42 relations: Andover, Hampshire, Anti-aircraft warfare, Battle honour, Battle of the Atlantic, Beam (nautical), British 21 inch torpedo, Cape St. Vincent, Crete, Depth charge, Displacement (ship), Eastern Fleet, Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering Company, German battleship Bismarck, German submarine U-127 (1941), Govan, Haifa, Indian Ocean in World War II, J-, K- and N-class destroyer, Last battle of the battleship Bismarck, Length between perpendiculars, Length overall, Lewis gun, Malta Convoys, Nestor (mythology), Oerlikon 20 mm cannon, Operation Harpoon (1942), Operation Vigorous, QF 2-pounder naval gun, QF 4 inch Mk V naval gun, Royal Australian Navy, Royal Marines, Scapa Flow, Scuttling, Sea trial, Ship's bell, Sonar, Steam turbine, Three-drum boiler, Torpedo tube, Vickers .50 machine gun, Warship Week, 4.7 inch QF Mark IX & XII.
Andover is a town in the English county of Hampshire.
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).
A battle honour is an award of a right by a government or sovereign to a military unit to emblazon the name of a battle or operation on its flags ("colours"), uniforms or other accessories where ornamentation is possible.
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The Battle of the Atlantic was the longest continuous military campaign in World War II, running from 1939 to the defeat of Germany in 1945.
The beam of a ship is its width at the widest point as measured at the ship's nominal waterline.
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.
Crete (Κρήτη,; Ancient Greek: Κρήτη, Krḗtē) is the largest and most populous of the Greek islands, and the fifth-largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, after Sicily, Sardinia, Cyprus, and Corsica.
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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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Displacement or displacement tonnage is the weight of water that a ship displaces when it is floating, which in turn is the weight of a ship (and its contents).
The British Eastern Fleet (also known after 1944 as the East Indies Fleet and the Far East Fleet) was a fleet of the Royal Navy which existed between 1941 and 1971.
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The Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering Company, Limited was a Scottish shipbuilding company in the Govan area on the Clyde in Glasgow.
Bismarck was the first of two s built for Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine.
German submarine U-127 was a Type IXC U-boat of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine during World War II.
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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Haifa (חֵיפָה,, colloquial; حيفا) is the largest city in northern Israel, and the third largest city in the country, with a population of over 277,082.
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The Indian Ocean had long been an important maritime trade route between European nations and their colonial territories in East Africa, the Arabian Peninsula, British India, Indochina, the East Indies (Indonesia), and Australia.
The J, K and N-class was a class of 24 destroyers of the Royal Navy launched in 1938.
The last battle of the German battleship Bismarck took place in the Atlantic Ocean, approximately west of Brest, France, on 26–27 May 1941.
Length between perpendiculars (often abbreviated as p/p, p.p., pp, LPP, LBP or Length BPP) is the length of a ship along the waterline from the forward surface of the stem, or main bow perpendicular member, to the after surface of the sternpost, or main stern perpendicular member.
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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The Lewis gun (or Lewis automatic machine gun or Lewis automatic rifle) is a World War I-era light machine gun of American design that was perfected and widely used by the British Empire.
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The Malta Convoys were a series of Allied supply convoys that sustained the besieged island of Malta during the Mediterranean Theatre of the Second World War.
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In Greek mythology, Nestor of Gerenia (Νέστωρ Γερήνιος, Nestōr Gerēnios) was the son of Neleus and Chloris and the King of Pylos.
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.
Operation Harpoon was one of two simultaneous Allied convoys sent to supply Malta in the Axis-dominated Mediterranean Sea in mid-June 1942, during the Second World War.
Operation Vigorous was a Second World War Allied operation to deliver a supply convoy (MW-11) that sailed from Haifa and Port Said on 12 June 1942 to Malta.
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.
The QF 4 inch Mk V gunMk V.
The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) is the naval branch of the Australian Defence Force.
The Corps of Royal Marines (RM) is the United Kingdom's amphibious light infantry force, forming part of the Naval Service, along with the Royal Navy.
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Scapa Flow viewed from its eastern end Scapa Flow is a body of water in the Orkney Islands, Scotland, United Kingdom, sheltered by the islands of Mainland, Graemsay, Burray,S.
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Scuttling is the act of deliberately sinking a ship by allowing water to flow into the hull.
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A sea trial is the testing phase of a watercraft (including boats, ships, and submarines).
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A ship's bell is used to indicate the time aboard a ship and hence to regulate the sailors' duty watches.
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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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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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Three-drum boilers are a class of water-tube boiler used to generate steam, typically to power ships.
A torpedo tube is a cylinder shaped device for launching torpedoes.
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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.
Warship Weeks were British National savings campaigns during the Second World War, with the adoption of a Royal Navy warship by a civil community.
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The 4.7 inch QF Mark IX and Mark XIIMark IX.