hospital ship

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Noun1.Hospital ship - a ship built to serve as a hospitalhospital ship - a ship built to serve as a hospital; used for wounded in wartime
ship - a vessel that carries passengers or freight
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A hospital ship is a potent instrument of international policy, diplomacy, humanitarianism, and soft power.
The President himself told me that since the RPS Ang Pangulo is not really being used, it is just docked somewhere, it is more beneficial if it is converted into a hospital ship," Roxas said in an interview during his visit to Cabanatuan City.
While a hospital ship is an innovative means of providing medical care where it's nearly non-existent, it's our volunteers, like Liz, who truly bring hope and healing,'' said Allison Holisky, Mercy Ships' director of recruiting.
He continued to serve on hospital ships, including the USS Samaritan, a WWI transport converted to a 700-bed vessel.
The restored William Riley lifeboat, which was lowered down a cliff 100 years ago in an attempt to reach the stricken hospital ship Rohilla <B Nathan Williams
China has dispatched its state-of-the-art hospital ship, the Peace Ark, to the Philippines following global and domestic criticism of the communist state's lethargic response to Typhoon Haiyan, which killed 4,000 people.
Karachi -- Chinese hospital ship 'Peace Ark' has started its medical services to the Pakistani patients.
Preethi had landed in Mumbai's Bandra Terminus on May 2, after she got a job as a nurse at the Indian Naval Hospital Ship ( INHS) Asvini in Colaba.
A hospital ship is a ship designated for primary function as a floating medical treatment facility or hospital.
LYING in the cot on a hospital ship at Chittagong, Burma, in 1943, I was carefully arranging a food tray over my stomach while listening to the bombing by Japanese planes.
Two other photographs, US Naval Hospital Ship Mercy, Vietnam, 2009, and Ship Security, US Naval Hospital Ship Comfort, Haiti, 2010, are views of essentially the same subject from different vantage points.

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