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A ship is commonly defined as having a bow (front) and stern (back), and is built for ocean travel for the purpose of commercial or military transport. Ocean liners, container ships, and destroyers are classified as ships.

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This will definitely depend on the kind of soil your pool is built on. Pools without structured foundations (which is basically all residential pools) are designed to have the weight of the water push back when the soil below expands and heaves, thus preventing cracking and/or failure of the concret…
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Some associations of history enthusiasts are trying to build ships as it was done in the 18th century. The only thing to do to learn how ships were built at this time is to look at the historic records and historical books.its not the only thing you can do, i am currently looking for model boat plan…
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Cost of Shipping a Container Costs vary according to destination, size, weight, shipping class, and possibly other factors. The charges of various moving/freight companies for the same container can vary greatly, too. To find the best price, you will need to know the shipping location and destinat…
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Shipping containers are used for trains and ships for efficiency.
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People, read your owner's manual. If it is a 350 V8 then more than likely 5 quarts with a filter change.
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Answer James Watts-late 1700's
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Probably the only reason is that the standard aircraft traffic pattern is a left-hand pattern (all turns in the traffic pattern are made to the left). Putting the superstructure on the right puts the "tower" outboard of the pattern, allowing flight operations to be viewed from one side.  Could…
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Actually, M/S stands for "motor ship", M/V stands for "motor vessel" and S/S means "steam ship". The Latter response is correct RMS on British ships refers to Royal Mail Ship. MS = Motor ship. SS = Steam Ship. In naval (military) usage USS is "United States Ship"; HMS is "Her (His) Majesty's Ship…
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A ship that sank on her maiden voyage was MS Hans Hedtoft was a Danish Ship that struck an iceberg south of Cape Farewell and sank on 30 January 1959.
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AnswerThe primary responsibility of the crew of the submarine, at least when it is under way, is to stand watch in their assigned space at an assigned post. Others will perform maintenance, perform checks on equipment or be preparing a meal. Each man will act according to his specialty.To cite just …
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It takes two weeks to one month to travel from China to the USA with a cargo ship. But alternatively you can also hire a tour agency like "USA Travel Online" for the China to the USA tour.
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Dollars and Cents To put it in perspective, the fleet of U.S. flagged ships sailing interisland Hawaiian cruises (spending 96 hours of the week idle in port) run a price tag of nearly $250,000 a week to fuel each vessel, lifeboats and tender boats. These ships range from about 70,000 tons - 93.000…
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43 grams of powdered sugar will fill about 1/3 of a 1-cup container.
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This is usually measured in pounds of fuel per horsepower per hour. Roughly speaking, 0.25 lbs/hp/hr is considered to be pretty good, and 100,000 hp is a low-side estimate of an average container ship's horsepower. This then works out to 25,000 pounds of marine diesel fuel per hour. Marine diesel we…
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lofty does the crew live onboard? one port, can I return it in the next? If I guaranteed an ocean view cabin, why am I looking at a parking lot? (the ship is still in port) What time is the 'midnight buffet'? How far 'are we' above sea level? (This really depends on what deck you're standing …
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actually your feet are the longest like Michael Jordan lol
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Ok, I am a Deck Officer. I will be serving onboard container ships.I chose cargo ships as working on these is very hands on, the crew are usually hard working, down to earth, good at working in a team and probably most importantly, are not afraid to get their hands dirty!In Comparison to cruise line…
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My mother went from San Francisco to Tanggu Port (at Tiensin) of Peking in September 1940 so I know it was operational there. I have a picture of her on the boat. She was a missionary teacher on her way to the mission fields. Joanie SchirmI too know the ship was sailing in December 1940. My mother, …
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3.5 qts with oil filter
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depends who's asking ! are you planning to charter one ? which region ? Swire Pacific offshore http://www.swire.com.sg/
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1 cubic foot of liquid = 7.48051945 US gallons20,000 gallons divided by 7.48051945 = 2,673.6 cubic feetA container 10 feet by 10 feet by 26 feet 8.0832 inches should hold it but you might want to round that last one off to 27 feet for splash factor.
