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I have seen a mother ship of hydroplanes which looked like a cubist picture.

Served on board the Hermione when she was mother ship for aviation and aeronautics.

And the aero-subs, swift flying as the wind, were racing back to the mother ship, scores of miles away.

For this reason submarines always require to act in concert with what has been called a “mother ship.”

Withdrawal of the shield into the belly of the mother ship Argo was a dream motion within a wider dream.

Behind the battle line lay the Ark Royal, a mother ship for seaplanes.

There were rumors that the submarine either had a "mother ship" or was using a base on the Mexican coast.

For on the surface of Warlock there was a thin chance; in the mother ship of the Throgs none at all.

A few moments later the airplanes came winging back to their mother ship.

Lors, watching the screen, saw the oblong shape of the mother ship blurp into view and called out its position to his friend.

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