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L and M-class destroyer

The L and M class was a class of sixteen destroyers which served in the British Royal Navy during World War II. [1]

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Admiralty

The Admiralty was the organization responsible for the command of the Royal Navy in the Kingdom of England, and later in Great Britain, and until 1964 in the United Kingdom.

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Alexander Stephen and Sons

Alexander Stephen and Sons Limited, often referred to simply as Alex Stephens or just Stephens, was a Scottish shipbuilding company based in Linthouse, Govan in Glasgow, on the River Clyde.

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Anti-aircraft warfare

Anti-aircraft warfare or counter-air defence is defined by NATO as "all measures designed to nullify or reduce the effectiveness of hostile air action."AAP-6 They include ground-and air-based weapon systems, associated sensor systems, command and control arrangements and passive measures (e.g. barrage balloons).

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Battle of Dunkirk

The Battle of Dunkirk was an important battle that took place in Dunkirk, France, during the Second World War between the Allies and Germany.

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Birkenhead

Birkenhead is a town within the Metropolitan Borough of Wirral in Merseyside, England.

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Black Swan-class sloop

The Black Swan class and Modified Black Swan class were two classes of sloop of the Royal Navy and Royal Indian Navy.

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Bofors 40 mm gun

--> The Bofors 40 mm gun, often referred to simply as the Bofors gun, is an anti-aircraft/multi-purpose autocannon designed in the 1930s by the Swedish arms manufacturer AB Bofors.

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Boiler

A boiler is a closed vessel in which water or other fluid is heated.

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British 21 inch torpedo

There have been several British 21-inch (533 mm) diameter torpedoes used by the Royal Navy since their first development just before the First World War.

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Cammell Laird

Cammell Laird, one of the famous names in British shipbuilding during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, came about following the merger of Laird, Son & Co. of Birkenhead and Johnson Cammell & Co. of Sheffield at the turn of the twentieth century.

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Depth charge

A depth charge is an anti-submarine warfare (ASW) weapon intended to destroy or cripple a target submarine by being dropped into the water close to its target and detonating, subjecting the target to a powerful and destructive hydraulic shock.

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Destroyer

In naval terminology, a destroyer is a fast maneuverable long-endurance warship intended to escort larger vessels in a fleet, convoy or battle group and defend them against smaller powerful short-range attackers.

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Dive bomber

A dive bomber is a bomber aircraft that dives directly at its targets in order to provide greater accuracy for the bomb it drops.

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Dual-purpose gun

A dual-purpose gun is a naval artillery mounting designed to engage both surface and air targets.

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Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering Company

The Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering Company, Limited was a Scottish shipbuilding company in the Govan area on the Clyde in Glasgow.

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Flotilla leader

A flotilla leader was a warship suitable for commanding a flotilla of destroyers or other small warships, typically a small cruiser or a large destroyer (known as a destroyer leader).

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Force K

Force K was the name of three British Royal Navy task forces during the Second World War.

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Fuze Keeping Clock

The Fuze Keeping Clock (FKC) was a simplified version of the Royal Navy's High Angle Control System analogue fire control computer.

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Govan

Govan (Scottish Gaelic: Baile a' Ghobhainn) is a district, parish, and former burgh now part of southwest City of Glasgow, Scotland.

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Greenock

Greenock (Grianaig) is a town and administrative centre in the Inverclyde council area in Scotland and a former burgh within the historic county of Renfrewshire, located in the west central Lowlands of Scotland.

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Hawthorn Leslie and Company

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Hebburn

Hebburn is a small town situated on the south bank of the River Tyne in North East England, sandwiched between the towns of Jarrow and Bill Quay.

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HMS Ark Royal (91)

HMS Ark Royal (pennant number 91) was an aircraft carrier of the Royal Navy that served during the Second World War.

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HMS Gurkha (F20)

HMS Gurkha was a destroyer that saw active service in the Norway Campaign in 1940, where she was sunk.

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HMS Gurkha (G63)

HMS Gurkha was an L-class destroyer in Britain's Royal Navy during World War II.

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HMS Impulsive (D11)

HMS Impulsive was an built for the Royal Navy during the 1930s.

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HMS Laforey (G99)

HMS Laforey was a L-class destroyer of the Royal Navy.

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HMS Lance (G87)

HMS Lance was an L-class destroyer of the Royal Navy.

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HMS Legion (G74)

HMS Legion was an L-class destroyer of the Royal Navy.

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HMS Lightning (G55)

HMS Lightning was an L-class destroyer of the Royal Navy.

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HMS Lively (G40)

HMS Lively was an L-class destroyer of the Royal Navy.

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HMS Lookout (G32)

HMS Lookout was an L-class destroyer of the Royal Navy.

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HMS Loyal (G15)

HMS Loyal was a L-class destroyer built for the Royal Navy in the late 1930s, although she was not completed until after World War II had begun.

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HMS Mahratta (G23)

HMS Mahratta was an M-class destroyer of the Royal Navy which served during World War II.

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HMS Marne (G35)

HMS Marne was an M-class destroyer of the Royal Navy commissioned on 2 December 1941.

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HMS Martin (G44)

HMS Martin was an M-class destroyer of the Royal Navy, launched at the Tyneside yard of Vickers-Armstrongs on 12 December 1940.

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HMS Matchless (G52)

HMS Matchless was a M-class destroyer built during World War II.

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HMS Meteor (G73)

HMS Meteor was a M-class destroyer built for the Royal Navy during World War II.

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HMS Milne (G14)

HMS Milne was a M-class destroyer of the Royal Navy which served during World War II.

