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factory ship

noun
1.
a whaling ship equipped to process killed whales and to transport the oil and by-products.
2.
Also called factory trawler. a large fishing vessel, usually a stern trawler, equipped for processing and freezing fish at sea.
Origin of factory ship
1925-1930
First recorded in 1925-30
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British Dictionary definitions for factory ship

factory ship

noun
1.
a fishing boat that processes the fish that are caught
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