weather ship


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weather ship

n.
An oceangoing vessel equipped to make meteorological observations.
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Noun1.weather ship - an oceangoing vessel equipped to make meteorological observations
vessel, watercraft - a craft designed for water transportation
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NEWS 1941 A German weather ship was captured off Iceland, revealing secret documents on the coding machine Enigma.
Her commander had been instructed to take out a German weather ship north east of Iceland, which was believed to have an Enigma machine on board.
LightNight on the Dock May 13 Commissioned for LightNight by Albert Dock Liverpool, created by TiLT and produced by Open Culture - comes Meteo-Dock - an experimental weather ship.
Coast Guard weather ship left service in 1977, although one Norwegian ship continued duty until 2010.
And he used his command of the weather ship USS Sea Cloud to prove his point.
Data were collected aboard the Norwegian weather ship Polarfront, equipped with a battery of instruments to measure wind speed, humidity and carbon dioxide.
His service included protecting convoys in the North Atlantic, based out of Iceland, and then aboard a weather ship in the Pacific theater.
Second, a 27-page Introduction includes summaries of all German World War II weather stations--operations that took place in Svalbard, Greenland, and Franz Josef Land--accompanied by maps showing the location of each weather station or weather ship. Third, an 11-page section of endnotes is included to explain abbreviations or items in the text that require further clarification.
The last weather ship in the world lies anchored in a severe and lonely place in the Norwegian Sea.
Dinsmore, retired manager of WHOI Marine Operations and also former US Coast Guard weather ship program manager.