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The admiral-superintendent was the Royal Navy officer in command of a larger Naval Dockyard.
The Admiralty, originally known as the Office of the Admiralty and Marine Affairs, was the government department responsible for the command of the Royal Navy firstly in the Kingdom of England, secondly in the Kingdom of Great Britain, and from 1801 to 1964, the United Kingdom and former British Empire.
Admiralty House, Mount Wise is a substantial building at Mount Wise, Devonport, Plymouth.
Vice Admiral Sir Alan Grose KBE (born 24 September 1937) is a former Royal Navy officer who became Flag Officer, Plymouth.
An amphibious transport dock, also called a landing platform/dock (LPD), is an amphibious warfare ship, a warship that embarks, transports, and lands elements of a landing force for expeditionary warfare missions.
An amphibious warfare ship (or amphib) is an amphibious vehicle warship employed to land and support ground forces, such as marines, on enemy territory during an amphibious assault.
Sir Arthur John Henniker-Hughan, 6th Baronet, (24 January 1866 – 4 October 1925) was an admiral in the Royal Navy and sat as Unionist Member of Parliament (MP) for Galloway from 1924 until his death.
Vice-Admiral Arthur Lionel Snagge, CB (4 May 1878 - 1955) was a Royal Navy officer who was Admiral-Superintendent of Devonport Dockyard.
Vice Admiral Sir Arthur Mackenzie Power KCB MBE (18 June 1921 – 17 November 1984) was a Royal Navy officer who became Flag Officer, Plymouth.
Babcock International Group plc is a British multinational corporation headquartered in the United Kingdom, that specialise in support services managing complex assets and infrastructure in safety- and mission-critical environments.
A bastion or bulwark is a structure projecting outward from the curtain wall of a fortification, most commonly angular in shape and positioned at the corners.
A bastion fort, a type of trace Italienne (literally, Italian outline), is a fortification in a style that evolved during the early modern period of gunpowder when the cannon came to dominate the battlefield.
The Board of Ordnance was a British government body.
In broadcasting and radio communications, a call sign (also known as a call name or call letters—and historically as a call signal—or abbreviated as a call) is a unique designation for a transmitter station.
Carillion plc was a British multinational facilities management and construction services company headquartered in Wolverhampton in the United Kingdom, prior to its liquidation, which began in January 2018.
The city of Plymouth, Devon, England is bounded by Dartmoor to the north, the Hamoaze to the west, the open expanse of water called Plymouth Sound to the south and the river Plym to the east.
The Central Zone or Madhya languages are the central varieties of the Hindi Belt, spoken across northern India, of the Indo-Aryan languages.
Sir Charles Barry (23 May 1795 – 12 May 1860) was an English architect, best known for his role in the rebuilding of the Palace of Westminster (also known as the Houses of Parliament) in London during the mid-19th century, but also responsible for numerous other buildings and gardens.
Charles Stanley Causley, CBE, FRSL (24 August 1917 – 4 November 2003) was a Cornish poet, schoolmaster and writer.
Vice Admiral Charles Bayne Hodgson Ross (July 1776 – 2 March 1849) was a Royal Navy officer who served during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, who later commanded the ship that took Napoleon Bonaparte into his finale exile on St Helena, and who went on to be Commander-in-Chief, Pacific Station.
A clearance diver was originally a specialist naval diver who used explosives underwater to remove obstructions to make harbours and shipping channels safe to navigate, but later the term "clearance diver" was used to include other naval underwater work.
The era of the steam warship powered exclusively by coal was relatively brief, lasting from 1871 until 1914.
A command hierarchy is a group of people who carry out orders based on others authority within the group.
The Commander-in-Chief, Plymouth was a senior commander of the Royal Navy for hundreds of years.
A crane is a type of machine, generally equipped with a hoist rope, wire ropes or chains, and sheaves, that can be used both to lift and lower materials and to move them horizontally.
A cream tea (also known as a Devon cream tea, Devonshire tea, or Cornish cream tea) is a form of afternoon tea light meal, consisting of tea taken with a combination of scones, clotted cream, and jam.
Denis Bryan Harvey "Dick" Wildish CB (24 December 1914 – 2 April 2017) was a vice admiral in the Royal Navy.
