Ship Prefixes

  • AMS – Andermani Merchant Ship
  • CMS – Confederacy Merchant Ship (Ships in the Silesian Confederacy sometimes use the Confederacy prefix, other times the prefix of their individual protectorates.)
  • ENS – Erewhon Navy Ship
  • ESN – Elysian Space Navy, former prefix for ships of the Protector’s Own Squadron when they were under the command of escaped POWs from Hades
  • GNS – Grayson Navy Ship (supplanted by GSNS)
  • GS – Grayson Ship – prefix for privately owned vessels
  • GSNS – Grayson Space Navy Ship
  • HMAMC – His/Her Majesty’s Armed Merchant Cruiser, Admiralty designation for RMN Q-ships, although they would publicly sail under an alternate registry and name in order to disguise their true nature (such as RMMS). RMN Q-ships could also be referred to as HMS.
  • HMLAC – His/Her Majesty’s Light Attack Craft – infrequently used prefix for LACs
  • HMS – His/Her Majesty’s Starship, used by the Royal Manticoran Navy (RMN)
  • HMSS – His/Her Majesty’s Space Station
  • IANS – Imperial Andermani Navy Ship
  • MNS – Masadan Navy Ship
  • MNS – Monican Navy Ship
  • NNS – Nuncio Navy Ship – used by the Nuncio Space Force
  • NTNS – New Tuscany Navy Ship
  • PMSS – People’s Merchant Service Ship, used during the era of the PRH
  • PNS – People’s Navy Ship, used by the People’s Navy during the era of the People’s Republic of Haven (PRH)
  • PSN – Prism Space Navy Ship (Ships in the Silesian Confederacy sometimes use the Confederacy prefix, other times the prefix of their individual protectorates.)
  • RHMS – Republic of Haven Merchant Ship
  • RHNS – Republic of Haven Navy Ship, used post-restoration of the Republic
  • RMMS – Royal Merchant Marine Starship, used by the Royal Manticoran Merchant Marine
  • RMNS – Royal Manticoran Navy Starship, used by the Royal Manticoran Navy
  • RMS – Royal Manticoran Starship – prefix for privately owned vessels
  • SCNS – Silesian Confederate Navy Ship (Ships in the Silesian Confederacy sometimes use the Confederacy prefix, other times the prefix of their individual protectorates.)
  • SLNS – Solarian League Navy Ship
  • TCMS – Trianon Combine Merchant Ship (Ships in the Silesian Confederacy sometimes use the Confederacy prefix, other times the prefix of their individual protectorates.)
  • TNS – Torch Navy Ship

Ship Prefixes

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