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HMS Musketeer (G86)

HMS Musketeer was a M-class destroyer built for the Royal Navy during World War II.

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Imperial Japanese Navy

The Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN; Kyūjitai: 大日本帝國海軍 Shinjitai: 大日本帝国海軍 or 日本海軍 Nippon Kaigun, literally "Navy of the Greater Japanese Empire") was the navy of the Empire of Japan from 1868 until 1945, when it was dissolved following Japan's defeat and surrender in World War II.

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J-, K- and N-class destroyer

The J, K and N-class was a class of 24 destroyers of the Royal Navy launched in 1938.

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Length overall

Length overall, often abbreviated as (LOA, o/a, o.a. or oa) is the maximum length of a vessel's hull measured parallel to the waterline.

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Linthouse

Linthouse is a district in the Scottish city of Glasgow.

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List of World War II British naval radar

This page is a List of World War II British naval radar.

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Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma

Admiral of the Fleet Louis Francis Albert Victor Nicholas Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma.

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Mediterranean Sea

The Mediterranean Sea is a sea connected to the Atlantic Ocean surrounded by the Mediterranean region and almost completely enclosed by land: on the north by Southern Europe and Anatolia, on the south by North Africa, and on the east by the Levant.

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Military aircraft

A military aircraft is any fixed-wing or rotary-wing aircraft that is operated by a legal or insurrectionary armed service of any type.

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Norwegian Campaign

The Norwegian Campaign (9 April to 10 June 1940) was a Second World War campaign fought in Norway between the Allies and Germany after the latter's invasion of the country.

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ORP Orkan (G90)

ORP Orkan, formerly HMS Myrmidon was an M-class destroyer of the Polish Navy during World War II.

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Parsons Marine Steam Turbine Company

Parsons Marine Steam Turbine Company was a British engineering company based in Wallsend, North England, on the River Tyne.

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QF 2-pounder naval gun

The 2-pounder gun, officially designated the QF 2-pounder (QF denoting "quick firing") and universally known as the pom-pom, was a British autocannon, used famously as an anti-aircraft gun by the Royal Navy.

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QF 4 inch Mk V naval gun

The QF 4 inch Mk V gunMk V.

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QF 4 inch Mk XVI naval gun

The QF 4 inch Mk XVI gunMk XVI.

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QF 4.7 inch Mark XI gun

The 4.7 inch QF Mark XIMark XI.

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Radar

Radar is an object-detection system that uses radio waves to determine the range, angle, or velocity of objects.

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Radio

Radio is the radiation (wireless transmission) of electromagnetic energy through space.

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Royal Navy

The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's principal naval warfare force.

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Scotstoun

Scotstoun is a historic district of Glasgow, Scotland, west of Glasgow City Centre.

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Scotts Shipbuilding and Engineering Company

Scotts Shipbuilding and Engineering Company Limited, often referred to simply as Scotts, was a Scottish shipbuilding company based in Greenock on the River Clyde.

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Ship class

A ship class is a group of ships of a similar design.

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Sloop

A sloop (from Dutch sloep, in turn from French chaloupe) is a sailing boat with a single mast and a fore-and-aft rig.

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Sonar

Sonar (originally an acronym for SOund Navigation And Ranging) is a technique that uses sound propagation (usually underwater, as in submarine navigation) to navigate, communicate with or detect objects on or under the surface of the water, such as other vessels.

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Spanish Civil War

The Spanish Civil War (Guerra Civil Española),Also known as The Crusade (La Cruzada) among Nationalists, the Fourth Carlist War (Cuarta Guerra Carlista) among Carlists, and The Rebellion (La Rebelión) or Uprising (Sublevación) among Republicans.

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Squid (weapon)

Squid was a British World War II ship-mounted anti-submarine weapon.

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Steam turbine

A steam turbine is a device that extracts thermal energy from pressurized steam and uses it to do mechanical work on a rotating output shaft.

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Torpedo tube

A torpedo tube is a cylinder shaped device for launching torpedoes.

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Town-class cruiser (1936)

The Town class was a 10-ship class of light cruisers of the Royal Navy.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain, is a sovereign state in Europe.

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United States Navy

The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States.

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Vickers .50 machine gun

The Vickers.50 machine gun, also known as the 'Vickers.50' was basically similar to the Vickers machine gun but scaled up to use a larger-calibre round.

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Vickers-Armstrongs

Vickers-Armstrongs Limited was a British engineering conglomerate formed by the merger of the assets of Vickers Limited and Sir W G Armstrong Whitworth & Company in 1927.

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W and Z-class destroyer

The W and Z class was a class of sixteen destroyers of the Royal Navy launched in 1943–1944.

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Walker, Newcastle upon Tyne

Walker is a residential suburb and electoral ward just east of the centre of Newcastle upon Tyne, England.

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War Emergency Programme destroyers

The War Emergency Programme destroyers were 112 destroyers built for the British Royal Navy during World War II.

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World War II

World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.

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Yarrow Shipbuilders

Yarrow Shipbuilders Limited (YSL), often styled as simply Yarrows, was a major shipbuilding firm based in the Scotstoun district of Glasgow on the River Clyde.

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3″/50 caliber gun

The 3″/50 caliber gun (spoken "three-inch-fifty-caliber") in United States naval gun terminology indicates the gun fired a projectile in diameter, and the barrel was 50 calibers long (barrel length is 3 in × 50.

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5"/38 caliber gun

The Mark 12 5"/38 caliber gun was a US naval gun.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L_and_M-class_destroyer

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