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Normally a Tanker carries some liquid, mostly Oil, therefore the term "Oil Tanker".

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What do you call a large cargo ship?

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What kind of cargo ships are there?

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Fighters, bombers, reconaissance planes, fighter-bomber fighters, tankers, torpedo bombers and cargo planes.

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Which type of ship can carry the most cargo?

If you consider the "most cargo" to be by weight or volume then the answer would be a Supertanker. VLCC stands for Very Large Crude Carriers. These tankers can carry up to 400,000 tons of crude oil and are over 1,000ft in length.

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What is unique on tankers?

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What is a Name for large merchant ships?

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