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RMS Titanic's lookout Frederick Fleet spotted the iceberg at 11:40pm on April 14, 1912. His warning "Iceberg, Right Ahead!" was immediately heard, but Titanic was too close to the iceberg to avoid collision, and she struck the iceberg seconds after his warning. The bulk of an iceberg is actually un…
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Floating Resorts The term floating hotels has been used to describe what cruise ships really are -- massive resorts with all of the amenities you would expect to find in land-based hotels, but with many technical differences. Cruise ships don't rely on land based resources such as electricity, te…
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Electricity on ships The answer is suggested in your question. Cruise ships, like most big boats, have generators on board that provide the electricity. Usually big diesel engines. Depending on the size of the ship, there could be four or more.
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The largest cruise ship in the world today is known to be Independence of the Seas, a Royal Caribbean ship and has a gross tonnage of 154,407. In late 2009, Royal Caribbean will launch their next ship, Oasis of the Seas, which will be larger than Independence of the Seas by 40%. Oasis of the Seas ha…
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Lowermost part of a ship It's called the hull (pronounced hul). It's the lowermost part of a ship - the part of the ship that is submerged under water. The "line" along the center of the bottom of the hull of the ship is the keel of the ship. It's laid down first when the ship is built, and is a…
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She's a museum ship in North Carolina. A unique warship, the only battleship in history to have been struck from one salvo of torpedos fired from an I-boat (submarine) that also sank a fleet carrier (USS Wasp) and a destroyer (USS O'Brian, sank later enroute for repairs).North Carolina took the torp…
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Answer Most large mass-market vessels (Carnival, Royal Carribbean, etc) have top speeds around 21-24 knots. Smaller vessels and boats designed for long distances can go a few knots faster (the Queen Mary 2, for instance, can do 29 knots which is highly unusual for a large cruise ship). …
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During a storm the ferry, 'Wahine' ran aground on Barret's Reef at the entrance to Wellington Harbour.
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Robert Fulton was the first to COMPLETE the first steamboatRobert Fulton.Robert Fulton did not invent the steam boat. John Fitch invented it, but he died before he fixed the problem in the engine. Robert Fulton is given credit for it because he finished John Fitch's design, and tweaked the engine.Sh…
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Kitchen funnelsKitchen funnels, which can range in length and size, are great for separating bulk quantities into small containers. For example, a funnel could be used to divide a large container of juice into smaller, single serving bottles for a picnic. Simply place the spout into the openings of …
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It depends on the type of boat you want. For example if you want a luxury fishing yacht, you would most likely go with Viking or Ocean. But if you have millions to spend, then you would go with ISA or get a custom one.
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What will you be doing and what cruiseline will you be working for?Working on large ships is very different than working on smaller ones. How much room you have can be relative to the size and age of the ship you are on. In general, consider the company and the age of their fleet. On older ships, yo…
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To sail from California to Japan it would take about 4 months. This is accounting for the best weather conditions.
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Modern shipbuilding practice is to build ships in several subassemblies, called blocks. The blocks are constructed from the ground up, and loaded with as much outfitting (piping, electrical wiring, equipment) as possible. The blocks are built on the ground, and then erected onto the ship. The size o…
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I've had my '01 for 6 yrs. My service manual says 3.5 qts., w/o filter and 3.75 qts,. with filter. I use synthetic oil exclusively and my engine is clean and tight after 160k miles. 4 1/8 qts. accodring to the user manual.
