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1 The name by which an engine is known when fitted for occasional use in a sailing yacht.

2 Machinery fitted in powered vessels which is not part of the main propelling machinery but used for ancillary purposes such as pumps, capstan engines, air compressors, etc.

3 A non-combatant vessel belonging to a fleet train which refuels and resupplies warships.

Subjects: Maritime History.

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