Vice Admiral Sir David Worthington Brown KCB (28 November 1927 – 13 July 2005) was a Royal Navy officer who became Flag Officer, Plymouth.
Vice Admiral Sir George David Archibald Gregory & Bar (8 October 1909 – 21 March 1975) was a Royal Navy officer who became Flag Officer, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) is an operating arm of the Ministry of Defence (MoD), in the United Kingdom, which is responsible for the built and rural estate.
Devil's Point is located on the eastern side of the mouth of the River Tamar where it meets the English Channel at Plymouth Sound.
DML was the company which owns and manages Devonport Royal Dockyard, the largest dockyard in Western Europe.
Devonport, formerly named Plymouth Dock or just Dock, is a district of Plymouth in the English county of Devon, although it was, at one time, the more important settlement.
A ditch in military engineering is an obstacle, designed to slow down or break up an attacking force, while a trench is intended to provide cover to the defenders.
A dock (from Dutch dok) is the area of water between or next to one or a group of human-made structures that are involved in the handling of boats or ships (usually on or near a shore) or such structures themselves.
A dry dock (sometimes dry-dock or drydock) is a narrow basin or vessel that can be flooded to allow a load to be floated in, then drained to allow that load to come to rest on a dry platform.
Edmund Dummer (1651–1713) was an English naval engineer and shipbuilder who, as Surveyor of the Navy, designed and supervised the construction of the Royal Navy dockyard at (Devonport), Plymouth and designed the extension of that at Portsmouth.
Edward Holl was an architect to the Navy Board, then later Surveyor of Buildings to the Board of Admiralty of the British Royal Navy.
English Heritage (officially the English Heritage Trust) is a registered charity that manages the National Heritage Collection.
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.
The Royal Navy's field gun competition is a contest between teams from various Royal Navy commands, in which teams of sailors compete to transport a field gun and its equipment over and through a series of obstacles in the shortest time.
Flag Officer Sea Training (FOST) is a Royal Navy training organisation responsible for ensuring that Royal Navy and Royal Fleet Auxiliary vessels are fit to join the operational fleet.
The fortifications of Plymouth in Devon are extensive due to its natural harbour, its commanding position on the Western Approaches and its role as the United Kingdom's second largest naval base after Portsmouth.
Sir Francis Drake (– 28 January 1596) was an English sea captain, privateer, slave trader, naval officer and explorer of the Elizabethan era.
In common law jurisdictions (e.g. England and Wales, United States, Australia, Canada and Ireland), a freehold is the common ownership of real property, or land, and all immovable structures attached to such land, as opposed to a leasehold, in which the property reverts to the owner of the land after the lease period has expired.
George III (George William Frederick; 4 June 1738 – 29 January 1820) was King of Great Britain and Ireland from 25 October 1760 until the union of the two countries on 1 January 1801, after which he was King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland until his death in 1820.
George St Lo (sometimes written as St Loe; 19 April 1655 – 20 September 1718) was an officer of the Royal Navy who saw service during the Nine Years' War, and the War of the Spanish Succession.
Admiral Sir George Ommanney Willes GCB (19 June 1823 – 18 February 1901) was a Royal Navy officer who went on to be Commander-in-Chief, Portsmouth.
Gillett & Johnston was a clockmaker and bell foundry based in Croydon, England from 1844 until 1957.
A glacis in military engineering is an artificial slope as part of a medieval castle or in early modern fortresses.
Admiral Sir (Allen) Gordon Tait, KCB, DSC (30 October 1921 – 29 May 2005) was a senior Royal Navy officer who went on to be Second Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Personnel.
Admiral Sir Randolph Stewart Gresham Nicholson, (16 December 1892 – 28 July 1975), more commonly known as Gresham Nicholson, was a Royal Navy officer who became Lieutenant-Governor of Jersey.
A gunpowder magazine is a magazine (building) designed to store the explosive gunpowder in wooden barrels for safety.
A guz (Persian: گز, Hindi: गज) or Mughul yard, also written as gaz, guzz, guj, huj or gudge, is a unit of length used in parts of Asia.
The Hamoaze is an estuarine stretch of the tidal River Tamar, between its confluence with the River Lynher and Plymouth Sound, England.
Admiral Henry Eden (1798 – 30 January 1888) was a senior Royal Navy officer who went on to be Second Naval Lord.
