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Q-shipdecoy ship (US DoD)
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Q-ships were heavily armed merchant ships, with concealed weaponry, usually carrying a cargo of balsa wood or cork to aid buoyancy if they were torpedoed.
a JV of Q-Ship and ExxonMobil set up in December 1999, owns two Aframax crude oil tankers servicing orders placed by QP.
HOSC), a 50-50 JV of Q-Ship and QNNTC, has provide QP with three newly-built standby safety vessels since the first quarter of 2002 and four newly-built anchor handling and tug supply vessels since mid-2002 (see Vol.
Q-Ship currently has a deep-sea fleet of seven vessels with an aggregate tonnage of 711,153 tons.