Asked in History of Maritime
History of Maritime
What is the definition of SS when used on a nautical vessel?
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 ...
Asked in US Merchant Marines
What is the meaning of SS on ships?
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. For example: 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. ...
Asked in US Navy
What does SS in Ships names mean?
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. ...
Asked in Holocaust, Germany in WW2, Adolf Hitler
How were the SS and the Gestapo used against opposition?
the Gestapo arrested them and the SS imprisoned them
Asked in Britain in WW2, Germany in WW2, Italy in WW2
What did ss soldiers do?
what is ss soldiers?! A US World War 2 veteran told me that the SS were mostly elite soldiers who were used as the US used the Marines. Some of the SS committed war crimes, and that is how they are mostly remembered today, but the real history of the SS is much more complicated. ...
What does SS on Navy Ships stand for?
SS is short for Steam Ship and used on civilian ships. NS would be Nuclear Ship and there was at least one civilian nuclear powered vessel. US Navy ships carry the prefix of USS for United States Ship. British Navy ships have HMS for Her Majesty's Ship. ...
Asked in Large Ships
What does SS on a ship stand for?
SS is short for Steam Ship and used on civilian ships. NS would be Nuclear Ship and there was at least one civilian nuclear powered vessel. USS is a prefix designation for a military ships that stand for "United States Ship". HMS is a prefix designation for a British ships that stand for "His(Her) Majesty's Ship". Other ship designations you may see are 'MS' which stands for 'Motor Ship' and 'M/V' which stands for 'Motor Vessel'. ...
Asked in Genetics
What is the genotype for Ss Ss ss ss?
You cannot do a cross to determine the genotypes of individuals because there is only one gene here. Genotype consists of the entire genetic makeup of the individual, which cannot be determined by a single gene. Only the alleles S or s is used to express this particular gene. If you're looking for a monohybrid cross between Ss and Ss, while separately wanting a result between ss and ss, then the answers are as follows: Ss x Ss 25% SS 50% Ss 25% ss ss x...
Asked in Submarines
What does ss mean for submarines?
The US Navy long ago coined a vessel classification code based on two or three letters, SS was assigned to Submarine ( by the way BB was assigned to Battleships, and DD to Destroyers, there are split variations such as DDR- Radar destroyer with heavy ECm equipment, SSN-Nuclear submarine, general type, SSBN, Nuclear sub, Ballistic Missile type ( such as Polaris using) and so on By itself SS designates a conventional, non-nuclear, that is Diesel-Electric submarine such as the U.S.S. Ling (...
Asked in Legal Documents
What does SS stand for in legal documents?
What does the "ss" stand for on the Venue? s.s. is the latin word "Scilicet" meaning "in particular" or "namely". What is a Venue? The definition of Venue is "The clause in an affidavit naming the locality where it was made and sworn to". ...
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. ...