A ship designed or used for transporting troops.
- His frigate served initially as a troopship in the 1801 operations, before assuming the role of a hospital ship.
- Had one of our aircraft-carriers or troopships been sunk before the troops got ashore, British forces would have been in deep trouble.
- Ship casualties would have been higher if bombs had burst on impact, and British prospects would have been poor if troopships rather than warships had been lost.
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