a warship (at anchor or under way) required to maintain a higher degree of readiness than others in its squadron
A guard ship is a warship stationed at some port or harbour to act as a guard, and in former times in the Royal Navy to receive the men impressed for service. She usually was the flagship of the admiral commanding on the coast. A guard-boat is a boat which goes the round of a fleet at anchor to see that due watch is kept at night. In Soviet terminology a guard ship is a small, general purpose patrol and/or escort vessel. An example of a guard ship is HMS Clyde which is stationed in the Falkland Islands.
The numerical value of guard ship in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of guard ship in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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