Definition of Tankships
1. tankship [n] - See also: tankship
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tankships
tankships (current term)
Literary usage of Tankships
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Russian Rockefellers: The Saga of the Nobel Family and the Russian Oil by Robert W. Tolf (1976)
"... the Buddha was badly damaged in one of those sudden Caspian storms he thought twice about his brother's brilliant scheme to transport oil in tankships. ..."
2. Transportation Statistics Annual Report (1997) edited by Marsha Fenn (1998)
"On a cumulative basis from 1973 through 1993, tankships accounted for 30 percent of the volume of total reported oil spills, only 5 percent of reported ..."
3. United States Shipping Board Emergency Fleet Corporation: Hearing Before the by United States, Senate, Congress, Committee on Commerce (1918)
"... power to drive 30 freighters each of 10000 tons capacity and of 12 knots speed. Recently they launched two Diesel tankships for the department. ..."