She shall be a mother ship indeed, and, lurking out of the lanes of travel, will make long submarine voyages possible.
Served on board the Hermione when she was mother ship for aviation and aeronautics.
A new "mother ship" for a squadron of seaplanes was also part of the naval force; this was the ship Ark Royal.
And the aero-subs, swift flying as the wind, were racing back to the mother ship, scores of miles away.
There were rumors that the submarine either had a "mother ship" or was using a base on the Mexican coast.
Withdrawal of the shield into the belly of the mother ship Argo was a dream motion within a wider dream.
At that instant, the searchlight of the mother ship swept the Vulcan's deck with startling brilliance.
For on the surface of Warlock there was a thin chance; in the mother ship of the Throgs none at all.
I have seen a mother ship of hydroplanes which looked like a cubist picture.
A few moments later the airplanes came winging back to their mother ship.
a larger spacecraft or watercraft which carries, controls, or launches smaller craft