Lieutenant-Colonel Herbert George "Blondie" Hasler (27 February 1914 – 5 May 1987) was a Lieutenant Colonel in the Royal Marines.
Heritage at Risk are heritage assets, such as listed buildings, or scheduled monuments that are at risk as a result of neglect, decay or inappropriate development, or are vulnerable to becoming so.
Her Majesty's Naval Base, Clyde (HMNB Clyde; also HMS Neptune) primarily sited at Faslane is one of three operating bases in the United Kingdom for the Royal Navy (the others being HMNB Devonport and HMNB Portsmouth).
Her Majesty's Naval Base, Devonport (HMNB Devonport), is the largest naval base in Western Europe and is the sole nuclear repair and refuelling facility for the Royal Navy.
Her Majesty's Naval Base, Portsmouth (HMNB Portsmouth) is one of three operating bases in the United Kingdom for the British Royal Navy (the others being HMNB Clyde and HMNB Devonport).
HMS Albion is an amphibious transport dock of the Royal Navy, the first of the two-ship.
The third and current HMS Argyll is a Type 23 'Duke' Class frigate.
HMS Bulwark is the second ship of the Royal Navy's assault ships.
HMS Courageous (S50) is a decommissioned nuclear fleet submarine in service with the Royal Navy from 1971.
Twelve ships and two shore establishments of the Royal Navy have been named HMS Defiance.
Nineteen ships and a shore establishment of the Royal Navy have been named HMS Drake after Sir Francis Drake or after the drake.
HMS Echo is the first of two multi-role hydrographic survey ships commissioned by the Royal Navy.
HMS Enterprise, the tenth ship to bear this name, is a multi-role survey vessel - hydrographic oceanographic (SVHO) of the Royal Navy.
HMS Kent is a Type 23 Duke class frigate of the British Royal Navy, and the twelfth ship to bear the name, although technically she is named after the dukedom rather than the county.
HMS Monmouth is the sixth "Duke"-class Type 23 frigate of the Royal Navy.
The current HMS Montrose is the eighth of the sixteen ship Type 23 or Duke class of frigates, of the Royal Navy, named after the Duke of Montrose.
HMS Northumberland is a Type 23 frigate of the Royal Navy.
HMS Portland is a Type 23 frigate of the British Royal Navy.
HMS Protector is a Royal Navy ice patrol ship built in Norway in 2001.
HMS Raleigh is the modern-day basic training facility of the Royal Navy at Torpoint, Cornwall, United Kingdom.
HMS Richmond is a Type 23 frigate of the Royal Navy.
HMS Scott is an ocean survey vessel of the Royal Navy, and the only vessel of her class.
HMS Scylla (F71) was a ''Leander''-class frigate of the Royal Navy.
HMS Somerset is a Type 23 frigate of the Royal Navy.
HMS St Albans is a Type 23 frigate of the Royal Navy.
HMS Sutherland is a Type 23 frigate of the British Royal Navy.
HMS Talent is the sixth of seven nuclear submarines of the Royal Navy, and was built at Barrow-in-Furness.
HMS Trenchant is a nuclear-powered fleet submarine of the Royal Navy built by Vickers Shipbuilding, Barrow-in-Furness.
HMS Triumph is a nuclear submarine of the Royal Navy and was the seventh and final boat of her class.
Eleven ships of the Royal Navy have borne the name HMS Vanguard, meaning the forefront of an action or movement.
Five ships, one submarine and six shore establishments of the Royal Navy have borne the name HMS Vivid.
HMS Vivid was an iron screw yacht purchased from civilian service in 1891, where she had been named SS Capercailzie.
HMS Westminster is a Type 23 frigate of the Royal Navy, and the second ship to bear the name.
A hulk is a ship that is afloat, but incapable of going to sea.
Hydrographic survey is the science of measurement and description of features which affect maritime navigation, marine construction, dredging, offshore oil exploration/offshore oil drilling and related activities.
Jacobethan is the style designation coined in 1933 by John Betjeman to describe the mixed national Renaissance revival style that was made popular in England from the late 1820s, which derived most of its inspiration and its repertory from the English Renaissance (1550–1625), with elements of Elizabethan and Jacobean.
Admiral Sir James Hanway Plumridge (c. 1788 – 29 November 1863) was a British naval officer whose career extended from Trafalgar to the Crimean War, and a Liberal Party Member of Parliament (MP).
