Collier (ship type)

Collier is an historical term used to describe a bulk cargo ship designed to carry coal.

ee also

* SS "River Clyde"
* USS "Merrimac"
* SS "Ulysses"
* USS "Cyclops"
* SS Bengrove
* USS Langley (CV-1)
* USS Vestal (AR-4)
* HM Bark Endeavour


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Collier (ship) — For other uses, see Collier (disambiguation). The collier USS Merrimac (1898) Collier is a historical term used to describe a bulk cargo ship designed to carry coal, especially for naval use by coal fired warships. In the late 18th century a… …   Wikipedia

  • Collier — Contents 1 Coal industry 2 Places 3 People 4 Things …   Wikipedia

  • Ship transport — Water transport redirects here. For the transportation of water, see Water transportation. Harbour cranes unload cargo from a container ship at the Jawaharlal Nehru Port in Navi Mumbai, India …   Wikipedia

  • Ammunition ship — USNS Kilauea (T AE 26), a typical contemporary ammunition ship An ammunition ship is a warship specially configured to carry ammunition, usually for Navy ships and aircraft. Their cargo handling systems, designed with extreme safety in mind,… …   Wikipedia

  • Net laying ship — General characteristics (US Navy netlayers) Displacement: 560 tons, 700 tons laden Length: 151 ft. 8 in. Beam: 30 ft. 6 in. Draft: 10 ft. 6 in …   Wikipedia

  • Depot ship — A depot ship is a ship which acts as a mobile or fixed base for other ships and submarines or supports a naval base. Depot ships may be specifically designed for their purpose or be converted from another purpose. They are especially used as… …   Wikipedia

  • Sir George Collier, 1st Baronet — George Ralph Collier, 1st Baronet Born 1774 London, England …   Wikipedia

  • Landing Ship, Tank — A Canadian LST off loads an M4 Sherman during the Allied invasion of Sicily in 1943. Landing Ship, Tank (LST) was the military designation for naval vessels created during World War II to support amphibious operations by carrying significant… …   Wikipedia

  • Container ship — Two container ships pass in San Francisco Bay Class overview Name: Container ship Subclasses: (1) Geared or gearless …   Wikipedia

  • Landing Ship Medium — were amphibious assault ships of the United States Navy in the World War II. Of comparable size to Landing Ship, Tank and the Landing Craft, Infantry, there were 558 LSM (Landing Ship, Medium) made for the USN between 1944 and 1945. The majority… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.