Author Archives: Richard Tate

Military ships with civilian crews

Everyone knows USS stands for United States Ship. It’s a military ship w/ a military crew. Sounds good  So if you see a ship designated USNS, such as the USNS Laramie (T-AO 203) (seen below), you ask yourself, “what is she?” A ship designated USNS is a United States Naval Ship with the USN’s Military Sealift […]