Admiral Sir James Robert Drummond (15 September 1812 – 7 October 1895) was a Royal Navy officer who commanded several ships in the Black Sea Fleet during the Crimean War and who commanded the Mediterranean Fleet from 1874 to 1877 before going on to be Fourth Naval Lord.
Sir John Laforey, 1st Baronet was a senior and controversial British naval officer of the 18th century whose extensive career was spent mainly on the North American and West Indian stations.
Vice Admiral Sir John Morrison Forbes KCB (born 16 August 1925) is a former Royal Navy officer who became Naval Secretary.
Vice Admiral Sir John Morrison Webster KCB (born 3 November 1932) is a former Royal Navy officer who became Flag Officer, Plymouth.
Rear Admiral John Crawford Wilson (1834 – 4 July 1885) was a Royal Navy officer who was appointed Commodore in command of the Australia Station.
Landing craft are small and medium seagoing vessels such as boats, and barges, used to convey a landing force (infantry and vehicles) from the sea to the shore during an amphibious assault.
A line shaft is a power driven rotating shaft for power transmission that was used extensively from the Industrial Revolution until the early 20th century.
This is a List of squadrons and flotillas of the Royal Navy.
A listed building, or listed structure, is one that has been placed on one of the four statutory lists maintained by Historic England in England, Historic Environment Scotland in Scotland, Cadw in Wales, and the Northern Ireland Environment Agency in Northern Ireland.
Rear Admiral Lord John Hay, (1 April 1793 – 9 September 1851) was a British naval officer and Whig politician.
A Luxury yacht (also super-yacht, large yacht and mega-yacht) is a very expensive, privately owned, professionally crewed sailing or motor yacht.
Manadon is an area in Plymouth, Devon, England.
A maritime museum (sometimes nautical museum) is a museum specializing in the display of objects relating to ships and travel on large bodies of water.
A metalsmith or simply smith is a craftsman fashioning useful items (for example, tools, kitchenware, tableware, jewellery, and weapons) out of various metals.
Admiral Sir Michael Seymour, GCB (3 December 1802 – 23 February 1887), was a Royal Navy officer who went on to be Commander-in-Chief, Portsmouth.
The Ministry of Defence (MoD or MOD) is the British government department responsible for implementing the defence policy set by Her Majesty's Government and is the headquarters of the British Armed Forces.
The Ministry of Defence Police (MDP) is a civilian special police force which is part of the United Kingdom's Ministry of Defence.
Vice-Admiral The Hon. Sir Montagu Stopford KCB (11 November 1798 – 10 November 1864) was an officer in the Royal Navy.
A museum ship, also called a memorial ship, is a ship that has been preserved and converted into a museum open to the public for educational or memorial purposes.
The Navy Board also known as the Navy Office and formerly known as the Council of the Marine or Council of the Marine Causes was the organisation with responsibility for day-to-day civil administration of the Royal Navy between 1546 and 1832.
The Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) is the safety regulator for the civil nuclear industry in the United Kingdom.
The Oggy Oggy Oggy chant (alternatively spelt Oggie Oggie Oggie), and its variations, are often heard at sporting events, political rallies and around numerous Scout and Guide campfires, primarily in Britain, Ireland and some Commonwealth nations.
The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is the main historical dictionary of the English language, published by the Oxford University Press.
Several of the forts surrounding Plymouth were built as a result of a decision in Lord Palmerston's premiership to deter the French from attacking naval bases in the south of the country.
A pasty or pastie (or, Pasti) is a baked pastry, a traditional variety of which is particularly associated with Cornwall, United Kingdom.
Paul Henry Ourry (1719–1783) was a Royal Navy officer and British politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1763 to 1775.
A pediment is an architectural element found particularly in classical, neoclassical and baroque architecture, and its derivatives, consisting of a gable, usually of a triangular shape, placed above the horizontal structure of the entablature, typically supported by columns.
Vice Admiral Sir Peter Egerton Capel Berger (11 February 1925 – 19 October 2003) was a Royal Navy officer who became Flag Officer, Plymouth.
Plymouth is a city situated on the south coast of Devon, England, approximately south-west of Exeter and west-south-west of London.
The Plymouth Blitz was a series of bombing raids carried out by the Nazi German Luftwaffe on the English city of Plymouth in the Second World War.
