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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. [1]

52 relations: Amphibious warfare ship, Ancient Rome, Armed merchantman, Attack transport, Barge, Cold War, Convoy, Cruiser, Cunard Line, Falklands War, Head (watercraft), HMHS Britannic, HMS Otranto, HMT Dunera, HMT Empire Windrush, HMT Rohna, Hospital ship, Liberty ship, Merchant navy, Military transport aircraft, Navis lusoria, New Georgia, Ocean liner, Passenger ship, Port, Prisoner of war, Queen Elizabeth 2, RMS Aquitania, RMS Laconia (1921), RMS Lancastria, RMS Mauretania (1906), RMS Olympic, RMS Queen Elizabeth, RMS Queen Mary, Ship, Ship's tender, Soldier, SS Justicia, SS United States, Submarine, TSS Fairstar, Type C3-class ship, Type C4-class ship, U-boat, United States Maritime Administration, USS Henry R. Mallory (ID-1280), USS McCawley (APA-4), Victory ship, War Shipping Administration, White Star Line, ..., World War I, World War II. Expand index (2 more) »

Amphibious warfare ship

An amphibious warfare ship (or amphib) is an amphibious vehicle warship employed to land and support ground forces, such as marines, on enemy territory during an amphibious assault.

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Ancient Rome

In historiography, ancient Rome is Roman civilization from the founding of the city of Rome in the 8th century BC to the collapse of the Western Roman Empire in the 5th century AD, encompassing the Roman Kingdom, Roman Republic and Roman Empire until the fall of the western empire.

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Armed merchantman

An armed merchantman is a merchant ship equipped with guns, usually for defensive purposes, either by design or after the fact.

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Attack transport

Attack transport is a United States Navy ship classification for a variant of ocean-going troopship adapted to transporting invasion forces ashore.

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Barge

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

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Cold War

The Cold War was a state of geopolitical tension after World War II between powers in the Eastern Bloc (the Soviet Union and its satellite states) and powers in the Western Bloc (the United States, its NATO allies and others).

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Convoy

A convoy is a group of vehicles, typically motor vehicles or ships, traveling together for mutual support and protection.

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Cruiser

A cruiser is a type of warship.

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Cunard Line

Cunard Line is a British-American cruise line based at Carnival House at Southampton, England, operated by Carnival UK and owned by Carnival Corporation & plc.

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Falklands War

The Falklands War (Guerra de las Malvinas), also known as the Falklands Conflict, Falklands Crisis, Malvinas War, South Atlantic Conflict, and the Guerra del Atlántico Sur (Spanish for "South Atlantic War"), was a ten-week war between Argentina and the United Kingdom over two British dependent territories in the South Atlantic: the Falkland Islands, and its territorial dependency, the South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.

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Head (watercraft)

The head (or heads) is a ship's toilet.

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HMHS Britannic

Britannic was the third and final vessel of the White Star Line's of steamships; and the second to bear the name "Britannic." She was the fleet mate of both the and the and was intended to enter service as a transatlantic passenger liner.

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HMS Otranto

HMS Otranto was an armed merchant cruiser requisitioned by the Royal Navy when World War I began in 1914.

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HMT Dunera

HMT Dunera was a British passenger ship which gave her name to an infamous case of wartime maltreatment and injustice.

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HMT Empire Windrush

HMT Empire Windrush, originally MV Monte Rosa, was a passenger liner and cruise ship launched in Germany in 1930.

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HMT Rohna

HMT Rohna was a British India Steam Navigation Company passenger and cargo liner that was built on Tyneside in 1926 as SS Rohna and requisitioned as a troop ship in 1940.

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Hospital ship

A hospital ship is a ship designated for primary function as a floating medical treatment facility or hospital.

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Liberty ship

Liberty ships were a class of cargo ship built in the United States during World War II.

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Merchant navy

A merchant navy or merchant marine is the fleet of merchant vessels that are registered in a specific country.

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Military transport aircraft

Military transport aircraft or military cargo aircraft are typically fixed wing and rotary wing cargo aircraft which are used to airlift troops, weapons and other military equipment by a variety of methods to any area of military operations around the surface of the planet, usually outside the commercial flight routes in uncontrolled airspace.

