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  1. United States Naval Ship

    United States Naval Ship or USNS is the prefix designation given to non-commissioned ships that are property of the United States Navy.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. United States Naval Ship

    A public vessel of the United States that is in the custody of the Navy and is: a. Operated by the Military Sealift Command and manned by a civil service crew; or b. Operated by a commercial company under contract to the Military Sealift Command and manned by a merchant marine crew. Also called USNS. See also Military Sealift Command.


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