Turtle (disambiguation)

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A turtle is a reptile, most of whose body is shielded by a special bony or cartilaginous shell.

Turtle(s) may also refer to:

Musical groups[edit]


People with the surname[edit]

  • John Turtle (born 1937), Australian academic and endocrinologist
  • Jon Turtle, American film and television producer



  • Turtle (submersible), the first military submarine, built during the American Revolutionary War
  • DSV Turtle, a retired ocean research submersible of the US Navy
  • Turtle ship or Geobukseon, a type of Korean warship from the Joseon Dynasty
  • Turtleback Deck or "deck, turtle nautical: A term applied to a weather deck that is rounded over from the shell of the ship so that it has a shape similar to the back of a turtle. Used on ships of the whaleback type and on the forward weather deck of torpedo boats."[1]


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See also[edit]


  1. ^ "World War II Naval Dictionary". USS Abbot (DD-629). Retrieved February 19, 2014.