Composite ship

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one with a wooden casing and iron frame.

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The Swedish navy has the largest composite ship in the world, the 236-ft (72-m) Visby-class corvette.
McMullen & Assoc., Atlantic Marine, Goodrich and Umoe Mandal The design is derived from the Norwegian Skjold, a 154-foot composite ship.
Composite ships are desirable for many reasons, such as the fact that they don't require painting, said Chris B.
Cohen estimated that a composite ship costs up to 10 times more than a steel ship.
A senior Navy official told National Defense that the decision does not mean the service is being too "conservative" and walking away from composite ships.
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