Different types of ship


Different types of ship


Ships are important means of transportation. They are used for transporting people and goods. But do you know how many types of ship are there? There are various types of ships of various sizes. They are used for different purposes. Here, let’s take a look at different types of ships.

1 Catamaran

A catamaran is a boat with two hulls which are placed side by side.

2 Ferry

Ferry ships are used to transport people from one place to another.

3 Cruise Ship

They are luxury ships used to take people on long cruises.

4 Yacht

Yachts are mostly used for racing and pleasure cruising.

5 Oil Tanker

Used to carry oil from the place of production to different ports around the world.

6 Cargo Ship (Merchant Navy)

Used to transport containers from one place to another.

7 Submarine

Submarines can travel underwater. They are used by the military for purposes. They are also used for undersea research.

8 Battleship

A military ship used in wars. It is equipped with various firearms and weapons

9 Aircraft Carrier

A military ship that can carry air crafts. Air crafts can take-off and land on them.

10 Minesweeper

Used to find and destroy mines planted by enemies.


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  1. Karthick February 2, 2015