notional ship

notional ship

A theoretical or average ship of any one category used in transportation planning (e.g., a Liberty ship for dry cargo; a T-2 tanker for bulk petroleum, oils, and lubricants; a personnel transport of 2,400 troop spaces).
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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Each team was provided a notional ship manifest that required extensive corrections.