Ships questions This is a list of recently added questions about ships. Play ships quiz and see all the questions. Whose flagship was used as a model for this replica?Columbus. Santa Maria, the largest of three ships of Columbus' first voyage, was a small carrack with single deck and crew of 40 men. Created by: globalquiz.orggeographic discoveries riddles »easy 77% ColumbusColumbus7997James CookJames Cook1375Francis DrakeFrancis Drake806Herman WitteHerman Witte148 Where was this photo taken?At the British Royal Navy ship. Since 1864 the White Ensign has been reserved to the Royal Navy. British yachts owned by members of the Royal Yacht Squadron are authorised to apply for a permit to wear this ensign.Created by: globalquiz.orgRoyal Navy riddles »average 60% at the British commerce shipat the British commerce ship929at the British Royal Navy shipat the British Royal Navy ship4378at the Canadian shipat the Canadian ship639in the Tower of Londonin the Tower of London1251 Both of these ships have Union Flag in the upper left corner of their banners, but one of the ensigns is red, while the other is blue. Why?Red is a civillian ship, blue is authorised by the Admirality. A British ensign in British maritime law may have with either a red, white or blue field, dependent on whether the vessel is civilian, naval, or in a special category. These are known as the red, white, and blue ensigns respectively.Created by: globalquiz.orgsailing riddles »very hard 35% red is a civillian ship, blue is authorised by the Admiralityred is a civillian ship, blue is authorised by the Admirality106red is British, Blue is Australianred is British, Blue is Australian84red is East India Companyred is East India Company59red is a flagshipred is a flagship49 What did RMS stand for before Titanic's name?Royal Mail Ship. RMS was used for seagoing vessels that carried mail under contract to the British Royal Mail. Having the title "RMS" was seen as a mark of quality and a competitive advantage, because the mail had to be on time. Today, some modern ships like RMS Queen Mary 2 also use "RMS", as a gesture to Cunard's history.Created by: globalquiz.orgUnited Kingdom riddles »very hard 31% Royal Mail ShipRoyal Mail Ship936Royal Marine ShipRoyal Marine Ship814Royal Mancarrier ShipRoyal Mancarrier Ship1021Royal Motorized ShipRoyal Motorized Ship184 What is inside the two interesting towers of this ship?Radars. USS San Antonio, the lead ship of her class of amphibious transport dock, is designed to deliver up to 800 Marines ashore. As the vessel incorporates stealth features, its major antennas are mounted on platforms inside two Advanced Enclosed Mast/Sensor systems rather than on traditional mast yardarms.Created by: Supardi Siswantoarmy riddles »average 61% echosounding equipmentechosounding equipment997radarsradars5195missile launchersmissile launchers1298drillsdrills955 What kind of ships have typically the longest lifespan?Great Lakes freighters. Since the freshwater lakes are less corrosive to ship than the salt water of the oceans, many of the Lakers remain in service for long periods and the fleet has a much higher average age than the ocean-going fleet. The St. Mary's Challenger, built in 1906, is currently the oldest boat on active duty on the Lakes.Created by: Shankar Kumarlakes riddles »hard 51% Ocean tankersOcean tankers1684Ocean passenger shipsOcean passenger ships587Aircraft carriersAircraft carriers872Great Lakes freightersGreat Lakes freighters3350 Which country took part in the largest naval conflict since World War II? United Kingdom. The Falklands War was the largest naval conflict after 1945. All other major wars after World War II (Korea, Vietnam, Iraq etc.) were fought on land.Created by: Kinga Hnaval warfare riddles »average 63% United KingdomUnited Kingdom8873United StatesUnited States3512Soviet UnionSoviet Union1201FranceFrance388 The USS Enterprise is a ship with the largest number of nuclear reactors. How many does she have?8. Most American aircraft carriers are powered by two reactors. The only exception was the early-constructed USS Enterprise, having an eight-reactor propulsion design, with each A2W reactor taking the place of one of the conventional boilers in earlier constructions. Enterprise was meant to be the first of a class of six, but construction costs ballooned and the remaining vessels were never laid down. The design was replaced by two-reactor Nimitz class.Created by: globalquiz.orgnuclear power riddles »very hard 37% 1111522601441675881456 Who was the first to navigate the Northwest Passage? (sea route connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans)Roald Amundsen. In a three year journey between 1903 and 1906, Amundsen explored the passage with a crew of no more than six, in the converted 47-ton herring boat Gjøa. Spending winters with ship trapped in ice, he learned from the local Netsilik people about Arctic survival skills that would later prove useful. For example, he learned to use sled dogs and to wear animal skins in lieu of heavy, woolen parkas. Amundsen later led the expeditions to discover the South Pole (1911) and the North Pole (1926).Created by: globalquiz.orggeography of Canada riddles »very hard 34% James CookJames Cook1752Vitus BeringVitus Bering2005Roald AmundsenRoald Amundsen2498No one yetNo one yet1036 This photo was taken in one of European capitals. Where?Un Helsinki. These powerful icebreakers are docked for the summer season at the port of Helsinki. Almost all of Finland trade comes through the brackish Gulf of Finland, which freezes easily during winter.Created by: Debbie Foxcities of Scandinavia riddles »easy 72% in Romein Rome1047in Londonin London1599un Helsinkiun Helsinki15007un Athensun Athens2926 Play ships quiz and see all the questions.