Mother Ships

Some articles on mother ships, mother ship:

Banks Dory - Mother Ships
... Banks dories were carried aboard mother ships, usually fishing schooners, and used for handlining cod on the Grand Banks ... Prior to the introduction of Banks dories, fish were caught with handlines from the mother ship alone ... During the day they would return several times to the mother ship and unload their catch ...
SNCASE Languedoc - Operational History
... A small number of Languedocs were used as flying testbeds and mother ships, succeeding the pair of He 274 prototype airframes left behind by the Luftwaffe in 1944 that ...

Famous quotes containing the words ships and/or mother:

    I saw three ships go sailing by,
    Over the sea, the lifting sea....
    Philip Larkin (1922–1986)

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    Mary Kay Blakely (20th century)