Encyclopedia > Hospital ship

  Article Content

Hospital ship

A hospital ship is a floating hospital installed aboard a large ocean-going ship. USNS Mercy and USNS Comfort are hospital ships operated by the United States Navy and the largest ambulances built by humanity. A hospital ship displays large Red Crosses to enjoy Geneva convention protection under the laws of war.

All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
  Featured Article

... kilogram is 1000 grams kilometre is 1000 metres kilowatt is 1000 watts kilojoule is 1000 joules "Kilo" is often used by itself as an abbreviation f ...