storeship
noun Date: 1693 a ship used to carry supplies

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  • USS Antietam (1864) — was constructed during the final years of the American Civil War but was not launched because the war was winding down in the Union’s favor. She was eventually placed into service and used as a storeship and as a barracks ship until she was… …   Wikipedia

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