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To collect over $2 trillion they would like about $11 billion for 2008. Will likely be budgeted for much less. See link for wish list budget. http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d07719t.pdf Note: 1 trill = 1,000,000,000,000 1 bill = 1,000,000,000 So if we didn't just casually round the collections and …
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The Oasis of the Seas, with a gross tonnage weight of 220,000 is, by far, the largest cruise ship in the world. It's owner is Royal Caribbean. This cruise ship holds over 6,000 passengers and has a staff of 2,000. It has 18 decks, is longer than 3 football fields and is 208 feet wide. Over 130,000 m…
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current location of ship I don't know where to find info about it, but as of Sunday, July 15 2007 the ship's in Yaletown, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (ship's KISSES GEORGETOWN) Hope this helps! 7-24-2007 We spotted the ship in Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, Washington this morning at …
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MY BEST ANSWER:A swab is a yarn mop. Sailors on fishing boats had to swab the deck many times in a day to wash up blood, guts and the smell of fish. This kept the boat clean. When a sailor got into trouble, he was made to swab the deck as a punishment. It was also another way to keep sailors out of …
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It's the wood part over to top of a cabin at the aft, the back of a ship, as opposed to where Leonardo DiCaprio did a top-of-the-world bit in Titanic, the movie, not the ship that sank in 1912. (the prow or bow)
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The four battleships of the World War II-era USS Iowa class (includes Iowa, New Jersey, Missouri and Wisconsin) are the largest "battleships" built by the United States. However, modern US nuclear-powered aircraft carriers, including the USS Enterprise and the USS Nimitz-class carriers, are the larg…
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A 2,600 passenger ship will use in a week: 14,000 lbs of Beef4,000 lbs. of Fish22,000 EggsJust to name a few
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It obviously depends from where and to where. But in general terms, you will probably need to use a container - a shipping agent will be able advise you on the safety requirements and cost. As a rule of thumb, the adminstration and import duty will be roughly the same as the shipping costs.
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Cruise ships vary is size, including their displacement. They range from modest "expedition" ships of under a hundred feet to the big vessels that we see advertised in travel ads. The latter are hundreds of feet long and can displace many, many thousands of tons, even into six figures.
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An 'expert' opinion on Aluminium vs Steel armour ? 10/26/2003 1:02:53 PM This is one of the more insightful article I have read on the subject. "To introduce myself, I have recently completed a a masters degree in Manufacturing Engineering from Warwick University in the UK. My thesis was on laser p…
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The group of a ship is a FLEET.
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In sailing ships made of wood, it was the spine of the vessel, running from front to back (fore to aft) for the whole length; the 'ribs' of the craft were attached to it and it formed the basic structure for the building of the ship. Most modern ships do not have a keel as they have rounded, smooth…
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i have a 99 Malibu and it takes about 5 and a half quarts to fill!! hope this helps!!!i have a 99 Malibu and it takes about 5 and a half quarts! hope this helps!!
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Answer In the original Star Trek episode "Mudd's Women," the ship's computer (voice of Majel-Leigh Hudec-Barrett, who was uncredited as such) says that Mudd's "master's license" was revoked on stardate 1116.4. The hearing at which this is mentioned takes place on stardate 1329.2. The install…
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White Star Lines
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Answer cruise ships range from 300 to1,025 feet long
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the queen Mary 2
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Because the wind is unreliable. That's why they call the wind "Moriah".
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Since dozen means 12, then one short would be 11. Euphemism for "not of sound mind"
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As per Wikipedia: "A pyx or pix (Latin: pyxis, transliteration of Greek: ?????, box-wood receptacle, from ?????, box-tree) is a small round container used in the Catholic, Old Catholic and Anglican Churches to carry the consecrated host (Eucharist), to the sick or invalid or those otherwise unable …
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along the bottom 'seam' of the boat. If you can imagine a boat as cut in half longways, the cut you make is the where the keel would go. on the bottom of the boat
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i dont think there are disadvantages,im like googling this and i cant find annyyythinng ! (n)
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James Lawrence said it!
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it was captain Edward john smith, he was at sea for a long time he was said for fault of damaging the RMS Olympic tooCaptain Edward John Smith
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The Casino of Spa in Belgium is believed to be the oldest in the world.Founded in 1763, and completed in 1769, it predates the Casino of Monaco (1862) by a century!
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http://www.answers.com/topic/separatory-funnel-1 also known as separation funnel, separating funnel, or colloquially sep funnel, is a piece of laboratory glassware used in liquid-liquid extractions to separate (partition) the components of a mixture between two immiscible solvent phases of differe…
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armada is a fleet of warships.
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Three masetd ships were used by all sailors who sailed the open ocean so for pirates who spent much time at sea three masted ships were ideal. Pirates who sailed, and raided, coastlines preferred fast, sleek, single masted sloops which could out maneuver and out-run large, heavy three masted ship…
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Answer By a method called tacking. The vessal moves in a zig zag like pattern to make head way. A sailing boat can not sail into the wind in a straight line. AnswerIn a zig-zag pattern shifting from port to starboard.I have the older version, actually. Mine is from around the time Christopher Colo…
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A metal ship floats because, it is lighter than the amount of water it would take to fill the space.
