M/s

"M/S" redirects here. For M/S stereo coding, see Joint (audio engineering).
"motorship" redirects here. For the shipping magazine, see The Motorship.


A motor ship or motor vessel is a ship propelled by an internal combustion engine, usually a diesel engine. The names of motor ships are often prefixed with MS, M/S, MV[1] or M/V.[2]

See also

  • Gas Turbine Ship (GTS) — prefix for a jet-engine/turbine propelled ship.
  • Steam ship (SS) — a Steam Ship is a ship propelled by a steam engine or steam turbine. The name of steam ships are often prefixed with SS or S/S.
  • Royal Mail Ship Royal Mail steamer, or ship
  • Ship prefix

References

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