seaplane tender

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

seaplane tender (plural seaplane tenders)

  1. (obsolete) a ship designed to tend to the needs of seaplanes, floatplanes and flying boats at sea, for resupply, refueling, sometimes including catapult launch
  2. (obsolete) a type of aircraft carrier specialized in dealing with airplanes that can use water as a landing surface
Last modified on 18 June 2013, at 23:19