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Almirante Clemente-class destroyer

Index Almirante Clemente-class destroyer

The Almirante Clemente class of destroyer escorts is a class of warships built for several countries. The class was designed by Luigi Ansaldo Ficantieri for the Venezuelan Naval Forces, currently Venezuelan Navy, in the 1950s to complement its ''Nueva Esparta'' class destroyer. The Venezuelan Navy has 2 out of 6 ships originally ordered, and Portugal, Algeria, and Indonesia each have 2 ships of this design. In the Portuguese navy, these ships are referred as patrol boats. In the 1950s Venezuelan Navy, the ships were classified as DLV (Destroyer Light Vessel) or light destroyers, in the 1980s were reclassified as ASW frigate, and are currently classified as coast guard vessels. [1]

29 relations: Battle-class destroyer, Bofors 40 mm gun, Bolivarian Navy of Venezuela, Cantiere navale fratelli Orlando, Captain-class frigate, Destroyer, Destroyer escort, Francisco de Miranda, Hedgehog (weapon), HMS Amethyst (F116), HMS Bittern (L07), HMS Camperdown (D32), HMS Finisterre (D55), Hunt-class destroyer, Juan Bautista Arismendi, Juan José Flores, Lino de Clemente, Livorno, Luis Brión, National Pantheon of Venezuela, Nueva Esparta-class destroyer, Oerlikon 20 mm cannon, QF 4 inch Mk XVI naval gun, Simón Bolívar, Ton, Torpedo, Torpedo tube, USS Gyatt, Venezuelan War of Independence.

Battle-class destroyer

The Battle class were a class of destroyers of the British Royal Navy (RN) and Royal Australian Navy (RAN), named after naval or other battles fought by British or English forces.

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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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Bolivarian Navy of Venezuela

The Navy of Venezuela is officially called the Bolivarian Navy of Venezuela (Armada Bolivariana de Venezuela).

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Cantiere navale fratelli Orlando

Cantiere navale fratelli Orlando (Orlando Brothers Shipyard) is an historical Italian shipyard in Livorno.

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Captain-class frigate

The Captain class was the designation given to 78 frigates of the Royal Navy, constructed in the United States of America, launched in 1942–1943 and delivered to the United Kingdom under the provisions of the Lend-Lease agreement (under which the United States of America supplied the United Kingdom and other Allied nations with materiel between 1941 and 1945).

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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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Destroyer escort

Destroyer escort (DE) was the United States Navy mid-20th-century classification for a warship designed with endurance to escort mid-ocean convoys of merchant marine ships.

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Francisco de Miranda

Sebastián Francisco de Miranda y Rodríguez de Espinoza (March 28, 1750 – July 14, 1816), commonly known as Francisco de Miranda, was a Venezuelan military leader and revolutionary.

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Hedgehog (weapon)

The Hedgehog (also known as an Anti-Submarine Projector) was a forward-throwing anti-submarine weapon that was used during the Battle of the Atlantic in the Second World War.

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HMS Amethyst (F116)

HMS Amethyst was a modified ''Black Swan''-class sloop of the Royal Navy.

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HMS Bittern (L07)

HMS Bittern was a sloop of the Royal Navy.

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HMS Camperdown (D32)

HMS Camperdown was a of the Royal Navy (RN).

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HMS Finisterre (D55)

HMS Finisterre was a of the Royal Navy (RN).

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Hunt-class destroyer

The Hunt class was a class of escort destroyer of the Royal Navy.

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Juan Bautista Arismendi

Juan Bautista Arismendi (March 15, 1775 – June 22, 1841) was a Venezuelan patriot and general of the Venezuelan War of Independence.

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Juan José Flores

Juan José Flores y Aramburu (July 19, 1800 – October 1, 1864) was a Venezuelan military general who became Supreme Chief, and later the first President of the new Republic of Ecuador.

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Lino de Clemente

Lino de Clemente (1767-1834) was a figure in the movement to obtain Venezuelan independence from Spain.

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Livorno

Livorno is a port city on the Ligurian Sea on the western coast of Tuscany, Italy.

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Luis Brión

Pedro Luis Brión (July 6, 1782, Curaçao – September 27, 1821, Curaçao) was a military officer who fought in the Venezuelan War of Independence.

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National Pantheon of Venezuela

The National Pantheon of Venezuela (Panteón Nacional de Venezuela) is a final resting place for national heroes.

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Nueva Esparta-class destroyer

The Nueva Esparta-class destroyers were a class of destroyers used by the navy of Venezuela.

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Oerlikon 20 mm cannon

and --> The Oerlikon 20 mm cannon is a series of autocannons, based on an original German 20 mm Becker design that appeared very early in World War I. It was widely produced by Oerlikon Contraves and others, with various models employed by both Allied and Axis forces during World War II, and many versions still in use today.

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QF 4 inch Mk XVI naval gun

The QF 4 inch Mk XVI gunMk XVI.

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Simón Bolívar

Simón José Antonio de la Santísima Trinidad Bolívar Palacios Ponte y Blanco (24 July 1783 – 17 December 1830), generally known as Simón Bolívar and also colloquially as El Libertador, was a Venezuelan military and political leader who played a leading role in the establishment of Venezuela, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Panama as sovereign states, independent of Spanish rule.

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Ton

The ton is a unit of measure.

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Torpedo

A 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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Torpedo tube

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

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USS Gyatt

USS Gyatt (DD-712/DDG-1), was a in the United States Navy, named for U.S. Marine Corps Private Edward E. Gyatt.

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Venezuelan War of Independence

The Venezuelan War of Independence (1810–1823) was one of the Spanish American wars of independence of the early nineteenth century, when independence movements in Latin America fought against rule by the Spanish Empire, emboldened by Spain's troubles in the Napoleonic Wars.

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Almirante Brion, Almirante Brión, Almirante Brión (D23), Almirante Clemente, Almirante Clemente Class Destroyer, Almirante Clemente Class heavy Frigate, Almirante Clemente class destroyer, Almirante Garcia, Almirante clemente class destroyer, General Austria, General Flores, General Moran.

References

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

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