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Devonshire Dock Hall

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Devonshire Dock Hall (often abbreviated to DDH) is a large indoor shipbuilding and assembly complex that forms part of the BAE Systems shipyard in the Barrow Island area of Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England. [1]

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Acre

The acre is a unit of land area used in the imperial and US customary systems.

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Alfred McAlpine

Alfred McAlpine plc was a British construction firm headquartered in Hooton, Cheshire.

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Astute-class submarine

The Astute class is the latest class of nuclear-powered fleet submarines (SSNs) in service with the Royal Navy.

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BAE Systems

BAE Systems plc is a British multinational defence, security, and aerospace company.

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BAE Systems Maritime – Submarines

BAE Systems Maritime – Submarines, known as BAE Systems Submarine Solutions until January 2012, is a wholly owned subsidiary of BAE Systems, based in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England, and is responsible for the development and production of submarines.

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Barrow Island, Barrow-in-Furness

Barrow Island is an area and electoral ward of Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England.

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Barrow-in-Furness

Barrow-in-Furness, commonly known as Barrow, is a town and borough in Cumbria, England.

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Blackpool

Blackpool is a seaside resort on the Lancashire coast in North West England.

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Cumbria

Cumbria is a ceremonial and non-metropolitan county in North West England.

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Devonshire Dock

Devonshire Dock is the oldest of the four docks which make up the Port of Barrow in Barrow-in-Furness, England.

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Dreadnought-class submarine

The Dreadnought class is the replacement for the ''Vanguard'' class of ballistic missile submarines which entered service in the United Kingdom in the 1990s with an intended service life of 25 years.

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England

England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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Europe

Europe is a continent located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere.

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Groundscraper

A groundscraper is a large building that is only around a dozen stories high but which greatly extends horizontally.

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HMS Ambush (S120)

HMS Ambush is an ''Astute''-class nuclear fleet submarine of the Royal Navy, the second boat of her class.

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HMS Artful (S121)

HMS Artful is the third nuclear-powered fleet submarine of the British Royal Navy.

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HMS Astute (S119)

HMS Astute is an operational nuclear-powered submarine in the Royal Navy, the lead ship of her class.

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HMS Audacious (S122)

HMS Audacious is the fourth nuclear-powered fleet submarine of the Royal Navy.

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Margaret Thatcher

Margaret Hilda Thatcher, Baroness Thatcher, (13 October 19258 April 2013) was a British stateswoman who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990 and Leader of the Conservative Party from 1975 to 1990.

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Meyer Werft

The Meyer Werft GmbH & Co.

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Shipbuilding

Shipbuilding is the construction of ships and other floating vessels.

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Shiplift

A shiplift is a modern alternative for a slipway, a floating dry dock or a graving dry dock.

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Steel frame

Steel frame is a building technique with a "skeleton frame" of vertical steel columns and horizontal ibeam-beams, constructed in a rectangular grid to support the floors, roof and walls of a building which are all attached to the frame.

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Trident (UK nuclear programme)

Trident, also known as the Trident nuclear programme or Trident nuclear deterrent, covers the development, procurement and operation of nuclear weapons in the United Kingdom and their means of delivery.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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Vanguard-class submarine

The Vanguard class is a class of nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarines (SSBNs) in service with the Royal Navy.

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Vickers Shipbuilding and Engineering

Vickers Shipbuilding and Engineering, Ltd (VSEL) was a shipbuilding company based at Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria in northwest England that built warships, civilian ships, submarines and armaments.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Devonshire_Dock_Hall

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