Plymouth Breakwater is a stone breakwater protecting Plymouth Sound and the anchorages near Plymouth, Devon, England.
Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery in the Drake Circus area of Plymouth, Devon, England is the largest museum and art gallery in the city.
Port admiral is an honorary rank in the United States Navy, and a former appointment in the British Royal Navy.
Privatization (also spelled privatisation) is the purchase of all outstanding shares of a publicly traded company by private investors, or the sale of a state-owned enterprise to private investors.
Admiral Sir (John) Rae McKaig KCB CBE (24 April 1922 – 7 January 1996) was a Royal Navy officer who became Flag Officer, Plymouth.
In fortification architecture, a rampart is a length of bank or wall forming part of the defensive boundary of a castle, hillfort, settlement or other fortified site.
The Tamar (Dowr Tamar) is a river in south west England, that forms most of the border between Devon (to the east) and Cornwall (to the west).
Royal Marines Tamar is a Royal Marines military installation specialising in landing craft training and operations located on the northern bank of Weston Mill Lake at the north end of HMNB Devonport at Plymouth in Devon.
Royal Marines Turnchapel is a former Royal Marines military installation in South Devon located east of Plymouth, Devon, and north east of Torpoint, Cornwall, England.
Royal Naval Air Station Yeovilton, or RNAS Yeovilton, (HMS Heron) is an airfield of the Royal Navy and British Army, sited a few miles north of Yeovil, somerset, just off the Dorset border.
Robert Fanshawe (4 January 1740 – 4 February 1823) was a British officer of the Royal Navy.
Vice Admiral Sir Robert William Frank Gerken KCB CBE (born 11 June 1932) is a former Royal Navy officer who became Flag Officer, Plymouth.
A rope is a group of yarns, plies, fibers or strands that are twisted or braided together into a larger and stronger form.
Vice Admiral Sir Roy Thomas Newman KCB DL (born 8 September 1936) is a former Royal Navy officer who became Flag Officer, Plymouth.
The Royal Regiment of Artillery, commonly referred to as the Royal Artillery (RA) and colloquially known as "The Gunners", is the artillery arm of the British Army.
The Royal Citadel in Plymouth, Devon, England, was built in the late 1660s to the design of Sir Bernard de Gomme.
The Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) is a civilian-manned fleet owned by the United Kingdom's Ministry of Defence, whose purpose is to support the Royal Navy to maintain operations around the world.
The Corps of Royal Marines (RM) is the amphibious light infantry of the Royal Navy.
The Royal Naval Engineering College was a specialist establishment for the training of Royal Navy engineers.
The Royal Naval Hospital, Stonehouse was a medical facility for naval officers and other ranks at Stonehouse, Plymouth.
The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's naval warfare force.
Royal Navy Dockyards were harbour facilities where commissioned ships were either built or based, or where ships were overhauled and refitted.
The Surface Fleet originally called the Fleet and known internationally as the British Fleet is the main Naval formation of the Royal Navy it consists of a collection of surface vessels (as opposed to submarines or aircraft).
The Royal William Victualling Yard in Stonehouse, a suburb of Plymouth, England, was the major victualling depot of the Royal Navy and an important adjunct of Devonport Dockyard.
A sawmill or lumber mill is a facility where logs are cut into lumber.
In the United Kingdom, a scheduled monument is a "nationally important" archaeological site or historic building, given protection against unauthorised change.
A semaphore telegraph is a system of conveying information by means of visual signals, using towers with pivoting shutters, also known as blades or paddles.
Admiral Sir Simon Alastair Cassillis Cassels KCB CBE (born 5 March 1928) is a senior Royal Navy officer who became Second Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Personnel.
Sir Nicholas Morice, 2nd Baronet (1690-1715) was an English politician and the son of Nicholas Morice, 1st Baronet.
A slipway, also known as boat ramp or launch or ‘’’boat deployer’’’, is a ramp on the shore by which ships or boats can be moved to and from the water.
The Spanish Armada (Grande y Felicísima Armada, literally "Great and Most Fortunate Navy") was a Spanish fleet of 130 ships that sailed from A Coruña in late May 1588, under the command of the Duke of Medina Sidonia, with the purpose of escorting an army from Flanders to invade England.
