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    Special Purpose Ships, Submarines and Watercraft

    Special Purpose Vessels are often multi-role craft intended for a variety of specific jobs during war or peacetime.





    There are a total of (45) Special Purpose Ships, Submarines and Watercraft in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order. Flag images indicative of country of origin.



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    1982
    Thumbnail picture of the ARM Cuauhtemoc (BE01)
    ARM Cuauhtemoc (BE01)
    Type: Sail- / Diesel-Powered Training Barque
     
    1969
    Thumbnail picture of the Armored Troop Carrier (ATC)
    Armored Troop Carrier (ATC)
    Type: Armored Troop Carrier / Riverine Assault
     
    1969
    Thumbnail picture of the Assault Support Patrol Boat (ASPB) (Alpha Boat)
    Assault Support Patrol Boat (ASPB) (Alpha Boat)
    Type: Armored Riverine Assault Boat
     
    1932
    Thumbnail picture of the Belle Poule (A650)
    Belle Poule (A650)
    Type: Schooner Training Vessel
     
    1997
    Thumbnail picture of the CCG Willow (WLB-202)
    CCG Willow (WLB-202)
    Type: Buoy Tender / Multi-Mission Cutter Vessel
     
    1991
    Thumbnail picture of the Combat Boat 90 (CB90) / Stridsbat 90H
    Combat Boat 90 (CB90) / Stridsbat 90H
    Type: Fast Personnel Landing Craft
     
    1964
    Thumbnail picture of the Command and Communications Boat (CCB)
    Command and Communications Boat (CCB)
    Type: Riverine Warfare Command and Communications Platform
     
    1862
    Thumbnail picture of the CSS Virginia (USS Merrimack)
    CSS Virginia (USS Merrimack)
    Type: Casemate Screw Ironclad Ram Warship
     
    2011
    Thumbnail picture of the Engin de Debarquement Amphibie Rapide (EDA-R)
    Engin de Debarquement Amphibie Rapide (EDA-R)
    Type: Amphibious Assault Landing Craft / Catamaran Landing Craft (L-CAT)
     
    1966
    Thumbnail picture of the FGS Deutschland (A59)
    FGS Deutschland (A59)
    Type: Training Cruiser Warship
     
    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Higgins Boat LCVP (Landing Craft, Vehicle, Personnel)
    Higgins Boat LCVP (Landing Craft, Vehicle, Personnel)
    Type: Amphibious Assault Landing Craft
     
    1918
    Thumbnail picture of the HMS Argus (I49)
    HMS Argus (I49)
    Type: Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier / Barracks Ship
     
    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the HMS Unicorn (I72)
    HMS Unicorn (I72)
    Type: Maintenance Aircraft Carrier
     
    2003
    Thumbnail picture of the HSV-2 Swift
    HSV-2 Swift
    Type: Catamaran Experimental Navy Craft
     
    1927
    Thumbnail picture of the Juan Sebastian Elcano
    Juan Sebastian Elcano
    Type: Fully-Rigged Four-Masted Training Sailing Ship
     
    2015
    Thumbnail picture of the Juliet Marine Ghost
    Juliet Marine Ghost
    Type: Stealth Boat Fast Attack Watercraft
     
    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Landing Craft Infantry (Large) (LCI(L))
    Landing Craft Infantry (Large) (LCI(L))
    Type: Amphibious Assault Ship
     
    1939
    Thumbnail picture of the Maiale (Pig)
    Maiale (Pig)
    Type: Manned Torpedo Submarine
     
    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Neger
    Neger
    Type: Manned Torpedo Carrier / Assault Boat
     
    1966
    Thumbnail picture of the PACV / ACV (Pac-Vee / Monster)
    PACV / ACV (Pac-Vee / Monster)
    Type: Air Cushioned Patrol Boat / Hovercraft
     
