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The Baralong incidents were naval engagements of the First World War in August and September 1915, involving the Royal Navy Q-ship, later renamed HMS Wyandra, and two German U-boats.
Bernard & Graefe is a German book publisher, which since 1991 has been part of the Mönch publishing group.
Borkum is an island and a municipality in the Leer District in Lower Saxony, northwestern Germany.
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A buoy (also or) is a floating device that can have many purposes.
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Commander is a naval officer rank.
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A conning tower is a raised platform on a ship or submarine, often armored, from which an officer can conn the vessel, i.e., give directions to the helmsman.
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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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The Ems (Ems; Eems) is a river in northwestern Germany.
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The German Empire (Deutsches Kaiserreich), variously referred to as the German Reich or Realm, or Imperial Germany, was the historical German nation state that existed from the unification of Germany in 1871 to the abdication of Kaiser Wilhelm II in November 1918, when Germany became a federal republic.
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Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a federal parliamentary republic in western-central Europe.
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Gross register tonnage (GRT, grt, g.r.t.) a ship's total internal volume expressed in "register tons", each of which is equal to.
Harwich is a town in Essex, England and one of the Haven ports, located on the coast with the North Sea to the east.
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HMS Bayano, built in 1913, was originally a banana boat for the Elders & Fyffes line.
HMS E3 was the third E-class submarines to be constructed, built at Barrow by Vickers in 1911-1912.
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The Imperial German Navy was the Imperial Navy – the navy created at the time of the formation of the German Empire.
Kaiserliche Werft Danzig was a German shipbuilding company founded in 1852 as Königliche Werft Danzig first, renamed to Kaiserliche Werft with the proclamation of the German Empire in 1871.
Kapitänleutnant, short: KptLt / in lists: KL, (Lang-en: Captain lieutenant) is an officer grade of the captains military hierarchy group of German Bundeswehr.
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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Livorno (English traditionally Leghorn), is a port city on the Ligurian Sea on the western coast of Tuscany, Italy.
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The North Sea is a marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean located between Great Britain, Scandinavia, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, and France.
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Port Arthur is a city in Jefferson County within the Beaumont−Port Arthur Metropolitan Statistical Area of the U.S. state of Texas.
Q-ships, also known as Q-boats, decoy vessels, special service ships, or mystery ships, were heavily armed merchant ships with concealed weaponry, designed to lure submarines into making surface attacks.
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The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS) is an executive non-departmental public body of the Scottish Government 'sponsored' through Historic Scotland, an executive agency of the Scottish Government.
Ship commissioning is the act or ceremony of placing a ship in active service, and may be regarded as a particular application of the general concepts and practices of project commissioning.
SM U-27 was a German Type ''U-27'' U-boat built for service in the Imperial German Navy.
The Strait of Dover or Dover Strait or historically Dover Narrows (Pas de Calais, literally Strait of Calais, Nauw van Calais or Straat van Dover) is the strait at the narrowest part of the English Channel, marking the boundary between the Channel and North Sea, separating Great Britain from continental Europe.
Stranraer (An t-Sròn Reamhar) is a town in Inch, Wigtownshire, in the west of Dumfries and Galloway, southwest Scotland.
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A submarine is a watercraft capable of independent operation underwater.
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The modern torpedo is a self-propelled weapon with an explosive warhead, launched above or below the water surface, propelled underwater towards a target, and designed to detonate either on contact with its target or in proximity to it.
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A torpedo tube is a cylinder shaped device for launching torpedoes.
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Trevose Head (Penn Trenfos, meaning farm of the wall's headland) is a headland on the Atlantic coast of north Cornwall, United Kingdom.
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U-boat is the anglicised version of the German word U-Boot, a shortening of Unterseeboot, literally "undersea boat".
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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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The Western Approaches is an approximately rectangular area of the Atlantic ocean lying immediately to the west of the British Isles.
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