Asked in History of Maritime, Titanic, Decade - 1910s
What does the RMS in RMS Titanic stand for?
An ordinary ship would be SS (Steam Ship) or MV (Motor Vessel). RMS is Royal Mail Ship -( not only a steam ship, a sailing vessel can be RMS as well ) It's a distinction because of the carriage of the mail. ...
Asked in Cruises and Ocean Liners
What is the passenger capacity of a MV Silver Whisper?
The MV Silver Whisper is a cruise ship with a passenger capacity of 382. There are 295 crew members. The ship was built by the Mariotti Shipyard in Genoa, Italy. ...
Asked in Travel & Places
In marine terminology what does MS mean how is it different from MV?
In marine terminology, MS is a prefix meaning "motor ship" and the prefix MV means "motor vessel." The two are often used synonymously. ...
What is mv stand for?
mv (short for move) is a Unix command that moves one or more files or directories from one place to another. Since it can "move" files from one filename to another, it is also used to rename files. Using mv requires the user to have write permission for the directories which the file will move between. This is because mv changes the file's location by editing the file list of each directory. ---- Given the question is listed under history this could be "Motor...
Asked in Pollution, Oil Spills
What is name of ship caused oil spill on the beach of Mumbai?
The MSC Chitra and MV Khalijia 3 collided causing the 2010 Mumbai oil spill. The MSC Chitra was the ship that was carrying the oil. Notably, the MV Khalijia had recently been involved in another collision in July. ...
Asked in History of Maritime
MV LION Steam Ship?
MV = Motor Vessel SS = Steam Ship the P&O Normandy ferry MV Lion was powered by two Crossley Pielstick PC2 12V-400 medium speed diesel engines Steam heating (fuel - engines - hot water - accommodation) was supplied by a Clayton steam generator electricity generated by Rolls Royce "c" range diesels ...
In a ships name what does ss usns and HMS stand for?
This is what those terms stand for. SS stands for Steam Ship. USS stand for United State Ship. And HMS stands for His or Her Majesty's Ship. ...
Asked in Cars & Vehicles
What does the ss stand for in the ss minnow?
SS stands for Steam Ship but the minnow was powered by diesel motor and should have had the prefix MV (marine vessel or motorized vessel) however the producers initials were S.S and that is my personal theore as to where it came from, as Minnow came from Minow the head of the FCC ...