Stoke, also referred to by its earlier name of Stoke Damerel, is a parish, that was once part of the historical Devonport, England; this was prior to 1914.
Stonehouse Barracks is a military installation at Stonehouse, Plymouth.
East Stonehouse was one of three towns that were amalgamated into modern-day Plymouth.
The Surveyor of the Navy also known as Department of the Surveyor of the Navy and originally known as Surveyor and Rigger of the Navy was a former principle commissioner and member of both the Navy Board from the inauguration of that body in 1546 until its abolition in 1832 and then a member Board of Admiralty from 1848-1859.
The Blitz was a German bombing offensive against Britain in 1940 and 1941, during the Second World War.
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Admiral Sir Thomas Sturges Jackson, KCVO (6 March 1842 - 9 September 1934)JACKSON, Adm.
Admiral of the Fleet Sir Thomas Matthew Charles Symonds, GCB (15 July 1813 – 14 November 1894) was a Royal Navy officer.
Torpoint (Penntorr) is a civil parish and town on the Rame Peninsula in southeast Cornwall, England, United Kingdom.
The Torpoint Ferry is a car and pedestrian chain ferry, connecting the A374 road which crosses the Hamoaze, a stretch of water at the mouth of the River Tamar, between Devonport in Plymouth and Torpoint in Cornwall.
The Trident missile is a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) equipped with multiple independently targetable reentry vehicles (MIRV).
Triskaidekaphobia is fear or avoidance of the number.
Tritium (or; symbol or, also known as hydrogen-3) is a radioactive isotope of hydrogen.
The Type 22 Broadsword class was a class of frigate built for the British Royal Navy.
The Type 23 frigate or Duke-class is a class of frigate built for the United Kingdom's Royal Navy.
The Type 45 destroyer, also known as the D or Daring class, is a class of six guided missile destroyers built for the United Kingdom's Royal Navy.
The Commissioners for the Victualling of the Navy, often called the Victualling Commissioners or Victualling Board, was the body responsible under the Navy Board for victualling ships of the British Royal Navy.
Walking (also known as ambulation) is one of the main gaits of locomotion among legged animals.
Admiral Sir Walter James Hunt-Grubbe GCB (23 February 1833 – 11 April 1922) was a Royal Navy officer who went on to be Commander-in-Chief, Cape of Good Hope Station.
The West Country is a loosely defined area of south western England.
The Westland Lynx is a British multi-purpose military helicopter designed and built by Westland Helicopters at its factory in Yeovil.
William Charles Chamberlain (21 April 1818 – 27 February 1878) was a rear admiral in the Royal Navy.
Admiral Sir William Houston Stewart, (7 September 1822 – 13 November 1901) was a British naval officer who was Controller of the Royal Navy from 1872 to 1881.
William III (Willem; 4 November 1650 – 8 March 1702), also widely known as William of Orange, was sovereign Prince of Orange from birth, Stadtholder of Holland, Zeeland, Utrecht, Gelderland and Overijssel in the Dutch Republic from 1672 and King of England, Ireland and Scotland from 1689 until his death in 1702.
Sir William Jumper (– 12 March 1715) was an officer of the Royal Navy.
Admiral Sir William King-Hall (11 March 1816 – 29 July 1886) was a Royal Navy officer who went on to be Commander-in-Chief, The Nore.
Wireless telegraphy is the transmission of telegraphy signals from one point to another by means of an electromagnetic, electrostatic or magnetic field, or by electrical current through the earth or water.
The yard (abbreviation: yd) is an English unit of length, in both the British imperial and US customary systems of measurement, that comprises 3 feet or 36 inches.
1 Assault Group Royal Marines (1AGRM) provides the Royal Marines expertise and training in small boat operations, both amphibious and riverine.
29 Commando Regiment is the Commando-trained unit of the British Army's Royal Artillery, in Plymouth.
3 Commando Brigade is a commando formation of the British Armed Forces and the main manoeuvre formation of the Royal Marines.
539 Assault Squadron Royal Marines (RM) is 3 Commando Brigade's integral amphibious movement capability, delivering them on to land from water and patrolling waterways.
815 Naval Air Squadron is a squadron of the Fleet Air Arm, part of the Royal Navy, based at RNAS Yeovilton (HMS Heron) in Somerset; it is the Navy's front line Wildcat Naval Air Squadron.
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