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  • n. A popular name during World War I for the secret British Q-ships, also known as "decoy vessels" or "special service ships", which served as submarine decoy vessels.


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  • In this region, early in the history of Q-ship operations, a dark stain was smeared across the otherwise bright pages of Allied mystery ship exploits.

    Castles of Steel


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