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Navis lusoria

A navis lusoria (plural naves lusoriae) is a type of a small military vessel of the late Roman Empire that served as a troop transport.

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New Georgia

New Georgia is the largest island of the Western Province of the Solomon Islands.

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Ocean liner

An ocean liner is a passenger ship primarily used as a form of transportation across seas or oceans.

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Passenger ship

A passenger ship is a merchant ship whose primary function is to carry passengers on the sea.

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Port

A port is a maritime commercial facility which may comprise one or more wharves where ships may dock to load and discharge passengers and cargo.

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Prisoner of war

A prisoner of war (POW) is a person, whether combatant or non-combatant, who is held in custody by a belligerent power during or immediately after an armed conflict.

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Queen Elizabeth 2

The Queen Elizabeth 2, often referred to simply as QE2, is a floating hotel and retired ocean liner built for the Cunard Line which was operated by Cunard as both a transatlantic liner and a cruise ship from 1969 to 2008.

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RMS Aquitania

RMS Aquitania was a British ocean liner of Cunard Line in service from 1914 to 1950.

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RMS Laconia (1921)

The second RMS Laconia was a Cunard ocean liner, built by Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson as a successor of the 1911-1917 ''Laconia''.

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RMS Lancastria

RMS Lancastria (later HMT Lancastria)"RMS" stands for Royal Mail Ship; HMT stands for His Majesty's Transport was a British Cunard liner requisitioned by the UK Government during World War II.

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RMS Mauretania (1906)

RMS Mauretania was an ocean liner designed by Leonard Peskett and built by Wigham Richardson & Swan Hunter for the British Cunard Line, and launched on the afternoon of 20 September 1906.

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RMS Olympic

RMS Olympic was a British transatlantic ocean liner, the lead ship of the White Star Line's trio of liners.

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RMS Queen Elizabeth

The RMS Queen Elizabeth was an ocean liner operated by Cunard Line.

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RMS Queen Mary

The RMS Queen Mary is a retired British ocean liner that sailed primarily on the North Atlantic Ocean from 1936 to 1967 for the Cunard Line – known as Cunard-White Star Line when the vessel entered service.

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Ship

A ship is a large watercraft that travels the world's oceans and other sufficiently deep waterways, carrying passengers or goods, or in support of specialized missions, such as defense, research and fishing.

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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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Soldier

A soldier is one who fights as part of an army.

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SS Justicia

SS Justicia was a British troopship sunk during the First World War.

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SS United States

The SS United States is a retired luxury passenger liner built in 1950–51 for United States Lines at a cost of US$79.4 million ($ in). The ship is the largest ocean liner constructed entirely in the United States and the fastest ocean liner to cross the Atlantic in either direction, retaining the Blue Riband for the highest average speed since her maiden voyage in 1952.

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Submarine

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

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TSS Fairstar

TSS (Turbine Steam Ship) Fairstar (Fairstar, the Fun Ship) was a popular Australian based cruise ship operating out of Sydney for 22 years.

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Type C3-class ship

Type C3-class ships were the third type of cargo ship designed by the United States Maritime Commission (MARCOM) in the late 1930s.

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Type C4-class ship

The Type C4 class ship were the largest cargo ships built by the United States Maritime Commission (MARCOM) during World War II.

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U-boat

U-boat is an anglicised version of the German word U-Boot, a shortening of Unterseeboot, literally "undersea boat".

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United States Maritime Administration

The United States Maritime Administration (MARAD) is an agency of the United States Department of Transportation.

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USS Henry R. Mallory (ID-1280)

USS Henry R. Mallory (ID-1280) was a transport for the United States Navy during World War I. She was also sometimes referred to as USS H. R. Mallory or as USS Mallory.

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USS McCawley (APA-4)

USS McCawley (APA-4) was a that served with the United States Navy during World War II.

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Victory ship

The Victory ship was a class of cargo ship produced in large numbers by North American shipyards during World War II to replace losses caused by German submarines.

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War Shipping Administration

The War Shipping Administration (WSA) was a World War II emergency war agency of the US government, tasked to purchase and operate the civilian shipping tonnage the US needed for fighting the war.

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White Star Line

The Oceanic Steam Navigation Company, more commonly known as the White Star Line, was a prominent British shipping company.

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World War I

World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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References

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

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