The term "S.S." in the name of a ship stands for "Steam Ship", if it is a surface vessel - in the Navy, "SS" stands for Submersible Ship, or submarine. All vessels have some type of prefix designator to denote the type of ship it is. For example, M/V or MV stands for Motor Vessel, SV stands for Sailing Vessel, etc.
The prefix "SS" designation on a merchant vessel stands for Steam Ship; there are several other designations that reveal the type of propulsion the vessel uses.
MV - Motor Vessel (vessels that run strictly on engines that do not convert water to steam for propulsion and electricity)
SV - Sailing Vessel
MT - Motor Tanker or Motor Tugboat
MSV - Motor Stand-by Vessel
There are several other prefix designations - you can view them at the link below.
SS is short for Steam Ship, and is generally used on civilian ships. If you are thinking of USS, this stands for United States Ship.
The prefix of a vessel's name indicates the kind of propulsion she has. SS for "Steamship," M/V for "Motor Vessel" (vessels that burn fuel in their engines.)
In naval terminology, SS stands for Steam Ship.
The ss stands for steamship.
Sailing Ship or Steam Ship.
SS stands for steam ship
SS - SchutzstaffelSchutzstaffel - Protection Squad (literal translation) The SS ran the concentration camps. Please see the related question for more information on the SS.
my great granfather JosephWilson served on the SS Coniston and was accidentally drowned in the Thames on 6th June 1922. His headstone was erected by officers and crew of the SS Coniston at Bonemargey cemetry in Ballycastle Co Antrim.
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HMSmeans her majesty's ship.
SS - Steamship
SS stands for steamship.
SS stands for Steam Ship
It is the abbreviation for steam ship.
The SS stands for: Steam Ship
When used before the name of a ship, S.S. is an abbreviation for steamship.
The designation "SS" for Submarines means "Submersible Ship". SS is also a warfare designation for sailors who are qualified in submarines. For older Navy surface vessels and current merchant ships, the "SS" designator means "Steam Ship", referring to it's power source.
No, SS Constitution was sister ship of SS Independence. The closest ship to a sister ship of the SS United States was SS America, both designed by the same individual and in the same shipyard. All but the SS United States have passed on.
SS = Steam Ship, HMS = His Majesties Ship, RMS = Royal Mail Ship, MV = Motor Vessel, RV = Research Vessel, NS = Nuclear Ship
SS means Streamship.It is usually understood to mean "Steam Ship" Some ships used TSS for "Turbine Steam Ship"
Yes, the SS Anne is the ship that sunk in PokÃ©mon.
SS UNITED STATES SISTER SHIP WAS SS AMERICA... She was drafted in WWII and became the USS West Point