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8th Frigate Squadron (United Kingdom)

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The 8th Frigate Squadron was an administrative unit of the Royal Navy from 1973 to 1993. [1]

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Armilla patrol

The Armilla patrol was the name of the Royal Navy's permanent presence in the Persian Gulf during the 1980s and 1990s.

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Chris Wreford-Brown

Christopher Louis Wreford-Brown DSO RN (born August 1945) is a retired British Royal Navy officer.

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Cod Wars

The Cod Wars (Þorskastríðin, "the cod strife", or Landhelgisstríðin, "the wars for the territorial waters") were a series of confrontations between the United Kingdom and Iceland on fishing rights in the North Atlantic.

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Falklands War

The Falklands War (Guerra de las Malvinas), also known as the Falklands Conflict, Falklands Crisis, Malvinas War, South Atlantic Conflict, and the Guerra del Atlántico Sur (Spanish for "South Atlantic War"), was a ten-week war between Argentina and the United Kingdom over two British dependent territories in the South Atlantic: the Falkland Islands, and its territorial dependency, the South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.

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HMS Ajax (F114)

HMS Ajax was a of the Royal Navy.

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HMS Andromeda (F57)

HMS Andromeda was a of the Royal Navy.

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HMS Ariadne (F72)

HMS Ariadne was a ''Leander''-class frigate of the Royal Navy.

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HMS Cornwall (F99)

HMS Cornwall was a Batch 3 Type 22 frigate of the Royal Navy.

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Jeremy Sanders (Royal Navy officer)

Rear Admiral Jeremy Thomas Sanders CB, OBE (born 23 November 1942) is a retired Royal Navy officer.

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Leander-class frigate

The Leander-class, or Type 12M frigates,Purvis, M.K., 'Post War RN Frigate and Guided Missile Destroyer Design 1944-1969', Transactions, Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA), 1974 comprising twenty-six vessels, was among the most numerous and long-lived classes of frigate in the Royal Navy's modern history.

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List of squadrons and flotillas of the Royal Navy

This is a List of squadrons and flotillas of the Royal Navy.

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Robert Squires

Vice Admiral Robert Risley Squires DL (11 February 1927 – 30 June 2016) was a Royal Navy officer who became Flag Officer, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

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Rothesay-class frigate

The Rothesay class, or Type 12M frigates were a class of frigates serving with the Royal Navy, South African Navy (where they were called President-class frigates) and the Royal New Zealand Navy.

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Royal Navy

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

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Silver Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II

The Silver Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II marked the 25th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II's accession to the thrones of the United Kingdom and other Commonwealth realms.

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Squadron (naval)

A squadron, or naval squadron, is a significant group of warships which is nonetheless considered too small to be designated a fleet.

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Type 22 frigate

The Type 22 Broadsword class was a class of frigate built for the British Royal Navy.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/8th_Frigate_Squadron_(United_Kingdom)

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