainly for river and canal transport of heavy goods.

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Blue-water navy

A blue-water navy is a maritime force capable of operating globally, essentially across the deep waters of open oceans.

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A buoy is a floating device that can have many purposes.

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Cargo ship

A cargo ship or freighter ship is any sort of ship or vessel that carries cargo, goods, and materials from one port to another.

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Collier (ship)

A collier is a bulk cargo ship designed to carry coal, especially for naval use by coal-fired warships.

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Combatant ship

A combatant ship is a naval ship designed primarily to go "into harm's way." A combatant ship is armed with offensive weaponry, although the ship and its weapons may be employed in offensive or defensive roles.

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Depot ship

A depot ship is an auxiliary ship used as a mobile or fixed base for submarines, destroyers, minesweepers, fast attack craft, landing craft, or other small ships with similarly limited space for maintenance equipment and crew dining, berthing and relaxation.

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A derrick is a lifting device composed at minimum of one guyed mast, as in a gin pole, which may be articulated over a load by adjusting its guys.

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Dry dock

A dry dock (sometimes dry-dock or drydock) is a narrow basin or vessel that can be flooded to allow a load to be floated in, then drained to allow that load to come to rest on a dry platform.

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A jetty is a structure that projects from the land out into water.

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Lighter (barge)

A lighter is a type of flat-bottomed barge used to transfer goods and passengers to and from moored ships.

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List of auxiliaries of the United States Navy

This is a list of auxiliaries of the United States Navy.

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List of auxiliary ship classes in service

The list of auxiliary ship classes in service includes all auxiliary ships in naval service in the world.

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Naval ship

A naval ship is a military ship (or sometimes boat, depending on classification) used by a navy.

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A navy or maritime force is the branch of a nation's armed forces principally designated for naval and amphibious warfare; namely, lake-borne, riverine, littoral, or ocean-borne combat operations and related functions.

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Oiler (ship)

An oiler is a naval auxiliary ship which carries fuels to refuel other warships.

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Repair ship

A repair ship is a naval auxiliary ship designed to provide maintenance support to warships.

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A seaplane is a powered fixed-wing aircraft capable of taking off and landing (alighting) on water.

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Self-defence (self-defense in some varieties of English) is a countermeasure that involves defending the health and well-being of oneself from harm.

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Ship commissioning

Ship commissioning is the act or ceremony of placing a ship in active service, and may be regarded as a particular application of the general concepts and practices of project commissioning.

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Ship's tender

A ship's tender, usually referred to as a tender, is a boat, or a larger ship used to service or support other boats or ships, generally by transporting people and/or supplies to and from shore or another ship.

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A steamboat is a boat that is propelled primarily by steam power, typically driving propellers or paddlewheels.

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A submarine (or simply sub) is a watercraft capable of independent operation underwater.

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Survey vessel

A survey vessel is any type of ship or boat that is used for mapping.

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Tanker (ship)

A tanker (or tank ship or tankship) is a ship designed to transport or store liquids or gases in bulk.

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Technical research ship

Technical research ships were used by the United States Navy during the 1960s to gather intelligence by monitoring, recording and analyzing wireless electronic communications of nations in various parts of the world.

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A troopship (also troop ship or troop transport or trooper) is a ship used to carry soldiers, either in peacetime or wartime.

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A tug (tugboat or towboat) is a type of vessel that maneuvers other vessels by pushing or pulling them either by direct contact or by means of a tow line.

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Underway replenishment

Replenishment at sea (RAS) (North Atlantic Treaty Organisation/Commonwealth of Nations) or underway replenishment (UNREP) (US Navy) is a method of transferring fuel, munitions, and stores from one ship to another while under way.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Auxiliary_ship

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