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Tanker facts for kids

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Tanker may be:


  • Tanker (ship), a ship to carry bulk liquids
    • Chemical tanker, a type of tanker to transport chemicals in bulk
    • Oil tanker, also known as a petroleum tanker
    • LNG carrier, a ship for transporting liquefied natural gas
  • Tank car, a railroad freight car for carrying bulk liquids
  • Tank truck, a heavy road vehicle for carrying bulk liquids
  • Water tender, a firefighting vehicle used to carry large amounts of water to a fire
  • Tanker (aircraft), an aircraft for in-flight refuelling
  • Tanker 910, a specific aircraft used to drop water or retardant on fires in California


  • André Tanker (1941–2003), Trinidadian musician and composer
  • Tanker (album), a 1988 album by Bailter Space

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