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    SS Polar Star Resue Called Off


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    Re: SS Polar Star Resue Called Off

    FYI, its USCGC Polar Star not SS.

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    Re: SS Polar Star Resue Called Off

    Quote Originally Posted by Fishstyx View Post
    FYI, its USCGC Polar Star not SS.
    Thank you. Can you leave a note for Mr. Still as well ?

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    Re: SS Polar Star Resue Called Off

    Quote Originally Posted by Dibbler View Post
    Thank you. Can you leave a note for Mr. Still as well ?
    Don't have a youtube account so can't reply. The "SS" designator means "Steamship." In the modern age, the only types of ships you still see with steam as their primary propulsion are modern LNG carriers and the old Great Lakes freighters (maybe some third world coastal freighters). Otherwise, you'd use "M/V" or motor vessel.

    The USCGC Polar Star operates on electric motor powered by diesel generators and 2 gas turbines but since its a military vessel, it gets the branch's designator in front.

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    Re: SS Polar Star Resue Called Off

    Chinese vessel known as the snow dragon....oh herro, no fiya?

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    Re: SS Polar Star Resue Called Off

    The USS Enterprise wasn't a steamship.

    Quote Originally Posted by Fishstyx View Post
    Don't have a youtube account so can't reply. The "SS" designator means "Steamship." In the modern age, the only types of ships you still see with steam as their primary propulsion are modern LNG carriers and the old Great Lakes freighters (maybe some third world coastal freighters). Otherwise, you'd use "M/V" or motor vessel.

    The USCGC Polar Star operates on electric motor powered by diesel generators and 2 gas turbines but since its a military vessel, it gets the branch's designator in front.

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    Re: SS Polar Star Resue Called Off

    Quote Originally Posted by Morton View Post
    The USS Enterprise wasn't a steamship.
    No, but its a United States Ship...USS. The US Navy takes that designator for war ships. Support ships get USNS, US Naval Ship.

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