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Armada (:
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Just a group of ships travelling tigether.
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it is used to pour substance eg. liquids and solids
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Major cruise lines have thought of most everything that you will need for your vacation. You do not have to worry about driving or flying from place to place. They take you there. The food is usually excellent and plentyful. They understand that you have paid them and they work for you. You can plan…
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There were 1,517 people lost on the Titanic from the wreckage and in the freezing waters surronding the area they were in.
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Answer The Queen Mary II is owned by the Cunard Line. You could get information from their web site. www.cunard.com Happy sailing.
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The St Mary is the only 16th century warship on display anywhere in the world. Built between 1509 and 1511, she was one of the first ships able to fire a broadside, and was a firm favourite of King Henry VIII. Ha ha wrong answer the real answer is the titanic Not!!!!!!! at least i don't thinks
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At approximately 11:40pm April 14, 1912 the Titanic struck an iceberg. At 2:20am April 15,1912 the Titanic plunged to the bottom of the ocean. This occurred between Iceland and New York City.
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Answer Edit- the 02 f4i holds 3.3qts with a new filter installed or 3 qts if you just drain and swap the oil out. check the site glass to see if you are low or high as you fill, put in 2, then slowly add the 3rd then check with it level, then add more if needed. You want it in between the two lin…
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Answer [Contrary to a previously posted answer, the Titanic wasn't used for filming. The Titanic had four funnels and sank in 1912; the ship used in _Affair_ (filmed in 1957) had only two funnels. ] In the "50th anniversary" DVD release, one of the bonus features is a Movietone News piece about …
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The largest ship in the world right now is oasis of the seas. The one before this on was Titanic, which now is outdated.
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It is as good as adding weight below waterline. So the center of gravity will move towards the keel and the GM will increase as KM-KG=GM. It may be subjected to Free surface correction till it gets filled up finally. Till then the GM loss may be experienced. Captain PK JAIN It is as good as adding…
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Answer It depends on the density of a substance, if it can float or not. If its mass per volume is less than the one of water, it floats. That means overall that the same volume of water would have a bigger weight than the one of the ship... and it floats... By the way: The volume of water the s…
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Navigation is the process of monitoring and controlling the movement of a craft or vehicle from one place to another...by zaki qaderi
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A fleet.
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For the purposes of registration, a ship is divided into 64 shares; most maritime nations (the United States being an exception) follow this custom, which is variously attributed, for example, to the fact that ships traditionally had 64 ribs or the fact that under Queen Victoria ship owners were tax…
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1,517 passengers and crew died on Titanic. 1,503 people total died. Most of them died of hypothermia or drowning.
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USS Iowa (BB 61) - San Francisco, California (Planned) USS New Jersey (BB 62)- Camden, New Jersey USS Missouri (BB 63 ) - Pearl Harbor, Hawaii USS Wisconsin (BB 64) - Norfolk, Virginia USS Massachusetts (BB 59) - Fall River, Massachusetts USS North Carolina (BB 55) - Wilmington, North Carolina…
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Depends on the ship. Most use fuel oil for a diesel engine. Some use heavy oil for a steam engine. Some used coal, and some use uranium as fuel for a nuclear reactor.
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The dying words of Captain James Lawrence
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Thomas Savery and in 1698
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Tramp ships have several advantages. They have no fixed routing or itinerary schedule so they are available at a very short notice.
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Depending on what you believe in eg if Christ then Noah......
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You cant go through unless you have an action replay code.
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Cruise ships generally cruise between 11 and 17 knots, depending on the distance that needs to be covered while underway, harbor traffic and the sea conditions.The world's fastest cruise ship ever built was the Queen Elizabeth 2 which could travel up to 30 miles.
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Many ships use MDO or Marine Diesel Oil, sometimes also known as #2 Diesel. Ships can also use HFO or Heavy Fuel Oil or Bunker C. These are crude oil derivatives that are largely unrefined. They are very thick and need to be heated by steam in order to reduce its viscosity to allow them to flow.
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Answer It depends on the ship. A 16th century galley might carry 400 troops plus men for the oars and sailors. A cog might only need couple of dozen, to run but could certianly carry more than that if needed.
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