Hull Classification

Some articles on hull, hull classification, hulls:

Hull Number - United States Military
... Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration employ hull numbers in conjunction with a hull classification symbol to uniquely identify vessels and to aid identification ... A particular combination of hull classification and hull number is never reused and therefore provides a means to uniquely identify a particular ship ... the combined designation, which is painted on the sides of the hulls, is frequently called the "hull number" ...
Hull Classification Symbol (Canada)
... The Royal Canadian Navy uses hull classification symbols to identify the types of its ships, which are similar to the United States Navy's Hull ... The hull classification symbol in the example is the parenthetical suffix (DDG 283), where the hull classification type DDG indicates that the Algonquin is a guided missile destroyer and the hull classification ... Listed below are various hull classification types with some currently in use and others that are retired and no longer in use ...
List Of Acronyms And Initialisms: S - SS
... Ship Stainless steel Stockholm Skins (s) Submarine (US Navy hull classification) (i) Super Sport Surface-to-Surface (missile) SSA (s) Cargo Submarine (US Navy hull classification) (i) Social Security Administration (U.S ... i) Streaming SIMD Extensions SSG — (s) Guided Missile Submarine (retired US Navy hull classification) SSGN — (s) Nuclear-Powered Guided Missile Submarine (US Navy hull classification ...