S.S. What does it stand for?

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Old 08-27-09, 06:12 PM
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S.S. What does it stand for?

In relation to ships and boats what does S.S. stand for?
 
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Old 08-27-09, 06:34 PM
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OOps misread the post.

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Old 08-27-09, 06:42 PM
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I searched around and found this answer...


Screw-driven steamships generally carry the ship prefix "SS" before their names. Paddle steamers usually carry the prefix "PS" and Steamships powered by the steam turbine may be prefixed "TS" (Turbine Ship). The term steamer is occasionally used, out of nostalgia, for diesel motor-driven vessels, prefixed "MV".
 
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