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HMS Alliance (P417)

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HMS Alliance is a Royal Navy A-class, ''Amphion''-class or Acheron-class submarine, laid down towards the end of the Second World War and completed in 1947. [1]

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Amphion-class submarine

The Amphion class (also known as the "A" class and Acheron class) of British diesel-electric submarines were designed for use in the Pacific War.

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Anti-aircraft warfare

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).

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

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BBC News

BBC News is an operational business division of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) responsible for the gathering and broadcasting of news and current affairs.

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Bembridge is a village and civil parish located on the easternmost point of the Isle of Wight.

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British 21 inch torpedo

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.

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Pigeons and doves constitute the animal family Columbidae and the order Columbiformes, which includes about 42 genera and 310 species.

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Gosport is a town in Hampshire on the south coast of England.

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Heritage Lottery Fund

The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) distributes a share of National Lottery funding, supporting a wide range of heritage projects across the United Kingdom.

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HMS Dolphin (shore establishment)

The seventeenth Royal Navy vessel to be named HMS ''Dolphin'' was the Royal Naval shore establishment sited at Fort Blockhouse in Gosport.

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HMS Tabard (P342)

HMS Tabard was a British submarine of the third group of the T class.

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Indonesia–Malaysia confrontation

The Indonesian–Malaysian confrontation or Borneo confrontation (also known by its Indonesian/Malay name, Konfrontasi) was a violent conflict from 1963–66 that stemmed from Indonesia's opposition to the creation of Malaysia.

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Museum ship

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.

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National Historic Fleet

The National Historic Fleet is a list of historic ships and vessels located in the United Kingdom, under the National Historic Ships register.

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Naval mine

A naval mine is a self-contained explosive device placed in water to damage or destroy surface ships or submarines.

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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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Pennant number

In the Royal Navy and other navies of Europe and the Commonwealth of Nations, ships are identified by pennant number (an internationalisation of pendant number, which it was called before 1948).

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Portland Harbour

Portland Harbour is located beside the Isle of Portland, Dorset, on the south coast of England.

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Royal Navy

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

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Royal Navy Submarine Museum

The Royal Navy Submarine Museum at Gosport is a maritime museum tracing the international history of submarine development from the age of Alexander the Great to the present day, and particularly the history of the Royal Navy Submarine Service from the navy's first submarine, Holland 1, to the nuclear-powered ''Vanguard''-class submarines.

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Submarine snorkel

A submarine snorkel is a device which allows a submarine to operate submerged while still taking in air from above the surface.

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The History Press

The History Press is a British publishing company specialising in the publication of titles devoted to local and specialist history.

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Torpedo tube

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

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Transformers: The Last Knight

Transformers: The Last Knight is a 2017 American science fiction action film based on the ''Transformers'' franchise.

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Vickers was a famous name in British engineering that existed through many companies from 1828 until 1999.

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Vickers-Armstrongs Limited was a British engineering conglomerate formed by the merger of the assets of Vickers Limited and Sir W G Armstrong Whitworth & Company in 1927.

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Vosper & Company

Vosper & Company, often referred to simply as Vospers, was a British shipbuilding company based in Portsmouth, England.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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HMS Alliance (P417/567), HMS Alliance (P417/S67), HMS Alliance (S67).


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMS_Alliance_(P417)

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