    1988
    Thumbnail picture of the RFA Argus (A135)
    RFA Argus (A135)
    Type: Auxiliary Support Ship
     
    1992
    Thumbnail picture of the Rigid Inflatable Boat (RIB)
    Rigid Inflatable Boat (RIB)
    Type: Special Forces Inflatable Insertion-Extraction Boat
     
    2005
    Thumbnail picture of the Sea Fighter (FSF-1)
    Sea Fighter (FSF-1)
    Type: Experimental Littoral Combat Ship
     
    2006
    Thumbnail picture of the Sea-Based X-Band (SBX-1)
    Sea-Based X-Band (SBX-1)
    Type: Self-Propelled Ocean-Going Radar Station
     
    1975
    Thumbnail picture of the SEAL Delivery Vehicle (SDV) Mk VIII
    SEAL Delivery Vehicle (SDV) Mk VIII
    Type: SEAL Insertion Vehicle
     
    1915
    Thumbnail picture of the SMS Seeadler (Pass of Balmaha)
    SMS Seeadler (Pass of Balmaha)
    Type: Merchant Ship / Diesel-and-Sail Commerce Raider
     
    1946
    Thumbnail picture of the USCGC Eagle (WIX-327)
    USCGC Eagle (WIX-327)
    Type: Three-Masted Sail Training Barque
     
    1987
    Thumbnail picture of the USNS Comfort (T-AH-20)
    USNS Comfort (T-AH-20)
    Type: Medical Support Vessel
     
    1985
    Thumbnail picture of the USNS Grasp (T-ARS-51)
    USNS Grasp (T-ARS-51)
    Type: Rescue / Salvage Ship
     
    1998
    Thumbnail picture of the USNS Henson (T-ASG-63)
    USNS Henson (T-ASG-63)
    Type: Oceanographic Survey Ship
     
    1995
    Thumbnail picture of the USNS Rainier (T-AOE-7) / USS Rainer (AOE-7)
    USNS Rainier (T-AOE-7) / USS Rainer (AOE-7)
    Type: Fast Combat Support Ship
     
    1925
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Bass (SS-164) / (V-2 (SF-5)
    USS Bass (SS-164) / (V-2 (SF-5)
    Type: Diesel-Electric Ocean-Going Attack Submarine
     
    1970
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Blue Ridge (LCC-19)
    USS Blue Ridge (LCC-19)
    Type: Amphibious Command Ship
     
    1955
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Carronade (IFS-1)
    USS Carronade (IFS-1)
    Type: Inshore Fire Support Ship
     
    1993
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Cyclone (PC-1)
    USS Cyclone (PC-1)
    Type: Coastal Patrol Boat
     
    1995
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Firebolt (PC-10)
    USS Firebolt (PC-10)
    Type: Coastal Patrol Boat
     
    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the USS John C. Butler (DE-339)
    USS John C. Butler (DE-339)
    Type: Destroyer Escort
     
    1971
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Mount Whitney (LCC-20)
    USS Mount Whitney (LCC-20)
    Type: Command and Control Ship
     
    1971
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Ponce (AFSB-1)
    USS Ponce (AFSB-1)
    Type: Afloat Forward Staging Base
     
    1924
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Sable (IX-81)
    USS Sable (IX-81)
    Type: Aviator Training Aircraft Carrier
     
    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Taconic (AGC-17)
    USS Taconic (AGC-17)
    Type: Amphibious Force Command Ship
     
    1959
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Triton (SSN-586)
    USS Triton (SSN-586)
    Type: Radar Picket Submarine / Nuclear-Powered Attack Submarine
     
    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Wolverine (IX-64)
    USS Wolverine (IX-64)
    Type: Aviator Training Aircraft Carrier
     
    1985
    Thumbnail picture of the Vishnya-class
    Vishnya-class
    Type: SIGNals INTelligence (SIGINT) Warship
     
    1988
    Thumbnail picture of the Zubr LCAC (Pomornik) (Project 1232.2)
    Zubr LCAC (Pomornik) (Project 1232.2)
    Type: Air-Cushioned Landing Craft