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Special Purpose Ships 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 48 Special Purpose Ships and Watercraft in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z). Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily the primary operator.


Thumbnail picture of the ARM Cuauhtemoc (BE01)
ARM Cuauhtemoc (BE01) (1982)
Thumbnail picture of the Armored Troop Carrier (ATC)
Armored Troop Carrier (ATC) (1969)
Thumbnail picture of the Assault Support Patrol Boat (ASPB) (Alpha Boat)
Assault Support Patrol Boat (ASPB) (Alpha Boat) (1969)
Thumbnail picture of the Belle Poule (A650)
Belle Poule (A650) (1932)
Thumbnail picture of the CCG Willow (WLB-202)
CCG Willow (WLB-202) (1997)
Thumbnail picture of the Combat Boat 90 (CB90) / Stridsbat 90H
Combat Boat 90 (CB90) / Stridsbat 90H (1991)
Thumbnail picture of the Command and Communications Boat (CCB)
Command and Communications Boat (CCB) (1964)
Thumbnail picture of the CSS Virginia (USS Merrimack)
CSS Virginia (USS Merrimack) (1862)
Thumbnail picture of the Engin de Debarquement Amphibie Rapide (EDA-R)
Engin de Debarquement Amphibie Rapide (EDA-R) (2011)
Thumbnail picture of the FGS Deutschland (A59)
FGS Deutschland (A59) (1966)
Thumbnail picture of the Higgins Boat LCVP (Landing Craft, Vehicle, Personnel)
Higgins Boat LCVP (Landing Craft, Vehicle, Personnel) (1941)
Thumbnail picture of the HMS Argus (I49)
HMS Argus (I49) (1918)
Thumbnail picture of the HMS Unicorn (I72)
HMS Unicorn (I72) (1943)
Thumbnail picture of the HSV-2 Swift
HSV-2 Swift (2003)
Thumbnail picture of the IJN Hosho
IJN Hosho (1922)
Thumbnail picture of the IRIN Paykan (P224)
IRIN Paykan (P224) (2003)
Thumbnail picture of the Juan Sebastian Elcano
Juan Sebastian Elcano (1927)
Thumbnail picture of the Juliet Marine Ghost
Juliet Marine Ghost (2015)
Thumbnail picture of the Landing Craft Infantry (Large) (LCI(L))
Landing Craft Infantry (Large) (LCI(L)) (1943)
Thumbnail picture of the Maiale (Pig)
Maiale (Pig) (1939)
Thumbnail picture of the Mihail Kogalniceanu (class)
Mihail Kogalniceanu (class) (1993)
Thumbnail picture of the Neger
Neger (1943)
Thumbnail picture of the PACV / ACV (Pac-Vee / Monster)
PACV / ACV (Pac-Vee / Monster) (1966)
Thumbnail picture of the RFA Argus (A135)
RFA Argus (A135) (1988)
Thumbnail picture of the Rigid Inflatable Boat (RIB)
Rigid Inflatable Boat (RIB) (1992)
Thumbnail picture of the Sea Fighter (FSF-1)
Sea Fighter (FSF-1) (2005)
Thumbnail picture of the Sea-Based X-Band (SBX-1)
Sea-Based X-Band (SBX-1) (2006)
Thumbnail picture of the SEAL Delivery Vehicle (SDV) Mk VIII
SEAL Delivery Vehicle (SDV) Mk VIII (1975)
Thumbnail picture of the SMS Seeadler (Pass of Balmaha)
SMS Seeadler (Pass of Balmaha) (1915)
Thumbnail picture of the USCGC Eagle (WIX-327)
USCGC Eagle (WIX-327) (1946)
Thumbnail picture of the USNS Comfort (T-AH-20)
USNS Comfort (T-AH-20) (1987)
Thumbnail picture of the USNS Grasp (T-ARS-51)
USNS Grasp (T-ARS-51) (1985)
Thumbnail picture of the USNS Henson (T-ASG-63)
USNS Henson (T-ASG-63) (1998)
Thumbnail picture of the USNS Rainier (T-AOE-7) / USS Rainer (AOE-7)
USNS Rainier (T-AOE-7) / USS Rainer (AOE-7) (1995)
Thumbnail picture of the USS Bass (SS-164) / (V-2 (SF-5)
USS Bass (SS-164) / (V-2 (SF-5) (1925)
Thumbnail picture of the USS Blue Ridge (LCC-19)
USS Blue Ridge (LCC-19) (1970)
Thumbnail picture of the USS Carronade (IFS-1)
USS Carronade (IFS-1) (1955)
Thumbnail picture of the USS Cyclone (PC-1)
USS Cyclone (PC-1) (1993)
Thumbnail picture of the USS Firebolt (PC-10)
USS Firebolt (PC-10) (1995)
Thumbnail picture of the USS John C. Butler (DE-339)
USS John C. Butler (DE-339) (1944)
Thumbnail picture of the USS Mount Whitney (LCC-20)
USS Mount Whitney (LCC-20) (1971)
Thumbnail picture of the USS Ponce (AFSB-1)
USS Ponce (AFSB-1) (1971)
Thumbnail picture of the USS Sable (IX-81)
USS Sable (IX-81) (1924)
Thumbnail picture of the USS Taconic (AGC-17)
USS Taconic (AGC-17) (1945)
Thumbnail picture of the USS Triton (SSN-586)
USS Triton (SSN-586) (1959)
Thumbnail picture of the USS Wolverine (IX-64)
USS Wolverine (IX-64) (1942)
Thumbnail picture of the Vishnya-class
Vishnya-class (1985)
Thumbnail picture of the Zubr LCAC (Pomornik) (Project 1232.2)
Zubr LCAC (Pomornik) (Project 1232.2) (1988)